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Pros
"I love the way it monitors all of the current and past projects, and it sends notifications to keep everything on the track.""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."

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"The integration portion with SAP models is valuable."

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Cons
"This solution has a learning curve, where it is initially difficult to use.""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."

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"It would be valuable if SAP integrated seamlessly with some products like Jira and Bitbucket."

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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."

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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: We have a department for software development, and it would be valuable if SAP integrated seamlessly with some products like Jira and Bitbucket. It'll help if it can be integrated with these products… more »
Top Answer: We mostly use it for project management, portfolio management, demand management, and resource management of projects.
Top Answer: The integration portion with SAP models is valuable.
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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.

Portfolio Management integrates information from existing project management, human resources, and financial systems to provide an overview of the project portfolio with easy drilldown to details for portfolio managers, project managers, and resource managers. This enables innovative and collaborative, cross-functional business processes. Project Management covers the entire range of project management activities in development and consultancy projects, from planning to implementation to project completion.
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Sample Customers
Uber, Vodaphone, NASA, Spotify, Lyft, Baggu, Udacity, Patreon, Flipboard, Dropbox, Intel, Samsung, Airbnb, SFMoma, Hubspot, Trivago
Joy Global Inc., Citrix, EMC Corporation, Concho Resources, Concho Resources, RZD Russian Railways, Family Dollar Stores Inc., Lenovo
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Non Profit33%
Cloud Provider11%
Computer Software Company11%
Non Tech Company11%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company20%
Comms Service Provider12%
Manufacturing Company6%
Media Company6%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company25%
Comms Service Provider15%
Energy/Utilities Company10%
Manufacturing Company9%
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Small Business69%
Midsize Enterprise15%
Large Enterprise15%
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Asana is ranked 5th in Project Management Software with 5 reviews while SAP Portfolio and Project Management is ranked 8th in Project Portfolio Management with 1 review. Asana is rated 9.0, while SAP Portfolio and Project Management is rated 8.0. 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 SAP Portfolio and Project Management writes "Integrates well with SAP models, but doesn't integrate with performance trackers like Jira". Asana is most compared with monday.com, Trello, ServiceNow IT Business Management, Jira and Teamwork Projects, whereas SAP Portfolio and Project Management is most compared with Microsoft Project Server, Jira, Planview Enterprise One, Planisware and Changepoint Daptiv.

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