Import Trello Boards to KanBo

If your organization uses Trello and migrates to Office 365, you can take advantage and import all Trello data to KanBo.

By use of a few clicks, the whole Trello Boards' structure will be transferred into KanBo Boards and Cards.


Data import is lossless and complex as every element of Trello Board and Card is transferred directly into a corresponding place in KanBo. All elements of a card will be transferred: Labels, Documents, Users, Comments, Task lists with status, Due Dates, etc.


A Board in Trello is imported into KanBo with all it's structure saved.



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Prerequisites

The following prerequisites need to be fulfilled in order to install the KanBo app.

  • A Trello account with already created Boards.
  • Having KanBo installed in one of many possible installation models (Cloud or on premises) and having KanBo licenses for users.
  • Downloading KanBo Importer package (PC only):
  1. Here is the package for lower than 2.55 versions of KanBo (without Personal KanBoHome)- download it here.
  2. Here is a version for KanBo 2.55 or higher versions (with Personal KanBo Home) - download it here.


Installation

Download the installation package of the KanBo Importer here.


To make the Importer work, just unzip KanBoImporter.zip and double click on .exe file

KanBo Importer - import Trello Board structure into KanBo Boards and Cards


Importing

When launched, application looks like on the picture shown below. Click on From Trello button.


In the top part of the window there are functions/data connected with Trello and in the lower parts of window there are functions and data connected with KanBo.



Importing process steps are as follows:

1. Press “Obtain authorization token”


2. Authorize app in browser and copy shown token.


Click on Allow.

KanBo Importer - import Trello Board structure into KanBo Boards and Cards


Copy the shown token.




3. Paste token to “Authorization token” field.



4. Press “Load Data” to populate “Board” combo box.



5. Select board from “Board” combo box.




6. Now enter KanBo url (It should look like https://kanboapp.kanbo.to/intranet/1), KanBo user's login and user's password. Click on Login button.

7. After a little moment press “Load data” to obtain KanBo board groups.




8. If you want to also import users structure on Cards and in Boards, select a .csv file containing users mapping. These users must be firstly added to KanBo.


File format should be as follows: TrelloUserName,KanBoLogin login@kanbo.onmicrosoft.com.

You can download a sample .csv file here.



9. Now user has to choose if he wants this Board to be Public (check) or Private (leave box unchecked). User also has to select from the “Boards groups” combo box to which board group a selected board will be imported.


10. Press “Import”, this will take a while.





The look of imported Board in KanBo

Your Trello board has been imported to a desired Board group and is now visible on the Landing Page of KanBo.


Lists in a Board will be created in the same number as it was in your Trello and they will have the same structure.





Every element from your Trello card has been imported to a card in KanBo.

They will be imported in a form of:


 


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