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Flow vs Trello: What are the differences?

  1. Flow vs Trello: User Interface Flow has a sleek and modern user interface design that focuses on simplicity and ease of use. On the other hand, Trello has a more visually appealing user interface with its use of cards and boards. The cards in Trello can be customized with labels, due dates, and attachments, making it easier to organize and track tasks.

  2. Flow vs Trello: Collaboration Features Flow offers more advanced collaboration features, such as the ability to assign tasks to specific team members, set deadlines, and track progress in real-time. Trello also allows for collaboration but with fewer advanced features, as it primarily focuses on task management and organization.

  3. Flow vs Trello: Workflow Management Flow provides more robust workflow management capabilities, allowing users to create custom workflows, automate tasks, and set up recurring tasks. Trello, on the other hand, provides a more flexible approach to workflow management, allowing users to customize their boards and lists to fit their desired workflow.

  4. Flow vs Trello: Integration Options Flow offers integrations with various popular project management tools, such as Slack, Asana, and GitHub, allowing for seamless integration and synchronization of data. Trello also provides integration options but with a more limited selection.

  5. Flow vs Trello: Pricing Plans Flow offers a free plan with basic features and limited project functionality. Their paid plans start at a higher price point but provide more advanced features and support. Trello offers a free plan that includes most of the essential features and a paid plan with additional functionality and customization options.

  6. Flow vs Trello: Platform Availability Flow is only available as a web application, meaning it can be accessed through a web browser on any device. Trello, on the other hand, offers web, mobile, and desktop applications for a more versatile and accessible user experience.

In summary, Flow offers a more streamlined and robust project management solution with advanced collaboration features, customizable workflows, and extensive integration options. Trello, on the other hand, focuses on simplicity, visual organization, and ease of use with its card and board system.

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Karen RInehart
Director of Financial Planning at Ignite Financial · | 4 upvotes · 48.7K views
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We are a small financial planning firm with remote workers. Trying to fix inefficiencies with technology and not people. We need to know where clients are in the pipeline/process (i.e., have we submitted applications and transfer forms, have we entered the costs basis of investments in the system, have we run their financial plans, where are we in the planning process, etc.) If a client calls and we have to research a question, who is handling it.

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Karen, you can accomplish that with any of the three tools (I'm currently using all three). It depends on the user experience and the capabilities you're looking for. Here's a high-level rundown:

Trello
  • stands out for being simple, visually oriented drag-and-drop
  • of the three, it's more minimalist but still flexible
  • the more advanced features are free & paid add ons from Trello & other developers
  • best when you need something quick and simple, and more visual
Asana
  • great for more robust project management
  • you can manage tasks in different views including lists, kanban board similar to trello, and gantt chart
  • best when you need more control over the tasks and how your process is set up
ClickUp
  • intends to be a replacement for many different tools, including asana & trello
  • loaded with features, can do pretty much everything that trello & asana do
  • highly customizable but it may take some time go set it up the way you want it
  • the myriad of options could get confusing, but they provide a lot of templates (including a CRM template) and support tools to get you going faster

Ultimately you choice comes down to how much detail & control you want over your process (dates, categories, client information etc.) and how you want your team to work with the tool (simple drag & drop vs. structured lists). One idea is to start with Trello since it's the simplest, and migrate to one of the others if you outgrow it.

Hope that helps! If you have any follow-up questions please let us know!

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I'm comparing Aha!, Trello and Asana. We are looking for it as a Product Management Team. Jira handles all our development and storyboard etc. This is for Product Management for Roadmaps, Backlogs, future stories, etc. Cost is a factor, as well. Does anyone have a comparison chart of Pros and Cons? Thank you.

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Max Stuart
Technical Project Manager at ShelterTech · | 6 upvotes · 216.9K views
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I just switched to ClickUp for my development agency - I am the product team, and I relay everything there betwixt designers, devs, and clients.

Clickup = Jira + Confluence but better - more ways to slice and dice your data & documents, make custom views, mind map relationships, and track people's work, plan goals... I even use it to manage project finances and household to-dos.

