What users are saying about
<a href='https://www.trustradius.com/static/about-trustradius-scoring#question3' target='_blank' rel='nofollow noopener'>Customer Verified: Read more.</a>
Top Rated
1694 Ratings
6 Ratings

Asana

<a href='https://www.trustradius.com/static/about-trustradius-scoring#question3' target='_blank' rel='nofollow noopener'>Customer Verified: Read more.</a>
Top Rated
1694 Ratings
<a href='https://www.trustradius.com/static/about-trustradius-scoring' target='_blank' rel='nofollow noopener'>trScore algorithm: Learn more.</a>
Score 8.4 out of 100
6 Ratings
<a href='https://www.trustradius.com/static/about-trustradius-scoring' target='_blank' rel='nofollow noopener'>trScore algorithm: Learn more.</a>
Score 8 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

Brightpod

I like Brightpod. We used their previous product, DeskAway, which we actually liked a bit more for our needs (cannot remember why now as we've found workarounds over the last three years!). It is good for us, and we need to organize multiple task lists for multiple clients. We need to be able to monitor task progression and completion, as well as to track time by resource. We need to prioritize and focus our resources, and we need to review time tracking/performance reports. All possible in Brightpod. We especially like the access we can give to clients, which is on a task list basis, so they can see some task lists in their pod but not others, which allows us to not overwhelm them with unnecessary info, but at the same time, accomplish the detailed tracking we need.
Lisa Maier | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Project Management

Asana
7.7
Brightpod
8.0
Task Management
Asana
8.8
Brightpod
9.0
Resource Management
Asana
7.4
Brightpod
8.0
Gantt Charts
Asana
8.0
Brightpod
Scheduling
Asana
7.9
Brightpod
8.0
Workflow Automation
Asana
7.7
Brightpod
Team Collaboration
Asana
8.4
Brightpod
8.0
Support for Agile Methodology
Asana
8.5
Brightpod
Support for Waterfall Methodology
Asana
8.5
Brightpod
Document Management
Asana
6.9
Brightpod
4.0
Email integration
Asana
7.0
Brightpod
9.0
Mobile Access
Asana
8.1
Brightpod
9.0
Timesheet Tracking
Asana
6.1
Brightpod
9.0
Change request and Case Management
Asana
8.4
Brightpod
Budget and Expense Management
Asana
6.4
Brightpod

Professional Services Automation

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

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

Brightpod

  • A very visually pleasing layout of projects in a Kanban style view.
  • Keeps all communication on a task or project in one place, so that everyone is on the same page.
  • Great template system for recurring projects like onboarding or deploying a specific service that has a defined timeline.
  • Flexile recurring tasks.
­čî▓Jeremy Huffman | 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

Brightpod

  • Reports.
  • Team Member workload.
Sunil Shenoy | 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

Brightpod

Brightpod 8.9
Based on 3 answers
It's working very well for our organization.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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

Brightpod

Brightpod 8.0
Based on 2 answers
Brightpod is easy to use. We have several levels of users, some are from outside the USA and some are here. We needed something that could be used by programmers, coders, technical project managers, marketing individuals, and administrators. We get a thumbs up from all these user types. The system is hardly ever down, so we are able to use 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.
Lisa Maier | TrustRadius Reviewer

Reliability and Availability

Asana

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

Brightpod

Brightpod 9.1
Based on 2 answers
No answer on this topic is available.

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

Brightpod

Brightpod 6.0
Based on 3 answers
Customer Support was fast and helpful.
Sunil Shenoy | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

Asana

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Brightpod

Brightpod 9.1
Based on 2 answers
SaaS is the way forward :)
Sunil Shenoy | 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

Brightpod

Brightpod was definitely the most attractive and we felt like it had the least amount of clutter. We hated how Wrike handled recurring tasks. ActiveCollab just seemed to have some complexity that we didn't need. The Brightpod developers are very responsive and were able to fix bugs quickly.
­čî▓Jeremy Huffman | 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

Brightpod

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

Brightpod

  • Increased employee efficiency
  • Ability to have remote teams
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Screenshots

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

Brightpod

General

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

Starting Price

$19 per month

Brightpod Editions & Modules

Edition
Brightpod$19.001
  1. per month
Additional Pricing Details

Rating Summary

Add comparison