RedBalloon chief executive Kristie Buchanan: My Best Tech

Kristie Buchanan is the chief executive of experience retailer RedBalloon.

Task management may not be the sexiest concept, but when you find a piece of software that helps you master it like nothing else has, you know you’ve discovered a winner.

Trello ( has rapidly become one of the most influential pieces of technology I’ve ever used.  The visual workflow approach draws its inspiration from the Kanban method, used for years in manufacturing and software development.

Each task is given a virtual card that you can drag, prioritise, attach information to and share. Flexible enough to organise my work day, my wedding and even my life, and available across all my devices. I couldn’t live without Trello.

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