Trello Review - why 4.2 stars?

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / updated: Nov 27, 2020

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What is Trello?

Main category: Project Management

Trello is online-based task management software that is suitable for any type of business. The program will help any organization in various tasks which will result into better organization for the company. The dashboard allows the users to see all the tasks in the company and their completion status. Managers can use this program to monitor the employees as they will see who is working on a particular project and how far they have gone. Trello is a product designed by Fog Creek Software Company.

Trello rating -

The rating of Trello is 4.2 stars out of 5 and the total score is 99 out of 100. The rating and score are based on ITQlick expert review. We publish unbiased reviews, learn more in our score and rating methodology page

Typical Customers

Trello is an ideal collaboration tool for everyone who has tasks that need proper management. This includes freelancers, startups, small companies and large companies among others. Employees are connected across various devices and are to work as a team. Companies that have a team of people working would benefit largely from this program. You are able to see who is working on what project and also see all the completed projects marked as done.

Features

There are many businesses that can benefit from having this program. Trello will help you organize tasks and have them worked on by those assigned to them. You will be able to streamline the performance of your company using Trello since you are able to monitor all the employees as they work. This is an all-inclusive administrative tool that assists you in running your company in an easy and professional manner. Most collaboration tools seem to be complicated which leaves small companies with no option but to plan their tasks manually but Trello is an easy-to-use program for all.

Trello 5 Pros

  • Trello is cost-effective for small businesses since it is free to use.
  • Since Trello uses the horizontal setup of task distribution, one is able to see who is doing what in any project.
  • The horizontal arrangement of the column list gives a visual display of what is going on in the organization
  • There is an API available on Trello
  • Trello support mobile platforms and can be used on mobile devices.

Trello 2 Cons

  • Trello is an online program and can only be accessed with internet connection.
  • You cannot get specific details on a task created on Trello.

Competitors & Alternatives

Asana, Mavenlink, LeanKit, TeamworkPM, Basecamp and StrikeBase are among the Trello competitors currently available in the market. Trello has so many appealing features which make it task management software that works for many. With Trello, users are able to share ideas and collaborate on various ways that they can use to complete projects. The fact that one can see who is working and at what speed is also a form of motivation since no one wants to lag behind in meeting deadlines.. The full list of competitors can be found here.

Trello Pricing Information

The cost of license starting from $9.99 per user/month. On top of the total cost of licenses which is easy to calculate - what is the REAL total cost of implementation? You need to add the cost of training, customization, data migration, and other "hidden cost". ITQlick pricing score is 2 out of 10 (10 is most expensive). Find here the REAL total cost breakdown for Trello

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Trello Categories

Team Collaboration
Employee Onboarding
Marketing
Media Intelligence
Project Management
Online Project Management
Task Management
Time Tracking
Project Management
Strategic Sourcing

Trello specifications

ITQlick Score: 99/100
ITQlick Rating: (4.2/5)
Company: Fog Creek Software
Address: Fog Creek Software, Broadway, New York, NY
Pricing: Starting from $9.99 per user/month
Website:Visit Trello website
Typical customers: Small business, Medium business, Large business
Platforms: Desktop, Mobile, Cloud
Operating Systems: Mac OS, Windows, Linux

Trello Features

Collaboration
Document Management
Issue Tracking
Project Management
Scheduling
Task Management

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Shlomi holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Information System Engineering from Ben Gurion University in Israel. Shlomi brings 15 years of global IT and IS management experience as a consultant, and implementation expert for small, medium and large size (global) companies.