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  • 1. How do I use Google Workspace Task Manager?
     

    Do you need to organize your workflow in the most efficient way? A task manager will help you with it.  Google Workspace task manager will fit specifically those who decided to stick to Google products

    A good task management tool will allow you to add in all of the information that is needed to complete the job: descriptions, dependencies, reminders and the current status. The task manager can structure your approach to workflow in the best possible manner and reflect it visually.

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    If you’re into the Google ecosystem and work with Google Workspace on a daily basis you need a task manager with tight integration with this environment. 

    In this regard, Kanbanchi might be your best choice. It is a smart way of keeping track of everything that is going on. Additionally, the integration with Google services and tools is smooth and deep. Authentification with a Google account is easy and fast. You can attach any Google files to your tasks. All the files are securely stored on Google Drive. You can be sure that you are always fully in control of your projects and know exactly where you stand on each of them at any given time.

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  • 2. How to use productivity software?
     

    Productivity software was worked out to provide a stress-free work experience for individuals and companies. It should help them follow through with their daily tasks efficiently. Modern productivity applications combine project and task management, task calendar, file sharing, and other features. It is crucial now as many companies continue to work remotely.

    Before taking advantage of using the productivity software, you need to find the right PM tool for your team and also learn how to set it up. 

    Here are the key features of a productivity application we advise that you pay attention to:

    • the app should be intuitive and easy enough to be used on a daily basis. So that all the team members could enjoy using the application instead of hating it;
    • organized Kanban boards and other views of your projects;
    • the opportunity to view a project by timeline, across the whole team;
    • recurring tasks give you an opportunity to set ongoing monthly, weekly, or daily tasks according to the requirements of your workflow;
    • the ability to create tasks by email saves a lot of time;
    • single sign-on with Google or Microsoft accounts simplifies the set-up of a productivity application profile.

    Try Kanbanchi to get all the listed key features in one productivity application. It has Google sign-on and works with Google Drive. Kanbanchi provides a great project management suite including Kanban board, List view, Gantt chart, and a Team Workload view. Moreover, it includes an archive, various reports, a Time tracker, and other useful tools for everyday workflow. The app has Kanbanchi for Gmail add-on to create cards directly from Gmail. So it helps you do more with less effort. Kanbanchi app's set-up takes less than 5 minutes: sign in with a Google account, create a board, add tasks, share with colleagues. 

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  • 3. Does Google Workspace project management tool exist?
     

    There's a continuous growth of Google Workspace users around the world. It's inevitable that the question arises about a project management tool within a corporate suite. Large companies switch to Google Workspace and ask this question: "Does Google Workspace have a project management tool?". They mean they need an app that works in cohesion with their Google services. Kanbanchi provides such a platform for project management and collaboration. It works within Google Drive in close integration with the Google Workspace pack.

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  • 4. ¿Cómo utilizar el software de productividad?
     

    El software de productividad se elaboró ​​para proporcionar una experiencia laboral libre de estrés para individuos y empresas. Debería ayudarlos a cumplir con sus tareas diarias de manera eficiente. Las aplicaciones de productividad modernas combinan la gestión de proyectos y tareas, el calendario de tareas, el uso compartido de archivos y otras funciones. Ahora es crucial, ya que muchas empresas continúan trabajando de forma remota. 

    Antes de aprovechar el uso del software de productividad, debe encontrar la herramienta de gestión de proyectos adecuada para su equipo y también aprender a configurarla. 

    Estas son las características clave de una aplicación de productividad a las que le recomendamos que preste atención:

    • la aplicación debe ser lo suficientemente intuitiva y fácil de usar a diario. Para que todos los miembros del equipo pudieran disfrutar de usar la aplicación en lugar de odiarla;
    • tableros Kanban organizados y otras vistas de sus proyectos; 
    • la oportunidad de ver un proyecto por cronograma, en todo el equipo; 
    • las tareas recurrentes le brindan la oportunidad de establecer tareas continuas mensuales, semanales o diarias de acuerdo con los requisitos de su flujo de trabajo; 
    • la capacidad de crear tareas por correo electrónico ahorra mucho tiempo; 
    • el inicio de sesión único con cuentas de Google o Microsoft simplifica la configuración de un perfil de aplicación de productividad. 

    Pruebe Kanbanchi para obtener todas las funciones clave enumeradas en una aplicación de productividad. Tiene inicio de sesión de Google y funciona con Google Drive. Kanbanchi proporciona una gran suite de gestión de proyectos que incluye tablero Kanban, vista de lista, diagrama de Gantt y vista de carga de trabajo en equipo. 

    Además, incluye un archivo, varios informes, un rastreador de tiempo y otras herramientas útiles para el flujo de trabajo diario. La aplicación tiene el complemento Kanbanchi para Gmail para crear tarjetas directamente desde Gmail. Por lo que le ayuda a hacer más con menos esfuerzo. La configuración de la aplicación Kanbanchi toma menos de 5 minutos: inicie sesión con una cuenta de Google, cree un tablero, agregue tareas, comparta con colegas. 

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  • 5. Asana Alternatives: Kanbanchi for Teams on Google Workspace
     

    Kanbanchi vs Asana

    Checking Asana alternatives on the Internet gives you many options. Kanbanchi has everything your team needs to be synchronized and reach your goals faster. Collaboration platform, specific project management toolset, resource management, and much more. At a very reasonable price

    You may start working with Kanbanchi right when you sign up. Ease of use is what we take pride in. Teams start getting value right at the start. Intuitive and familiar Google apps interface will help to save time on learning. Kanbanchi is developed specifically for Google Workspace users, that's why people typically spend 15-25 minutes in the app and start actually working with it.

    Kanbanchi delivers value right at the start

    If you like the idea of getting value out of the app without spending much time learning it, then, Kanbanchi is exactly what you need! Here are three extremely simple steps to start working with Kanbanchi.

    1. Watch a short video introduction to Kanban boards (1 minute)

       

    2. Sign up using your Google account (1-3 minutes)
    3. Create a project board for your team, add cards (the tasks you are currently working on), and share it with your teammates (5-10 minutes). Watch our video tutorials for more detailed guidance.

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    Google Workspace integration in the core

    Kanbanchi lives and works inside your Google Drive. It also stores information there. All you need to sign up and then log in is your Google account, no other logins, and passwords. If you feel the need for a project management app inside your Google Workspace, then Kanbanchi is your best choice.

    Store your important files and documents in your company's Google Drive, and have them attached to project boards in Kanbanchi at the same time. This is an extremely secure way of providing quick access to the information related to your team projects without uploading it to another application.

    Other benefits of seamless Google Workspace integration include:

    • Attaching files from your Drive/Shared Drives to Kanbanchi boards in just a second;
    • Adding tasks to your Google calendar and any Google calendar that you have access to;
    • Having similar familiar and intuitive interface;
    • Converting emails to tasks from within your Gmail (including mobile Gmail);
    • Creating tasks from Google Forms;
    • Inheriting access permissions from your Drive settings the same way it works for all other files in your Google Drive;
    • Exporting boards data to Google Spreadsheets. Later you may use them for various purposes;
    • Creating custom reports out of exported Spreadsheets using Google Data Studio.

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    How to make sure Kanbanchi is the project management software my team needs?

    Let's be honest, there's no one ideal software that fits them all. You need to evaluate how this app or another can help you achieve your team goals. So you need to define your goals first. What you would like to do with project management software? Then try to set up a board according to the goals of your project.

    Think about the tasks that you need to perform to achieve your main goal. Split complex goals into smaller goals that are easier to reach. Then you will know what exact tasks you need to do. Think about the stages that those tasks will go through. In a very simplified model of a kanban board, these stages are 'To do' - tasks that you need to do to reach your goal, 'Doing' - tasks that you are currently performing, and 'Done' - what you've already accomplished. Your board will look like this.

    Start with a free Kanbanchi trial, our team will be with you along the way, we will help you with your boards during the onboarding process. Just get on board. Kanbanchi board 😊

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  • 6. Does Google Workspace have a Kanban board?
     

    Google offers Workspace for its corporate clients but there's no built-in Kanban board or other project management tool. There's a great need in one according to the search level. Google Workspace users need a solution integrated with Google products so that they don't leave their familiar environment. Many apps offer connection to Google Workspace. But not so many can offer full integration in terms of seamless authorization or collaboration. Kanbanchi provides an online Kanban board. It is built on the Google Cloud Platform and works in Google Drive, and it makes it a perfect match for corporate Google Workspace users.

    Google Workspace users are brilliant in using workarounds to organize their workflow in a kanban style. They are using various add-ons for Gmail that can turn your inbox to Kanban (Drag, Sortd, and more), Chrome extensions (Toby), or even creating Kanban boards out of Google spreadsheets. However, there's a solution that covers it all. Kanbanchi works in Google Drive, has an add-on that creates kanban cards from your incoming emails in Gmail and uses your Google account to authorise you in the app, so that you don't even need to remember any additional passwords to log in.

    If you would like to learn more about Kanbanchi as a Google Workspace Kanban board, please, read this explanation article - What is Kanbanchi? - or start a free trial right now.

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  • 7. Does Google have a project tracker tool?
     

    Google gives no options of project tracker tools to choose from. As we know, Google broad customer base relies heavily on Gmail, Google Calendar, Google Docs and Spreadsheets, etc. At that time people search for a project tracker tool that would carry out its basic functions well but also integrate with Google services.

    Numerous companies have switched from sticky notes on a whiteboard to dedicated project tracking software over the past few years. So that no surprise, project tracker tools have become an essential part of the workflow for so many teams. For those who are just at the very beginning of their digital project tracking path, it is surely important to understand what key features a proper project tracker tool should have.

    Project tracker tool key features

    Task management

    The team should be able to add tasks, allocate them and have different options for categorization and prioritization. Easy navigation is definitely very important.

    Project scheduling

    Google Calendar serves as a scheduling service for the teams that are on Google Workspace. So a project tracker should be at least integrated with the Calendar. But the ability to see a project on a Gantt chart would be way better. The Gantt chart has proven to be an excellent tool for project planning as it shows project activities on the timeline.

    File sharing

    Easy access to files is an important aspect of any workflow. You definitely don't want your teammate to desperately search for a file instead of spending the precious time on real work. Google Drive can serve as a storage place while a project tracker tool can be your compass and lead to specific files.

    Also, never forget about security. Google allows users to set Viewer/Commenter/Editor access rights. The project tracker tool should never interfere and change these permissions.

    Communication

    Pretty sure, teams usually use Google Chat or Slack for communication. However, the option to have project-specific communication inside a project tracker tool is also great.

    Reporting

    Keeping track of the project progress with the help of reports is essential. How else will the team know that they are moving in the right direction? Of course, Google Data Studio can be used instead. In this case, the team would have an opportunity to export a project to Google Spreadsheets.

    Google project tracker tool alternatives

    Since there is no native Google project tracker tool, the alternatives can be found on the market. Kanbanchi is the only tool that integrates with Google services seamlessly and meets all the key features of a project tracker tool.

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    Kanbanchi project boards behave as Google files in Google Drive. It is absolutely secure as it has no access to files in Google Drive. And even if a file is attached to a card, Kanbanchi can't read its content but only creates a link between the interface and the file. Such valuable tools as Gantt chart, reports, integration with Google calendar are also present. And much more. Check it out!

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  • 8. How do you manage office workflows?
     

    Office work can be chaotic and frustrating. You sort through piles of paperwork that seem to never end. But you can easily manage office workflows. Here are the ways on how to make your office productivity grow:

    1. Encourage your office workers to take breaks;
    2. Communicate tasks easily and clearly;
    3. Get organized;
    4. Get rid of stress;
    5. Set up training sessions;
    6. Remove multitasking;
    7. Use collaboration tools.

    1. Encourage your office workers to take breaks

    If you provide breaks for employees and encourage them to take advantage of these breaks, they can let themselves forget about their working routine for short periods of time and clear their minds. They'll be more ready to concentrate and accomplish work faster when the break is over.

    2. Communicate tasks easily and clearly

    Any business needs communication to run smoothly. It is critical for everyone in the company to understand the rules and processes. It is easy to think others are doing tasks or working on a project when in reality nobody has touched the project. Communication is crucial to ensure all tasks are accomplished and all work is completed.

    3. Get organized

    A less stressful environment and time wasted are required to be organized. It sounds like an overwhelming undertaking to get organized, but working on it each day, you will be amazed at how easy it becomes. Time Tracking tools like in Kanbanchi might help you in calculating the time spent on your daily routines.

    4. Get rid of stress

    No need to worry about unnecessary items during the day. Remove all thoughts, feelings and so on. They will only bog you down and distract you from maintaining a continual workflow.

    5. Set up training sessions

    Employees intimidated by their workload or a current project tend to procrastinate and therefore lose efficiency and productivity. Periodic training integrated into the processes of the company may help. Employees feel more comfortable and less intimidated by their work when they attend seminars.

    6. Remove multitasking

    Seems like you can complete more tasks if you work on more than one at a time. But it could ruin your daily workflow. When you work on several tasks simultaneously, your brain goes into overload from switching back and forth between projects. It slows down your productivity on everything. Instead, try to focus on only one task at a time and do not let other tasks distract you.

    7. Use collaboration tools

    Tasks coming from different directions by phone or emails distract your attention and don't allow you to keep track of what’s happening on the project.  Being interrupted by your colleagues’ discussions will slow down productivity and end up costing you time and money. There is also the higher risk of making poor decisions, because if you are overwhelmed with tasks that are not recorded and tracked, you may rush to a decision that you will later regret.

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    Instead of discussing everything in the meetings and taking notes, consider using a web application, such as Kanbanchi. It helps you to set up your workflow in a team, create tasks and collaborate with your colleagues. Moreover, Kanbanchi works with Google Apps, which makes your daily working processes even easier.

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  • 9. Does Google Workspace have a Gantt chart?
     

    Google has their Workspace that includes a variety of products. Gmail, Docs and Sheets are the most well-known and notable. But many project managers ask for Google Workspace Gantt chart solution. And Google lacks it, unfortunately. However, an alternative is very easy to reach. Kanbanchi offers Google Workspace users a Gantt chart that works greatly in Google Drive. Bonus is that it's not only the Gantt chart but a full project management solution.
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  • 10. How do you collaborate with a remote team?
     

    Collaborating with a remote team is not something unique anymore. More than a year of COVID-19 pandemic, and it has become a norm. So, how do you collaborate effectively? A short-list of the necessities would be:

    • transparent and defined work schedule
    • remote team collaboration software
    • defined communication channels
    • clear and realistic deadlines
    • culture of trust

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  • 11. Does Google have a Kanban board?
     

    Google offers Google Workspace (former G Suite) pack for its corporate clients but there's no built-in Kanban board or other project management tool. There's a great need in one according to the search level. Google Workspace/G Suite users need a solution integrated with Google products so that they don't leave their familiar environment.

    Kanban Board Integrated Into Google Ecosystem

    Many apps offer connections to G Suite. But not so many can offer full integration in terms of seamless authorization or collaboration. Kanbanchi provides an online Kanban board. It is built on the Google Cloud Platform and works inside Google Drive. That's why it makes it a perfect match for corporate Google Workspace users.

    Google Workspace/G Suite users are brilliant in using workarounds to organize their workflow in a kanban style. They are using various add-ons for Gmail that can turn your inbox to Kanban as well as Chrome extensions, or even creating Kanban boards out of Google spreadsheets.

    Project Management App Right Inside Your Google Drive

    There's a solution that covers it all. Kanbanchi works in Google Drive, has an add-on that creates kanban cards from your incoming emails in Gmail, and uses your Google account to authorize you in the app, so that you don't even need to remember any additional passwords to log in.

    If you would like to learn more about Kanbanchi as a google kanban board, please, read this explanation article - What is Kanbanchi? - or sign up to start with a free trial right now.

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  • 12. What is a kanban board?
     

    What is a kanban board? Nowadays, it is primarily a part of a digital project management tool specifically designed to provide the users with a clear visual workflow view and help them to maximize efficiency.

    Word "Kanban" came from the Japanese language where it means "visual signal". The Kanban methodology has made a long way from its origins in lean manufacturing in Japan to the world spread software and even more.

    Typical kanban boards use cards for tasks or work items and columns for "workflow stages". Cards are moved from one column to the other until completion. Workflows might be as ordinary as "To Do", "Doing", "Done", or as complex, as you need. When you work in technology or services, your work often might be intangible and seem invisible. A kanban board will make your work demonstrable to others and help you keep everyone on the same page.

    Types and examples of kanban boards

    The first kanban boards were physical boards divided into vertical columns and they are still used. Teams just mark up a whiteboard or blackboard and fill the columns with sticky notes. Then they move these sticky notes through the workflow stages thus demonstrating the progress. The good things about physical boards are: they are simple to set up, easy to show others, and what's more, they are "always-on". Yet, physical boards are not very suitable for remote teams.

    The effectiveness of the Kanban method made it more and more popular and our digital time created lots of digital kanban versions. Digital boards are especially helpful for teams that do not share physical working space. They give an opportunity to use Kanban methodology and boards remotely and asynchronously.

    Kanbabchi started as a digital kanban board and then grew up to a full-fledged project management application. It is so intuitive that you can easily set up a kanban board in no time. You don't even need to come up with passwords as Kanbanchi has full Google Workspace integration. Just sign in with your Google account, accept permission requests on the Google Authorization screen and you are ready to work on your first board. You can create your own particular board or use board templates, add and rename lists according to your workflow and create cards for tasks. At last, you might have something like this:

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    Don't forget to share you board with your team and easily collaborate on the project! Kanbanchi will bring order to your and your team's daily work and help to get things done faster.

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  • 13. What is Kanbanchi?
     

    Kanbanchi for G Suite is the online project management software with Kanban Board, Gantt Chart, and Time Tracker. Kanbanchi needs no installation because you can access it in your browser. It is also widely used for team collaboration and task management because it provides a platform that all team members can access at one time. Kanbanchi complements G Suite apps and is integrated into Google's infrastructure.

    Kanbanchi is built specifically for G Suite. You sign up with a Google account, manipulate your project boards as files in Google Drive, give flexible access permissions, create events in your Google Calendar, attach Google docs, sheets, and forms to your boards, and more.

    Manage tasks on Kanban Board

    Kanban board is a powerful tool that is widely used for project management. It's extremely popular among teams using agile and scrum methodologies in their workflow. Cards grouped into lists and placed on one board can give a clear picture of your project. The ability to share boards with your colleagues within your corporate Google Drive provides you with an easy and fast way to collaborate. Just set up a board for your project, share it, and collaborate on tasks in real-time.

