How to Hire—Our Top Tips
The quick and easy Kanban guide to recruiting the right people We’re presenting our favorite tips and tricks for hiring today. Why? Well, Kanban for WordPress started out as project management software, but many of our users have found it useful during the hiring process as well, helping them manage the tidal wave of applications.
Busting the Top 5 Myths of Project Management
Honestly, it’s not that hard and anyone can do it! Project management has a bit of a bad reputation. It can be seen as the red tape holding everything up, while people with clipboards make sure you, as the expert, are doing things in a prescribed order instead of just getting on with the actual
Breaking the mold
An interview with a more unorthodox Kanban user We often hear from users asking for workarounds or advice on how best to use Kanban for WordPress with their own workflows. Dmitry Rudyanov sent us more than a few unusual requests and we finally had to ask him, “what exactly are you trying to do with
Introducing Kanban Pro
We’re excited to announce that we have rolled all of our add-ons into one, single add-on called Kanban Pro.The price will be the same as the All Add-ons Bundle. It will include all of the features of the add-ons we’ve released previously. The big change, going forward, is we can focus on one amazing product, instead
A new look, a new focus
Happy spring! Spring makes us think of change so it’s the perfect time to show off the new direction of the Kanban site. Over the last year and a half since launching Kanban for WordPress, we’ve learned a lot. One of the biggest, most interesting lessons has been that most people do not use Kanban for project management, as
Atlassian, Trello, Kanban and WordPress
It was announced earlier this week that Atlassian has acquired Trello. Atlassian is a software company that has a product called Jira, launched in 2002. Jira is extremely powerful but is very focused on agile (Scrum, Lean, etc) project management for businesses. Part of their solution is a Kanban board view, which they added in the last few years.
Our first integration! with Gravity Forms
I’m excited to announce our first integration! Download the Kanban + Gravity Forms plugin here. What it’s for We’ve had lots of requests to be able to use a form to collect information, and then have that information show up on the Kanban board. A common use case is using Kanban for WordPress to track support requests. Now when
Doing the work in your head first
Recently I was blown away by Walter O’Brien being interviewed on the Tim Ferriss podcast. I won’t go into his bio (go listen to the episode for his amazing story). It’s enough to know that he’s the 190+ IQ’d genius behind the TV series Scorpion (not the writer. The actual founder of the company). At
Adding a custom logout link to your Kanban board’s settings menu
Time to nerd out with some code! There was a great request on the WordPress.org Plugin Repository support forum to add a “logout” link to the Kanban board’s settings menu. We’d thought about this previously, but hesitate to clutter up the settings menu. So this is a great opportunity to take advantage of WordPress’ famous hooks and filters!
To-do list, count up/count down added to Task Details
With the recent upgrade of Kanban for WordPress, we’ve also started adding some exciting new features to some of our add-ons. The Task Details and Attachments add-on now has two new field types – to-do lists and date counters. To-do lists You can now add a to-do list to any task. Use it for sub-tasks, and easily tracking