Jose Maria Delos Santos

About Jose Maria Delos Santos

Jose is a subject matter expert in the project management field. He has gained vast knowledge by having written hundreds of articles including project management software reviews, books reviews, training site reviews, and general articles related to the project management industry.

Embed Trello Cards and Boards in Your Favorite Apps

Trello released last month 4 top-requested features in celebration of the productivity app’s surpassing 25 million sign-ups. One of these features is the ability to embed cards and boards in third-party applications that teams have been using. This means users of both apps can bring their Trello tasks, workflows and projects to Bitbucket, Dropbox Paper, Confluence Cloud, appear.in, and other popular productivity software. They can work better together with other teams and collaborate smoothly on their projects. For a brilliant extension to Trello, we suggest trying out our own tool Bridge24 for Trello.

Same Great Look and Feel, but There’s More

Trello is a visual project management and collaboration software that helps teams with visibility in project work. The ability to embed these visual tasks and lists as cards and boards in other applications provide people much valuable information. In fact, embedded boards have the same appearance as if seen on Trello. They retain their flexibility and all their functionality.

By |October 11th, 2017|

Trello Now Has 25 Million Users And Counting

Trello is a visual project management application that has helped teams from around the world track their projects, streamline their workflows, and collaborate efficiently. It is very flexible, and people have used it in more creative and productive ways than the creators originally thought possible. This free app made its initial public appearance in September 2011, spun out to be its own company in 2014, and was acquired by Atlassian in January 2017.

Barely a year from its debut, Trello reached 500,000 users in July 2012. People have found that a web-based kanban board can help them get more organized and productive. Then sometime in October 2015, about four years from its launch date, the visual project management app passed the 10 million signups mark. And now, 6 years from the very start, Trello is 25 million users strong. To review by numbers, it took 10 months from zero to 500k, some 3 years for an additional 9.5 million users, and 2 years for an additional 15

By |October 2nd, 2017|

Asana Launches Latest App for iOS 11

Asana helps teams create and move projects forward in a collaborative way. The cloud-based project management software enables users to see who among the team is doing what and by when. Its mobile apps also let team members work on the go, whether capturing an idea, tracking work, or conversing with others. This month, Asana for iOS 11 has been released. This is in conjunction with Apple’s recent release of its latest OS. Some major improvements can be noticed to the iOS app, so teams can make the most of the latest technology from Apple. For a powerful extension to Asana, try out our own tool Bridge24 for Asana.

New Asana iPad App

In line with the advancements made in the iPad, the latest Asana app will take advantage of its large screen. Users will be able to navigate to their task list and inbox more easily. For instance, they can scan tasks, check the team’s progress, post comments, or

By |September 27th, 2017|

Trello Desktop for Mac and Windows Now Available

Trello online project management application is being used by teams to collaborate visually on projects. It is always in sync, so users can get work done with the rest of the team whether using their desktop in the office or their mobile device anywhere else. It works with popular browsers and integrates with many applications. A few days ago, it issued a major announcement that many have been waiting for. A desktop app is now available for Mac and Windows, and its free for all to download. For a brilliant extension to Trello, we suggest trying out our own tool Bridge24 for Trello.

Trello Desktop App for Dedicated Workspace

The Trello Desktop App provides the user a dedicated workspace. Before, it is just one among the many applications and screens that each browser tab represent. Sometimes, it can really get confusing to sort through these many tabs. The alerts and notifications that can come from any of these open

By |September 25th, 2017|

Hello Epics Power-Up Brings Card Dependencies Feature in Trello

Trello is a visual application of boards, lists and cards that enable users to flexibly manage the simplest of tasks as well as the biggest of projects. In fact, projects do get very big, to the extent that it needs to be broken down to more manageable pieces. In addition, some tasks or cards depend on other cards’ completion before they can move forward. These are dependencies, and people refer to them as parent/child relationships. In agile development, they use the terms epics and stories.