    Plan projects on Gantt Chart

    All Kanban boards in Kanbanchi may be converted to a Gantt chart in one click. You will see task relations in time and will understand the chronology of your projects. Adjusting the sсhedules is very easy on the Gantt chart. Just drag the edge of the bar. All the changes that you make on the Gantt chart will be reflected on the Kanban board.

    Check your team performance with Reports

    Kanbanchi has a collection of built-in reports that may be created based on your boar data. The collection includes the most popular charts, like the burn-up/burn-down chart, the cumulative flow diagram, performance chart, and more. It helps you to monitor your team's progress and make changes to your work processes if necessary. Analytics is the key to productivity, so it's crucial to check your progress regularly.

    Enterprise-ready features

    Companies using corporate G Suite have a great benefit from a domain installation of Kanbanchi. It provides a smooth adoption of the app in the whole organization. All users within the domain will get access to the application and therefore may start collaborating whenever they need. Being built on the Google Cloud Platform, Kanbanchi offers the highest security level. It meets rigorous privacy and compliance standards that guarantee your data is safe.

    If you would like to learn more about Kanbanchi as an enterprise app, download a presentation - or start a free trial right now.

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  • 14. ¿Google Tiene un Tablero Kanban?
     

    Google ofrece el paquete Google Workspace (antes conocido como G Suite) para sus clientes corporativos, pero le falta un tablero Kanban integrado. Tampoco hay ninguna otra herramienta de gestión de proyectos. Hay una gran necesidad de este tipo de herramienta, según el nivel de búsqueda que se puede comprobar.

    Los usuarios de Google Workspace / G Suite necesitan una solución para proyectos que sea integrada con los productos de Google. No quieren abandonar su entorno familiar para encontrar soluciones alternativas.

    Muchas aplicaciones ofrecen algún tipo de conexión a G Suite. Pero no muchos pueden ofrecer una integración perfecta en cuanto a la autorización o colaboración sin ningún problema.

    Afortunadamente, Kanbanchi proporciona un tablero Kanban en línea. Está construido en Google Cloud Platform y funciona dentro de Google Drive. Por esa razón, se convierte en una combinación perfecta para los usuarios de Google Workspace a nivel corporativo.

    Basta de buscar soluciones creativas

    Muchos de los usuarios de Google Workspace / G Suite tienen experiencia en el uso de soluciones alternativas y creativas para organizar su flujo de trabajo con el método Kanban. Suelen utilizar varios complementos para Gmail que pueden convertir su bandeja de entrada en Kanban y extensiones de Chrome, o incluso crear sus propios tableros Kanban a partir de hojas de cálculo de Google.

    Sin embargo, hay una solución que cubre todas sus necesidades de una manera más completa. Kanbanchi funciona en Google Drive y tiene un complemento que crea tarjetas Kanban a partir de sus correos electrónicos entrantes en Gmail. También usa su cuenta de Google para autorizarlo en la aplicación, por lo que ni siquiera necesita recordar ninguna contraseña adicional para iniciar sesión.

    Si desea obtener más información sobre cómo usar Kanbanchi como un tablero Kanban de Google, lea este artículo explicativo: ¿Qué es Kanbanchi? - o regístrese para comenzar con una prueba gratuita ahora mismo.

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  • 15. ¿Qué es Kanbanchi?
     

    Kanbanchi para G Suite brinda software para mejorar la gestión de sus proyectos en línea, con tablero Kanban, diagrama de Gantt y contador de tiempo incluidos. No necesita instalar Kanbanchi porque puede acceder a él directamente en su navegador.

    Se puede usar para la colaboración en equipo y la gestión de tareas, porque proporciona una plataforma a la que todos los miembros del equipo pueden acceder a la vez. Kanbanchi complementa muy bien las aplicaciones de G Suite y está integrado en la infraestructura de Google.

    Hemos diseñado Kanbanchi específicamente para G Suite. Usted se registra con una cuenta de Google. Entonces puede manejar sus tableros de proyectos como archivos en Google Drive, otorgar permisos de acceso flexibles, crear eventos en su Calendario de Google, adjuntar documentos, hojas y formularios de Google a sus tableros, y más.

    Gestionar tareas en el tablero Kanban

    El tablero Kanban es una herramienta poderosa que se usa mayormente para la gestión de proyectos. Es extremadamente popular entre los equipos que utilizan metodologías ágiles y scrum en su trabajo. De esta manera, las tarjetas agrupadas en listas y colocadas en un tablero pueden ofrecer una imagen más clara de su proyecto.

    Además, la opción de compartir tableros con sus colegas dentro de su Google Drive le brinda una manera fácil y rápida de colaborar. Simplemente configure un tablero para su proyecto, compártalo y colabore en tareas en tiempo real.

    Planificar proyectos con diagrama de Gantt

    Todos los tableros Kanban en Kanbanchi se pueden convertir a un diagrama de Gantt con un solo clic. Verá las relaciones de las tareas en el tiempo y comprenderá la cronología de sus proyectos. Ajustar los programas es muy fácil en el diagrama de Gantt. Simplemente arrastre el borde de la barra. Todos los cambios que realice en el diagrama de Gantt se reflejarán en el tablero Kanban.

    Verifique el desempeño de su equipo con Reportes

    Kanbanchi tiene una colección de informes integrados que pueden crearse en función de sus datos de tablero. La colección incluye los gráficos más populares, como el diagrama de quemado, el diagrama de flujo acumulativo, el gráfico de rendimiento y más. Le ayuda a seguir el progreso de su equipo y realizar cualquier cambio en sus procesos que sean necesarios.

    El buen análisis de datos es la clave para mejor productividad, por lo que es fundamental verificar su progreso con regularidad.

    Funciones listas para la empresa

    Las empresas que utilizan G Suite corporativa tienen un gran beneficio con una instalación de dominio de Kanbanchi. Proporciona una adopción más fácil de la aplicación en toda la organización. Todos los usuarios del dominio tendrán acceso a la aplicación y, por lo tanto, podrán comenzar a colaborar cuando lo necesiten. Al estar construido en Google Cloud Platform, Kanbanchi ofrece el más alto nivel de seguridad. Cumple con rigurosos estándares de privacidad y cumplimiento que garantizan que sus datos estén seguros.

    Si desea obtener más información sobre Kanbanchi como aplicación empresarial, descargue una presentación (en Inglés) o inicie una prueba gratuita ahora mismo.

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  • 16. Jira Alternatives: Kanbanchi App
     

    Among Jira alternatives, Kanbanchi is built for cross-department collaboration, while Jira is tuned specifically for technical and development teams. Are they so very different? And which app is more flexible?

    At its core, Jira has been designed to help to build software or fix bugs and issues. In many companies, ordinary people say it's not flexible enough for all teams, and not intuitive enough to pick up and start using it quickly. However, Jira is on the market for a long time and has great visibility. At the same time, people from IT departments in many companies are the ones who choose apps for all teams. So, the situation of choosing Jira just because it's something that IT uses is very common.

    Would you prefer using the app that suits everyone in your company or the one that's chosen by just one department?

    Manage more than just software development

    Kanbanchi can support any software development or product team. At its early stage back in 2012-2013, Kanbanchi was an internal project of a development company Magic Web Solutions. It was born out of the team's need for a task and project management app connected with Google Workspace (Google Apps for work back then). During the almost 10-year history of Kanbanchi, the app evolved from just a product roadmap and issue tracker into a versatile project management application that supports all types of teams in a company.

    Whether it's a tech-savvy IT person or junior staff that just needs to have their daily to-do list, Kanbanchi has it for you. Kanban board for teams supporting agile methodology, Gantt chart for top managers focused on company's strategic goals, List view for those who work hard every day to achieve those goals and much more to help build a smooth connection between them.

    Learn more details about Kanbanchi

    Get better cohesion between your Google Workspace and a project management app

    Kanbanchi is part of your Google Drive, it lives and works there. All you need to log in is your Google account, no more logins, and passwords that you have to remember. Seamless integration makes Kanbanchi very reliable and secure because you store information inside your company's Google Drive.

    Among numerous benefits of tight integration with Google Workspace are:

    • Attaching files from your Drive/Shared Drives to Kanbanchi boards in just a second;
    • Adding tasks to your Google calendar and any Google calendar that you have access to;
    • Having similar familiar and intuitive interface;
    • Converting emails to tasks from within your Gmail (including mobile Gmail);
    • Creating tasks from Google Forms;
    • Inheriting access permissions from your Drive settings the same way it works for all other files in your Google Drive;
    • Exporting boards data to Google Spreadsheets. Later you may use them for various purposes;
    • Creating custom reports out of exported Spreadsheets using Google Data Studio.

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    Give your team a chance to start working faster

    For Jira, you need to have an administrator that will set up boards for projects. This administrator installs and deploys the tool, applies settings and rules. Later you will need them to keep an eye on your Jira and provide help to users.

    Kanbanchi is easy and intuitive enough so that everyone may master it in 15-20 minutes and start collaborating with colleagues. Everyone may create a board and have it just for themselves or share it with team members. Boards do not necessarily need to have the same settings. We understand that all projects are different, therefore it's not possible to find a magic "fits-them-all" formula and create all boards with the same settings.

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  • 17. Does Google Workspace have a collaboration app?
     

    Google Workspace is no doubt one of the power packs of apps for companies. Meanwhile, it doesn’t include any Google Workspace collaboration app. So, here come the smaller yet no less great solutions, like Kanbanchi.

    Specifically designed for Google Workspace users, Kanbanchi provides users with the project management and task management collaboration app within the familiar Google ecosystem.

    There’s a great demand for a collaboration tool integrated with Google Workspace if we analyse the search level for “google workspace collaboration app”. 

    Do people search for a concrete collaboration app?

    The main point is to find a tool that operates the same way as Google Workspace. Kanbanchi works in Google Drive and acts exactly like any other file that you put inside your Drive. You can create boards for your projects and then open and share them from your Drive as well as from within the app. 

    Project managers working in businesses that use Google Workspace request to have a collaboration software that supports a kanban board and Gantt chart. Also, they would like to continue using the pros of Google Workspace, so they need to share Google Docs and Sheets, collaborate with their teams editing these docs, attach files from Google Drive and synchronize tasks with Google Calendar.

    Do these requests sound familiar to you?

    Then, Kanbanchi is what you really need! It has all these features in one pack with real-time synchronization. It makes collaboration smooth and transparent so that Kanbanchi will soon become a mandatory part of your everyday workflow.

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  • 18. Что такое корпоративное управление проектами?
     

    На протяжении веков все масштабные человеческие начинания требовали слаженной работы тысяч людей. А это подразумевало сложную систему управления проектами. Мало кто сталкивается с огромными задачами, но большинство так или иначе сталкивается с проектным управлением, в частности с корпоративным управлением проектами. Многим профессионалам зачастую приходится руководить мини-проектами, хотя бы на личном уровне.

    Корпоративное управление проектами – это управление и организация всего, что нужно для достижения цели в рамках организации – вовремя и в рамках бюджета. Будь то разработка нового программного обеспечения, проведение маркетинговой кампании или высадка человека на луну – проектное управление позволяет добиться успеха.

    Проекты отличаются друг от друга. Не существует идеальной корпоративной системы управления проектами, подходящей для каждого из видов проектов. Также не существует системы, которая бы подходила каждому руководителю и была удобна для всех членов команды. Однако, за время существования корпоративного проектного управления было создано немало эффективных методик, которые стоит внедрять. 

    Наиболее значимые в корпоративном управлении проектами подходы такие:

    • Классический проектный менеджмент
    • Agile
    • Scrum
    • Lean
    • Kanban
    • Six Sigma

    Объединение проектов

    Ключевым моментом в корпоративном управление проектами является объединение всех проектов таким образом, что бы вы могли видеть общую картину происходящего. Курируя сразу несколько проектов, вы получаете легкий доступ ко всем данным, необходимым для принятия взвешенных и обоснованных решений. Такой метод управления так же упрощает понимание того, как все проекты связаны друг с другом.

    Одним из первых шагов к достижению этой цели является создание центра управления проектами. Это поможет координировать все проекты, которые вы запускаете, и своевременно выделять необходимые для них ресурсы.

    Следующий шаг – подобрать программное обеспечение, необходимое для воплощения этого метода управления в жизнь. Правильно выбрав программное обеспечение, вы получите инструменты, необходимые для того, чтобы корпоративное управление проектами стало эффективным.

    Использование Google Workspace и Канбанчи

    В настоящее время, когда многие компании по всей планете переходят на Google Workspace, преимущества его набора интегрированных инструментов, отлично дополняющих друг друга, хорошо известны. Однако управление рабочими процессами проекта – одна из немногих областей, где пакет Google не сможет покрыть ваши потребности. Такой инструмент в пакете Google отсутствует.

    Именно поэтому мы советуем вам дополнить ваш Google пакет приложением Канбанчи. Добавление Канбанчи облегчит внедрение системы управления корпоративными проектами. Канбанчи - это инструмент, созданный специально для рационального управления задачами и проектами. Это приложение предоставит вам все функции, необходимые для экономии времени и повышения продуктивности.

    Например, приложение поможет вам автоматизировать свои процессы, чтобы сократить время, затрачиваемое на них. Не менее важно то, что Канбанчи дает каждому члену команды возможность следить за рабочим процессом и видеть, как продвигается каждый этап.

    Поддерживаемый Канбанчи визуальный подход позволяет сразу увидеть прогресс и текущее состояние всего проекта или проектов, если их у вас несколько. Таким образом, отслеживать ход выполнения задач на протяжении всей работы становится намного проще и удобнее.

    Помимо того, что данные о ходе выполнения проектов предоставляются в режиме реального времени, приложение отлично интегрировано с Google Workspace. А аналогичный интерфейс заметно упрощает его использование. Это дает возможность без проблем начать работу с приложением и создать устойчивую основу для нынешних и будущих проектов.

    Начните внедрять корпоративное управление проектами, используя бесплатную пробную версию Канбанчи. 

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  • 19. What is a productivity dashboard and how can I use it?
     

    A productivity dashboard is a summary view of your activities measured against the resources spent on those activities. They come in many different forms: tables, charts, pictures. In general, you'd want to have one if you need to know how much time/money/other resources you need to spend to get a particular desired result. This is exactly what productivity is about: spend less, gain more.

    Who uses productivity dashboards?

    • Owners of a business
    • Executives
    • Managers
    • Team leads
    • Analysts

    If you own a business it's crucial for you to know its effectiveness. You might also be interested to compare your employees' productivity. Executives find it useful to have an overview of their project in a single-page form. Managers can learn from a productivity dashboard if there's a need to make any changes to the established processes or not. Team leads will be interested in understanding their team capabilities. And analysts obviously need to know all aspects of a project they are working on.

    What does the productivity dashboard look like?

    You may use tables or different charts to measure your business or team productivity. Composing them with the data from different sources is time-consuming and sometimes causes errors. However, it's still common to create tables and charts in Excel, for example.

    With the spread of online work tools, it's more common to have your productivity dashboards online as well. One of the most widespread work office kits is Google Workspace (G Suite). G Suite users create their productivity dashboards using Google Data Studio. This app can take data from your Google Spreadsheets and create nice visual dashboards out of them.

    How can I reduce data sources?

    If you are using many apps to manage your projects it becomes complicated to create your dashboards. You may forget to download data, you may get errors. As a result, you don't have enough reliable data to make important decisions. If that's your case, consider switching to one app that may serve you as the ultimate data source.

    Kanbanchi is a task and project management app that is integrated with Google Workspace. Hence you may export all data from Kanbanchi in a form of a Google Spreadsheet and then create your productivity dashboard based on these exports. More than that, Kanbanchi won't only be a data source but will become a productivity dashboard itself.

    It's a rare case when someone needs to see just the overview. Seniors and owners do but the majority of employees would need a more detailed view than just what Google Data Studio shows. And Kanbanchi will be their detailed productivity dashboard. Kanbanchi has a built-in Gantt chart that can be used to see the details of a project but still in a form of a single-page compact view, a sort of productivity dashboard but containing more details.

    gantt chart

    Companies using Kanbanchi as their corporate app for project management reduce their effort for dashboards creation by 45% due to the option of exporting data from their Kanbanchi board to Google Spreadsheet and then using Google Data Studio.

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  • 20. Does Google have a project management tool?
     

    The number of Google Workspace users grows continuously around the globe. It's inevitable that there is a question about a project management tool within a corporate suite. Huge companies switch to Google Workspace and ask this question: "Does Google have a project management tool?". Under this, they mean that they need an app that works in cohesion with their Workspace. Kanbanchi provides such a tool for project management and collaboration. It works within Google Drive in close integration with Google Workspace.

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  • 21. What is the best team collaboration software?
     

    Productive teamwork always goes hand in hand with synergy. The teams that work as a single entity demonstrate higher results and achieve goals easier.  The best team collaboration software helps people stay on the same page and cooperate successfully.

    What are the best collaboration tools for teamwork?

    The question "How can collaboration tools help me?" might naturally arise. Certainly, it might be hard to gather a dream team. Actually, companies often don't have enough time and resources for that. As a result, collaborators might not be on the same wavelength. However, they still have to gel with each other. The right collaborative software helps to fasten and ease this not always a pleasant process.

    To make the right choice it is important to keep in mind the requirements the best collaboration tool needs to comply with. In other words, the tool should have collaboration as the core aspect. As a result, the decision-maker should pay special attention to the following checklist:

    • User-friendly and intuitive interface;
    • Real-time changes and indicators for users who are present in the app;
    • Ability to allocate tasks and monitor the workload of team members;
    • Effortless integrations with email, scheduling and file storage services;
    • Configurable in-app or email notifications;
    • Activity log and backups.

    What are examples of collaboration software?

    Kanbanchi users are sure that it is the best team collaboration software. Well, it is no wonder.

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    Firstly, Kanbanchi is easy to use and even non-tech heads quickly get onboard. Secondly, the tool contains essential collaborative features. For instance, all the changes are reflected in real-time. It is obvious who exactly is collaborating on the board right now and on which specific task. The team workload monitoring tool of Kanbanchi helps to distribute tasks smartly. While reports help the team evaluate the results. Above all, it is integrated with Gmail, Google Calendar and Google Drive which makes Kanbanchi a perfect solution for teams on Google Workspace.

    Try Kanbanchi with your team and see how it will boost team productivity.

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  • 22. How can I use agile planning in my work?
     

    Agile planning is a popular project planning method that divides work into sprints - self-contained work iterations. Sprints usually take quite short periods of time, about 1-2 weeks. During this time a team focuses on a small number of work items and strives to complete all of them. Agile planning identifies the items that should be done in each sprint and builds a repeatable process, to bring teams to an understanding of what they can accomplish.

