10 Tips on Creating More Agile Teams Using Trello and Asana

By Wendy Dessler | April 15, 2017

If you are attempting to create a more agile and locked-in team, you probably haven’t attempted to use the latest technological advancements in project management software.

At this point, it’s absolutely imperative to track everything that your team does in one way or another. And the easiest way to do this is to use project managing software like Trello and Asana to your advantage.

Why are these project management apps so valuable? For starters, they truly help to create agile teams. But that’s only the tip of the iceberg.

To help you see the full benefits of these powerful apps, we will share 10 tips to help you get the most use out of them.

trello-logo5 Tips to Effectively Use Trello

To kick things off, we will start out by sharing five tips to effectively use Trello. By implementing these strategies, you will certainly create a more agile team.

1. Create one board per project.

By using this method, you are opening up yourself to

Asana Boards – New Filter and View Features

By Jose Maria Delos Santos | March 7, 2017

asana-new-logoAsana makes it easy for teams to track anything in and about their work. It is a collaboration software with beautifully designed features, so teams find it simple to use in just about anything. Last November, they rolled out the new Boards feature which is still in testing today. Users appreciated it very well, therefore, they are rolling out additional features according to the feedback they have received. Today, new Board features will enable people to filter tasks on a board. Also, users now have a quick way to view or hide project descriptions of a board. If you are looking for a powerful extension to Asana, try out our own tool Bridge24 for Asana.

New Board Filters for Tasks

Asana Boards is a great place for users to work together effortlessly. At a glance, the whole team can have an overview of all their tasks in a project. With all tasks on display, both incomplete and completed, they can have an accurate indication of their progress. However,

Top 3 Software Alternatives to Asana

By Jose Maria Delos Santos | February 27, 2017

asana-new-logoAsana is an online productivity software that allows users to track work and manage projects. It provides project visibility, enabling all involved in the project to easily see progress through its system of tasks, dashboards and conversations. The software redesigned and relaunched itself in 2015 to provide users a simpler and clearer experience. Indeed, the work environment and business landscape continues to change. Therefore, productivity tools like Asana also has to transform itself to remain relevant to users who also have business needs that are growing more complex and comprehensive.

Why people are not happy with Asana

Asana has become a very popular software especially in the US. Many technology companies and startups as well as NGOs find the software very useful in their day-to-day work. Nevertheless, what works for one company is not a guarantee that it will work for every company. On the one hand, some companies in the professional services cannot find essential time and expense tracking features. On the other hand, some users are simply

Asana Rolls Out New Mobile App Updates

By Jose Maria Delos Santos | February 24, 2017

asana-new-logoAsana is a productivity software that helps people track their teams and manage their projects. While people seem to work longer hours nowadays, work is no longer confined in the office. As such, they continue to work on their project and have conversations with their teammates even when on the move. Mobile applications have made it easier and more organized to continue working while people are commuting to and from work. With the latest Asana mobile app updates, users can easily access details of their projects, update their status through their user profile, and never forget a repeating task. If you are looking for a powerful extension to Asana, try out our own tool Bridge24 for Asana.

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New in iOS Mobile App – Project Pages

Asana has updated their iOS mobile app so that it is easier for users to go to their projects and manage all the details. The latest update includes the following improvements:

  • Add

Asana and Trello Custom Fields Supported Through Bridge24

By Bridge24 Team | February 21, 2017

Custom fieldsWe are pleased to announce the support of custom fields for both Asana and Trello within Bridge24. Asana and Trello released their custom field features a few months ago and support for them instantly became the most requested feature from our users. We decided to implement this feature as fast as we could since we found that supporting custom fields would add amazing possibilities for reporting and exporting.

What are custom fields?

Custom fields provide a way for users to tailor their experience by adding more project fields that can qualify tasks or cards. This opens up many possibilities for workflows. For example, you can now create and use a field containing an accounting ID code, or a drop-down list of values to choose from. This flexibility opens Asana and Trello up to being much more than simple task management solutions.

