Asana

Asana

Project and work management for teams of all sizes.

4.4/5 (8524 reviews)

Asana Overview

What is Asana?

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.

Asana Overview

Pricing

Starting from
$10.99/month

Pricing options

Free Trial
Free
Subscription
Value for money

Asana Basic:
Free

Asana Premium:
$10.99 per user, per month

Asana Business:
$24.99 per user, per month

Asana Enterprise:
Contact Asana for pricing information.


Asana Features

Devices
Business size
S M L
Markets
Australia, Brazil, Canada, Europe, Germany and 5 others, Japan, Latin America, Mexico, Middle-East and Africa, United Kingdom
Supported Languages
English, French, German, Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish

Screenshots

Asana screenshot: Check progress on all projects in one customizable view. Report on work happening within one project, between multiple projects, or across the company.
Asana screenshot: Check progress on all projects in one customizable view. Report on work happening within one project, between multiple projects, or across the company. Asana screenshot: Create tasks with due dates, set reminders, and organize them into lists to prioritize and organize work. Organize tasks into shared lists or boards for initiatives, meetings, and programs. 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: Create customizable to-do lists to prioritize and organize work. Asana screenshot: Communicate company and department goals in a centralized project. Collaborate on everything from routine tasks to the team’s biggest goal yet — all from within Asana. 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: 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: The Asana mobile app helps you track work and stay up to date on the go. Just like our web app, you can use it to create tasks and projects, have conversations about them, and get updates on their progress on and offline.

Asana Reviews

Asana Reviews

Overall rating
4.4
/
5
Excellent
4697

Very good
2932

Average
703

Poor
109

Terrible
83

Value for Money
4.4
Features
4.3
Ease of Use
4.3
Customer Support
4.3
90% recommended this app
Ciera H.

Best Platform for Project/Team Management

Initially it was a bit overwhelming to set up and sort through all of the features and uses, but once you work with your team and figure out a system it is hands down the most useful and intuitive workspace / task management platform. There are always new features and integrations to be learned which is great to experiment and use as you grow with the platform.


Filipe F.

Asana review

Asana is the best way to organize my work and share project status with clients
Easy to use on desktop and mobile


Louis W.

Project Management For Any Project

We use it for managing client projects. We use it for managing internal projects. We use it for brainstorming. We store non-sensitive data that the whole team needs to have quick access to utilize. You name it. It is our swiss army knife. It has been a great tool for organizing our business.


Aliz G.

Good Startup Project Management Tool

It was a very good tool to use, highly user friendly, quite effective and very visually attractive. This tool is great for startups in my opinion and the price is fair for the features it has.


Heather Y.

Tried and true. Keeps us accountable.

Overall, I couldn't imagine our company not using Asana. It keeps us on task, it plays well with other platforms and it's easy to use. It may not look at flashy as other project management tools, but it's robust and gets the job done.


Ciera H.
Industry: Media Production
Company size: 2-10 Employees

Best Platform for Project/Team Management

Used Daily for 1+ year
Reviewed on 12/5/2019
Review Source: Capterra

Initially it was a bit overwhelming to set up and sort through all of the features and uses, but once you work with your team and figure out a system it is hands down the most useful and intuitive workspace / task management platform. There are always new features and integrations to be learned which is great to experiment and use as you grow with the platform.

Pros

The best part about Asana is how customizable it is in so many different facets, you can really tailor it to the needs of your specific team and project. The amount of functions that it has and its ability to integrate other apps and services within it makes it extremely versatile and intelligent once you customize it to all of your needs. I also enjoy that there is a mobile app version.

Cons

With all of its endless functionality tools - it can be a bit daunting in setting up the ideal layout and structure of use for your team. There are so many options and features that can make the software seem almost too sophisticated and complicated for everyday use. Not exactly user friendly up front, but once you figure it out and are patient in working out tailoring your workspace it is very useful and covers all bases.

Rating breakdown

Value for Money
Ease of Use
Customer Support

Likelihood to recommend: 10.0/10

Filipe F.
Industry: Information Technology & Services
Company size: Self Employed

Asana review

Used Daily for 2+ years
Reviewed on 1/31/2020
Review Source: Capterra

Asana is the best way to organize my work and share project status with clients
Easy to use on desktop and mobile

Pros

Asana is a great application to organize my tasks
I can organize it by projet or client or software version, .... we can define tags to organize task and projects
With Asana I can have a overview of my projects where I want, work great of mobile as too
Asana can share task with others, to great overview of project
Asana is easy to use for all people

Cons

At moment Asana have a lot of functionalities that is enough for organize my work
I use it every day with out any problem

Rating breakdown

Value for Money
Ease of Use
Customer Support

Likelihood to recommend: 9.0/10

Louis W.
Industry: Internet
Company size: 2-10 Employees

Project Management For Any Project

Used Daily for 1+ year
Reviewed on 1/3/2020
Review Source: Capterra

We use it for managing client projects. We use it for managing internal projects. We use it for brainstorming. We store non-sensitive data that the whole team needs to have quick access to utilize. You name it. It is our swiss army knife. It has been a great tool for organizing our business.