    Everything looks pretty simple if the project is not big. The requirements and ideas for your project, also called Backlogs may come from all stakeholders like the Business and Product Owners, customers, and of course your team members. Some of the requirements might be light enhancements or functional additions to the product. So that they can be completed during a sprint. But quite often a Backlog is larger and impossible to fit into an iteration. Such Backlogs named User Stories and split into two or more sprints. They say that the right User Story should be small enough to fit into one 'Sticky Note'. Larger backlog items are treated as features delivering business value to customers. Further, you should also break these features down into stories and then schedule the stories over multiple iterations.

    The bigger the businesses the more product portfolios they will have. There may be large-scale requirements or initiatives, such as the very idea of ​​a new product, that may involve multiple teams and iterations. But how to deal with huge initiatives that span multiple iterations? To handle such large-scale developments Agile suggests the following 5 levels of planning.

    1.Product vision

    Product vision is the long-term result that the product strives for. The vision should be clear enough to explain what an organization or product should look like after the project finishes and what efforts can be used to achieve this goal. Further planning activities will detail the vision, and may even alter it as the future might change market perspectives, the product, or the efforts required to make the vision reality. Anyway, all teams and team members will coordinate their work to ensure that this ultimate goal is achieved.

    2. Roadmap

    The roadmap is a product development plan to achieve the above vision. You can do it through graphical representation of the releases, or more formally in a written document. Your roadmap should clearly outline a plan with milestones, identifying steps that will help your business move closer to the goal.

    3. Release plan

    The release plan defines the list of features that will be implemented at a certain time. In small projects, the product backlog alone can provide a sufficient overview of the project. The size, duration, and results are easy to recognize and there is no need to synchronize or group aimed results. But for big and split to several teams projects, it is necessary to group activities and assign them to teams during release planning.

    4. Iteration plan

    You will need a planning session for each sprint within the release to add details and improve accuracy. During the session, break functions into tasks and calculate the real-time necessary for each task. It will help the team deliver a range of features with a high degree of confidence during the iteration.

    5. Daily stand-up

    The stand-up meeting is a part of everyday life for agile teams. These daily meetings are not often seen as planning sessions, but they certainly are. At such meetings, each team member should share details about: "what was done yesterday", "what are the plans for today" and "any obstacles/problems currently being faced" if there are some. Daily meetings are crucial to communicating progress, identifying and solving issues during a sprint.

    For small products, the Iteration Planning and Daily Standup levels might be enough. Therefore, depending on the size of the requirements in Backlog, you can apply just several or all of the planning levels as required.

    Using a team management tool can be a big help for agile planning. Try Kanbanchi and it will help you define the user stories in each release and organize the stories into sprints. In Kanbanchi you can also assign tasks to different team members and easily track the progress. Kanbanchi will help you and your team unite your processes and focus on what really matters — getting work done in time.

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  • 23. Does GSuite have a project management tool?
     

    G Suite is a powerful pack of apps for corporate users that's been around on the market for quite a while. However, the pack doesn't include any gsuite project management tool. Which opens a wide range of opportunities for smaller yet not less great companies, like Kanbanchi.

    The same-named app is designed specifically for G Suite users. It provides them with the project management solution within the familiar environment.

    If we look at the search level for "gsuite project management", we'll understand that there's a great demand for an app integrated with Google's pack.

    What people are searching for when they search for Gsuite project management?

    The main point of search is to find an app that's easy to use and which will operate the same way G Suite works. Kanbanchi works in Google Drive and acts exactly like any other file that you put inside your Drive. You can create boards for your projects and then open and share them from your Drive as well as from within the app. It helps to master the app in less than 15 minutes.

    Kanbanchi board and its special folder inside the user's Google Drive

    The most common requests from project managers working in companies that use G Suite is to have the app that supports a kanban board, Gantt chart or resource board. At the same time, they need to attach files from Google Drive and synchronize their apps with Google Calendar.

    Do you recognize your requests?

    Then, Kanbanchi is a perfect fit for you! It has all these features in one, and even powered with real-time synchronization. It makes collaboration extremely smooth and transparent so that Kanbanchi soon will become the tool for everyday usage of all your team.

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  • 24. Google Tasks Alternative: is Kanbanchi similar?
     

    Being a Google user or utilizing Google Workspace in your company, you might have wonder if there is a Google Tasks alternative with larger functionality but the same neat design and comfortable interface. Kanbanchi is the very app you are looking for. Made as a standalone app that works in any browser (including mobile), it adds great value to your Google Workspace products.

    Why Kanbanchi instead of Google Tasks?

    Google Tasks is a good app for your individual to-do lists, it шs well-known for integrations with Gmail and Google Calendar. However, it's completely disappointing in terms of collaborative functionality. It's just simply not designed for that. Iа you are searching for an alternative to Google Tasks that you may use to collaborate with your team, then Kanbanchi is a good choice. More than that, Kanbanchi has a wide range of features for project management that makes it a more powerful tool than Google Tasks.

    • Kanban boards to support your workflow
    • Easy sharing within Google drive
    • Real-time changes for faster collaboration
    • Gantt chart to develop a strategy
    • Google Workspace integration to involve all company
    • Gmail integration to convert emails to actionable tasks
    • Google Calendar sync to help you with scheduling

    This is just a shortlist of main functionality, though there's much more in the app that will make your team work more effective.

    What if I need an app for personal usage?

    You may stay on a free version that has 10 cards (tasks). A pretty decent number of tasks for a productive day of one person. In case you would like to start using Kanbanchi for work, you will always be able to upgrade to a higher plan and vice versa without losing any data that you have on your board.

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  • 25. How do you organize a workflow?
     

    Well-structured workflow makes everything easy. It streamlines team efforts and helps lone workers stay put together.  That is why the question "How do I organize a workflow" arises frequently.

    And that's understandable as at first, the workflow organization process may seem complex and overwhelming. But actually, once the main points are figured out, you will see that you can definitely handle it.

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    Workflow organization: get started

    Basically, the first thing you should start with is a careful consideration. Making notes and drawing schemas might be really helpful. You may use good old paper and pencil or refer to online tools to build a flow chart.

    Additionally, it is important to understand the nature of the workflow you are working on. Is it a project? Or do you need to organize a business process? Make sure you understand the difference. On the whole, a project is a temporary activity. It usually has defined timeframes and budget.

    To organize a workflow for a project it is important to:

    • Define the goal and timelines;
    • Identify the sequence of needed actions;
    • Set tasks and think about the materials and documents;
    • Make a list of responsible people.

    Process workflow needs a clear perception of business goals. Certainly, any business process includes all ongoing projects, processes across all departments and reporting, measuring and improving activities in addition.

    Steps to organize a workflow

    Here is a basic list of actions to build a flow.

    1. Name the workflow. Think about the project you are going to work on.
    2. Define the workflow stages.  All the tasks are likely to go through them.
    3. Add tasks. Certainly, with high probability, new tasks will arise when the project already runs.
    4. Associate documents and additional materials with tasks.
    5. Identify when tasks should be accomplished and set sequences.
    6. Identify the list of collaborators.
    7. Allocate the tasks to collaborators.
    8. Review the result and discuss it with the team to make sure that no important point is missed

    Are there any tools to organize a workflow easier?

    Absolutely! Let's check out how everything can be set up on the example of a project management tool - Kanbanchi. First of all, you should create a fresh board which will represent your project and give it a name. Then, you may go on with the structure. You may rename existing lists and create additional ones.

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    Kanbanchi cards usually stand for tasks. After cards are created, you may fill cards with information to let your team understand what should be done, when and what documents they can rely on.

    organize workflow

    In order to set the succession of tasks use card dependencies. Now's the time to share the project with your teammates and assign tasks to them.

    You may use the Team Workload option to compare the workload. Finally, take a look at the board. Review it carefully and analyze.

    Now you see that in order to organize a workflow you simply need a clear vision. Don't forget that you can always rely on such tools as Kanbanchi to build a transparent workflow and stay with your team on the same page.

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  • 26. What is a Kanban board?
     

    The best definition of Kanban board is "a workflow management tool that is used to visualise work at its stages". The two key elements of a board are cards and columns. Kanban cards usually represent tasks. Typically, columns represent stages on the board.

    Why is it called a kanban board?

    The term comes from the Japanese “kanban” (看板), which means “signboard”. Here is a brief story of term creation. Japan, the 1940s: Taiichi Ohno introduced Kanban boards to Toyota to effectively compete with American automotive manufacturings. Kanban approach along with Lean management helped Toyota to increase productivity and reduce wastes during production. The company still uses Kanban board and even educates children about Kanban and Toyota Production System.

    Who uses Kanban system?

    Generally, Kanban layout depicts three columns:

    1. To Do
    2. Doing
    3. Done

    This layout is simple and covers the three main stages all the processes are to overcome. Regardless of its nature, each goal-oriented activity needs them. This is why Kanban board is a one-size-fits-all tool. You can monitor personal stuff on a board. The approach is equally good for individual users, start-up teams and small business. Educators use the method for management-level staff and students. Enterprise companies tend to choose Kanban to make sure everyone fulfils the job.

    What kanban board tool should I choose?

    Kanbanchi for Google Workspace is the online project management software with Kanban Board, Gantt Chart and Time Tracker. Kanbanchi needs no installation because you can access it in your browser. It is also widely used for team collaboration and task management because it provides a platform that all team members can access at one time. Kanbanchi complements Google Workspace apps and becomes part of Google's infrastructure.

    Kanbanchi classic kanban board

    Kanbanchi is built specifically for Google Workspace. You sign up with Google account, manipulate your project boards as files in Google Drive, give flexible access permissions, create events in your Google Calendar, attach Google docs, sheets and forms to your boards, and more.

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  • 27. ¿Cómo puedo utilizar la planificación ágil en mi trabajo?
     

    La planificación ágil es un método de planificación de proyectos popular que divide el trabajo en sprints: iteraciones de trabajo autónomas. Los sprints suelen durar períodos de tiempo bastante cortos, alrededor de 1 a 2 semanas. Durante este tiempo, un equipo se centra en una pequeña cantidad de elementos de trabajo y se esfuerza por completarlos todos. La planificación ágil identifica los elementos que deben realizarse en cada sprint y crea un proceso repetible para que los equipos comprendan lo que pueden lograr.

    Todo parece bastante simple si el proyecto no es grande. Los requisitos e ideas para su proyecto, también llamados Backlogs, pueden provenir de todas las partes interesadas, como los propietarios de productos y empresas, los clientes y, por supuesto, los miembros de su equipo. Algunos de los requisitos pueden ser mejoras ligeras o adiciones funcionales al producto. Para que se puedan completar durante un sprint. Pero, a menudo, un Backlog es más grande e imposible de encajar en una iteración. Dichos trabajos pendientes se denominan Historias de usuarios y se dividen en dos o más sprints. Dicen que la historia de usuario correcta debe ser lo suficientemente pequeña como para caber en una "nota adhesiva". Los elementos de la cartera de pedidos más grandes se tratan como características que brindan valor comercial a los clientes. Además, también debe dividir estas características en historias y luego programar las historias en múltiples iteraciones.

    Cuanto más grandes sean las empresas, más carteras de productos tendrán. Puede haber requisitos o iniciativas a gran escala, como la idea misma de un nuevo producto, que pueden involucrar múltiples equipos e iteraciones. Pero, ¿cómo lidiar con grandes iniciativas que abarcan múltiples iteraciones? Para manejar desarrollos a gran escala, Agile sugiere los siguientes 5 niveles de planificación.

    1.Visión del producto

    La visión del producto es el resultado a largo plazo por el que se esfuerza el producto. La visión debe ser lo suficientemente clara para explicar cómo debe verse una organización o producto después de que finalice el proyecto y qué esfuerzos se pueden utilizar para lograr este objetivo. Las actividades de planificación adicionales detallarán la visión e incluso pueden alterarla, ya que el futuro podría cambiar las perspectivas del mercado, el producto o los esfuerzos necesarios para hacer realidad la visión. De todos modos, todos los equipos y miembros del equipo coordinarán su trabajo para garantizar que se logre este objetivo final.

    2. Hoja de ruta

    La hoja de ruta es un plan de desarrollo de productos para lograr la visión anterior con planificación ágil. Puede hacerlo a través de la representación gráfica de los comunicados, o más formalmente en un documento escrito. Su hoja de ruta debe delinear claramente un plan con hitos, identificando los pasos que ayudarán a su negocio a acercarse a la meta.

    3. Plan de lanzamiento

    El plan de lanzamiento define la lista de características que se implementarán en un momento determinado. En proyectos pequeños, la acumulación de productos por sí sola puede proporcionar una visión general suficiente del proyecto. El tamaño, la duración y los resultados son fáciles de reconocer y no es necesario sincronizar o agrupar los resultados deseados. Pero para proyectos grandes y divididos en varios equipos, es necesario agrupar las actividades y asignarlas a los equipos durante la planificación del lanzamiento.

    4. Plan de iteración

    Necesitará una sesión de planificación para cada sprint dentro de la versión para agregar detalles y mejorar la precisión. Durante la sesión, divida las funciones en tareas y calcule el tiempo real necesario para cada tarea. Ayudará al equipo a ofrecer una variedad de funciones con un alto grado de confianza durante la iteración.

    5. Stand up diario

    La reunión de pie es parte de la vida cotidiana de los equipos ágiles. Estas reuniones diarias no suelen verse como sesiones de planificación, pero ciertamente lo son. En tales reuniones, cada miembro del equipo debe compartir detalles sobre: ​​“lo que se hizo ayer”, “cuáles son los planes para hoy” y “cualquier obstáculo / problema que se esté enfrentando actualmente” si hay alguno. Las reuniones diarias son cruciales para comunicar el progreso, identificar y resolver problemas durante un sprint.

    Para productos pequeños, los niveles de Planificación de iteraciones y Standup diario pueden ser suficientes. Por lo tanto, dependiendo del tamaño de los requisitos en Backlog, puede aplicar solo varios o todos los niveles de planificación según sea necesario.

    El uso de una herramienta de gestión de equipos puede ser de gran ayuda para una planificación ágil. Prueba Kanbanchi y te ayudará a definir las historias de usuario en cada versión y organizar las historias en sprints. En Kanbanchi también puede asignar tareas a diferentes miembros del equipo y realizar un seguimiento del progreso fácilmente. Kanbanchi lo ayudará a usted y a su equipo a unir sus procesos y enfocarse en lo que realmente importa: hacer el trabajo a tiempo.

     

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  • 28. What are the most common collaboration challenges?
     

    Since so much time is spent collaborating with others, it’s no longer enough to just be a team player. It’s necessary to take and overcome collaboration challenges:

    1. Physical proximity
    2. Conflicts in the way we work
    3. Engagement and responsibility
    4. Proving trust
    5. Communication, offline and online 

    1. Physical proximity

    It’s not a surprise that technology is changing the way modern employees interact. From enabling us to work from nearly anywhere on any device to enhance the way we communicate and collaborate, the opportunities to increase productivity via innovative technology is growing every day.

    Teams work better together when members are in close physical proximity. While remote work is physically possible, it’s not always the optimal way for teams to engage. If team members mostly work remotely, it’s good to have periodic in-person team meetings.

    2. Conflicts in the way we work

    No two people are the same. When different processes, ideologies and goals clash, conflicts arise. If teams don’t get how to work together or why they need to collaborate, success is an unlikely outcome.

    Team members must communicate to clarify what everyone should be doing in their role so they’re all on the same page.

    3. Engagement and responsibility

    A lack of defined responsibilities leads to a refusal to collaborate with individual team members. Team members need to understand each other’s roles to share ideas.  When team members make unique contributions toward a common goal, they should receive equal credit for the outcome.

    4. Proving trust

    Trust is fundamental to collaboration. Building trust is easier said than done in most cases. Sometimes, employees make mistakes and it can be hard for you or other team members to trust them with any other decisions.

    It’s critical to develop strong connections with those around you. Trust is quickly established if you prioritize clear boundaries and expectations.

    5. Communication, offline and online

    In recent years, many organizations have turned to remote teams as a means of connecting and engaging with employees across the globe. Managing teams of this sort present many, sometimes unique, challenges.

    Collaboration is now coupled with technology. So many people stay in contact through different channels every day. Managers today spend up to 85% of their time on collaborative tools. Instead of discussing everything in the meetings and taking notes, a collaborative tool, such as Kanbanchi may be used. It helps to set up the workflow in a team, create tasks, collaborate with colleagues. Moreover, Kanbanchi is integrated with Google Apps, which makes daily working processes even easier.

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  • 29. Does Google have a Taskboard?
     

    Taskboard might be the best solution for those keen on to-do lists. But if you're a Google user, is there a Google taskboard? People prefer to put completed tasks on the lists just for the satisfaction of crossing them off. 

    To-do list in Google Calendar

    Some use Google Calendar as their to-do list or a taskboard but it can get confusing when someone wants to book time with you that is already booked by “shopping with friends”. Google Calendar doesn’t allow you to put more important tasks ahead of less important ones, to prioritize them. 

    To-do list in Google Tasks

    Another option is to use Google Tasks. It enables you to create to-do lists within your email. You can manage, capture, and edit your tasks from anywhere with to-dos that sync across all the devices. But Google doesn’t offer any taskboard where you can observe all of the tasks, put them to different lists, prioritize and track progress. 

    Taskboard in Kanbanchi

    The best solution here might be using a tool like Kanbanchi that is integrated with Google and helps to create to-do lists and even tight them in a more complex process and set up your own unique taskboard. 

    Kanbanchi meets the most common request from project managers working in companies that use Google Workspace. They need to have an app that supports a kanban board, Gantt chart or resource board. At the same time, they need to attach files from Google Drive and synchronize them with Google Calendar.

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  • 30. Does Google have a daily planner?
     

    Nowadays, people are overwhelmed and often have to perform many different tasks both at work and in their personal lives. A long time ago in order not to forget anything, people began to use a daily planner. However, in today's world with frequent changes in tasks and deadlines, paper daily planners no longer cope with their tasks or require too much time to keep up to date. They also cannot remind you of a task if you do not open them yourself. Obviously, the digital age requires digital solutions to this problem.

    Google services are now very popular and often, especially now, during the pandemic, work tasks and documents come through Google mail more and more often. The number of Google mail users has increased significantly. People also use Google calendars and other Google services more often, which can partially cover the need for a daily planner. However, a full-fledged Google daily planner still does not exist. Therefore, Google users apply third-party tools that can cope with the functions that Google daily planner should have. You may have even tried some of them. We advise you not to waste time looking through different applications and try Kanbanchi right away.