Asana

  • Available custom field types:  number, text, drop-down list
  • Allows an infinite number of custom fields and is available in paid subscription accounts

Trello

  • Available custom

Top 5 Asana Add-ons

By Jose Maria Delos Santos | January 27, 2017

asana top 5 addons 1Asana online productivity tool is helping thousands of teams set their goals, track their projects, and complete their missions. It is a workflow management and collaboration software available for free for teams up to 15 members. Users from businesses and organizations of all sizes are tracking their to-dos and communicating more efficiently than when they were using email only. It is a flexible tool with a set of features providing work visibility and task management. However, many companies still consider it incomplete for handling full-on project management functions.

The Top 5

Fortunately, Asana has strong integration features. This provides users an opportunity to add tools and features from third party application providers. By adding the right software to the already strong task management and collaboration platform in Asana, teams and organizations are able to build the right project management tool for their specific requirements. Below is our top 5 choice of add-ons that can help complete your business productivity solution.

1. Bridge24

Latest Asana Mobile Features for Android and iOS

By Jose Maria Delos Santos | December 16, 2016

asana-new-logoAsana recognizes that people need to stay connected to their teams even when they are not in front of their computers. Indeed, today’s modern workplace is not bounded anymore by the four corners of the office. Therefore, when users have to be somewhere else, especially these coming days, they can still be in the loop. The latest Asana updates for their Android and iOS apps will let teams stay connected to continue to move work forward. If you are looking for a powerful extension to Asana, try out our own tool Bridge24 for Asana.

New on Android

In the last Android update, Asana enables users to manage projects, project details and notification settings. The latest features will provide them with better ways to manage teams, view profiles and search without even opening the app.

Manage Teams

Asana is giving Android users one of the most requested feature – team pages. With team pages, users are able to have conversations and see all of a team’s projects in one place. With

Add New Workflows Easily with Asana Project Templates

By Jose Maria Delos Santos | December 13, 2016

asana-new-logoAsana is a productivity tool that helps teams of all sizes become more efficient and effective in working together. It provides an online workspace where users can track anything with less effort. Indeed, the clarity and accountability present in every task and team all lead to great results. Aside from these important characteristics, this enterprise application also makes it easy for users to be consistent in their performance while saving valuable time and money through templates. The new Asana project templates make it simpler to add workflows for common processes and still allow for custom edits. If you are looking for a powerful extension to Asana, we suggest trying out our own Bridge24 for Asana.

Introducing Asana Project Templates

This December, Asana announced the availability of pre-made templates for all users. It is true that every organization is unique because every person in it is also unique. However, certain structures and processes can be common at its base. For example, regardless of focus or industry, every organization hires

Asana Software Review: Overview – Features – Pricing

By Jose Maria Delos Santos | December 9, 2016

asana-new-logoOverview Presentation

Asana is a web-based task management, project tracking and collaboration software. Its main objective is to help teams basically know who among its team members is doing what tasks to be completed by when. As such, the availability of these important information to all throughout the whole project cycle makes it easy for people to focus on their work. Moreover, the software is simple for users to start quickly, with features that allows for daily task prioritizing, project information search and monitoring, real-time updates and more. If you are searching for a powerful extension to Asana, we suggest trying out our own Bridge24 for Asana.

Features, Benefits, Product Strengths

  • Task and Project ManagementAsana enables teams to manage and control their projects from conception, to implementation, to completion. Users can create tasks and assign to one or more members. Thus, the whole team knows who is responsible for the task. They can see the big picture by organizing tasks into lists or boards. Users

Export to Excel or CSV of Multi-Level Subtasks for Asana Now Supported through Bridge24

By Bridge24 Team | December 2, 2016

In this recent iteration of the export functionality, the ability to export multiple levels of Asana subtasks to Excel and CSV is now possible. This addition was based on user feedback that we received. Asana’s subtasks are regular tasks that can be nested up to 5 levels deep. There are many use cases that we have learned about and have offered 2 subtask export options for users based on these; full task list (including subtasks in the main task list), and separate sheet per level of subtask (Excel only). If you are using custom fields within Asana, those are treated like any other field and will also be exported.

To access from the Grid, Kanban or Calandar view, click on the Export icon on the top right:

Export Tasks to Excel and CSV for Asana, Basecamp, Trello and AceProject 1

Users now have access to the following options for subtasks in the Subtasks Preference dropdown:

  • Do not export – Does not export subtasks