How To Create An Asana Task From A Trello Card

Keeping a track of your daily routine can be a daunting task. Fortunately for us, there are services that help us maintain our work balance, without sacrificing quality.

Trello is among our favorite project management apps. The Kanban-style app wins hearts with its wonderful drag-and-drop capabilities.

Asana is this beautifully designed app that help you menage projects easily.

Now, what if you use both of them to scale your working process, and push forward production. Let's say you want to set up a task in Asana every time a card is created in Trello. Normally this would require you to be logged in in both services, and then manually create the card and the task. With Cloudpipes this can be automated, with just a few clicks and drag-and-drops. Here's how you can do it.

Connecting Trello and Asana with Cloudpipes

Cloudpipes' primary objective is to help speed up your project management efforts by automating your workflow within one centralized environment. Today Cloudpipes integrates more than 100+ services, as we aim to make managing projects, internal communication, ticketing and reporting easier and faster.

Imagine you're starting a new project in Trello, and want to create tasks in Asana for your team. Rather than logging and manually setting tasks in both services, you can use Cloudpipes as a medium to connect Trello to Asana. That way each time a card is being created, it will trigger a pipeline (or an automated workflow) which will then create the Asana task.

First off, let's start by connecting both Trello and Asana with Cloudpipes. To do that log in to your personal account or sign up for a 14-days free Trial account.

Once you're logged into Cloudpipes, click on the Create a Pipeline button, then chose Trello and Asana from the drop-down menu on your right, and click on the Connect button. Please note that in order to connect them, you need to have both services open.

Make sure to choose the right account owner and board. Proceed to connect Asana analogically.

Setting Up a Pipeline

Setting up pipelines in Cloudpipes is quite easy. In this case we'll make a pipeline that will trigger every time we create a Trello card.

Now, let's construct our pipeline. For starters you need a trigger, an event that will activate the pipeline. In our case that is the Card Created pipe.

Right on! That wasn't that hard, wasn't it? Depending on your workflow you can add additional conditional to match your criteria. Those can be selected by clicking on the small, blue square button.

Next step is to add an action pipe meaning a block that do stuff - send messages, create records, translate text, or just about anything your app does. To create an Asana task we'll have to use the Create a Task pipe. If you want your Asana task to bear the same name as your Trello card, all you have to do is drag and drop the {{a.name}} tag from the list on your right.

And now all we have to do is run the pipeline.

Congratulations! You successfully created a working pipeline using Trello and Asana.

This is only one example of workflow automation using Cloudpipes. Got a cool new ideas of a Cloudpipes integration? Let us know!

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