    Why Kanbanchi is perfect for planning?

    The advantage of Kanbanchi is that the application was developed with maximum integration into the Google Workspace eco-system. Familiar Google-like interface makes it much easier for Google users to start working with the application. In addition, Kanbanchi is not just a daily planner, but a great project management tool with an impressive set of features. It has several views including Kanban view, List view, Team Workload view, and of course Gantt chart. You can also use a Time tracker, various Reports, an Archive, and other useful features for everyday workflow. With Kanbanchi for Gmail add-on, you can even create cards directly from your Gmail. Kanbanchi is sure to make your everyday life and work easier.

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  • 31. Есть ли у Гугл планировщик задач?
     

    В настоящее время люди перегружены и часто должны выполнять много различных задач как на работе, так и в своей личной жизни. Чтобы ничего не забыть люди уже давно стали использовать различные записи, ежедневники или планировщики задач. Однако в современном мире с частой сменой этих самых задач, а также и сроков их выполнения бумажные планировщики или просто не справляются с такой работой, или требуют слишком много времени на поддержание в актуально виде. Кроме того, они не могут напомнить вам о себе или задаче если вы сами их не откроете. Очевидно цифровой век требует цифровых решений.

    Не секрет что Гугл сервисы стали еще более популярны сейчас во время пандемии. В условиях удаленки большинство рабочих задач и документов все чаще и чаще приходят именно через Gmail. Число пользователей гугл сервисов значительно возросло. Люди стали чаще общаться через Google Meet, минимизируя личные встречи. Так же многие стали больше пользоваться Google календарями, и другим сервисами гугл которые частично могут закрыть потребность в планировщике. Однако полноценный Гугл планировщик задач все еще не разработан. Это вынуждает пользователей Google искать сторонние инструменты, способные обеспечить функции, ожидаемые от Google планировщика задач. Возможно вы даже пробовали некоторые из них. Мы советуем вам не тратить время понапрасну на перебор различных приложений и сразу попробовать Канбанчи.

    Почему Канбанчи идеально подходит для планирования?

    Канбанчи идеален как Гугл планировщик задач, ведь приложение разработано на платформе Гугл с максимальной интеграцией в Google Workspace экосистему. Знакомый интерфейс, похожий на интерфейс Google, значительно упрощает гугл пользователям начало работы с приложением. Кроме того, Kanbanchi - это не просто планировщик задач, а отличный инструмент для управления проектами с впечатляющим набором функций. Приложение может отображать информацию в нескольких видах, включая Канбан доски, списки, распределение рабочей нагрузки по сотрудникам и, конечно же, в виде диаграммы Ганта. Вы также можете использовать счетчик времени, различные отчеты, архив, напоминания и другие полезные функции для повседневного рабочего процесса. С помощью надстройки Kanbanchi для Gmail вы даже можете создавать карточки прямо из Гугл почты. Попробуйте Канбанчи и убедитесь - это приложение значительно облегчит и вашу повседневную работу, и жизнь в целом.

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  • 32. Как выглядит хорошая диаграмма Ганта?
     

    Хотите контролировать как продвигаются задачи? Хотите видеть у кого какие роли в проекте и как они зависят друг от друга? Если вам нужна возможность всегда быстро определять, насколько ваш проект отстает от графика или опережает его, то вам необходима хорошая диаграмма Ганта.

    Историческое прошлое

    Люди часто думают, что Генри Гант и был человеком, разработавшим диаграмму Ганта. Но на самом деле это был польский инженер Кароль Адамецки. Он разработал эти диаграммы для лучшего планирования в 1896 году.

    Адамецкий опубликовал свою работу только на польском и русском языках, и первая в истории диаграмма Ганта была названа Гармонограммой. Через несколько лет Гант начал работать c этими диаграммами и сделал их популярными, отсюда и название «диаграммы Ганта».

    Зачем использовать диаграммы Ганта в управлении проектами?

    Теперь диаграмма Ганта, представляющая собой визуальную шкалу времени проекта, является одним из наиболее популярных инструментов для планирования, управления и составления графика выполнения проектов. Хорошая диаграмма Ганта позволит не только грамотно распланировать задачи, но и быстро и эффективно повторять проекты.

    Визуальный характер таких диаграмм позволяет людям, работающим вместе, согласовать усилия грамотно распределить ресурсы и работать в унисон для достижения желаемой цели. Хорошая диаграмма Ганта снижает вероятность недопонимания между членами команды при работе над сложными задачами. Ведь все могут одновременно видеть каково положение вещей. А лучшее понимание взаимосвязи задач позволяет обеспечить оптимальный рабочий процесс и максимальную производительность.

    Современное программное обеспечения значительно упрощает построения диаграмм Ганта. Ведь с его помощью можно легко автоматизировать процессы, создавать зависимости, добавлять вехи и определять критические пути.

    Как Канбанчи может помочь создать хорошую и функциональную диаграмму Ганта.

    Шаг 1: Хорошая диаграмма Ганта получится только тогда когда весь проект четко продуман и разделен на максимально удобные для управления и контроля этапы. Когда четкое понимание этапов есть каждый из них нужно разложить на задачи. Дальше все просто: создайте карточку для каждой задачи и распределите карточки между членам вашей команды. Не забудьте установить для каждой карточки даты начала и завершения и флажок «Показать на диаграмме Ганта» в разделе «Действия».

    Шаг 2: Теперь пора обозначить связи между задачами и распределить зависимости между картами/задачами.

    • Вы можете сделать карту эпической, добавляя к ней или создавая для нее сабкарты. Это позволит вам отслеживать прогресс в выполнении эпиков.
    • Вы также можете связать карточки через простую зависимость от завершения до начала, используя нашу функцию зависимостей. Такая зависимость означает, что первая карта должна быть завершена до того, как начнется выполнение второй. Зависимости помогают сделать связи между задачами более наглядными, а проекты в целом - более управляемыми.
    • И последнее - отобразите Вехи, чтобы сделать ключевые события более заметными.

    Теперь ваша диаграмма Ганта может выглядеть примерно так.

     

    хорошая диаграмма Ганта

     

    Шаг 3. Наслаждайтесь завершением проекта с помощью удобной и понятной диаграммы Ганта! По мере продвижения проекта обновляйте свою диаграмму, чтобы отразить все изменения и прогресс. Это поможет вам и и вашей команде всегда быть в курсе продвижения проекта.

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  • 33. Есть ли у Гугл канбан доска?
     

    Гугл предлагает набор бизнес-инструментов Google Workspace (ранее G Suite) для своих корпоративных клиентов, но в нем отсутствует встроенная канбан доска или какое-либо решение для управления проектами. Если смотреть по запросам в самом поисковике Google, потребность в нём очень большая.

    Канбан доска интегрированная в Гугл

    Пользователям Google Workspace / G Suite необходимо решение, интегрированное с продуктами Google, чтобы они не покидали привычную среду. Многие приложения предлагают подключение к G Suite, но не многие могут предложить полную интеграцию. Такую как совместная работа сравнимая с гугл документами или диском, авторизация с помощью Гугл аккаунта и др. Канбанчи закрывает потребность в таком решении для управления проектами. Это онлайн канбан доска, которая построена на платформе Google и интегрирована в Гугл Диск пользователя. Вот почему это Канбанчи идеально подходит для корпоративных пользователей Google Workspace.

    Пользователи Google Workspace / G Suite блестяще используют обходные пути для организации рабочего процесса в канбан стиле и управления проектами. Они используют различные надстройки для Gmail, которые могут превратить ваш почтовый ящик в канбан доску, а также расширения для Chrome или даже создают канбан доски в таблицах Google. Однако есть решение, которое гораздо проще.

    Решение для управления проектами прямо в Гугл Диске

    Канбанчи работает внутри Google Диска, а расширение для Gmail поможет вам создавать карты из ваших входящих писем. Авторизация происходитс помощью вашей учетной записи Google, так что вам даже не нужно запоминать какие-либо дополнительные пароли для входа в систему.

    Если вы хотите узнать больше о Канбанчи как о канбан доске Google, прочтите эту статью с пояснениями - "Что такое Канбанчи?" - или попробуйте приложение в работе прямо сейчас. Это абсолютно бесплатно и без ввода данных карты.

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  • 34. What is web-based team collaboration software?
     

    Are you trying to solve communication and productivity issues in your workplace? If your answer is yes, then you might be searching for web-based collaboration software. Maybe you’ve even already heard about it before. And now you are wondering if it could help your team. Today it’s important to make the most of your company’s human capital together with available digital tools. This can increase your team’s productivity and improve customer experience. In this article, I will show how web-based collaboration software can make it possible by building a connected workplace.

    What is web-based collaboration software?

    Web-based collaboration software is computer software that you access via a browser. The internet today has become an integrated part of business communication. Before computers and the Internet, people worked together face-to-face in offices and conferences. However, with technological breakthroughs in telecommunications and information sharing, collaboration has gone digital.

    Team collaboration tool simplifies complex operations. It does it by reducing time spent on routine, repetitive processes. From day one, collaboration software delivers measurable results. It increases communication, productivity, and improved decision-making.

    What can web-based collaboration software accomplish?

    With collaboration software, your organization can transform into a high-performing team that will increase productivity and creativity while also offering better customer service across all departments. Here are some of the accomplishments your team can get:

    Increased productivity

    Organized communications help teams eliminate time-wasting, repetitive discussions. Collaboration software keeps information in one place. It also connects people to streamline everything you need.

    Transparency

    Transparency is another element of good collaboration software. It gives real-time visibility into the work that goes on. Moreover, you can see the progress of projects, and measure your own impact and efforts. Transparency makes employees feel as if they’re part of the process. It gives them the ability to reach their full potential as a team.

    Positive work culture

    A direct connection with team leaders and colleagues helps foster trust and mutual respect. This leads to work getting done quickly, easily, and productively. A positive office culture keeps employees engaged and active. 

    Kanbanchi is a solution

    Kanbanchi is a web-based team collaboration software. It allows you to communicate with your team and organize the work process. You can access Kanbanchi from any device with an Internet connection. Also, you easily share data between the team members in Kanbanchi. The best part is that you can easily integrate it into Google Workplace. Awesome features like Kanban Board, Gantt Chart, and Time Tracker make this software stand out from the others. 

    Give it a try and you will see how connected and productive your team can be.

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  • 35. Что такое Канбанчи?
     

    Канбанчи - это приложение для управления проектами с онлайн канбан-доской, диаграммой Ганта и тайм-трекером. Канбанчи не нужно устанавливать на компьютер, вся работа полностью происходит в браузере. Это приложение используется для совместной работы в команде и управления задачами, так как предоставляет собой платформу, к которой все члены команды могут подключиться и работать одновременно. Канбанчи дополняет приложения G Suite и интегрирован в инфраструктуру Google.

    Канбанчи создан специально для тех, кто пользуется Google Workspace/G Suite. Вы регистрируетесь с учетной записью Google, управляете досками проектов как файлами на Гугл Диске, предоставляете аналогичные права доступа, создаете события в своем календаре Google, прикрепляете к своим доскам документы, таблицы и формы Google и многое другое.

    Канбан доска в Канбанчи для отслеживания задач

    Канбан-доска - это замечательный инструмент, который широко используется для управления проектами. Он чрезвычайно популярен среди команд, использующих методологии Agile и Scrum в своем рабочем процессе. Карточки, сгруппированные в колонки и размещенные на одной доске, могут дать четкое представление о вашем проекте и ходе его реализации. Возможность делиться досками с коллегами на корпоративном Гугл Диске дает вам простой и быстрый способ совместной работы. Просто настройте доску для своего проекта, разделите её с командой и работайте вместе над задачами в режиме реального времени.

    Стройте план проекта с помощью диаграммы Ганта

    Все канбан-доски в Канбанчи могут трансформироваться в диаграммы Ганта в один клик. Вы сразу же увидите хронологию проекта и все взаимосвязи между задачами. На диаграмме Ганта очень легко строить первоначальный план, когда нужно быстро прикинуть сроки проекта. Просто потяните за полосу и сроки задач перестроятся сами. Также все изменения, внесенные в режиме канбан-доски, будут отражены на диаграмме Ганта.

    Смотрите отчёты, чтобы понять, как ваша команда справляется

    Для каждой доски на основании внесенных данных можно построить несколько видов отчетов. Наша коллекция включает самые популярные их виды, такие как график сгорания задач, кумулятивный график задач, граик производительности и др. С помощью этих графиков вы наглядно увидите темп вашей работы и сможете, в случае необходимости, что-то подкорректировать. Анализ - это ключевой фактор продуктивности, поэтому очень важно регулярно мониторить прогресс.

    Функционал Канбанчи для крупных организаций

    Компании, использующие корпоративный Google Workspace/G Suite, также могут установить Канбанчи для всех сотрудников. Это обеспечивает плавное внедрение приложения во всей организации. Все пользователи в вашем домене получат доступ к приложению и, следовательно, смогут начать совместную работу в любое время. Канбанчи, построенный на Google Cloud Platform, обеспечивает высочайший уровень безопасности. Он соответствует строгим стандартам конфиденциальности и соответствия, которые гарантируют безопасность ваших данных. Если вы хотите узнать больше о Канбанчи как о корпоративном приложении, напишите нам, мы будем рады обсудить внедрение в вашей организации.

    Или начните с бесплатной пробной версии прямо сейчас. Вы сможете протестировать весь функционал и понять, как именно вам поможет Канбанчи.

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  • 36. Google Workspace Features we can use daily
     

    Google Workspace features were designed to help us all work together more easily. Google ecosystem combines a range of cloud computing, collaboration, and productivity tools. Deep integration of all the apps allows you as a user to create new documents or make calls wherever you are and whatever you are working on. Сertainly it saves your time on the tasks that you have to carry out every single day. We can show you how it works by looking at the key components that you will probably get the most benefit from.

    Google Workspace Features People Use in Their Daily Routine
    • Gmail. Most customers choose to communicate with businesses by email. Google Workspaces allows you to use an email address with your company name thus helping you to look more professional. So that customers take your messages more seriously. It should also mean that more emails will get to the recipients instead of ending up in the recipients´ spam folders.
    • Google Calendar also should become a big part of your working day if you want to be more organized. It is perfect for scheduling tasks, putting in due dates, and setting up reminders. You even can create separate calendars for various events, giving access to everyone in the team who needs to see them.
    • Google Drive lets you securely store your files and easily access and share them from any device. The search function for this Google Workspace feature gives you an opportunity to search based on the content of the documents, not only just the file name.
    • Google Docs and Google Sheets allow you to create and edit text documents and spreadsheets directly in your browser. You can also very easily import documents and instantly edit them. What's more, you can collaborate very simply with people even if they use other formats.
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    • Google Hangouts Meet and Chat let you communicate with others both on a one-to-one and a group basis. Due to full integration, you can accept invitations from your calendar and email as well.
    • Mobile compatibility ensures that you will access Google Workspace features from any device. At the same time, mobile management allows you to remotely remove all your data from any lost or compromised device.
    • Google Workspace Admin Console gives the business owners an opportunity to manage everything starting from adding new users to managing devices and configuring security settings.
    • Google Workspace Marketplace lets you find thousands of useful add-ons and apps sure to help you to work more efficiently whatever type of business you have. Lots of people look there for a project management tool as Google Workspace has no special tool for it yet. In case you also do, we advise you to pay attention to Kanbanchi.
    Why Kanbanchi?

    Kanbanchi is an easy-to-start and use project management app with a familiar Google-like interface. It contains an online Kanban board that integrates with your Google Drive and Google Calendar, making it perfect for managing projects. You can attach any Google file to a Kanbanchi card and use a variety of other time-saving features.

    Sure, Google Workspace is a great solution for any type of business when it comes to daily tasks like document storage, email management, and team collaboration. But it is incredibly effective when used with a project management tool like Kanbanchi. Add Kanbanchi to your Google Workspace and you'll easily move your business forward.

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  • 37. What are key features of productivity applications?
     

    Productivity software was worked out to provide a hassle-free work experience for individuals, organizations, and corporations. At the same time, it should help them follow through with their daily tasks efficiently. Modern productivity applications combine project management, task calendar, file sharing, and other features required for managing projects and use the team's resources effectively. It is especially important now as many companies continue working remotely.

    However before you can take advantage of using the productivity software, you need to find the right PM tool for your team. But what features of productivity applications are truly needed?

    Here are 7 key features of productivity applications we advise you to pay attention to:

    - Intuitive use. The App should be intuitive and easy enough to be used on a daily basis. So that all the team members could enjoy using the application instead of hating it for the added stress.

    - Customizable views. Organized in the right for you way Kanban boards and other views into your projects will help you to prioritize the projects and keep everything under control.

    - Several views. The opportunity to view a project by timeline, across the whole team, and by individual team members ensure qualitative progress tracking.

    - Recurring tasks give you an opportunity to set ongoing monthly, weekly, or daily tasks according to the requirements of your workflow. So you needn’t manually recreate tasks performed on a regular basis.

    - Tasks via Email. The ability to create tasks by email saves a lot of time. But it is especially helpful when you have no opportunity to open the App itself.

    - Reminders and notifications are necessary to avoid missing an important timeline or loss of essential information.

    - Single sign-on with Google or Microsoft accounts simplifies the set up of a productivity application profile. It ensures a one-step login experience and quick access to your projects.

    To get all the listed key features in one productivity application try Kanbanchi. It has Google sign-on, a familiar Google interface, and works within Google Drive. That's more Kanbanchi provides a great project management suite including Kanban board, List view, Gantt chart, and a Team Workload view. You can also use Archive, various Reports, Time tracker, and other useful tools for everyday workflow. The App also has Kanbanchi for Gmail add-on to create cards directly from Gmail. So is sure to help you do more with less effort.

     

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  • 38. What is a Task Board?
     

    A task board is a perfect solution for those who are tired of plain to-do lists and want to have all their workflow visualized. Task boards are universal, applicable to every area of business or life. We face task boards every day, actually, without maybe realising that this is it.

    What Is a Task Board?

    A task board is an instrument that teams and companies use to organize their work and visualize the path that they need to go to achieve results, complete tasks, etc. Usually, this board has some form of organizing those tasks, like columns or lists, calendar or timeline. A common way for online apps nowadays is to represent each task in a form of a card with different settings that you may modify to be able to prioritize and sort your cards and collaborate with the team members.

    The most simple form of a task board is a well-known to-do list. Serving well enough to individuals, it may not be enough for teams, that's why more complex task boards are well-spread across companies. Whether your team is doing construction, development or accounting, you might want to use a task board to track tasks and see the progress.

    A task board helps the team stay on the same page and work smarter.

