We just raised a $30M Series A: Read our story
Cancel
You must select at least 2 products to compare!
Asana Logo
2,593 views|2,105 comparisons
monday.com Logo
2,136 views|1,829 comparisons
Top Review
Find out what your peers are saying about Asana vs. monday.com and other solutions. Updated: September 2021.
542,029 professionals have used our research since 2012.
Quotes From Members

We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:

Pros
"By using this software, I have adaptability in my work, and it can improve the production of our company.""Asana has helped me (as an individual contributor) organize my daily work and given me a way to plan for longer term objectives.""It is pretty comprehensive when it comes to the different views that it gives you. It gives you a Gantt chart view, calendar view, board view, and list view. It is kind of helpful to have different types of views and see how it views your different tasks. I appreciate being able to do that. The biggest thing is that it is extremely user friendly. Asana is pretty intuitive. Someone who is not tech-savvy can kind of catch on quickly. It is better than other tools like Smartsheet. Some of the other tools like Microsoft Project and Excel are great tools, but you have to invest a lot of time to learn them, which is not the case with Asana.""It's an easy way to communicate."

More Asana Pros »

"The solution is more of a streamlined Slack.""The value is that monday.com provides us with an overall picture of how much work a teammate has.""The global search is the solution's most valuable aspect.""The initial setup is very easy.""The solution can be customized for individual projects and quite easy to use.""monday.com is easy to set up.""It allows you to be granular, and send each step."

More monday.com Pros »

Cons
"The inbox feature can be a little overwhelming if you are working with Asana just from its project boards and only checking it periodically.""A user should be able to identify an assignee for specific tasks or task types while applying the template, or at a minimum, allow for a default assignee. As it is, the template gets created with the just task dates driven by the project start and end dates inputted by the user. In my current situation, I'm assigning myself to many tasks, so I have to do that manually every time. Even if I eventually start adding other people to assign tasks, there won't be more than a handful to do. However, those few people will have multiple tasks. It would be nice to be able to select those individuals during the setup rather than having to do so manually once the project has been created.""There could be some improvements in terms of how projects or day-to-day work is organized. One of the challenges when it comes to rolling out to an enterprise is the way the projects are organized. It has a kind of setup where you have different projects and tasks, but it is not as organized as Smartsheet when it comes to organizing projects or different teams. It can get really cluttered really fast. JIRA has another suite to submit the support tickets. It would be good if Asana could branch out to incorporate some kind of workflow. It is great for collaboration and recording work, but there isn't any workflow. It would be useful if they can map out a workflow of who approves what. This is kind of a big ask, and it is not geared towards that.""There just needs to be a bit more direction on how to use it at the outset."

More Asana Cons »

"The solution has dashboards, however, you have a limited amount. You may only get ten when you need closer to 30. We often need to create many boards. For example, we might need one board per customer. If we have more than ten customers, we run out of boards available. I'm not sure if you can pay more in order to get more or if it's just a design limitation. It's unclear. In any case, they should be more generous.""Sometimes allocating between team members via the communication tool can be difficult.""The user admin module could be more accessible.""Some of the automation is having some technical difficulties.""In my initial exposure to the interface, I did not find it to be very user-friendly.""They could offer more packages. There seems to be a gap in price between package offers. One has as much as a $30 difference.""What would be nice is if I had two days between deadlines and adjusted the day if it would automatically adjust the deadlines, even if I had to change one or two that might no longer work, it would save a lot of steps."

More monday.com Cons »

Pricing and Cost Advice
"The price of this solution makes it quite accessible, and the plans fit my budget.""Asana has two different types of structures: company vs workspace. Company is really best if all the users you plan to assign work to are all internal (have the same corporate domain in their user ID email address). Once one person signs up (even for a free account) with a corporate email address, Asana will automatically relate that person to that company, if it already exists. If you plan to use it for external collaboration as well as internal, then creating a workspace is a better approach.""It has a free version."

More Asana Pricing and Cost Advice »

"I wasn't involved with the licensing, but I believe it's negotiable.""The solution is quite inexpensive. For example, we pay $8,500 for 75 users. It's somewhere around $100 a user, approximately.""The project manager would be responsible for any licensing fees. As an end-user, we just follow suit.""Fees are paid monthly per user.""The price is reasonable for the number of users we have."

More monday.com Pricing and Cost Advice »

report
Use our free recommendation engine to learn which Project Management Software solutions are best for your needs.
542,029 professionals have used our research since 2012.
Questions from the Community
Top Answer: It's an easy way to communicate.
Top Answer: We have a free Asana license that covers my work. We don't have any costs associated with it.
Top Answer: You have to understand some basic functions on how to do tasks. For example, I didn't use any help file or helping tool to try to understand better what it could do. It took me, let's say a few trials… more »
Top Answer: monday.com is easy to set up.
Top Answer: Some of the automation is having some technical difficulties. They need to improve on that a bit.
Top Answer: We work in construction for an architectural firm. We do the design, and construction in an agile management system.
Ranking
Views
2,593
Comparisons
2,105
Reviews
4
Average Words per Review
724
Rating
8.8
Views
2,136
Comparisons
1,829
Reviews
6
Average Words per Review
499
Rating
8.0
Comparisons
Also Known As
DaPulse
Learn More
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.

Perfectly scalable, fully customizable, and supported for thousands of users. From managing core processes to team management to project or task management, monday.com has got your back.

Offer
Learn more about Asana
Learn more about monday.com
Sample Customers
Uber, Vodaphone, NASA, Spotify, Lyft, Baggu, Udacity, Patreon, Flipboard, Dropbox, Intel, Samsung, Airbnb, SFMoma, Hubspot, Trivago
Raw Digital, Wix, Discovery, Frost & Sullivan, Adidas, Asos, Uber
Top Industries
REVIEWERS
Non Profit30%
Legal Firm20%
Cloud Provider10%
Computer Software Company10%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company21%
Comms Service Provider12%
Government7%
Manufacturing Company6%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company19%
Comms Service Provider15%
Manufacturing Company8%
Government7%
Company Size
REVIEWERS
Small Business71%
Midsize Enterprise14%
Large Enterprise14%
REVIEWERS
Small Business86%
Midsize Enterprise14%
Find out what your peers are saying about Asana vs. monday.com and other solutions. Updated: September 2021.
542,029 professionals have used our research since 2012.

Asana is ranked 9th in Project Management Software with 4 reviews while monday.com is ranked 5th in Project Management Software with 7 reviews. Asana is rated 8.8, while monday.com is rated 7.8. The top reviewer of Asana writes "A user can create custom templates with any project, but the templates should allow for a default assignee". On the other hand, the top reviewer of monday.com writes "Nicely streamlined with good features and an easy setup". Asana is most compared with Trello, Jira, ServiceNow IT Business Management, Wrike and Planview PPM Pro, whereas monday.com is most compared with Trello, Smartsheet, Jira, JIRA Portfolio and Microsoft Project. See our Asana vs. monday.com report.

See our list of best Project Management Software vendors and best Project Portfolio Management vendors.

We monitor all Project Management Software reviews to prevent fraudulent reviews and keep review quality high. We do not post reviews by company employees or direct competitors. We validate each review for authenticity via cross-reference with LinkedIn, and personal follow-up with the reviewer when necessary.