Pros

It has grown over the years to become incredibly versatile. Initially, it started with a list view. Perfect for me. I love lists. Then they added card views like some competitors have utilized. Depending on the project a card view may be ideal. They now have a timeline and Gantt style options as well. This is incredibly valuable for managing long projects with multiple team members and milestones. The software has matured in a way that has allowed us to have a great solution/layout for any size/complexity of project.

Cons

All of the many features can now make the software daunting for new employees/clients to grasp. They do have a wealth of "getting started" literature. The core issue is that a significant time commitment is required to grasp every facet of the tool.

Rating breakdown

Value for Money
Ease of Use
Customer Support

Likelihood to recommend: 8.0/10

Aliz G.
Industry: Computer Hardware
Company size: 10,001+ Employees

Good Startup Project Management Tool

Used Daily for 6-12 months
Reviewed on 9/30/2019
Review Source: Capterra

It was a very good tool to use, highly user friendly, quite effective and very visually attractive. This tool is great for startups in my opinion and the price is fair for the features it has.

Pros

I like how user friendly it is, the aesthetics (looks), it's very neat and colorful at the same time, it provides a good option for organization and I think it's a good tool for startups, it makes planning, task assignment, tracking and registering much easier.

Cons

I think the software is amazing but it lacks some features seen on more robusts tools such as Zoho Projects, still, this tool can integrate with other small tools that can give you access to Gantt Charts or timelines, etc. The problem is you have to pay for those additional integrations.

Rating breakdown

Value for Money
Ease of Use

Likelihood to recommend: 7.0/10

Heather Y.
Industry: Marketing & Advertising
Company size: 2-10 Employees

Tried and true. Keeps us accountable.

Used Daily for 2+ years
Reviewed on 3/14/2020
Review Source: Capterra

Overall, I couldn't imagine our company not using Asana. It keeps us on task, it plays well with other platforms and it's easy to use. It may not look at flashy as other project management tools, but it's robust and gets the job done.

Pros

ASANA is feature-rich with the flexibility that allows for both list and visually driven people to stay on task and get things done. The numerous APIs available helps integrate ASANA to various other platforms easily. We use Slack and ASANA almost as one entity at this point. I personally use the Kanban-style tiles when creating projects and found the ability to drag and drop to be immensely helpful. We have tried other software like Trello, Airtable, etc. but come back to ASANA because of it's the ease of use and reliability.

Cons

I found the I wish the Calendar was more robust, I would like to be able to move due dates, etc as a drag and drop feature on the calendar but it's not available. Also, when creating the titles on the tiles I found it not to be intuitive and end up having to click multiple times to get it right.

Rating breakdown

Value for Money
Ease of Use
Customer Support

Likelihood to recommend: 9.0/10

User recommendation
8.4/10
Based on 8,524 user ratings
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Asana Pricing

Asana Pricing

Starting from
$10.99/month
Free Trial
Free
Subscription
Value for money

Asana Basic:
Free

Asana Premium:
$10.99 per user, per month

Asana Business:
$24.99 per user, per month

Asana Enterprise:
Contact Asana for pricing information.

Asana Basic:
Free

Asana Premium:
$10.99 per user, per month

Asana Business:
$24.99 per user, per month

Asana Enterprise:
Contact Asana for pricing information.

Value for Money
4.4/5
Based on 8,524 user ratings
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Asana Features

Asana Features

API
Access Control
Activity Dashboard
Activity Tracking
Automatic Notifications
Chat
Collaboration Tools
Collaborative Workspace
Commenting
Customizable Branding
Document Management
Document Storage
Drag & Drop Interface
File Management
Permission Management
Projections
SSL Security
Search Functionality
Third Party Integration
Workflow Management
Features
4.3/5
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Additional information for Asana

Additional information for Asana

Key features of Asana

  • 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

Benefits

- 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.

Asana FAQs

Asana FAQs

Below are some frequently asked questions for Asana.

Q. What type of pricing plans does Asana offer?

Asana offers the following pricing plans:

Starting from: $10.99/month

Pricing model: Free, Subscription

Free Trial: Available

Asana Basic: Free Asana Premium: $10.99 per user, per month Asana Business: $24.99 per user, per month Asana Enterprise: Contact Asana for pricing information.

Q. What are the main features of Asana?

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

Q. Who are the typical users of Asana?

Asana has the following typical customers:

Large Enterprises, Mid Size Business, Small Business

Q. What languages does Asana support?

Asana supports the following languages:

English, French, German, Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish

Q. What type of pricing plans does Asana offer?

Asana has the following pricing plans:

Free, Subscription

Q. Does Asana support mobile devices?

Asana supports the following devices:

Android, iPhone, iPad

Q. What other apps does Asana integrate with?

Asana integrates with the following applications:

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

Q. What level of support does Asana offer?

Asana offers the following support options:

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