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Score 8.5 out of 100
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Score 7.9 out of 100

Feature Set Ratings

    Project Management

    7.8

    Asana

    78%

    Cherwell Service Management

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    Asana ranks higher in 14/14 features

    Task Management

    8.8
    88%
    158 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Resource Management

    7.4
    74%
    132 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Gantt Charts

    7.9
    79%
    44 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Scheduling

    7.9
    79%
    144 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Workflow Automation

    7.8
    78%
    114 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Team Collaboration

    8.5
    85%
    157 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Support for Agile Methodology

    8.5
    85%
    7 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Support for Waterfall Methodology

    8.5
    85%
    7 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Document Management

    7.0
    70%
    133 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Email integration

    7.1
    71%
    127 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Mobile Access

    8.3
    83%
    130 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Timesheet Tracking

    6.1
    61%
    6 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Change request and Case Management

    8.4
    84%
    4 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Budget and Expense Management

    6.7
    67%
    61 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Professional Services Automation

    6.8

    Asana

    68%

    Cherwell Service Management

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    Asana ranks higher in 2/2 features

    Project & financial reporting

    5.5
    55%
    1 Rating
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Integration with accounting software

    8.2
    82%
    35 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Incident and problem management

    Asana

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    8.7

    Cherwell Service Management

    87%
    Cherwell Service Management ranks higher in 7/7 features

    Organize and prioritize service tickets

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.8
    98%
    46 Ratings

    Expert directory

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.2
    82%
    36 Ratings

    Service restoration

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.2
    82%
    29 Ratings

    Self-service tools

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.0
    90%
    45 Ratings

    Subscription-based notifications

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.3
    83%
    33 Ratings

    ITSM collaboration and documentation

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.4
    84%
    42 Ratings

    ITSM reports and dashboards

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.3
    93%
    45 Ratings

    ITSM asset management

    Asana

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    9.0

    Cherwell Service Management

    90%
    Cherwell Service Management ranks higher in 3/3 features

    Configuration mangement

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.2
    92%
    36 Ratings

    Asset management dashboard

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.2
    92%
    35 Ratings

    Policy and contract enforcement

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.7
    87%
    26 Ratings

    Change management

    Asana

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    9.5

    Cherwell Service Management

    95%
    Cherwell Service Management ranks higher in 3/3 features

    Change requests repository

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.2
    92%
    42 Ratings

    Change calendar

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.7
    97%
    38 Ratings

    Service-level management

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.6
    96%
    39 Ratings

    Attribute Ratings

    • Asana is rated higher in 2 areas: Likelihood to Renew, Usability
    • Cherwell Service Management is rated higher in 3 areas: Likelihood to Recommend, Availability, Support Rating

    Likelihood to Recommend

    8.0

    Asana

    80%
    189 Ratings
    8.4

    Cherwell Service Management

    84%
    51 Ratings

    Likelihood to Renew

    9.6

    Asana

    96%
    35 Ratings
    8.3

    Cherwell Service Management

    83%
    10 Ratings

    Usability

    9.0

    Asana

    90%
    22 Ratings
    7.2

    Cherwell Service Management

    72%
    3 Ratings

    Availability

    8.4

    Asana

    84%
    4 Ratings
    9.0

    Cherwell Service Management

    90%
    4 Ratings

    Support Rating

    5.9

    Asana

    59%
    81 Ratings
    8.8

    Cherwell Service Management

    88%
    27 Ratings

    Implementation Rating

    Asana

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.7

    Cherwell Service Management

    77%
    2 Ratings

    Product Scalability

    8.2

    Asana

    82%
    1 Rating

    Cherwell Service Management

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Likelihood to Recommend

    Asana

    My experience in Asana is more than two years, and I really enjoyed the experience and working with my teams, as Asana provides effective communication between us and spread the fun, enthusiasm, and achievement in work faster, as I used conversations to inform the team what I want, follow up, comment on the tasks and inform them that the work is finished.
    Ammar Aboalrub | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Cherwell Service Management

    Cherwell is a well-rounded product that can really be utilized as far as one's imagination can stretch. I've used the product in both a corporate and medical environment, where the tool was used for vastly different reasons (i.e., ITSM, business & retail functions, vs hospital orderlies & medical equipment tracking in a CMDB, etc.). Cherwell is so versatile that you can really use it to develop any workflow or process that is unique to your line of business - there are more than enough functions and tools available within Cherwell to effectively manage any enterprise solution your organization needs. The major drawback of flexibility is supportability. Given that you can essentially develop anything you want (content-wise) in Cherwell, it can quickly become highly complex and difficult to support by anyone other than the original developer. Documentation is key (F-spec & T-spec especially!) when developing larger solutions in Cherwell.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Pros

