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8 Ratings

Asana

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Score 8.5 out of 100
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Score 9 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Asana

it certainly is a really good tool when it comes to project management because it allows keeping track easily of how [our] timelines being handled, what is the overall progress of a specific task or a product as well as providing tools such as dashboards to see the performance of the team and based on that, making decisions to improve. It has room for improvement when it comes to board view, more specific when trying to organize more than one dimension for example having tasks related to front and back in the same board while trying to keep track of the progress of each one in the same space.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Backlog

The user interface is very good. It is more intuitive in nature. It is easy to use and robust in operation. The dashboard is designed on modernized UI and the interface is also intuitive. I can easily navigate things on my own.
Carol Aleman | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Project Management

Asana
7.7
Backlog
9.3
Task Management
Asana
8.8
Backlog
9.9
Resource Management
Asana
7.4
Backlog
Gantt Charts
Asana
8.0
Backlog
9.0
Scheduling
Asana
7.9
Backlog
9.8
Workflow Automation
Asana
7.7
Backlog
Team Collaboration
Asana
8.4
Backlog
9.6
Support for Agile Methodology
Asana
8.5
Backlog
Support for Waterfall Methodology
Asana
8.5
Backlog
7.6
Document Management
Asana
6.9
Backlog
8.9
Email integration
Asana
7.0
Backlog
9.6
Mobile Access
Asana
8.1
Backlog
9.8
Timesheet Tracking
Asana
6.1
Backlog
Change request and Case Management
Asana
8.4
Backlog
Budget and Expense Management
Asana
6.4
Backlog

Professional Services Automation

Asana
6.8
Backlog
Project & financial reporting
Asana
5.5
Backlog
Integration with accounting software
Asana
8.1
Backlog

Pros

Asana

  • It helps to handle ongoing and project-based work easily. It defines every work stage, which makes it easier to analyze the areas where things are stuck.
  • The navigation is simple and easy. It provides a list view feature that helps teams and groups to visualize which projects are a priority and work due dates.
  • It is a great tool to enhance team collaboration as it allows group members to organize and manage projects, workflow.
Donna-sue Carpenter | TrustRadius Reviewer

Backlog

  • Gantt chart
  • Github support
Sanyam Jain | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Asana

  • Asana is not really a project management tool, it is good for simple projects only
  • UI has some glitches (doesn't save preferences, etc.)
  • Integration with other tools (Office 365, MS Project)
  • No reminders if the working period you entered is on holidays
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Backlog

  • The biggest drawback that I want Backlog to fix as soon as possible is that is does not provide any place to explain the problem or bug virtually.
  • There is a need for a tab or space to attach screenshot or video to easily explain the bug or problem in the project.
Carol Aleman | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Asana

Asana 9.6
Based on 35 answers
  • Mobile + Desktop capabilities - Able to use it anywhere, anytime.
  • Task management - Easy to view projects and their progress.
  • Time management - Easy to see what elements require time / how they interrelate and manage the project on an overall basis.
  • Company management - Be able to see from a master dashboard perspective where each project is in its stages of completion.
  • Clear communication - It's visually documented who is doing what at what time so that the whole project gets done.
page V | TrustRadius Reviewer

Backlog

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Usability

Asana

Asana 9.0
Based on 24 answers
It is very user-friendly. Takes a new employee an hour to start figuring out how the system works. That's an important factor. You don't want to encounter the issue where employees need a week to understand how the system works. For example, JIRA, I tried using it for a week and I still don't understand the complicated layout. Asana has a simple interface. Once you see it, you get it type of program.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Backlog

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Reliability and Availability

Asana

Asana 8.4
Based on 4 answers
Working with Asana on a daily basis
Ronen Soreq | TrustRadius Reviewer

Backlog

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support Rating

Asana

Asana 7.8
Based on 86 answers
I haven't had to use their support so I can't rate it. The fact that I haven't needed them reflects the ease of use of the product. I would recommend that any new users schedule a complete demo of the product to ensure that they are using it to it's fullest (there's a lot of useful features).
Adam Lumley | TrustRadius Reviewer

Backlog

Backlog 8.0
Based on 2 answers
I would give 9 but one less because of the high price.
Sanyam Jain | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Asana

Trello's look and feel could be more attractive for the creatives but Asana provides a more "logical" approach which is appealing to the technical types. It feels like Trello provides more degrees of freedom of use which could make collaboration a bit less structured and could make it harder for a new team member to effectively contribute.
Louis Schietekat | TrustRadius Reviewer

Backlog

Backlog has all of the top-notch features to increase productivity, visibility, and project tracking. Backlog is easy to use. I first just logged in to the platform and it was [ready] to go. I easily started working on it and it started giving me the bugs’ details on our project. Always available for queries. Listen to the queries very attentively and try to give a solution on the go if applicable. Otherwise, take some time and respond with the advanced workable solution in the limited time frame.
Carol Aleman | TrustRadius Reviewer

Scalability

Asana

Asana 8.2
Based on 1 answer
I used this tool on a daily basis at work and it runs as a solid rock
Ronen Soreq | TrustRadius Reviewer

Backlog

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Return on Investment

Asana

  • Productivity - Most of all, it allows me to be more productive and have a good sense of where I am with projects and deadlines.
  • Easy to use - I can make the most of my time to get up (and stay) up and running.
  • Project coordination - Allows me to assign tasks to my interns and communicate directly within the platform to keep the work train moving.
Kristi Porter | TrustRadius Reviewer

Backlog

  • Software interns get easily used to this tool.
  • One who works in the SDLC gets recognized and it's easy to track rank board.
Sanyam Jain | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Asana

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
Optional
$10

Starting Price

$50 per month

Asana Editions & Modules

Edition
Premium$13.491
Business$30.491
  1. per month
Additional Pricing Details

Backlog

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Starting Price

Backlog Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Rating Summary

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