    Types of Task Boards

    The most widespread is a simple kanban board with three lists: To Do, Doing, and Done. These are general stages that all the tasks will go through. Starting with that, you may adjust it to your workflow by creating more lists in between To Do and Done. Another popular way of using basic task boards is to name lists after periods of time: Months, Weeks. In this case, you will see all tasks that your team needs to complete during these periods.

    The proliferation of task boards during the past 10 years made it undoubtful that online task boards are a great support for companies, especially for distributed teams that have their employees in different time zones. Boards consolidate all the information about projects so that they become the main platform for teams to collaborate. Any time each team member may log in and catch up with the board. They will find all the necessary information to perform their work in the best possible way. The option to break complex tasks into several subtasks without losing the ability to easily track all of them in one place, or tracking relations between them, is another huge advantage oа online task boards.

    Why Use a Task Board?

    A task board will help you to

    • Visualize workflows and manage projects easily - A task board stores all the information about your project, and you don't need to search for it and ask questions to team members all the time.
    • Increase team effectiveness and production - Once the task is done, you don't just through it away and start another one. You have gained some experience, you have a foundation on which you will build your future work. And it leads you to the precious process of continuous improvement.
    • Always stay updated on the process - A task board is meant for collaboration, it provides space for teams where they record all their activities. Looking at the board, you will get a clear picture of what is going on on a project.
    • Meet the deadlines - Tasks are time-sensitive, therefore you need to clearly identify deadlines and communicate them to team members. A task board will become a great tool for that since all the deadlines are visible and are all in one place.
    • Reduce time and resource waste - When you use a task board, you are always aware of which tasks consume more resource (time or human), you are always able to make a shift in a project and reduce waste.

    Who Uses Task Boards?

    It won't be an exaggeration to say that everyone has ever used a task board. At least we all have calendars on our smartphones. Have you ever used it?

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  • 39. What is a card prefix?
     

    Kanbanchi card prefix is a short text and number that you can add to your cards on boards. It allows unique identification, for example for a quick search. You may set up card prefixes in board settings if you are the creator of the board (My Drive) or have sufficient permissions higher than contributing (Shared Drives).


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  • 40. How to use Card Templates
     

    To save a card as a template open the Card Details by clicking on a card. A popover window will appear for editing the selected card. Then choose Save as template from the Actions menu.

    To make a card from a template click on the board’s name in the upper left corner of the screen and choose Card templates in the drop-down menu.

    The panel with the list of templates will open on the left of your screen. Click on the template you want to use to open it. Then click on Add to the board button and choose the list where you want the new card to appear.

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  • 41. Do you have referral and affiliate program?
     

    Kanbanchi has a referral program that allows every user to gift their friends with a 10% discount for the first purchase and get a reward in return. Additionally, we reward affiliates that aren't our users but want to share one of the best-rated project management apps with their audience.

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  • 42. Does Google have a version of Trello?
     

    Although Trello is a well-known tool, there are people who look for alternatives. There can be a number of motives for the switch. And one of them is the lack of integration with the G Suite environment. In order to use Trello for G Suite you have to deal with power-ups: investigate the way they work and set them up.

    Does Google have something like Trello?

    Well, Google positions its products like everything that is needed to get anything done. However, there are reasons to doubt as these products alone might be not enough. Most likely, a dedicated productivity tool will be required for successful teamwork. 

    So, it becomes clear that Google doesn't have a tool similar to Trello.

    What can I use instead of Trello for G Suite?

    Try out Kanbanchi. It is a project management and team collaboration tool made specifically for Google Workspace (formerly G Suite). Kanbanchi integrates with Google immediately after sign up. Seamlessly and smoothly. And no snags with "power-ups". 

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    Moreover, Kanbanchi uses Google account authentication. It means that your Kanbanchi password is never going to be lost. 

    Kanbanchi stores all data, projects and files securely in Google Drive. A Shared Drive storage option is available as well. Google files can be easily attached to tasks and opened with just one click. Access permissions don't present any difficulties - the same as Google offers. 

    Task dates can be added to Google Calendar. So Kanbanchi is a good option for those who rely on Google Calendar as a scheduling service. 

    Gmail is a trusted service. Frequently, the inbox contains valuable information that should not be lost. Kanbanchi addon for Gmail converts emails into tasks in seconds. 

    And great news for those who are ready to migrate from Trello - import from Trello is available in Kanbanchi. It will make the migration process go quickly and painlessly 😉

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  • 43. What is Kanban board example?
     

    Certainly, Kanban is a great tool to manage tasks in a productive way. It visualizes workflow stages and task statuses. However, the well-known "To do - Doing - Done" structure is not the only Kanban board example worth following.

    How do you structure a Kanban board?

    Depending on the ultimate goal, a Kanban board may evolve. Hence, classic Kanban can be enhanced with additional work stages such as "backlog", "blocked", etc.

    The next popular Kanban board example reflects who works on the project.  In this case, columns are named after collaborators. This helps to keep track of team productivity and improve it. It perfectly fits small teams.

    Frequently, the easiest way to structure a Kanban board is to define the steps built into the workflow. Usually, each task goes through a set of specific stages. A team may name columns of the Kanban board accordingly and monitor the progress easily.

    Development teams often use this approach. Definitely, a Kanban board structured this way visualizes the whole work process transparently. Here is a list of columns a development team Kanban board may consist of:

    1. Backlog
    2. To discuss
    3. Bugs
    4. New features
    5. Doing
    6. Testing
    7. Done

    As is well known, Kanban is widely used for project management. Definitely, Kanban is a perfect tool to analyze the RAID log RAID is an acronym that means Risks, Assumptions, Issues and Decisions in project management. Altogether, the Kanban board for this purpose will consist of 4 columns. Additionally, setting priority on cards will define the sequence of work.

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    Teams practising Agile tend to use Kanban. Kanban board shows the flow of work which is an important part of any agile process.

    What is the best way to use a Kanban board?

    Kanban structuring is an ongoing process. Don't be afraid to experiment and make improvements. What fits your team right now will probably don't fit you the next year. And this is an excellent advantage of Kanban - flexibility.

    Get rid of sticky notes and use a digital Kanban instead. Online Kanban board keeps all the team on the same page. Obviously, it makes team remote work possible.

    Choose a tool that gives you the freedom to build your own workflow. If Kanban software sets lots of boundaries and limits your creativity, nothing good will come of it.

    Make sure the software you've chosen has a gallery of ready-made templates. Also, it is awesome when you can create and save your boards as templates.

    Kanbanchi is a Kanban tool that meets these criteria. Sign up to see for yourself!

     

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  • 44. What is the Gantt chart application used for?
     

    You need to control a huge number of activities and make sure that they're going to be completed as planned to finish a project on time. Missing one deadline can delay the entire project and increase its cost. That's why the Gantt chart application is used, giving an opportunity to see what and when needs to be done.

    A Gantt chart is a graphical display of your project's schedule. It is a kind of chart showing start and due dates for all project elements and includes tasks, milestones, and dependencies. A properly created Gantt chart is sure to simplify any project planning process. And if the Gantt Chart application is a part of the combined tool, like Kanbanchi, where you can observe both Kanban and Gantt Chart, it’s a blast!

    Let's see how the Gantt chart in Kanbanchi can help you to organize a workflow.

    Step 1: First of all, you need to think over the whole project and divide it into manageable tasks. Then, set up a card for each task and assign the cards to your teammates. Don't forget to add Start and Due dates to each card.

    Step 2: It’s time to distinguish task relationships and distribute dependencies between the tasks.

    • You may set a card as an Epic adding or creating Subcards. It will calculate the Epic's progress automatically.
    • You can also link cards through a simple finish-to-start Dependency. Dependencies help to make connections between tasks more visual and the whole project more manageable.
    • And the last thing - display Milestones to show key events.

    Your Gantt chart may look like this

    Step 3: Enjoy completing the project with your well-organized Gantt chart! As the project moves on, update your chart to reflect all the changes both on the Gantt chart and on Kanban. This will help you to keep your plans and your team up to date.

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  • 45. What is google team collaboration software?
     

    Whether you are running a startup or a multinational company, the core values of teamwork remain the same. Without cohesive communication, mutual trust, and clear accountability any team collaboration can fall apart. 

    Technology has empowered teams with various team collaboration software to address specific challenges of teamwork.

    Meet team collaboration software

    Team collaboration software should meet the following criteria: 

    • it’s not specific to any industry or niche;
    • it’s easy on the pocket;
    • user-friendly and intuitive;
    • provides the ability to allocate tasks and monitor the workload of team members;
    • has effortless integrations with email, scheduling and file storage services.

    Google Workplace is one of the collaboration packs for teams. It is a collection of productivity, collaboration, and other utility tools developed by Google Cloud. Some of its popular tools are Gmail, Meet, Calendar, Docs, Sheets, Slides, and Sites. Almost every team collaborates on different documents, sheets, slides, etc. But it turns out that Google Workspace lacks a task management/project management tool. 

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    Team collaboration software integrated with Google

    Kanbanchi can help here. It’s google team collaboration software for task management integrated with Google Workspace. Firstly, Kanbanchi is easy to use and even non-tech heads quickly get onboard. Secondly, the tool contains essential collaborative features. For instance, all the changes are reflected in real-time. You know who exactly is collaborating on the board right now and on which specific task. The team workload monitoring tool of Kanbanchi helps to distribute tasks smartly. While reports help the team evaluate the results. Above all, it integrates with Gmail, Google Calendar and Google Drive which makes Kanbanchi a perfect solution for teams on Google Workspace.

     

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  • 46. Why do we need online collaboration tools?
     

    Collaboration is the key to effective work and achieving aims. However, a lot of employees still have to work remotely. It causes vast negative effects to collaboration for the teams that are spread across various geographic and time zones. Here is the point where online collaboration tools will help a lot.

    An online collaboration tool is an application allowing you and your teammates to work together and share data with each other online. Make it a part of your digital workplace and it will bring your partners, staff and clients together facilitating the achievement of your common goals.

    Implementing a collaboration tool is sure to bring your organization a lot of benefits

    As you can be anywhere and choose anytime to log in to a collaboration tool there’s no more need to move to the same location where the person you’re meeting is. So you can save some money on transport. And the case when you and the partner live in different cities or even countries might make the sun saved on travelling and accommodation quite serious.

    Once logged in, such tool's features as task management and calendars allow you to control deadlines and don't forget about meetings and other important events. While communicating with your teammates or partners you have an opportunity to immediately record any necessary follow-up actions. The tool might even send reminders to ensure that these or that task or duty will be completed.

    Collaboration tools also allow you to capture all your great ideas in one place and don't lose them. As such tools are usually easily searchable, you and your teammates can track down a required idea with ease.

    A collaboration app will give you an opportunity to have document version control. Instead of sending a doc by email many times you just need to upload a document and assign your teammates. Now all of you can work together in real-time and reach the result you need much faster. Thus you can always be sure that all of you have the latest version of a document. You may also store all the related to the document comments in one place to simplify access and analysis.

    With collaboration tools, you may have all the necessary work documents and data in one place. On the one hand, it increases security as you have total control over who has access to your data. You may set permissions, allowing only certain partners or teams to view a document or a range of documents. The teammates needn't send documents to each other, so a document can't be accidentally sent to the wrong person.

    On the other hand, it highly increases productivity as it cuts down the time that you and the teammates spend searching for documents. It also makes notifications showing what should be done first of all. So all of you spend less time on different admin-related things. Thus you have more time for valuable tasks.

    Make the right choice while you are looking for a collaboration tool is not easy. We suggest you give a try Kanbanchi. It is an easy-to-use collaboration and project management tool fully integrated into the Google ecosystem. The App contains an online Kanban board synchronized with a Time tracker, Gantt chart, Team Workload, and other views for more professional usage. Working with Kanbanchi, you can continue storing all your data on your Google Drive or Shared Drive, easily use it to raise your productivity, and needn't worry about safety.

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  • 47. What does Kanban board mean?
     

    The best definition of Kanban board is "a workflow management tool that is used to visualise work at its stages". The two key elements of a board are cards and columns. Kanban cards usually represent tasks. Typically, columns represent stages on a board.

    Why is it called a kanban board?

    The term comes from the Japanese “kanban” (看板), which means “signboard”. Here is a brief story of term creation. Japan, the 1940s: Taiichi Ohno introduced Kanban boards to Toyota to effectively compete with American automotive manufacturings. Kanban approach along with Lean management helped Toyota to increase productivity and reduce wastes during production. The company still uses the Kanban board and even educates children about Kanban and Toyota Production System.

    Who uses the Kanban system?

    Generally, the Kanban layout depicts three columns:

    1. To Do
    2. Doing
    3. Done

    This layout is simple and covers the three main stages all the processes are to overcome. Regardless of its nature, each goal-oriented activity needs them. This is why Kanban board is a one-size-fits-all tool. Personal stuff can be monitored on a board. The approach is equally good for individual users, start-up teams and small business. Educators use the method for staff and students. Enterprise-level companies tend to choose Kanban to make sure everyone fulfils the job.

    What kanban board tool should I choose?

    Kanbanchi is a great example of a digital Kanban board. All Kanbanchi boards have three classic Kanban lists.

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    However, this model is optional and you may easily rename the lists and add extra ones. Also, the Kanbanchi interface is intuitive and is just as easy as sticky notes with a whiteboard.

    Clearly, physical Kanban has simply run its course especially when remote work has become widespread. Such online Kanban software as Kanbanchi provides users with much more opportunities, e.g. epic & subcards, priorities, time tracking, reports, ability to assign tasks and monitor team workload and much more. Kanbanchi stores user data in Google Drive and can also create auto backups.

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  • 48. Does Google have a Gantt chart?
     

    Google has its G Suite pack that includes a variety of products. Gmail, Docs, and Sheets are the most well-known and notable. But many project managers ask for a Gantt chart solution in GSuite. And GSuite lacks it, unfortunately. However, an alternative is very easy to reach. Kanbanchi offers G Suite users a Gantt chart that works greatly in Google Drive. Bonus is that it's not only the Gantt chart but a full project management solution.
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  • 49. How to create recurring tasks (cards) in Kanbanchi?
     

    If you have tasks that repeat regularly, you can automate the process of creating cards for these tasks. Such cards that will be re-created according to the rule you set, are called recurring cards.

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  • 50. What is remote team collaboration software?
     

    Remote team collaboration software allows you to edit, store, and share documents with your teammates, especially those who are working remotely. Instead of sending files back and forth, collaboration software allows you to work together on the same document in real-time, unlike the standard office experience. 

    Here Google dominates the market of online collaboration suites. Google Workspace is the most feature-complete tool available, including Google apps that meet the everyday needs of any team. The killer feature for Google Drive is definitely the files’ conversion. You just upload all your current documents into your Drive, share them with your team, and that’s it. 

    Remote team collaboration software

    Video Conferencing Tools

    Video conferencing apps give the feeling of working in the same space and sitting in the same room. They are also a great way to get a feeling for the team’s mood and engagement of your remote colleagues. Google Meet among conferencing apps, for example, is easy to use and loved by millions of remote working folks.

    Remote Project Management Tools and Task Management tools

    Though most people prefer to work from home, managing remote teams still meets some challenges. In theory, remote work should be as simple as re-locating your work to a home laptop. But in reality, home environments can present some adversities when it comes to workers managing themselves and in turn, your capacity to manage your remote team. It turns out to minimize your productivity. Here remote project management and task management tools can help. 

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    These tools will help you manage the productivity of your remote team, including time tracking and assign tasks to all team members. And that’s just the tip of the iceberg — we haven’t mentioned reports, notifications and integrated Gantt charts. Tools like Kanbanchi can help you streamline the whole remote team’s working process, track progress and boost productivity in a short period of time. Moreover, with Kanbanchi’s smooth integration with Google Workspace, your workflow efficiency will level up tremendously.

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  • 51. What is enterprise management system?
     

    Enterprise Management System (EMS) or just Enterprise System (ES) is in a narrow meaning a software package that a large company or organization (enterprise) uses for their routine. Such systems support geographically dispersed IT infrastructures with many different processes needed to be maintained at the same time. Usually, EMS contains several pre-installed software and apps that everyone in a company can use as a corporate tool for cross-department collaboration.

    Most EMS solutions include solutions that can support all the core business areas. Sales, Customer Relations, HR, Project management and others. Enterprise Management Solutions are different from those suitable for small and medium-sized organizations. However, there are some tools designed to support your business at any scale, like Google Workspace.

    Usually, the Enterprise Management System is a package or set of tools that different departments use. They form one neat connected infrastructure that allows people within the company to easily share their data no matter what group they belong to. An even better way is to have one flexible app that every group within one large enterprise can tune to cover their needs.

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  • 52. How do I create a nice Gantt chart?
     

    To complete a project on time, you need to control a huge number of activities and make sure that they're going to be completed as planned. Missing one deadline can delay the entire project and increase its cost. That's why Gantt charts giving an opportunity to see what and when need to be done at a glance are so helpful.

    A Gantt chart is a graphical display of your project's schedule. It is a kind of bar chart showing start and due dates for all project elements and includes tasks, milestones, and dependencies. A properly created Gantt chart is sure to simplify any project planning process.

    Let's see how Kanbanchi can help you to create a nice Gantt chart and organize your projects.

    Step 1: To create a proper chart first of all you need to think over the whole project and divide it into manageable tasks. Then set up a card for each task and assign the cards to your team members. Don't forget to add Start and Due dates to each card and check the Show on Gantt option in the "actions" section.

    Step 2: Now it is time to distinguish task relationships and distribute dependencies between the cards/tasks.

    • You may make a card an Epic adding or creating Subcards. It will let you calculate the Epics progress.
    • You can also link cards through a simple Finish-To-Start Dependency using our Dependencies feature. It will show that the first card needs to be finished before the second card might start. Dependencies help to make connections between tasks more visual and the whole projects – more manageable.
    • And the last thing - display Milestones to show key events.

    Now your Gantt chart may look something close to this one

    Step 3: Enjoy completing the project with your neat Gantt chart! As the project moves along update your chart to reflect all the changes and the progress. This will help you to keep your plans and your team up to date.

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  • 53. Does Google Drive have a Dashboard?
     

    More and more people and companies became Google Workspace users. It is not at all surprising. Google Workspace provides its clients with a mass of various products. Gmail, Google Drive, Docs and Sheets are the most popular and notable. Most users actively use mail and add more and more new files: Sheets, Docs and pictures to their personal Google Drives, as well as different Shared Drives. Sooner or later, everyone is faced with the problem of finding and organizing documents on the Drives. And the question "Does Google Drive have a Dashboard?" arises.

