Theorganizational tool Trello has announced the acquisition of Butler. Thefinancial details of the deal have not been disclosed.
With this acquisition, the company will bring he power of automation, stringing together a bunch of commands to make something complex happen automatically.
Trello’s Michael Pryor stated that the company is used to tools like IFTTT, Zapier and AppleShortcuts, and this will bring a similar type of functionality directly into Trello.
“Over the years, teams have discovered that by automating processes on Trello boards with the Butler Power-Up, they could spend more time on important tasks and be more productive. Butler helps teams codify business rules and processes, taking something that might take ten steps to accomplish and automating it into one click,” Pryor stated.
This acquisition states that Trello can be more than a static organizational tool. Instead, it can move into the realm of light-weight business process automation. The company also mentioned that t will be incorporating the Alfred’s capabilities directly into Trello in the comingmonths.
It will make it available to all levels of users, including the free tier, but they promise more advanced functionalityfor Business and Enterprise customers when the integration is complete.