About Asana

Asana helps teams orchestrate their work, from small projects to strategic initiatives. Headquartered in San Francisco, CA, Asana has more than 89,000 paying customers and millions of free organizations across 190 countries. Global customers such as Allbirds, Sephora, Sky, Spotify, Viessmann and Woolworths rely on Asana to manage everything from company objectives to digital transformation to product launches and marketing campaigns.

Asana is a work management solution that enables team collaboration and communication. Use Asana to manage initiatives, create projects, and then to create tasks within these projects. Assign tasks to your teammates, add them as task followers, share projects with them, or mention them in task comments to keep everyone in the loop.

Asana removes the need for spreadsheets and email in order to collaborate and communicate around projects. Share notes on task descriptions and upload attachment to tasks, follow and search public tasks, combine related tasks with one click, organize tasks by priority, establish your workflow, receive notifications on updates and task completions, and add due dates to tasks. You then receive notifications for all tasks you're assigned, work you care about, or projects you're a member of in your Asana Inbox.

Asana enables teams to plan, organize, and track the progress of each teammates tasks. The multiple workspaces give you a place to organize multiple teams, projects and tasks and to stay updated on progress without the need for back-and-forth email threads.

The Asana mobile app for iOS and Android provides access to Asana no matter where you are. You can also add and access data in Asana programmatically through a simple REST API.

Key benefits of Asana

• Organize your work into shared projects as lists or kanban boards for your initiatives, meetings, and programs.

• Use Timeline, a Gantt-style view, to see how each piece of your project fits together so you can start projects on the right foot and hit your deadlines.

• Keep the same task in multiple projects to show work in different contexts without duplicating efforts.

• Prevent accidental changes to your projects or templates by allowing certain project members to make only task comments, while still giving them access to information in the project.

• Comment directly on a task, to clarify exactly what needs to be done, and mention teammates or other work in Asana so everyone and everything stay connected. Quickly acknowledge tasks with pre-populated quick responses.

• Share the current state of the project with stakeholders and populate Portfolios with this information.

• Use My Tasks to plan your day with a prioritized to-do list.

• Track all your initiatives with project Portfolios. Portfolios show you the real-time status, priority, and progress of all your projects, so you have an accurate view of how you’re tracking toward your goals.

• See any list of tasks on a Calendar to get a clear view of when work is due.

• Create teams to organize your projects and connect teammates with a shared calendar and conversations. You can also control team privacy settings.

• Limit access to any project, create hidden teams for sensitive work, or make public teams and projects for access by your entire organization.

• Designate Organization admins who can add, remove, and manage members and their settings, and enforce password complexity. Asana Enterprise customers have additional controls with SAML and our Admin API.

• Integrate with other tools your team already uses, like G Suite, Slack, Microsoft, Chrome, Github, and more.

• Asana's mobile app helps you track work and stay up to date on the go. Just like the web app, you can use it to create tasks and projects, have conversations about them, and get updates on their progress on and offline.

Devices

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United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, China and 5 others, India, Japan, Germany, Brazil, Mexico

Supported Languages

English, French, German, Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish

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Create tasks with due dates, set reminders, and organize them into lists to prioritize and organize work across your team. You can visualize lists your way too. View lists as boards, gantt charts or in calendar form.
Create customizable to-do lists to prioritize and organize work in your My Tasks.
Drag and drop tasks from start to finish in the kanban board view. Any task list can be viewed as a board.
Timeline shows you how each piece of your project fits together so you can start projects on the right foot and hit your deadlines.
See any list of tasks on a calendar to get a clear view of when work is due. See all of each team’s work in one calendar to know exactly who’s doing what by when.
Post status updates, share team-wide announcements, and collaborate on tasks — all in Asana.
Track all your initiatives with project Portfolios. Portfolios show you the real-time status, priority, and progress of all your projects, so you have an accurate view of how you’re tracking toward your goals.
Make sure team members aren’t overwhelmed or underworked and projects are properly staffed with Workload.
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Asana screenshot: Create tasks with due dates, set reminders, and organize them into lists to prioritize and organize work across your team. You can visualize lists your way too. View lists as boards, gantt charts or in calendar form. Asana screenshot: Create customizable to-do lists to prioritize and organize work in your My Tasks. Asana screenshot: Drag and drop tasks from start to finish in the kanban board view. Any task list can be viewed as a board. Asana screenshot: Timeline shows you how each piece of your project fits together so you can start projects on the right foot and hit your deadlines. Asana screenshot: See any list of tasks on a calendar to get a clear view of when work is due. See all of each team’s work in one calendar to know exactly who’s doing what by when. Asana screenshot: Post status updates, share team-wide announcements, and collaborate on tasks — all in Asana. Asana screenshot: Track all your initiatives with project Portfolios. Portfolios show you the real-time status, priority, and progress of all your projects, so you have an accurate view of how you’re tracking toward your goals. Asana screenshot: Make sure team members aren’t overwhelmed or underworked and projects are properly staffed with Workload.