    Unfortunately, Google does not have a Google Drive Dashboard yet. When there is no obvious solution, a person always tries to find a workaround. We suggest one with Kanbanchi. Kanbanchi is a modern project management tool fully integrated with Google Workspace and its features. Google Drive is just one of such features. All Kanbanchi cards can have any Google files as attached. To minimize the search and simplify the work with documents on your Google Drives, we advise you to maximize the use of the Attachments function in Kanbanchi. You can also add hyperlinks in the Descriptions and Comments sections. The following formatting [Text to be shown](http://example.com/ "Mouseover text")  will help you make the links neat.

    Start using Kanbanchi and organize not only your daily routine but your document flow as well.

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  • 54. Why is Kanban board used?
     

    The term Kanban in a well-known methodology comes from the Japanese “kanban” (看板), which means “signboard”. The best definition of Kanban board is "a workflow management tool that is used to visualise work at its stages". The two key elements of a board are cards and columns. Kanban cards usually represent tasks. Typically, columns represent stages on the board.

    Why is Kanban used?

    The layout is very simple and covers the three main stages all the processes are to overcome. Generally, Kanban layout depicts three columns:

    1. To do
    2. Doing
    3. Done

    kanban board

    Regardless of its nature, each goal-oriented activity needs them. This is why Kanban board is a one-size-fits-all tool. You can monitor personal stuff on a board. The approach is equally good for individual users, start-up teams and small business.

    The overall idea of any Kanban board is that the tasks move across the board as they progress. It is a question of finally reaching the Done column once the task finishes, so it should be very easy to track the progress from start to finish. It is worth bearing in mind that the first boards of this type were developed in the 1940s as a simple planning tool, which is still the main focus that they have today.

    What kanban board tool should I choose?

    Kanbanchi for Google Workspace is the online project management software with Kanban Board, Gantt Chart and Time Tracker. Kanbanchi needs no installation because you can access it in your browser. It is also widely used for team collaboration and task management because it provides a platform that all team members can access at one time. Kanbanchi complements Google Workspace apps and becomes part of Google's infrastructure.

    Kanbanchi classic kanban board

    Kanbanchi is built specifically for Google Workspace. You sign up with your Google account, manipulate your project boards as files in Google Drive, give flexible access permissions, create events in your Google Calendar, attach Google docs, sheets and forms to your boards, and more.

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  • 55. Для чего используется приложение диаграмма Ганта?
     

    Для завершения проекта в срок нужно контролировать огромное количество действий и следить за тем, чтобы они были выполнены в соответствии с планом. Пропуск одного срока может задержать весь проект и увеличить его стоимость. Вот почему используется приложение «Диаграмма Ганта», дающее возможность увидеть, что и когда нужно сделать.

    Диаграмма Ганта - это графическое отображение схемы вашего проекта. Это диаграмма, показывающая даты начала и окончания для всех элементов проекта и включающая задачи, вехи и зависимости. Правильно созданная Диаграмма Ганта обязательно упростит любой процесс планирования проекта. А еще лучше, если приложение «Диаграмма Ганта» является частью комбинированного инструмента, такого как Канбанчи, где вы можете наблюдать и Канбан, и Диаграмму Ганта одновременно. 

    Давайте посмотрим, как Диаграмма Ганта в Канбанчи может помочь вам организовать рабочий процесс.

    Шаг 1: Прежде всего, вам нужно продумать весь проект и разделить его на управляемые задачи. Затем, настройте карточку для каждой задачи и назначьте карточки своим товарищам по команде. Не забудьте добавить даты начала и окончания к каждой карточке.

    Шаг 2. Пришло время определить взаимосвязи задач и распределить зависимости между ними.

    • Вы можете установить Epic карту, добавляя или создавая сабкарты. Прогресс Epic карты будет рассчитан автоматически.
    • Вы также можете связать карточки с помощью простой зависимости начало-конец. Зависимости помогают сделать связи между задачами более наглядными, а весь проект - более управляемым.
    • И последнее - отобразите Milestones для визуализации ключевых событий.

    Ваша диаграмма Ганта может выглядеть так

    Шаг 3. Наслаждайтесь завершением проекта с помощью хорошо организованной диаграммы Ганта! По мере продвижения проекта обновляйте свою диаграмму, чтобы отразить все изменения как в диаграмме Ганта, так и на Канбане. Это поможет вам своевременно обновлять свои планы и держать в курсе всю вашу команду.

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  • 56. What is the best online team collaboration software?
     

    Today’s companies are increasingly becoming more agile. This new economic environment is focused on the sharing of information, resources, and ideas to create sustainable partnerships that require agility and flexibility. A fast-paced, global and dynamic business environment requires companies to be more adaptable, flexible, and collaborative as they develop new products and services. To do this effectively, organizations need to increase their collaboration capabilities to enable continuous performance improvement and new business opportunities.

    In the modern world, it’s no longer enough to just produce quality work - successful teams must also be able to work well together. That’s why collaboration software becomes increasingly an important part of successful business strategy. Having the best collaboration software can ensure communication is fast, clear and can improve efficiency and increased productivity within your company. 

    What is collaboration software? 

    Collaboration software is the operating system that keeps remote teams working together. It helps you connect with your team and their projects easily and effectively. In today’s workplace people are increasingly starting to work remotely, not only from home or outside the company office, but also from various different countries. And collaboration apps are critical for communication and teamwork across physical and cultural boundaries.

    When you’re looking for the best collaboration software, you’ll want something that makes it simple and easy to collaborate with your team online. You want to be able to share files and manage projects with your team in real-time. That way, everyone can work together and move projects forward – regardless of where they are or what time zone they operate in.

    What is the best online team collaboration software?

    When it comes to online collaboration, there are a number of different platforms for businesses to choose from. The collaboration software market is offering a lot of solutions making it easy for your business to make the right choice for the best price. Online collaboration software products need to be selected based on their overall functionality, design, ease-of-use, popularity, and whether they have a free option, and it’s no surprise that Kanbanchi meets all these requirements and is called one of the best.

    Kanbanchi is one of the most popular online team collaboration software, which can be integrated into Google Workplace. It is very easy to use for everyone - from beginners to experienced tech employees. It has awesome features like Kanban Board, Gantt Chart, and Time Tracker. It helps you to collaborate with your team as one and easily manage your ongoing projects using boards and cards. You and your teammates can create and share an unlimited number of boards and cards, share them, attach files from Google Drive and Shared Drive, easily sort and filter cards and leave comments. All changes that the team makes are reflected in real-time and you can see who is working on the specific task board at the moment. This helps to distribute tasks smartly and to evaluate the team’s results. 

    best online team collaboration software

    If your team chooses Kanbanchi as collaboration software, jumping into action should be a no-brainer. Once your team starts using the app, you’ll realize the potential of how much more efficient you can be when working together.

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  • 57. How does Gantt chart work?
     

    A Gantt chart is simple when you know how to set it up. Gantt Chart is a graphical display of your project's workflow. It shows start and due dates for all project elements and includes tasks, milestones and dependencies. A nicely organized Gantt can simplify any project planning process.

    Let's see how you can create a nice Gantt and organize your projects with Kanbanchi, task management and project management tool integrated with Google Workspace.

    Step 1. Gantt diagram setup 

    First of all, think over the whole project and divide it into manageable tasks. Then set up a card for each task, assign the cards to your colleagues. Don't forget to add Start and Due dates to each card and check the Show on Gantt option. The cards may be shown automatically on Gantt Chart if you set this option in the Board settings. 

    Step 2. Task relations and dependencies

    Distinguish task relationships and distribute dependencies between the cards:

    • Set Epic adding or creating Subcards. It will let you track the Epics’ progress;
    • Link cards through a simple Finish-To-Start Dependency using the Dependencies feature. It will show that the first card needs to be finished before the second card might start. Dependencies help to make connections between tasks more visual and the whole project – more manageable;
    • Display Milestones to show key events.

    gantt chart

    Step 3. Gantt diagram update 

    As the project moves on, update your chart to reflect the progress. It will help you to keep you and your team updated. Enjoy completing the project with your neat Gantt chart! 

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  • 58. Trello Alternatives: Kanbanchi App
     

    There are so many Trello alternatives so that there's even a term "Trello-like apps". It has a good side as well as the bad one. The good is that you can easily describe the app, chances are people know Trello. The bad side is that you forget to point out particular differences between Trello and other apps. Kanbanchi is not yet another Trello-like app but has its own unique value that's more than just an online Kanban board.

    Kanbanchi is built specifically for Google Workspace users and therefore is designed in a way that allows one to master it in just 15 minutes. Also, it's made in a way that it can support not only small teams but also large companies with thousands of employees. Compared to Trello, Kanbanchi feels like a more mature app with a more business-suited interface.

    Project management of any complexity

    Light-weight task management or complex project management, Kanbanchi has it for you. The unique combination of several tools in one app (Kanban board, Gantt chart, and Time tracker) makes Kanbanchi able to support teams of any size.

    Unlike Trello, Kanbanchi has a very easy and transparent application structure. You will have a set of features in your subscription, and won't need to remember which add-ons you have added. Just pay the price and use what you pay for.

    Learn more details about Kanbanchi and its features

    Seamless integration with Google Workspace

    Kanbanchi lives and works inside of your Google Drive, all the information will be stored there. It's often a problem for teams extensively using Google Workspace, that their documents and all other important assets are stored in Google Drive and it's not secure to upload them to another project management app just to have quick access from a project board. Kanbanchi eliminates this problem, all your files stay in your Google Drive at the same time connected to project boards.

    Another great benefit of the integration is that you will have no other login and password than your Google account. Sign up with your Google account and use it to log in and work.

    Other benefits of seamless Google Workspace integration include:

    • Attaching files from your Drive/Shared Drives to Kanbanchi boards in just a second;
    • Adding tasks to your Google calendar and any Google calendar that you have access to;
    • Having similar familiar and intuitive interface;
    • Converting emails to tasks from within your Gmail (including mobile Gmail);
    • Creating tasks from Google Forms;
    • Inheriting access permissions from your Drive settings the same way it works for all other files in your Google Drive;
    • Exporting boards data to Google Spreadsheets. Later you may use them for various purposes;
    • Creating custom reports out of exported Spreadsheets using Google Data Studio.

    Learn more about Kanbanchi as a project management tool inside Google Workspace

    Let your team grow, no need to change tools

    Any business intends to evolve and grow. When your team grows you will come to the point when you need to equip your team with more powerful tools to perform better. It's very common for small teams to start with cheaper task management apps, like Trello, because small business is very price sensitive. However, when they grow they need more powerful solutions and have to either use several tools or migrate to another app. It takes much time and effort and often results in a significant drop in productivity.

    Kanbanchi team has been there, that's why we know the way out. Small teams can start with a cheaper subscription that has all features they might need at their start. When growing, teams may upgrade to add more powerful tools in the same familiar app. Ready to try Kanbanchi? You may start with it right away!

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  • 59. What is enterprise project management?
     

    Enterprise project management in its general meaning is a system of managing projects in large companies with over 1000 employees on a company-wide scale. In the current ever-changing environment, enterprise project management main goal is to make organizations flexible and able to adapt to transformations.

    It's very common that large enterprise companies run multiple projects simultaneously. These projects may at the first glance seem not connected but in the end, they are all related. They all exist for the benefit of the same company, and they are all working towards the same goal. That’s why large enterprises need to have a system that allows managing different projects and connect all parts (departments) of a company.

    According to the Project Management Institute (PMI), there are several initiatives that a large company should perform in order to have a sustainable project management system:

    • Use a project management software that can support various projects and can operate on a company-wide level
    • Create a dedicated department that will work to support a company-wide project management system and principles
    • Support “stages of growth” models to improve project-management capabilities

    Why enterprise project management is different from general project management?

    The key point is that a general project management approach is to have one project. This project has its goals and the tasks that you need to do to reach those goals. Enterprise project management has to deal with multiple goals of multiple departments/teams. All these goals in the end help to achieve broader organizational goals. General project management focuses on goals achievement, and project success is defined by them. When you deal with projects within one large enterprise, there may be times when the goals of one particular project won't be met. But the overall success is not defined by that.

    Project management system established within large companies should be flexible and follow agile principles. Ideally, it should allow changing goals and objectives on the go as the environment evolves every second. When a company grows it tends to become slower. That's why it's very important for it to have a project management system allowing fast changes and flexibility.

    Implementation of enterprise project management

    Successful implementation of enterprise project management starts with a thorough review of all existing projects, tools that a company uses and its organizational culture. Sometimes, you should perform serious transformations in a company even before adopting any special project management tool. Organizational culture should be ready to embrace the possibility of changes and the agile approach.

    Only when you have done all the internal preparations, a company should think of a project management app that can support all the projects and be flexible enough to suit every team in a large company.

    Ready for a transformation? - Try the power of Kanbanchi and G Suite?

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  • 60. Does Google Drive have a task manager?
     

    Google Drive is a place where your files are stored in the cloud. Yet, it is not just a storage place for work and home but a suite of valuable tools for collaboration. However, is there a Google drive task manager?

    Google Drive for collaboration

    First of all, let's figure out why a task manager is essential when it comes to collaboration within G Drive. The well-known pack consisting of Google Docs, Google Sheets and Google Slides provides a way to collaborate side by side. Changes you make are always synced across devices and the cloud.

    You have two spaces to locate your data. My drive stores personal files and folders created and owned by you. Shared drives are files your team is collaborating on. It's a great option especially for big teams where collaborators need to find and access files easily.

    Adopting or switching to Google Workspace environment, teams get a nice starter pack of tools for cooperation. But how should they manage projects and keep track of the workflow?

    Google drive task manager

    That's right, Google Drive doesn't have a built-in task manager. Fortunately, there are alternative task management platforms you may choose to keep track of your tasks. For example, Kanbanchi.

    Kanbanchi copes with the role of Google task manager perfectly well. Just like working with Google files, you may observe all the changes done by your team members in real-time on Kanbanchi boards.

    When you want to share your Kanbanchi board with your team you may invite users individually indicating their permission levels. The permission levels in Kanbanchi coincide those you see when sharing any other Google files. Alternatively, you may move your board to Shared Drive.

    What's more, you may attach files from Google Drive securely. Kanbanchi doesn't have access to the content of your files. It simply creates links between the interface and your file. So you don't have to worry about the confidentiality of your data. It is only you who decides who has access to the content of your files.

    Kanbanchi is a full-featured task management platform that includes such power tools as Kanban board, Gantt chart, reports, time tracker and recurring cards. Additionally, it seamlessly integrates Google drive environment and can be used for secure connection between your tasks and files.

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  • 61. ClickUp Alternatives: Kanbanchi for Google Workspace
     

    Why do people search for ClickUp alternatives? One of the reasons may be that you need an easy-to-use and easy-to-set-up application that even not so tech-savvy team members can successfully use.

    Kanbanchi is extremely easy and fast to start working with. You start getting value out of the app the first day you and your team sign up. Intuitive and familiar Google apps interface will help to save time on learning. Kanbanchi is developed specifically for Google Workspace users, that's why people typically spend 15 minutes in the app and start actually working with it.

    How do I master Kanbanchi in 15 minutes?

    So you are into the idea of getting value out of the app without spending much time learning it? Then, Kanbanchi is exactly what you need!

    1. Watch this short video introduction to Kanban boards first (1 minute)

       

    2. Sign up with your Google account (1-3 minutes)
    3. Create a board for your team, add the tasks you are currently working on, and share it with collaborators (5-10 minutes). Watch our video tutorials for more detailed guidance.

    Learn more details about Kanbanchi and its features

    Kanbanchi is designed for Google Workspace

    Kanbanchi is the only of ClickUp alternatives that integrate into your Google Drive, all the information will be stored there. All you need to log in is your Google account, no other logins, and passwords. If you feel the need for a project management app inside your Google Workspace, then Kanbanchi is your best choice.

    Store your important files and documents in your company's Google Drive, and have them attached to project boards in Kanbanchi at the same time. This is an extremely secure way of providing quick access to the information related to your team projects without uploading it to another application.

    Other benefits of seamless Google Workspace integration include:

    • Attaching files from your Drive/Shared Drives to Kanbanchi boards in just a second;
    • Adding tasks to your Google calendar and any Google calendar that you have access to;
    • Having similar familiar and intuitive interface;
    • Converting emails to tasks from within your Gmail (including mobile Gmail);
    • Creating tasks from Google Forms;
    • Inheriting access permissions from your Drive settings the same way it works for all other files in your Google Drive;
    • Exporting boards data to Google Spreadsheets. Later you may use them for various purposes;
    • Creating custom reports out of exported Spreadsheets using Google Data Studio.

    Learn more about Kanbanchi as a project management tool inside Google Workspace

    What if I'm not sure that Kanbanchi is the best project management software for me?

    We'll be honest, there's no ideal software. But you need to compare how this app or another can help you achieve your goals. Define your goal first. What you would like to achieve with project management software? Then try to set up a board according to the goals of your project.

    Think about the tasks that you need to do to achieve your goals, about the stages that those tasks will go through. In a very simplified model of a kanban board, these stages are 'To do' - tasks that you need to do to reach your goal, 'Doing' - tasks that you are currently performing, and 'Done' - what you've already accomplished. Your board will look like this.

    Start with a free Kanbanchi trial, our team will be with you along the way, we will help you with your boards during the onboarding process. Just get on board. Kanbanchi board 😊

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  • 62. Диаграмма Ганта - как она работает?
     

    Диаграмма Ганта проста в использовании, если вы знаете, как ее настроить. Диаграмма Ганта - это графическое отображение рабочего процесса вашего проекта. Она демонстрирует даты начала и завершения для всех элементов проекта, а также показывает задачи, этапы и зависимости. Хорошо организованная диаграмма Ганта может упростить любой процесс планирования проекта.

    Давайте посмотрим, как вы можете создать красивую диаграмму Ганта и организовать свои проекты с помощью Канбанчи, инструмента для управления задачами и управления проектами, интегрированного с Google Workspace.

    Шаг 1. Настройка диаграммы Ганта

    Прежде всего, продумайте весь проект и разделите его задачи. Затем, настройте карточку для каждой задачи, назначьте задачи своим коллегам. Не забудьте добавить даты начала и окончания к каждой карточке и установите флажок «Показать на диаграмме Ганта». Карточки могут автоматически отображаться на диаграмме Ганта, если вы установите эту опцию в настройках доски.

    Шаг 2. Связи между задачами

    Распределяйте зависимости задач и устанавливайте их между карточками:

    • Установите карточку Epic, добавляя или создавая сабкарты. Это позволит вам отслеживать прогресс выполнения карты Epic;
    • Связывайте карточки через простую зависимость «От конца до начала» с помощью функции «Зависимости». Она покажет, что первая карта должна быть завершена до того, как вторая карта может начаться. Зависимости помогают сделать связи между задачами более наглядными, а весь проект - более управляемым;
    • Отображайте этапы, чтобы показать ключевые моменты проекта.

