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.

Asana Training – Helping Teams Deploy and Optimize Asana

By Jose Maria Delos Santos | May 9, 2017

asana training logoAsana was founded in 2009 to help teams work together with more clarity and transparency. Today, it is one of the most popular project management software with more than 20k paying customers. In fact, a recent skills index report by job site Upwork shows that Asana work tracking is the fastest growing freelance skills for the first quarter of 2017. More and more companies are using the project management and work tracking platform to be more competitive. However, deploying the PM solution and then expecting the staff to figure it out alone is not a good plan at all. In this situation, Asana Training can provide the complete solution. For a powerful extension to Asana, try out our own tool Bridge24 for Asana.

Introducing Asana Training

Asana Training is a company that specializes in deploying and optimizing Asana project management platform. It was founded in 2013 by Todd Cavanaugh, the CEO of Asana Training. He is one of Asana’s earliest adopters, a consultant working

Trello Introduces Rename and Rearrange Attachments Feature

By Jose Maria Delos Santos | May 8, 2017

trello-logoTrello project management software is helping teams collaborate in the most visual way. Furthermore, the flexible platform enables users to organize and prioritize according to their own specific project, team or workflow needs. It is one of the easiest to use application, having users from freelancers and startups to enterprise and Fortune 500 firms. Its system of boards, lists and cards is applicable to a wide range of industries and functional teams. Users can easily shift between a high level board view to specific card details such as comments and attachments. If you are looking for a brilliant extension to Trello, we suggest trying out our own tool Bridge24 for Trello.

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In fact, Trello cards can contain a great amount of information aside from task descriptions. It can hold information about project members and task assignees, colored labels, checklists and due dates. Cards can contain multiple file attachments such as documents, image files, and more. However,

Asana Launches the Latest iOS and Android App Updates

By Jose Maria Delos Santos | May 8, 2017

asana-new-logoWhen work is bringing people to places other than the office, mobile apps keep them connected. Asana mobile apps enable users to continue moving work forward even when away from their desk. Moreover, users are able to check in on work, keep it organized, find information easily and fast with their iOS and Android devices. The latest Asana mobile app updates enable users to create tags, use the Spotlight search on iOS, or change a profile picture on Android with just a tap on the screen, among other new enhancements. For a powerful extension to Asana, try out our own tool Bridge24 for Asana.

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New in iOS Mobile App – Create Tags

The latest Asana iOS app can help users identify and organize better their tasks with the ability to create tags. Tags allow users to label a task with any pertinent or related information. For instance, users can create a tag called ‘social’ to label

Asana Custom Fields Updated For Easier Tracking

By Jose Maria Delos Santos | May 5, 2017

asana-new-logoAsana project management and work tracking software is helping modern organizations keep everyone on the same page. It has become a platform of choice for teams and companies for tracking not only well-defined projects but also ongoing work. Last September 2016, Asana released custom fields for its Premium customers, enabling them to track just about anything. The feature received great feedback, and thus, custom fields received an update several weeks ago. For a powerful extension to Asana, we recommend trying our own tool Bridge24 for Asana.

Edit from a project’s task list

Asana custom fields help users track progress and priorities, especially for projects with a great number of moving components. Previously, users have to click into the task details to edit a custom value, and this is still possible today. With the latest update, they can now edit field values from the project’s tasks list displayed on the main pane. Therefore, updating and managing custom field values at the project level is now easier and quicker.

Asana and Trello Now Integrated With Microsoft Teams

By Jose Maria Delos Santos | May 2, 2017

asana trello ms-teams integration 1Project management tools such as Asana and Trello play an important part in achieving project goals, which is how many companies today conduct their business. As the work landscape continues to evolve, project teams are relying more and more on collaboration features and messaging apps to efficiently manage their tasks and complete them in time. Most PM tools have communication and messaging features or a way to integrate to one. Late in 2016, Microsoft launched a communication application called Teams. More recently, they announced integration with Asana and Trello. If you are looking for a powerful extension to Asana or Trello, we suggest trying out our own tool Bridge24 for Asana, and Bridge24 for Trello.