Features

Total features of Asana: 138

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  • API
  • Access Control
  • Activity Dashboard
  • Activity Tracking
  • Agile Software Development
  • Applicant Tracking
  • Archiving & Retention
  • Asset Management
  • Assignment Management
  • Automated Scheduling
  • Automatic Backup
  • Automatic Notifications
  • Availability Indicator
  • Budgeting
  • Bug Tracking
  • CRM Integration
  • Calendar Management
  • Calendar Sync with Google
  • Campaign Management
  • Campaign Planning
  • Campaign Scheduling
  • Capacity Management
  • Catalog Management
  • Categorization
  • Charting
  • Chat
  • Client Management
  • Collaboration Tools
  • Collaborative Review
  • Collaborative Workspace
  • Commenting
  • Communication Management
  • Communications Calendar
  • Configurable Workflow
  • Custom Charts
  • Custom Fields
  • Custom Forms
  • Customizable Reporting
  • Dashboard Creation
  • Data Filtering
  • Data Import/Export
  • Data Mapping
  • Data Synchronization
  • Data Visualization
  • Deadline Management
  • Document Management
  • Document Storage
  • Drag & Drop Interface
  • Email Integration
  • Email Notifications
  • Employee Management
  • Employee Onboarding
  • Employee Time Tracking
  • Event Management
  • Feedback Collection
  • File Management
  • Filtered Views
  • Forms Management
  • Full Text Search
  • Gantt Charts
  • Goal Setting / Tracking
  • HR Management
  • Help Desk Management
  • Idea Ranking
  • Ideation
  • Inbox Management
  • Instant Messaging
  • Issue Management
  • Issue Tracking
  • Knowledge Base Management
  • Microsoft Outlook Integration
  • Milestone Tracking
  • Monitoring
  • Multi-Channel Management
  • Multi-Channel Marketing
  • Multi-Department / Project
  • Multi-Language
  • Multiple Projects
  • Multiple User Accounts
  • Permission Management
  • Personalized Profiles
  • Planning Tools
  • Prioritizing
  • Progress Reports
  • Progress Tracking
  • Project Management
  • Project Notes
  • Project Planning
  • Project Templates
  • Project Time Tracking
  • Project Tracking
  • Project Workflow
  • Projections
  • Question Library
  • Real Time Data
  • Real Time Notifications
  • Real Time Updates
  • Recurring Tasks
  • Reminders
  • Remote Access
  • Remote Control
  • Reporting & Statistics
  • Request Assignment
  • Request Routing
  • Resource Allocation
  • Resource Management
  • Rules-Based Workflow
  • Search Functionality
  • Single Sign On
  • Status Reporting
  • Status Tracking
  • Strategic Planning
  • Summary Reports
  • Supplier Management
  • Support Ticket Management
  • Support Ticket Tracking
  • Surveys & Feedback
  • Tagging
  • Talent Acquisition
  • Task Management
  • Task Planning
  • Task Scheduling
  • Task Tracking
  • Team Calendars
  • Template Management
  • Third Party Integration
  • Time & Expense Tracking
  • Timeline Management
  • Timer
  • To-Do List
  • Training Management
  • User Photos
  • Video Management
  • Volunteer Management
  • Web Forms
  • Workflow Management
  • iCalendar Support

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Reviews

Overall rating

4.4 /5
(9,515)
Value for Money
4.4/5
Features
4.3/5
Ease of Use
4.3/5
Customer Support
4.3/5

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Memory M.
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  • Industry: Broadcast Media
  • Company size: 11-50 Employees
  • Used Daily for 1+ year
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  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

Fantastic task management software!

