Compare Asana vs. Microsoft Project Server

Asana is ranked 6th in Project Management Software with 2 reviews while Microsoft Project Server is ranked 3rd in Project Portfolio Management with 5 reviews. Asana is rated 10.0, while Microsoft Project Server is rated 7.8. The top reviewer of Asana writes "Promotes collaboration, improves efficiency, and helps to make tedious tasks more fun". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Microsoft Project Server writes "The division between the onsite work On the cloud of is something valuable. The tech support needs improvement". Asana is most compared with Monday.com, Wrike and JIRA, whereas Microsoft Project Server is most compared with CA Clarity PPM, JIRA Portfolio and JIRA.
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By using this software, I have adaptability in my work, and it can improve the production of our company.I love the way it monitors all of the current and past projects, and it sends notifications to keep everything on the track.

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It is a scalable solution. We have been able to manage larger scale projects easily using this solution.It is easily adaptable. In addition, it is easily used on mobile applications.We are able to know what we are doing, how much we have spent, how much time we've taken, and it tells us how much money is left for the project. It also tells us whether we are below or above our expenditures, whether we are below or above our budget.The key things are managing interactions, resource allocation, resource-leveling (enterprise) and as a collaborative tool, because we use it across multiple projects at a time.

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The inbox feature can be a little overwhelming if you are working with Asana just from its project boards and only checking it periodically.This solution has a learning curve, where it is initially difficult to use.

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It may be considered expensive.In terms of tech support, it took a long time for them to resolve a ticket.When a lot of users logged onto the site, it took a big toll on the service. Therefore, there is a scalability issue.Work needs to be done on collaboration with SharePoint.It has to be more user-friendly. For instance, there should be some assistance, like when you go to certain sites, people pop up and say, "Can we help you? What are you looking for?" It's not interactive enough.

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The price of this solution makes it quite accessible, and the plans fit my budget.

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It has features that cannot be bought by other rivals, so cost does not matter.The licensing was procured before my involvement.I think they need more flexibility with licensing, because there are preconceived ideas that don't allow as much flexibility with the various licenses.

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Overview

Asana is web-based software-as-a-service that helps teams coordinate and manage their work. It helps companies move faster by making sure everyone knows the team’s plan and process and who is doing what by when.

Each user can create projects using a list, board, calendar, or timeline view. Within each project, users can add tasks, subtasks, sections, comments, attachments, start and due dates, and custom fields. Project and task followers get notifications on changes or comments on the project and/or task in their Inbox. Individual users can see all of the tasks they're responsible for across all of their projects in a view called My Tasks.

Asana is available in English, French, Spanish, German, and Portuguese.

Microsoft Project Server 2013 is a flexible on-premises solution for project portfolio management (PPM) and everyday work. Team members, project participants, and business decision makers can get started, prioritize project portfolio investments and deliver the intended business value from virtually anywhere. Requires SharePoint 2013, sold separately.
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Uber, Vodaphone, NASA, Spotify, Lyft, Baggu, Udacity, Patreon, Flipboard, Dropbox, Intel, Samsung, Airbnb, SFMoma, Hubspot, TrivagoMagnachip, Gwinnett County Schools, CLEAResult, Medbit Oy, Intelbras S.A., ETS, CORE Construction, Keller Foundations
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Financial Services Firm38%
Manufacturing Company25%
Government25%
Energy/Utilities Company13%
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Software R&D Company14%
Manufacturing Company12%
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