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Is there a best practice trello card layout

Hi. I'm new to Trello and Scrum within Trello. Building web applications, and the team are using Trello. Is there a "Must-Have" layout/information on a Trello card? What labels are the most effective to use for software development? Our Trello board is jam-packed. What are the max lists one should have to make the process simple?

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Hannah Morgan Community Leader Apr 03, 2022

Hi @Garth Bond ! Welcome to the community :) I'd recommend starting out by browsing through Trello's templates if you haven't already. Here are a couple of good ones:

https://trello.com/templates/engineering/scrum-board-dFzygb01
https://trello.com/templates/engineering/agile-sprint-board-ZqN99gGN

You can find all dev-related templates here.

If you're looking for more info on card contents, this blog post has a lot of good information around task templates (look under "3 templates for software teams").

This article is a bit out of date now (maybe I should write an updated version for Trello? If anyone from the marketing team reads this and wants that reach out!)

https://blog.trello.com/accelerate-agile-teams

It might help with some ideas on how to get started :)

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Alex Waite Atlassian Team Apr 03, 2022

Adding to @Hannah Morgan - Trello is designed to be flexible, and there's no 'best practice'. You should do what works best for your team! 

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