Reviewed on 19/02/2021

I started using this software at a previous job then, when starting here, quickly found out that...

I started using this software at a previous job then, when starting here, quickly found out that not all task-management tools are created equal. The one we were using was not very functional and people tasks were constantly getting lost in the shuffle.

The other website designer that started after me had also used Asana before so we started using it to manage the development of the site we were designing. We told another team about it and they started using it as well. It eventually caught on and we convinced the higher-ups to purchase an upgraded plan and implemented it company wide.

There are so many great features. It's impossible to narrow down my favorite. But I will say that it makes managing tasks so easy and helps my addled brain stay organized and focused. There are different modes for how you view your tasks allowing users to choose one that they prefer. For example, there's a calendar view, a list view, a Trello-type layout, and more. I also LOVE that it's offers so much flexibility in how tasks are organized. You can set up different teams and assign certain people to be in those teams. Within the teams you can create projects, then breaks those down into tasks. Within the teams you can create multiple levels of subtasks - for example, a subtasks inside a subtasks inside the main task. This is a really great feature for me, being a website designer, because there are so many steps involved in creating a site.

Pros

What's not to like?! The customer service is great, there are multiple training videos to help you learn about all the different features and how to use them, it's GREAT for staying organized when you have a million different projects you are working on at once, it makes delegating projects and tasks very easy...

Beyond all the great task-related features, one of my favorite things is the quirky animations - when marking complete on a task you'll occasionally get a celebratory animation (kind of a geeky, digital pat on the back) my favorite being a unicorn that flies across your screen. This is obviously not something that's necessary or a way to help users stay more organized, but it is fun and adds a little extra flair to the software. (Yes, it's the little things that excite me. 😆)

Cons

As with any software that is customizable and has a lot of features, there is a learning curve to using Asana. There are so many different settings and features, it can take a while to learn the ins and outs of using it. But, as I already said previously, they provide a plethora of training videos and have excellent customer service when you need to contact them.

One specific thing I wish was different is how the repeating tasks are set up. As of now, when a task is set to repeat, the next task doesn't show up until the previous one has been marked as complete. It would be nice to see all the repeating tasks (especially in the calendar format) so you can get an accurate view of all the tasks you have coming up for the upcoming months. It's not a major inconvenience, but something I would suggest that the developers implement in a future update.

Danny C.
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  • Industry: Internet
  • Company size: 201-500 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 9.0 /10

Asana is a solid project management web app but advanced features come at a cost

Reviewed on 24/02/2021

We use Asana to get organized and stay organized across teams. The ability to stitch together...

We use Asana to get organized and stay organized across teams. The ability to stitch together workflows between Asana and other web apps makes it a very flexible tool in our tech stack.

Pros

The ease of setting up multiple projects and the ability to assign teams to different projects at the same time. The combination of input forms, gantt charts, calendar views, and kanban board are really powerful and useful for different types of projects. Integration with other apps such as Zapier, HubSpot are key.

Cons

The user interface is too complex and overwhelming. Errant clicks create new tasks and archives unfinished tasks because almost the entire screen area is clickable for one function or another. Advanced features that make tools more useful such as a more advanced input form with logic jumps require a more premium tier of subscription.

Verified Reviewer
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  • Industry: Mining & Metals
  • Company size: 11-50 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 7.0 /10

Easy to use and quite straightforward

Reviewed on 13/04/2020

The first thing I find it very useful is that it helps a lot to manage my time and set priorities...

The first thing I find it very useful is that it helps a lot to manage my time and set priorities for different tasks. Because of its ability to be in different projects features, it will be quite handy for the ones who involve in different teams of a company like HR, Project Management.

Pros

It's quite easy to use and it has helped me a lot to keep track of my daily tasks. I find it very satisfying to complete the tasks right after i finish them. It is also handy for the management team to review everyone's tasks and how they're doing at the end of the day. It has already got essential features for task management even in free version, but I'd love to go premium later.

Cons

I hope it could provide more features like insights and trends in free version. But it is still okay to see the general insights of your work.

Response from Asana

Hi there, thanks for taking the time to share your thoughts and feedback with us. We're grateful for your honest feedback and we're glad you feel we're on the right track!

