Trello boards - best practices for Tech Pubs ?

Subject: Trello boards - best practices for Tech Pubs ?
From: "Monique Semp" <monique -dot- semp -at- earthlink -dot- net>
To: "TechWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 13 Mar 2017 10:04:27 -0700

Hello, WR-L-ers,

Iâve just started a new contract at a place thatâs using Trello boards. Theyâre enthusiastic for me to create a Tech Pubs board, and so Iâm looking for some best practices for managing doc tasks, which will range from high-level/complex items (âchoose an authoring toolâ) to low-level tasks (âRevise topic-A on the helpsiteâ).

Different groups seem to have different lists in their boards, so clearly I can create it as best suits Tech Pubs. Typical lists on many/most of their boards are Backlog, Roadmap, In progress, Recently Done, Done, ToDo, Shelved, Freezer (presumably means, âShelvedâ). I could see having lists for different priorities of ToDo (or is there a secondary property that would be good to use on items in the same list?), In-Progress, and Done. Not sure that I need much else?

I donât need a lot of detail here â not trying to resource planning a la Microsoft Project or anything. Itâs just a broad/high-level planning tool to make my work/plans easily visible to everyone.

Thanks for your lessons learned,
-Monique

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