How to Kanban with Trello

How to Kanban with Trello

You hear about Kanban all the time. There are great guides out there but you do not know where to start. Is this the case? I had the same problem too. So I tried to gather some really baby steps of implementing a simple Kanban system for your early development phase. For some time now I worked with Trello. I like the UI (maybe not their latest change) and the overall simplicity of the platform and its free! Want to get a whiteboard? or a SaaS app? draw a Kanban board and the game is on. As the process is gradually changing, we find new useful things to add or things to remove. So in one month this board may not be the same. The most important thing in Kanban is flow! And don’t forget that  in every agile process, the definition of Done is really important!!! everybody in the team should know when something is “done”. Here’s a working example of a Kanban board. You can start by drawing the following columns: Backlog: Put all your ideas there as they come in. This can only be a repo of ideas – either large features (epics) or small user stories.  Big epics though have to be analysed and split in small user stories before they can be put in this column. Planned:  In this column we put user stories from the Backlog that we choose to work with. A good strategy is to have a biweekly meeting with your team to select which features will make it to this column from the Backlog, something very similar with the the Sprint Planning meeting in SCRUM. In my team...