You can use task types to design workflows
for your tasks.
The workflow determines the available status options for a task. This could help you, e.g. to see if a task is still "in progress" or "done". The status will also be you Kanban board in a task list
Additionaly, you can filter your tables
by task type or use it as a filter for you smart lists
You can look it up here, if you want to know, how to create task types