    Шаг 3. Изменение диаграммы Ганта

    По мере продвижения проекта обновляйте свою диаграмму, чтобы отразить прогресс. Это поможет вам держать вас и вашу команду в курсе происходящего. Наслаждайтесь завершением проекта с помощью совершенной диаграммы Ганта!

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  • 63. Can I invite a friend to Kanbanchi?
     

    We are super excited that you want to invite your friends to use Kanbanchi! It's good to know that people like our app. There are several ways to invite your friends depending on the nature of the invitation:

    • You are working on the same project(s), in the same company and need to collaborate
    • You don't need to collaborate but just want to let your friends know about Kanbanchi
    • Your friends haven't yet tried the app or they are registered

    For each case, we have the best and quickest way of invitation.

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  • 64. Monday Alternatives: Kanbanchi for Google Users
     

    Looking for Monday alternatives? What is the key difference that is very important? Kanbanchi will be the best fit for teams that use Google Workspace. A familiar interface and intuitive design save you time on learning the app. All you need to log in is a Google account, and you are not limited to the file storage size.

    With Kanbanchi you won't need to think about how many boards you've created and how many documents are attached to your projects. You may keep them all and get back to them whenever is necessary. In general, professional Google user spends 15 minutes in the app before they can create a project board and start working with a team.

    What makes Kanbanchi stand out among Monday alternatives?

    We are sure you've heard about millions of investments raised by Monday.com and you might be pretty amazed. On the contrary, Kanbanchi is a self-funded startup. However, we are on the market with Kanbanchi since 2014 and experience continuous growth without large investments.

    Kanbanchi is a well-established business that supports the teamwork of thousands of teams around the worls. The app has built-in tools that suit small teams as well as large corporations with thousands of employees. You may be sure that we won't disappear because we are backed up by the 20-year history of developing SaaS software before creating Kanbanchi.

    We made Kanbanchi for Google users from the first day

    Since the launch of Google Apps for work (then G Suite, and currently Google Workspace) there's no dedicated app for project management within the ecosystem. Kanbanchi from the very beginning was designed to fill in this gap. 

    Kanbanchi is the only of Monday alternatives that live and works inside your Google Drive. All the information will be stored there, so you aren't limited to the file storage size, and have a very secure and reliable way of linking documents to your project boards. Keep all important files and documents in your organization's Google Drive, and have them attached to project boards in Kanbanchi at the same time without uploading them to another application.

    Other benefits of seamless Google Workspace integration include:

    • Attaching files from your Drive/Shared Drives to Kanbanchi boards in just a second;
    • Adding tasks to your Google calendar and any Google calendar that you have access to;
    • Having similar familiar and intuitive interface;
    • Converting emails to tasks from within your Gmail (including mobile Gmail);
    • Creating tasks from Google Forms;
    • Inheriting access permissions from your Drive settings the same way it works for all other files in your Google Drive;
    • Exporting boards data to Google Spreadsheets. Later you may use them for various purposes;
    • Creating custom reports out of exported Spreadsheets using Google Data Studio.

    Learn more about Kanbanchi as a project management tool inside Google Workspace

    Get more done, get more fun! 6 steps to set up your project board

    Spend fifteen minutes to set up your project board.

    1. Sign up with your Google account.
    2. Your first board will look like this
    3. Think about the stages that your project has and rename your lists. Tip: the first list will have all the tasks that you need to do to accomplish your project successfully.
    4. Fill the lists with cards. Cards represent tasks that you need to do.
    5. Share your board with your team. Sharing works the same way you share files in your Google Drive.

    That's it 😊 You may start collaborating on your board online. We'll be with you along the way to offer help and guidance.

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  • 65. What is the easiest project management software?
     

    Adopting a new software we always expect it to serve as a "magic pill" and contribute to building a flawless workflow. Unfortunately in fact some solutions only cause headaches if it is hard to understand how to use them. Let's figure out what the easiest project management software is and what criteria it meets.

    What is an easy project management solution?

    Clearly, project management can be challenging. You need to plan the whole workflow, manage resources, set realistic estimates and deadlines. And much more. All this along with the importance to meet stakeholders expectations. Certainly, a trusty assistant represented by an online tool should be easy to use. It means that a solution is intuitive and requires little or no training. Spending productive hours on figuring out how the tool works is definitely not what any user wants. A simple yet powerful project management application is the right thing.

    How to make the right choice?

    Firstly, the decision-making process may vary across companies and teams. Therefore, on the one hand, a specific employee or a team may find a solution. So they present it to the administrative department. On the other hand, the IT department approves a specific solution and obliges teams to use it. Indeed, no matter who evaluates and makes the decision, they should keep in mind the questions below.

    • Who will primarily use the tool? Let's face it: it is a common situation when only one team member uses a wide range of features constantly. While the others simply check what should be done.
    • Are the skills of all collaborators equal? Some of them probably are less experienced and won't cope with complex software.

    What features should the easiest project management software have?

    • Effortless sign-up process. Complicated registration with numerous steps is discouraging. Quick authentication with Google/Outlook account usually is the best possible option.
    • Easy onboarding. It should be obvious how to get started. Successful onboarding helps the whole team stay engaged and be willing to use the product.
    • Intuitive interface. Above all, the software should work the way you expect it to. No wandering around looking for a button or switcher!
    • Flexibility. That's great when there are templates to use. But if a specific structure is obligatory, it can influence the workflow negatively.
    • Helpful support team. Most importantly, a friendly team should stand behind the scenes. So even if a team faces difficulties, there will be someone to lend a hand.

    Taking into consideration all the aforementioned criteria, Kanbanchi might be the best solution. A closer look at Kanbanchi reviews on such platforms as Capterra and G2Crowd reveals that ease of use is what people value in Kanbanchi.

    Although Kanbanchi is an easy project management tool it contains such powerful features as the Gantt chart, reports, time tracker, team workload monitoring tool and much more. It integrates Google Workspace services perfectly. Even if a company doesn't utilize Google Workspace, the app can be still used with a personal Gmail account. Try Kanbanchi and see how easy and powerful the app is.

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  • 66. Project Collaboration: so how do you collaborate on a project?
     

    It's no secret that the success of a project largely depends on your project collaboration. Effective collaboration within a team makes it easy for everyone to do their best work. Here are five tips that will help your team work together better.

    Have a proper project manager

    Such a project manager should be good at planning and communication, organized and also able to control, encourage and keep all the team members up to date. All the team members need to get their tasks and the necessary information in time. At the same time, the project manager needs to get visibility overall workflows and keep the people who also need this information in the loop.

    Discuss

    Analyze and discuss all the ideas to get a clear conception of what problem you’re solving and ‘why’. It will help to gather the right people for the project. Ensure that all the team members feel comfortable. So that they can share their opinions and thoughts and participate in open discussions. You should also know that to get constructive feedback you need to encourage your teammates to focus on outcomes and try to provide solutions rather than only problems.

    Find applications suiting your team’s needs

    The right task or project management application is sure to make it straightforward for your and your team's work done. We would like to inspire you to try Kanbanchi for this purpose. This fully integrated into the Google ecosystem project management tool will help you to manage projects with ease and follow the projects you are interested in. In Kanbanchi you can create tasks/cards and add descriptions, tags and comments, due dates, attachments, and a lot of other features to them. You can assign tasks to people so that everyone can see who specifically participates in the task. You can also configure in-app and email notifications reminding the team members about their tasks when it is necessary.

    Make meetings meaningful

    Make sure that you gather at the meeting only people who really need to be there. They should be able to add something to the meeting or at least get something useful out of it. If it is not so the team member should better spend this time working on his tasks.

    Time is precious, therefore have meetings only when it actually makes sense. I mean when you have some questions or matters that would be easier to discuss face to face in a group setting. You can easily do other updates via the communication tool your team uses. It is also a great idea to make updates in your PM after meetings so that teammates who missed the meeting may view the results, and the others also may revise them to avoid misunderstanding.

    Understand the "goal"

    It is always difficult to work hard if you don't see the purpose of your work. Your teammates need to be aware of the value of their contribution and roles. It is not as obvious, but they also need to see the value of other team members' work. You will get more effective project collaboration if each team member working for the common goal understands how achieving this goal impacts the business.

    Hope these tips will help your team to improve your project collaboration and achieve your aims faster.

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  • 67. Does Google have a project management app?
     

    Does Google have a project management app? This important question arises almost daily among team leads and project managers.Why?

    Google provides clients with a bunch of valuable solutions for collaboration and productivity. G Suite (Google Workspace since recently) helps users worldwide to keep on track, move forward and take the business to new heights. But there is no Google project management app.  This is still a significant gap in the suite. Consequently, users have to adjust the built-in products, e.g. Google Sheets, for the project management purposes or seek alternatives.

    What project management app should I use?

    G Suite Marketplace lists a diverse variety of possible solutions. Kanbanchi stands out and covers user requirements perfectly. It offers easy authentication through Google account. Moreover, Kanbanchi integrates with Google Drive and Google Calendar. Kanbanchi cards can have any Google files as attached. Additionally, emails can be converted into tasks right from Gmail with the help of Kanbanchi for Gmail add-on.

    What's important, Kanbanchi supports various project management approaches offering a range of built-in views. For instance, Kanbanchi includes a digital kanban board along with a Gantt chart. Kanbanchi fills the role of Google project management app seamlessly.

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    If you just like lots of other G Suite users feel the lack of Google project management tool, check out Kanbanchi. A free trial is available.

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  • 68. What is Kanban good for?
     

    It is common knowledge that Kanban is good for project management. However, there are also a fairly large number of Scrum supporters. Let's take a look at both of these methodologies and try to determine which one in the Kanban vs Scrum debate is better.

    What do we know about these methods?

    Let's talk about Scrum first. Scrum methodology appeared in the mid-1980s, and become the main incarnation of agile methodology since 2001. This year Ken Schwaber and Mike Beedle published the book on it named: Agile Software Development with Scrum.

    The main idea behind Scrum is to define a clear work structure built of sprints. Sprints are tasks of short duration. Such a work structure makes the whole project more adaptive and flexible. Short, nearly two-week-long cycles are managed by a scrum master who should guide the team. It can be done through daily scrum meetings, supporting the team members, and giving them the right direction. Most often Scrum is used by smaller teams.

    Kanban methodology was developed in the Toyota car company factories in Japan. It’s a simple visual way to manage your workflow. The word Kanban in Japanese means a billboard. It was taken as the method involves placing and moving cards on a Kanban board. These cards represent different project aspects and tasks. Work is usually organized with the help of several columns for example "To do" "Doing" and "Done". Such a board makes the project’s progress clear and transparent for all the involved. With Kanban, it is also much easier to see planning flaws in time and reorganize everything before it resulted in slack.

    So at first glance, both methodologies look pretty similar. For example, both are focused on delivering fast and like to break a project into smaller, more manageable parts. Their transparent culture helps with improving the process. Both limit the amount of work in progress and imply a continuous flow of planning instead of progressing on a schedule. This makes them ideal for lean and agile projects. On the other hand, they also have enough differences.

    Scrum Advantages and Weak Points.

    As Scrum is more structured it is a better fit for projects requiring more specific procedures and roles. Its framework becomes an important advantage here.

    One more Scrum advantage is the increase of team accountability. As you’re moving quickly and meet often, it's, naturally, adds to the project transparency. So it is easier for the scrum master to control everything. That keeps all team members more accountable for their work.

    Divided into small pieces Scrum projects can easily accommodate change. The scrum method was designed to stay as a nimbler process able to pivot whenever that is called for.

    However, Scrum also has its weak points. First of all, it is the scrum master and the team. The master needs knowledge and experience to get a scrum working. The team also requires a bit of experience. Otherwise, the results will be disastrous.

    Secondly, daily scrum meetings might become a problem for a team, especially in cases when there are remote team members or the team is quite large. Keeping meetings over a webcam or with dozens of people efficient can be pretty hard. That is why Scrum is more suitable for small, local teams. This might be key in the Kanban vs Scrum debate, as using kanban you will not face any team size limitations.

    Why Kanban might be Better

    One of the Kanban advantages is that it doesn’t require the experience and training that Scrum demand. Kanban methodology is easy for learning and understanding. It is a big point that you can start at once.

    Kanban is sure to

    • improve your workflow;
    • reduce waste from the project;
    • increase the team accountability;
    • minimize the time cycle of the project;
    • increase the process flexibility;

    As a Kanban board doesn't have required time boxes and sprints, you don’t need to reset the board while you are moving through the project. You can use it as long as the project needs it to.

    Unfortunately, Kanban is not ideal in all as well. For example, the advantage of not having a timeframe can also become a disadvantage in some cases. Without a hard deadline, it’s quite likely that a phase or task will take longer than it should.

    Conclusion

    We've covered both methodologists, compared Kanban vs Scrum and now it's time to make a choice which one is better. But the point is that it is impossible to choose the best suitable for everyone and always. The better choice will depend upon your project and the nature of your organization. So it is up to you to decide which method Scrum or Kanban is the best for the demands and requirements of both your project and team.

    No matter which path you take, Kanban or Scrum, you will need the right tool to help you get the job done. Have a look at Kanbanchi. Kanbanchi is not only a Kanban board that you can use for your Scrum projects as well. It is an agile project manager tool fully integrated with Google Workspace. That's why with Kanbanchi you can also benefit from using such advanced features as Gantt chart, Archive, Time tracker, several types of Reports, and some others.

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  • 69. How do you make a Kanban board?
     

    Kanban is a popular, easy to use lean management system. Its help in visualizing a team’s workflow difficult to overestimate. Thus, a Kanban board may help your team to improve general task efficiency and show better results as a team. To make a Kanban board, first, you need to choose a tool.

    Initially, the kanban board was a physical tool. However, lately, the typical workplace has changed greatly: remote work grows more popular and teams might be spread not only between cities but even between continents. The main advantage of digital boards is that you can work with them anywhere with a Wi-Fi connection. It makes them an ideal solution essential for remote teams.

    There are quite a lot of digital kanban boards nowadays, which makes it much more difficult to choose the right one. However, we advise you not to waste time and opt for Kanbanchi. Kanbanchi is not just a kanban board, it is a complete project manager app fully integrated with Google Workspace. So you need only to sign in with your Google account and accept permission requests the App asks for on the Google Authorization screen. At first, your board will look like this:

    Now it's time for the fun part: you just need to map your workflow process. Think it over to configure properly. The Kanban method assumes that lists on your board should reflect the stages of your workflow. Your working process can include as many stages, as you need. 

    When you are done with it, start to fill up your board with cards. Each card on the Kanban board represents a task. You can use colour-code to identify the types of your tasks depending on the type of work you do. You may also use other card features for easy visibility. 

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  • 70. How to receive browser notifications in Kanbanchi?
     

    Browser notifications for Kanbanchi boards are updates about board activity, which you receive in real-time.

    You can easily enable such browser notifications for Kanbanchi boards in your browser. First, click the lock in the address bar near the URL and the menu will open. Then you just need to select "allow" next to Notifications. And that's all.

     

    You will receive browser notifications according to the same principles by which you set up in-app notifications for this board. You can review the article to find out how to configure in-app notifications in Kanbanchi.

    However, please keep in mind that browser notifications only come in case the tab with the board is closed. All the browsers work like this.

    If you would like to complement browser and in-app notifications with email notifications, learn how to activate e-mail notifications in Kanbanchi.

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  • 71. Information on Legacy Subscriptions
     
    General Information 

    Previously, Kanbanchi subscriptions were formed around features. While this structure seemed flexible at the first sight, it had its own shortcomings. The number of features was constantly increasing, and it started to take more and more users’ time to explore all available them, decide which of them might be useful, learn about pricing and, finally, purchase subscriptions. That caused certain confusion among users, and increased the time of their interaction with our sales team.

    For that and other reasons, we have consolidated multiple feature-based subscriptions to 2 coherent subscription plans – Starter and Professional. The features of our legacy subscriptions we’ve recorded below:

    All Paid Features: Gantt Chart, Time Tracker, Company’s Logo, Card from email, Export to Google Sheets, Sorting cards by priority, Dashboard Backups, List View and Subcards.

    Gantt Chart: Gantt Chart, Card from email, Export to Google Sheets, Sorting cards by priority, Dashboard Backups, List View, Subcards and Shared Drive Integration included.

    Time Tracker: Time Tracker, Card from email, Export to Google Sheets, Sorting cards by priority, Dashboard Backups, List View, Subcards and Shared Drive Integration included.

    Company's Logo: Company’s Logo, Card from email, Export to Google Sheets, Sorting cards by priority, Dashboard Backups, List View, Subcards and Shared Drive Integration included.

    Will you continue to support the legacy subscriptions?

    Learn how to cancel a legacy subscription and switch to a new plan.

    How are new subscriptions better than previous ones?

    New Kanbanchi plans are called Starter and Professional. Starter is ideal for companies or teams, who only need a shared space for Task Management and Team Collaboration. Professional is the best choice for companies and teams, who need more sophisticated functionality for professional Project Management and Time Tracking.

    Learn more about new plans and see feature comparison.

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  • 72. How do I use Google Task Manager?
     

    Do you need to organize your workflow in the most efficient way? A task manager will help you with it. The task manager can structure your approach to workflow in the best possible manner and reflect it visually. 

    A good task management tool will allow you to add in all of the information that is needed to complete the job: descriptions, dependencies, reminders and the current status.

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    If you’re into the Google ecosystem and work with GSuite on a daily basis you need a Google task manager with tight integration with this environment. 

    In this regard, Kanbanchi might be your best choice. It is a smart way of keeping track of everything that is going on. You can be sure that you are always fully in control of your projects and know exactly where you stand on each of them at any given time.

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  • 73. Does Kanbanchi have a free plan?
     

    Kanbanchi offers a free plan for all new users*. You will have all the features that Kanbanchi has but only limited to 10 cards on a project board.

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  • 74. ¿Cómo funciona el gráfico de Gantt?
     

    Un gráfico de Gantt es simple cuando sabe cómo configurarlo. El gráfico de Gantt es una visualización gráfica del flujo de trabajo de su proyecto. Muestra las fechas de inicio y vencimiento de todos los elementos del proyecto e incluye tareas, hitos y dependencias. 

    Un Gantt bien organizado puede simplificar cualquier proceso de planificación de proyectos. Veamos cómo puede crear un buen Gantt y organizar sus proyectos con Kanbanchi, la herramienta de administración de tareas y de proyectos integrada con Google Workspace.