What is Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams is a new team communication service especially for users who rely on Office 365 services and OneDrive. The new application enables users to share messages and attachments. A user can start a private conversation or a group chat called ‘channel’. Channels

Trello Chrome Extensions – Customize Your Boards, Lists and Cards

By Jose Maria Delos Santos | April 7, 2017

trello-logoTrello visual project management software is a productivity platform that provides information at a glance. Through a system of boards, lists and cards, users are able to manage their projects, workflows and tasks in an interactive and collaborative way. It is very flexible and works well with other applications through integrations. Also, an open API allows developers to get creative and further customize the PM platform in how they want to use it. Thus, developers all over the world have created small programs or extensions that enhanced the functionality of Trello when opened with the Chrome browser. If you are looking for a brilliant extension to Trello, we suggest trying out our own tool Bridge24 for Trello.

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Chrome Extensions for Finding and Adding Things

The Official Trello Extension

Trello has their own official Chrome extension that enables users to search and access boards very quickly. When users type “t” followed by the spacebar on the address

Trello Announces New Power-Ups for JIRA, Bitbucket, Confluence Cloud

By Jose Maria Delos Santos | March 27, 2017

trello-logoTrello allows teams to collaborate visually on any project. It is a popular project management and collaboration software that presents projects, workflows and tasks through a system of boards, lists and cards. Users across industries around the world take advantage of its power and flexibility. Moreover, it has Power-Ups or integrations with other apps that add more functionality, context and connection to a user’s board. A few days ago, it announced new Power-Ups that will allow all kinds of teams to collaborate across their organization. For a brilliant extension to Trello, we suggest trying out our own tool Bridge24 for Trello.

New Trello Power-Ups

Trello became part of the Atlassian group early this year. Without a surprise, Power-ups for JIRA Cloud, Bitbucket Cloud and Confluence Cloud are now available. An improved HipChat integration was also announced. These are welcome news to both business and technical teams who can now collaborate easier and get a better perspective of the whole work they are bringing together. They can now

Basecamp 3 Updates Desktop App, More Flexible Check-ins

By Jose Maria Delos Santos | March 10, 2017

logo-basecampBasecamp is helping companies and teams manage projects and communications in one central place. As a result, people have a better handle of their business, and teams are more self-sufficient. The PM and collaboration software makes it easy for all its users by being available across platforms. It also has desktop apps aside from its web and mobile apps. The latest version of Basecamp 3 desktop app now includes better navigation buttons. Another major enhancement in the software as a whole is the automatic check-in having more date and time options. If you need a great extension to Basecamp, we recommend you use our own tool Bridge24 for Basecamp.

New Navigation Buttons

Basecamp 3 desktop app is available for the Mac and Windows platform. It is an alternative for users who usually open many tabs in their browsers. The desktop app is a separate application and therefore provide users continuous communication and gets their attention through the right notification. The latest version has new navigation buttons to

Basecamp Updates Android App with New Features

By Jose Maria Delos Santos | March 9, 2017

logo-basecampBasecamp is a cloud-based project management and collaboration tool that helps keep teams stay on the same page. It is compatible across platforms and devices, so users can work whenever and wherever they are. In a span of a couple of months, they have released exciting new features for their Android app. Users are now able to work more smoothly with their to-dos, leave video comments, go to a smarter notification center, and reach out to others easily and in style. If you need a great extension to Basecamp, we recommend you use our own tool Bridge24 for Basecamp.

Smoother To-dos

Basecamp To-dos is one of the core tools of the application, and it helps keep everything on track. Working on a mobile device has advantages and disadvantages. People can continue working even outside the office, but they have to work on a smaller device. In previous versions, creating to-dos and re-ordering them was less fluid. However, the development team really put in some hard work so

Trello Card Repeater Power-Up Tutorial

By Jose Maria Delos Santos | March 9, 2017

trello-logoTrello project management software is a collaboration tool that allows people to get together and do amazing work. It is very visual and flexible, with the ability to integrate with many other applications and add-ons. Power-Ups are adaptable features and integrations that enhance the core basic features of the PM software to meet unique business needs. For example, the Card Repeater Power-Up automatically creates copies of a card at set intervals. This is especially useful for repeating tasks that users need to remember and regularly accomplish. For a brilliant extension to Trello, we suggest trying out our own tool Bridge24 for Trello.

Enabling the Card Repeater Power-Up

The first step in using the Trello Card Repeater is to enable this particular Power-Up. Of course, you need to sign in to your account first. If you do not have an account, you can sign up for a free account. After successfully signing in, go to Menu at the right side of the screen and click on