If you've any follow-up questions, please let us know via our support team (asana.com/support) or community forum (forum.asana.com), we'll be more than happy to help!

Britt S.
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  • Industry: Commercial Real Estate
  • Company size: 51-200 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 7.0 /10

Do you like lists? WOULD YOU LIKE MORE LISTS?

Reviewed on 27/01/2021

We tracks projects/Deals over 5 teams with lots of timescales and deliverables. We are trying to...

We tracks projects/Deals over 5 teams with lots of timescales and deliverables. We are trying to cut down on tools because we are spread across too many of them. In the beginning, there was order and decorum, right now, it's hard to find things, and silo'ed departments are doing better than cross-functionals.

Pros

We spent about 4 months talking about the move from Trello to Asana, and about 2 months implementing it. Asana has a great project tracking abilities, and for us, the ability to put the same projects in different portfolios (think folders) was key as many different departments need vision into the same projects, but don't want to organize/think like a different department. I like the integration with slack.

Cons

Right now we are in list overload. I literally have over 200 tasks overdue in Asana right now, and it can stress you out so much, you just want to avoid the whole thing all together. Also, if you company likes to iterate a lot, it can be hard to find what you're looking for, because rules keep changing. Right now it's a mess, and I'm sure that has more to do with us than Asana. We're 80 people, we're on the way to be 200, and I'm worried about how much crazier it will get. Also, I don't like that everyone has full view into all my tasks. Somethings would be nice to be private.

Syamir K.
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  • Industry: Education Management
  • Company size: 51-200 Employees
  • Used Daily for 1+ year
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  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

Practical way to manage my daily task and project

Reviewed on 03/02/2021

Overall, Asana is one of the most complete Project Management that i ever tried and use. Increasing...

Overall, Asana is one of the most complete Project Management that i ever tried and use. Increasing our effectiveness in planning and tracking a project progress is never a issue with Asana. Deploying a complex project is possible with the help of Kanban method to help us plan the project carefully with visual aid.

Pros

I really like that my team and I can collaborate on project and task easily. The Gantt chart let us to planning a project effectively as we can visualized the activities that related with the project. Resource space has unlimited size that we can add to the project and view which project is dependable or assign to the resource.

Cons

There are not much downside that i can thinking while operating this software. The feature is well build and really responsive with my need in completing my project and daily task. The only thing that i think that they should improve is the video tutorial, there are some of the feature that not covered by the video tutorial.

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Asana FAQs

Below are some frequently asked questions for Asana.

Asana offers the following pricing plans:

  • Starting from: $11.99/month
  • Pricing model: Free, Subscription
  • Free Trial: Available

Asana Basic: Free Asana Premium: AU$11.99 per user, per month Asana Business: AU$26.99 per user, per month Asana Enterprise: Contact Asana for pricing information.

Asana offers the following features:

  • Activity dashboard
  • Activity feed
  • Assignment tracking
  • Automatic updates to inbox/ email
  • Bug tracking
  • Calendar management
  • Completion tracking
  • Configurable workflow
  • Custom fields
  • Custom views and calendars
  • Dashboard creation
  • Due date tracking
  • Email bridge
  • File management
  • Focus Mode and My Tasks list
  • Goal & milestone tracking
  • Inbox management
  • Multiple workspaces
  • Progress tracking
  • Project Sections and Search Views
  • Project conversations
  • Project permissions
  • Project planning
  • Project workflow
  • Real-time changes
  • SSO
  • Search functionality
  • Status reporting
  • Subtasks
  • Task and project creation
  • Task assignment
  • Task attachments
  • Task commenting
  • Task conversations
  • Task management
  • Task prioritizing
  • Task reminders and notifications
  • Template management
  • Third party integrations
  • User access controls

Asana has the following typical customers:

Small Business, Large Enterprises, Non Profit, Freelancers, Mid Size Business

Asana supports the following languages:

English, French, German, Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish

Asana supports the following devices:

Android, iPhone, iPad

Asana integrates with the following applications:

Bitium, Cronforce, DEEP Intranet, Dropbox Business, Glip, Hubstaff, SeamlessGov, Slack, Usersnap, Zapier

Asana offers the following support options:

FAQs, Forum, Knowledge Base, Online Support, Video Tutorials

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