They have a very comprehensive free tier that never expires, and on top of that they're extremely generous with trials of their paid features, have more-than-fair pricing, and top-notch customer support.

https://clickup.com?fp_ref=max30

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Decisions about Flow and Trello

A good choice if you want to implement Kanban. It provides Kanban swimlanes, WIP limits, and secondary columns, making it easy to visualize any process. On top of that, Teamhood offers a good selection of project management features and integrations. Lightweight, powerful, and free for up to 5 users.

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For up to 10 users youtrack is free and gives you much more flexibility to manage task than asana, trello or definitely clickup. You have lots of charts and reports. Sprint or kanban. Powerful search. Integrations, rules, ets..

All of the above are either not available or paid in Assana, Trello or Click up.

This is an example of: it does not matter if your product is better, the only thing that matters is marketing (and the money for the marketing). So sad :(

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Clickup is easy to use, with lots of features and a great UI. Clickup has an affordable subscription model suitable for single seat personal use if you choose to upgrade for more features. Sometimes the more complex features are a little confusing but there's a lot of documentation and tutorials online to help you. I doubt there's a more sophisticated task/project management solution.

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Was by far the most flexible and fully featured project management software. Especially for the price. Overall great and intuitive design. Everything is exactly where you'd expect it to be. It was also the fastest to setup and figure out how to use entirely. The only feature missing is public project boards. 10/10 would recommend!

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Lucas Litton
Founder & CEO at Macombey · | 9 upvotes · 58.4K views

We chose TickTick after using a bunch of other project management tools that didn't really fit us. As a team, TickTick has made projects enjoyable. We break down projects into very small pieces and take them on one by one and we never miss any detail because of the tool. We have time tracking for each tasks to keep us on time, we share tasks between the team, take notes, and even establish habits throughout the teams so we can get better and better at what we do. We also tend to invite clients in as guests so they can follow along through the process of their project.

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Matt Safaii

I needed a tool that not only kept everything in one place, but was also easy for clients to use. I first started using Notion and fell in love with it. I eventually had problems when clients didn't want to use it or were confused on how it works. When multiple people are in a workspace, things can also get messy when there is no standard formatting set. Basecamp solved those problems for me by providing all the tools I need in one place. It is very intuitive and my clients love using it as well. I am also a fan of their pricing. Although it can be expensive at first if you are a small team, it is well worth it when you scale.

The team at Basecamp make great products and I will continue to use any tools they release. Also a huge fan of their email app, HEY.

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Samriddhi Sinha
Machine Learning Engineer at Chefling · | 10 upvotes · 101.6K views

Notion's novelty according to me is the fact that everything can be a potential document. Notion's as a product has two very contrasting features. One as a hybrid document editor that combines the goodness of Markdown of Dropbox Paper with a more extensive set of formatting blocks. The second as a task manager and an organizer like. Trello.

Every table on Notion can have multiple views saved for previews with different filters, sorting and table style applied. Also, elements in a table can also be a page making it easier to have a Kanban-style sub-task manager for a particular subtask on a Kanban board for your project.

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Ivan Begtin
Director - NGO "Informational Culture" / Ambassador - OKFN Russia at Infoculture · | 5 upvotes · 214.7K views

Both Asana and Trello support Kanban style project tracking. Trello is Kanban-only project management, knowledge management, actually card-management tools. Asana is much more complex, supports different project management approaches, well integrated and helpful for any style/type project.

We choose Asana finally, but still some projects kept in Trello

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Abhay Vashishtha

Procezo is an excellent free-for-life task managing tool with several benefits. Its clear, user-friendly interface is perfect for small businesses and startups as well as enterprise-level use. It makes it a seamless transition from any other project management tools. Its simple but effective layout allows new users to quickly adapt to its ever-expanding set of features. Procezo allows users to create boards and provide access to users or teams as required, set priority and precedence of the task and allowing for subtasks and discussions to be created. With unlimited tasks, users, projects and free support, Procezo is quickly making its way into businesses from across the world and the ultimate growth hack tool.

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I loved Slack. We used it for discussion. But somehow, it was always difficult to get things done. HeySpace is what replaced Slack and Trello as it combines the functionality of both tools.

So, now we keep on discussing as we did on slack, but once we to a point where we want to do something, we create tasks on a board and distribute them.

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