Using Trello in academia

Trello is a software tool to manage projects and workflows using Kanban boards. It can greatly support scientists. A primer.

A simple example: Research project

Board of the research project “Interference dynamics” (November 27, 2016) [excerpt]



  • Working on (mandatory)
  • Waiting for (mandatory)
  • Recently completed (mandatory)
  • Someday, maybe (optional)
  • Reference (optional)
  • Goals (optional)

Organizing all work with Trello

Group and personal boards

Overview of Trello boards

Discussions via comments

Personal to do list

A click on “Cards” yields your personal to do list.

Integration with other tools



Professor, Networked and Embedded Systems. Own views. Web:

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