Trello starts waving AI around as collab outfit hits 50m registrations

Trello starts waving AI around as collab outfit hits 50m registrations

Just don’t ask how many actually use it

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Atlassian-owned list-maker Trello is in celebratory mood as it trumpets the 50 millionth user registration as well as the advent of more templates, automation and the dead hand of AI.

It’s quite a jump from the 19 million registered users a spokesperson told us the platform had at the time of its 2017 purcahse by Atlassian.

Trello’s head of product management, Justin Gallagher, told The Register the goal is to reach 100 million users but, like the aforementioned spokesperson, would not be drawn on how many active users that entailed, and how many had signed up and then run for the hills at the first sight of a Kanban-esque board.

Back when the company claimed 14 million sign-ups in 2016, it said 1.1 million were daily active users. Converting more of those registrations into paying subscribers is therefore a priority.

It looks like you’re trying to set up a new board. Do you want some help with that?

To ward off “the anxiety of getting new projects started”, the company is flinging open the doors on a Community Template Gallery to kick off the collaboration goodness, with examples from organisations as diverse The Telegraph, DropBox and Survey Monkey, as well as the wider community of Trello users.

Pay Atlassian some money, and Business Class and Enterprise users get access to their own private team-created templates as well as the freebie community versions.

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