    Paso 1. Configuración del gráfico de Gantt

    En primer lugar, piense en todo el proyecto y divídalo en tareas manejables. Luego configure una tarjeta para cada tarea, asigne las tarjetas a sus colegas. No olvide agregar fechas de inicio y vencimiento a cada tarjeta y marque la opción Mostrar en Gantt. Las tarjetas pueden mostrarse automáticamente en Gantt si configura esta opción en la configuración del tablero. 

    Paso 2. Relaciones y dependencias de tareas

    Distinga las relaciones de las tareas y distribuya las dependencias entre las tarjetas: Configure Epic agregando o creando subcartas. Te permitirá seguir el progreso de los Epics; Vincular tarjetas a través de una dependencia de inicio a fin simple mediante la función Dependencias. Mostrará que la primera tarjeta debe estar terminada antes de que pueda comenzar la segunda tarjeta. Las dependencias ayudan a que las conexiones entre las tareas sean más visuales y el proyecto completo, más manejable; Muestre hitos para mostrar eventos clave. 

    Paso 3. Actualización del gráfico de Gantt 

    A medida que avanza el proyecto, actualice su gráfico para reflejar el progreso. Te ayudará a mantenerte a ti y a tu equipo actualizados. ¡Disfruta completando el proyecto con tu ordenado gráfico de Gantt!

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  • 75. Для чего лучше использовать Канбан?
     

    Cуществует множество методик, которые вы можете адаптировать и использовать для ведения своих проектов. Однако сегодня мы поговорим о Канбан доске.

    Методика Канбан родом из Японии. Она была разработана на заводах автомобильной компании Toyota. Фактически это удобный наглядный способ управления рабочим процессом. Само название «Канбан» на японском языке означает «рекламный щит». Не сложно догадаться почему было выбрано такое название. Все дело в том, что основу метода составляет размещение задач на доске Канбан особым образом. При таком подходе прогресс проекта становится ясным и понятным для всех участников.

    Модель Канбан доски и карточки на ней визуально представляют различные аспекты проекта. Работа на Канбан доске организована в виде столбцов обозначающих стадии процесса например "To do" "Doing" и "Done" ("Надо выполнить" "В процессе" и "Выполнено"). Вы разбиваете проект на более мелкие и более управляемые части. Затем создаете карточки для каждой такой части-задания и перемещаете их по доске в по мере выполнения. Такая доска очень эффективна для управления процессами. Одно из преимуществ использования этого метода состоит в том, что на Канбан доске легче увидеть недостатки в графике проекта и устранить их до того, как они приведут к замедлению или остановке всей работы.

    Основные плюсы использования

    Использование Канбана делает все ваши рабочие процессы более прозрачными и наглядными, что конечно же в ваших интересах. Ведь теперь у всех сотрудников есть доступ к актуальной информации и они могут работать как слаженная команда.

    Еще одно преимущество Канбана состоит в том, что этот метод увеличивает ответственность команды. Прозрачность при которой все этапы и стадии работы видны позволяет членам команды своевременно отвечать за свою работу. Это означает так же, что вы можете вознаграждать тех, кто работает в правильном темпе, и помогать тем, кто не справляется.

    Использование Канбана позволит вам улучшить ваши рабочие процессы и минимизировать временные циклы. Вы не будите тратить время и другие ресурсы впустую, потому что вы увидите заранее и сможете отсечь все, что вам не нужно. Это значительно ускорит процесс и вы быстрее добьетесь результата.

    Важно отметить что работа с Канбан доской не требует специально обучения и опыта. Методика очень проста и понятна, а это большой плюс. Ведь вы сможете сразу начать ее использовать и быстро адаптировать под свои нужды. Так же и новые участники проекта смогут быстро во всем разобраться. Дополнительным плюсом является отсутствие ограничений по размеру команды.

    Изменения часто представляют собой проблему в крупных проектах, которые похожи на танкеры, поскольку для их реализации требуется время и усилия. Но Канбан позволяет этого избежать. Он позволит вашим проектам сохранять гибкость и упростит внесение изменений и адаптацию всех задач к ним.

    Вывод

    Из всего выше сказанного можно сделать вывод что благодаря ограничению объема незавершенной работы и предпочтению непрерывного потока планирования, простому продвижения по расписанию Канбан идеален для гибких динамичных проектов. Однако фактически, почти любая организация или частное лицо может извлечь выгоду из использования доски Канбан. Карточки могут представлять любую фазу проекта, крайний срок выполнения задачи, членов команды, даже идеи или все, что вы можете себе представить.

    Протестируйте методику Канбан в действии. Создайте свою первую Канбан доску и посмотрите как она упростит ваш ежедневную работу. Мы советуем использовать для этого приложение Канбанчи. Приложение Канбанчи разрабатывалось как цифровая Канбан доска, а затем выросло до полноценного приложения для управления проектами. Канбанчи настолько интуитивно понятен, что вы можете легко настроить свою доску в кратчайшие сроки. Вам даже не нужно придумывать пароли, поскольку приложение полностью интегрировано с Google Workspace. Просто войдите в свою учетную запись Google, примите запросы на разрешение на экране авторизации Google, и вы готовы к работе над своей первой доской. Вы можете создать свою собственную доску с нуля или использовать готовые шаблоны досок, добавлять и переименовывать столбцы в соответствии с вашим рабочим процессом и создавать карточки для задач. Наконец, у вас может получиться что-то вроде этого:

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    Не забудьте поделиться своей доской с командой! Канбанчи наведет порядок в вашей повседневной работе и работе всей команды.

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  • 76. Самая простая программа для управления проектами
     

    Согласитесь, каждый раз, выбирая программу для использования в команде, мы искренне надеемся, что новый инструмент поможет в работе. На деле, это не всегда так. Чтобы сделать правильный выбор, необходимо понимать, какими отличительными параметрами должна обладать самая простая программа для управления проектами.

    Что делает программу легкой в использовании?

    К сожалению, если программа не отличается простотой использования, это может стать настоящей преградой для команды. В действительности, никто не хочет тратить время и усилия на длительное изучение программного обеспечения. ПО может считаться простым, если пользователю для комфортного использования не требуется проходить обучение или штудировать вспомогательные статьи.

    Итак, можно выделить несколько определяющих критериев.

    • Простая регистрация. Длительная многоступенчатая регистрация может отбить желание использовать программу уже в самом начале пути. Возможность зайти с помощью существующего Гугл аккаунта, как правило, является самой привлекательной опцией.
    • Легкий процесс онбординга. Чем проще проходит процесс адаптации пользователя к продукту, тем выше вероятность, что и далее у него не будет проблем с программой.
    • Интуитивный интерфейс. Если интерфейс понятен, элементы не вызывают вопросов, то у пользователя будет больше возможностей для изучения функционала.
    • Гибкие возможности. Множество проектов требуют индивидуального подхода. Пользователь должен иметь возможность беспрепятственно структурировать проект и рабочий процесс в программе в соответствии с поставленными задачами.
    • Отзывчивая команда поддержки. Конечно, пользователь должен быть уверен, что ему готовы помочь. И если у него возникнут трудности, помощь придет оперативно.

    В процессе выбора важно понимать, кто именно будет использовать программу. Опыт использования ПО может быть разным для каждого отдельного участника команды. Вероятно, для некоторых даже самая простая программа для управления проектами может оказаться испытанием. В связи с этим, важно обращать внимание на наличие коротких обучающих видео для программы.

    Вероятно, Канбанчи - самая простая программа для управления проектами. Начать работу в Канбанчи действительно легко. Нужно всего лишь авторизоваться при помощи Гугл аккаунта.

    Несмотря на легкость использования, Канбанчи обладает весомым функционалом, необходимым для эффективного управления проектами. Например, Канбан доска и диаграмма Ганта. Гибкость программы позволяет выстраивать рабочий процесс ориентируясь на его особенности, а не на видение разработчиков ПО.

     

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  • 77. Does Google Workspace have a Task Manager?
     

    Google Workspace is no doubt one of the most powerful packs of apps for business users. Meanwhile, it doesn’t include any Google task manager. So, here come the smaller yet no less great companies, like Kanbanchi, that provide their solutions.

    Specifically designed for Google Workspace users, Kanbanchi provides users with the project management and task management solution within the familiar Google ecosystem.
    There’s a great demand for a task manager integrated with Google Workspace if we analyse the search level for “google workspace task manager”.

    Do people search for a concrete tool?

    The main point is to find a tool that operates the same way as Google Workspace. Kanbanchi works in Google Drive and acts exactly like any other file that you put inside your Drive. You can create boards for your projects and then open and share them from your Drive as well as from within the app.
    Project managers working in companies that use Google Workspace request to have a task manager that supports a kanban board, Gantt chart or resource board. Also, they would like to continue using the pros of Google Workspace, so they need to share Google Docs and Sheets, collaborate with their teams editing these docs, attach files from Google Drive and synchronize tasks with Google Calendar.

    Do these requests sound familiar to you?

    Then, Kanbanchi should be your choice! It has all these features in one pack with real-time synchronization. It makes collaboration extremely smooth and transparent so that Kanbanchi will soon become part of your everyday working process.

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  • 78. What are the five programs included in Google Drive Suite?
     

    Google Drive Suite - now also known as Google Workspace - is a package of reputed business productivity features. It includes Gmail, Google Sheets, Google Docs, Google Forms, Google Slides, Google Calendar and Google Hangouts. Most of us can easily create a presentation on Google Slides and know how to schedule a regular company-wide meeting with the help of Google Calendar. Using G Suite basic functionalities is easy and natural for millions of people. But there are several less obvious G Suite features that might significantly increase your productivity. Here they are.

    Share Files Directly via Gmail

    You are sure to have come across the following problem: you need to send files via email but you can't do it as you hit Gmail’s 25 MB attachment limit. G Suite gives you an easy workaround. Just upload files to your Google Drive and click the Drive triangle icon located at the bottom of your message draft. This direct share function allows you to send up to 10 GB worth of files. Now you can always send your video report or presentation on time!

    Minimize Context-Switching with Research Pane

    When you do any research, do you open so many tabs in your browser that it just starts to freeze? Does that sound familiar? For sure! And of course, an additional monitor in such a situation would certainly simplify the work. Using only one screen leads to regular context switching, which often causes distraction and as a result postponement. Google Doc’s Research Pane will help you to stay on task and be more efficient. The option enables you to open Google Search right from a Google Doc. You can even embed an image or add a link right from the pane — simply drag and drop!

    Integrate Google Suite With Your Social Apps

    Google Drive Suite smoothly integrates with social media platforms, especially Youtube and Facebook. You of course know, that Facebook has a Workplace platform. This social network for business includes a Messaging feature, Groups and Newsfeed. And so the platform is integrated with G Suite in such a way that you can sign into Workplace through your G Suite account.

    Use Collaborative Whiteboard

    Google whiteboard powered by Suite apps is quite expensive. But Jamboard gives you an opportunity to choose images on your Google Drive and easily display them directly on the screen. The whiteboard can recognize shapes and handwriting. It also supports easy saving and sharing via Google Hangouts. With such a board you needn't anymore worry that one of your colleagues might accidentally erase your vital work!

    Improve Your Productivity With Google Add-Ons

    Besides various Google Workspace features, there are also many complementary Apps and Add-Ons perfectly integrated with Google but built by third-party developers. Marketplace gives you a chance to find and install whatever you need to expand the Google features functionality. We invite you to pay special attention to Kanbanchi. It is an easy to use project management tool fully integrated into the Google ecosystem. The App contains an online Kanban board synchronized with a Gantt chart, Time tracker, Team Workload and other views for more professional usage.

    It's up to you to decide which features and Add-Ons to integrate into your workflow. But it is obvious that by connecting Google Workspace with your other apps by means of integration, you can effortlessly move content and data between them. Thus everything will be right where you want it to be and so you will be sure to work more effectively.

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  • 79. Does Google have a task manager?
     

    Google offers plenty of various services intended to help its clients in their everyday life and business. G Suite pack contribute to users scheduling, productivity and collaboration all over the world. It covers many needs but moving forward to take a business to new heights demands more serious and professional tools to manage daily tasks and challenges. Therefore the question arises "Does Google have a task manager?". Unfortunately, Google can't provide it.

    How to cope without a Google Task manager?

    Don't even think about it! The lack of a professional Task manager among the Google services, the need and demand of it led to the development of several third-party tools. The most remarkable among them is Kanbanchi.

     

    Why Kanbanchi is the perfect Task manager?

    Kanbanchi is a clear organized system for monitoring and managing the workflow, suitable for both one person and a large team. The Apps' users get all the opportunities of an online Kanban Board. What's more, they also can enjoy such advanced features as Gantt chart, Time tracker, several types of Reports, Archive and some others.

    Why Kanbanchi is the best choice for Google users?

    It is also very important that the application was developed and made specifically for more comfortable work with G Suite. Familiar Google-like interface and integration with G Suite features make Kanbanchi an easy-to-start application for all Google users.

    Try Kanbanchi now! A free trial is available.

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  • 80. What does Gantt stand for?
     

    What does Gantt stand for? Gantt is the last name of Henry Gantt who introduced the first chronological chart as a project management system. As it often happens, the name since then is widely used to describe such kind of charts. Gannt, or Gantt chart, in its simple form, is a horizontal bar chart that shows a project plan on a timeline. You will see all the tasks in your project in chronological order and will easily understand it. Gantt charts are widely used in project management and team management.

    Simple Gantt chart made in Kanbanchi app

    Do I need a Gantt chart?

    The most popular question among project and team leaders is whether they need a Gantt chart at all. First of all, decide if your project is time-sensitive. Most of the modern projects are. Your client, managers or stakeholders won't wait forever until you have perfectly done your job. The agility of a modern world puts all teams under the pressure of schedules and deadlines. This pressure becomes higher when you are not only responsible for your own tasks but also for the tasks that your teammates are doing.

    If you are responsible for a long and complex project that involves many people, then most likely that having a visual Gantt chart will help you to achieve better results. You will not overload your team, you will save much time, and you will never get lost.

    We also recommend you to read our article How can a Gantt chart tool help you with your projects? It describes more benefits and reasons to try Gannt.

    How to create a Gantt chart?

    The times of paper and pen Gantt charts are long gone. Our constantly changing world and environment demand tools that can adjust. Tools that allow not only to create an initial draft of your project but to make changes at any stage. Online tools do it the best. There are plenty of Gantt chart apps out on the market. You may choose from the apps that provide only the creation of separate Gantt charts, as well as from the apps integrated with other useful tools.

    • Specific online tools that provide only Gantt charts
    • Apps that cover multiple functions and can be used for creating Gantt charts as well (like Excel, for example)
    • Tools for project management and teamwork that cover all the needs including creating the Gantt chart

    What does Gantt stand for in Kanbanchi?

    Gantt charts in Kanbanchi may support all kinds of projects, from the simplest to the most complex ones. In addition to the tasks on a timeline, you will be able to monitor the progress of the tasks, check the deadlines and quickly reschedule when needed. The chart will show you dependencies and relations between tasks.

    Start using Kanbanchi for your projects and team management. You will see how simple are complex things when you have the right tools. Sign-up to have a free trial.

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  • 81. Kanbanchi free tier deprecation
     

    We are deprecating Kanbanchi free tier on 15 October 2019. 

    Kanbanchi used to be free for personal use. Everyone who used a personal account (e.g. name@gmail.com) to sign in Kanbanchi was granted with free access to Kanbanchi core functionality. However, we have decided to discontinue the free tier for personal use. 

    Everything will stay the same for the users who signed in before 15 October 2019. They will still be able to use Kanbanchi free version. What’s included in the free version: core kanban functionality – boards & cards, search & filter, real-time changes, email & in-app notifications, comments, activity feed, Google Drive attachments, pushing dates to Google Calendar, export to CSV (only card title and description), board background. There’s no support, but users can consult our FAQ page.

    Contact us to find out what domains are regarded as personal in Kanbanchi. Feel free to share your opinion or ask questions.

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  • 82. Does Google Workspace have a project management tool?
     

    Google Workspace is a powerful pack of apps for corporate users that's been around on the market for quite a while. However, the pack doesn't include any Google Workspace project management tool. Which opens a wide range of opportunities for smaller yet not less great companies, like Kanbanchi.

    The same-named app is designed specifically for Google Workspace users. It provides them with the project management solution within the familiar environment.

    If we look at the search level for "google workspace project management", we'll understand that there's a great demand for an app integrated with Google's pack.

    What people are searching for?

    The main point of search is to find an app that's easy to use and which will operate the same way Google Workspace works. Kanbanchi works in Google Drive and acts exactly like any other file that you put inside your Drive. You can create boards for your projects and then open and share them from your Drive as well as from within the app. It helps to master the app in less than 15 minutes.

    Kanbanchi board and its special folder inside the user's Google Drive

    The most common requests from project managers working in companies that use Google Workspace is to have an app that supports a kanban board, Gantt chart or resource board. At the same time, they need to attach files from Google Drive and synchronize them with Google Calendar.

    Do you recognize your requests?

    Then, Kanbanchi is a perfect fit for you! It has all these features in one, and even powered with real-time synchronization. It makes collaboration extremely smooth and transparent so that Kanbanchi soon will become the tool for everyday usage of all your team.

    Want to try the power of Kanbanchi and Google Workspace?

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  • 83. Does Google Workspace have a project management app?
     

    No, there is no Google Workspace project management app.

    Google provides clients with a bunch of valuable solutions for collaboration and productivity. Google Workspace helps users worldwide to keep on track, move forward and take the business to new heights. Along with these undeniable facts, there is still a significant gap in the suite - the native project management app is not included. Consequently, users have to adjust the built-in products, e.g. Google Sheets, for project management purposes or seek alternatives.

    What app should I use for the project management?

    The Marketplace lists a diverse variety of possible solutions. The Productivity category can help with the search for the perfect match. Kanbanchi stands out and covers user requirements perfectly. It offers easy authentication through a Google account. Moreover, Kanbanchi integrates with Google Drive and Google Calendar. Kanbanchi cards can have any Google files as attached. Additionally, emails can be converted into tasks right from Gmail with the help of Kanbanchi for Gmail add-on.

    What's important, Kanbanchi fits project managers that follow various approaches. All because it offers a range of built-in views. For instance, Kanbanchi includes a digital kanban board along with a Gantt chart. Kanbanchi fills the role of the Google Workspace project management app seamlessly.

    kanbanchi fills the role of google workspace project management tool

    If you just like lots of other Google Workspace users feel the lack of a native project management tool, check out Kanbanchi. Sign up now. A free trial of all the features is available.

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