Substantial, a digital product studio, uses Trello for managing their software projects. In their work, they have encountered difficulty in seeing a high-level view of their project’s progress. They also run complicated projects that outgrew their workflow. They have always wanted to create parent/child relationships in their boards. But instead of using existing plugins, they created the Hello Epics Power-Up. Now, they see all related items, and quickly realize what work is left to

Trello Mobile Apps Now Include Calendar and Voting Power-Ups

Trello project management and collaboration software helps teams organize and prioritize projects in a highly visual and flexible way. The challenges of work seem to be always evolving. Work itself goes beyond office time and walls, so people should have the tools and devices to manage it. Calendar apps have allowed professionals to keep their appointments and stay on top of their busy schedule. Now, Trello has included the Calendar Power-Up on its native iOS and Android apps to provide its users with more information and control. The Voting Power-Up is also available. If you are looking for a brilliant extension to Trello, we suggest trying out our own tool Bridge24 for Trello.

Calendar Power-Up on Mobile

Trello uses a system of boards, lists and cards to show its users their projects, workflow and tasks. The Calendar Power-Up now on mobile shows another view and perspective of their projects. From a calendar view, users can see at a glance

New Features In Latest Basecamp for iOS 3.5.1 Release

Basecamp project management and team communication software is making it easier for businesses and organizations to be more organized. With all the important features and functions in a centrally located application, teams can focus on important work. Since work today goes beyond the office premises, Basecamp is continuously updating its native mobile apps to be relevant to the needs of its customers. The latest Basecamp for iOS release includes time-saving enhancements and new features. For a great extension to Basecamp, we recommend you use our own tool Bridge24 for Basecamp.

Swipe Left for the Next Unread

Basecamp for iOS version 3.5.1’s release was in late June. This 64.4MB update requires iOS9 or higher. In a previous release, users are now able to locate or start a new Ping on a row of avatars on top of Hey! When users have a number of unread messages on Hey!, the usual action is to tap the unread message, go over it, then go back, and tap the next one.

Asana Launches Custom Templates – Easily Replicate Success

asana-new-logoAsana is a project management tool that helps teams track their work and make sure it moves to the right direction. As a work platform, it is also a great application for organizing project and company data to make it easy for everyone to do things in the most efficient and effective way. Very recently, it introduced a new feature Custom Templates for Asana Premium members. Those on the Free plan can easily upgrade to Premium plans. For a powerful extension to Asana, try out our own tool Bridge24 for Asana.

Custom Templates: What are they for?

Asana Custom Templates promote the idea of time-saving. Teams do not have to reinvent the wheel, to start from the very beginning, every time they initiate a new project. Indeed, teams who have been doing common processes for a number of times may have already figured out what works and what do not. Therefore, it is not necessary to always set things up from the very start. They can create a

Trello + Butler – Automation Power-Up for Increased Productivity

trello butler logoTrello is a visual project management and collaboration software that helps teams successfully complete projects from beginning to end. It is simple to use but flexible enough for all kinds of tasks, projects and teams. As a result, companies of all shapes and sizes are using it as their central platform for work. It also integrates with many applications through its Power-Up feature, the latest of which is with Butler. If you are looking for a brilliant extension to Trello, we suggest trying out our own tool Bridge24 for Trello.

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A Butler for Your Trello Boards

The latest Butler Power-Up for Trello can help automate actions that users frequently perform. The application can create custom buttons that will perform any action on cards or on boards. It is easy to use because the commands are written in natural language. Therefore, users do not need coding skills to create automation for repetitive tasks. Users can follow

Jason Fried, CEO of Basecamp

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Introducing Jason Fried

Jason Fried received his Bachelor’s degree in Finance at the University of Arizona. However, he was already writing and selling software during his student days. One of the first ones he wrote was a music collection organizer in FileMaker Pro on a Macintosh computer. He wrote it mainly for his own use, but then decided to upload it in case others would buy it. And others did. Basically, that is how his software business started, which led him to starting Basecamp.

The Basecamp Software

basecamp-logo_600Basecamp is a web-based project management tool created by a web design company based in Chicago originally called 37signals. The PM tool initially was for their own use and the co-founder Jason Fried decided to make it available commercially when their customers and other people expressed their interest to use it, too. In 2014, the company renamed itself Basecamp after its flagship product, with a focus on maintaining and improving its project