Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
Sign up Log in
Deleted user
0 / 0 points
badges earned

Your Points Tracker
  • Global
  • Feed

Badge for your thoughts?

You're enrolled in our new beta rewards program. Join our group to get the inside scoop and share your feedback.

Join group
Give the gift of kudos
You have 0 kudos available to give
Who do you want to recognize?
Why do you want to recognize them?
Great job appreciating your peers!
Check back soon to give more kudos.

Past Kudos Given
No kudos given
You haven't given any kudos yet. Share the love above and you'll see it here.

It's not the same without you

Join the community to find out what other Atlassian users are discussing, debating and creating.

Atlassian Community Hero Image Collage

Flexibility versus Structure


My marketing team has been using Trello going on 2+ years. We're a global team of 50+ people. We setup our boards to mirror the organizational structure of the divisions and business units we serve.


Business Challenge

As we transition into  a new structure, there is much discussion over the importance of building structure (i.e. names of boards, consistency in the use of labels (both color and names). On the other end of the spectrum is the power of Trello in its free-form approach for users to organize their boards based on how they work.



 How has your organization balance these two conflicting views.

1 comment

Hi @Clifton E. Mason what a great discussion item. I agree balancing that structure versus free-form is challenging, and can be adapted over time once you determine which (or a combo) of both work for your team. 

Have you checked out the Trello Inspiration boards and/or the Trello for Teams playbook? They are chalk full of great ideas that you could go through with your team and adapt/copy board (s) structures that you want to try to implement with your team. 

Thanks and have a great day!


Like Clifton E. Mason likes this

Hi @Jodi LeBlanc -

Thank you for the timely response, feedback, and suggestion. Will reach out to connect via LinkedIn.




Sounds great, thanks Clif.



Log in or Sign up to comment
Community showcase
Published in Trello

📹 Favorite Trello templates

Hello Community!  My name is Brittany Joiner and I am a Trello enthusiast and Atlassian Community Leader. In this video, I'll share my favorite Trello templates. Templates mentioned in ...

2,110 views 17 48
Read article

Community Events

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find an event

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Unfortunately there are no Community Events near you at the moment.

Host an event

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local event. Learn more about Community Events

Events near you