What is Asana?
Industry Specialties: Serves all industries
Benefits and Insights
Key differentiators & advantages of Asana
- Native Mobile App: Provides mobile apps for iOS and Android, and lets team members capture ideas, track work and collaborate while on-the-go.
- Task Management: Set tasks, assign them, and monitor task status and progress as timelines, calendars and boards. There’s a field for putting in the task description, and users can add attachments as well as create due dates.
- Notifications: Compiles all notifications in a single location. Streamlines work by making it quick and easy to take action on notifications. Unfollowing a notification only takes one click.
- Company-Wide Workflows: Structure Asana workflows to keep track of initiatives at a company level. It also supports work requests, employee onboarding, and company goals and milestones.
- Security: Google SSO, member deprovisioning, forced password reset, SAML and password complexity controls secure user accounts. Protect data via full-organization export, deletion, service accounts and cross-regional backups.
- Extended Capability: With over 100 Asana integrations to choose from, your team can plug in apps that make your workspace more powerful. Slack, Adobe Creative Cloud, Zapier, Google Drive, GitHub and Dropbox are among the integration choices.
- Free Plan: The basic version of the software is free for a team of up to 15 team members. Small teams can track and collaborate on unlimited tasks, projects and conversations.
- Boards: Visually lay out, manage and track projects. Customize the number of columns on each board and apply filter views based on assignee or due date. Drag-and-drop features allow you to quickly and easily move tasks.
- Timelines: Track all project details from one place. Color-coded statuses show task progress and priority, and users can set start and end dates. Tasks can also be linked to indicate dependencies.
- Templates: Custom templates enable teams to reuse common workflows and processes. Generate templates from an existing project or start with a custom template and edit details to create a new project.
- Portfolios: The portfolio feature acts as a company’s command center for all active projects. A dashboard view shows a list of each project’s status, progress, dates, priority, custom field values and project owner.
- Custom Fields: Manage the details associated with each task. Custom fields enable users to add extra data such as a task’s stage or cost.
- Group Controls: Facilitates collaboration by sorting users into three group types: members (internal), guests (external) and limited access members. Settings control access level and edit permissions, ensuring all team members can contribute in the ways they need without sacrificing privacy.
- Some advanced options are gated behind premium purchases
- Mobile app has limited functionality
Asana Suite Support
Average customer reviews & user sentiment summary:
of users would recommend this product
Synopsis of User Ratings and Reviews
Based on an aggregate of reviews taken from the sources above, the following pros & cons have been curated by a SelectHub Market Analyst.
Asana provides a robust suite of project management tools that most of its users find intuitive and accessible. It’s features support all critical project management tasks that help users organize and streamline their processes. Collaborative features help boost teamwork and streamline task assignments. However, its premium features and platform come with a high price tag and support can be slow to resolve issues.