    Asana

    • Easy to use by any user (good UX and no installation needed)
    • Easy to create a simple project, add tasks and sub tasks.
    • Different display options, according to the project/tasks type
    • Works great using a web browser, you don't have to install the application
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Cherwell Service Management

    • Cherwell's email handling automation works flawlessly. The only time that I have ever needed to reset the automation service that drives it is when my own server that houses the small connecting agent has some kind of problem and disconnects us from our hosted Cherwell instance. It just works. Emails to a certain address always result in a new ticket or update to an existing ticket.
    • Cherwell is literally 100% customization in so many ways that it would be pointless to try to enumerate them. There is a very sizable list of already-created customizations (called "mApps") that you can download and apply to your instance. If you don't like them you can roll them back in seconds. But you can add and configure entire modules using one of these pre-defined, completely free, add-on packages. It's so easy to add features this way that I check the list of available mApps every month or so just to see what functionality I can add.
    Jane Updegraff | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Cons

    Asana

    • Some users might find the user interface a bit dull and un inspired
    • We found the way to use multiple workspaces a bit confusing
    • It takes quite a bit of planning to build a well organized workspace in order not to have way too many projects and tasks all over the place
    Louis Schietekat | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Cherwell Service Management

    • Cherwell lacks modern UI capabilities such as responsive forms and CSS styling for web portals.
    • Built-in reporting engine is hard to use and resource intensive to run.
    • No patching model for small platform fixes, must upgrade to receive platform code changes.
    Megan Hartz | TrustRadius Reviewer

    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

    Cherwell Service Management

    General

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

    Starting Price

    Cherwell Service Management Editions & Modules

    Additional Pricing Details

    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

    Cherwell Service Management

    Cherwell Service Management 8.3
    Based on 10 answers
    So far we've been really happy with Cherwell Service Management. We are aware that there are cheaper solutions out there and cost is always a factor. As we continue to dial it in and make improvements one thing we'd like to see is a better way to classify and categorize the work. For first time users it can be quite confusing to get your tickets assigned to the correct group with an organization as large as ours.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Usability

    Asana

    Asana 9.0
    Based on 22 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

    Cherwell Service Management

    Cherwell Service Management 7.2
    Based on 3 answers
    It is a product that can be heavily customised. We have many dashboards to suit different user roles that you can drill down to extract the information you require. Within our organisation there are a lot of expert end-users who produce these dashboards and short-cuts. An in-house development team to review requests and roll them out into the live environment should also be considered. The development role does not need to be a full-time just needs somebody with suitable expertise.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Reliability and Availability

    Asana

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

    Cherwell Service Management

    Cherwell Service Management 9.0
    Based on 4 answers
    No answer on this topic is available.

    Support Rating

    Asana

    Asana 5.9
    Based on 81 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

    Cherwell Service Management

    Cherwell Service Management 8.8
    Based on 27 answers
    We generally have a good time with Cherwell support, however, there are the few niche cases where I have to explain how Cherwell works to the customer support agent on the other end. A little more product education for tier 1 support could go a long way in helping expedite support requests from SaaS customers.
    Zachary Louis | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Implementation Rating

    Asana

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    Cherwell Service Management

    Cherwell Service Management 7.7
    Based on 2 answers
    We had access to the old system that Cherwell replaced. Some things were difficult to find in the beginning but it was a learning curve that got easier after a few days.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Alternatives Considered

    Asana

    I like how extensive the capabilities are for Asana. With other softwares it seems there are many things lacking. I feel like Asana is also a very user friendly platform and aesthetically pleasing which is important in a modern office. We have many young people entering our workspace and it is important to have software that is ahead of the times in functionality and efficiency.
    Chantelle Chase | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Cherwell Service Management

    Much more customizable than other products, especially when ran in a self-hosted environment. Cherwell [Service Management] allows for greater flexibility of custom development and integrations to allow for automating tasks that traditional ITSM apps are not well suited for. Cherwell [Service Management] gives you the freedom to develop your own objects with minimal licensing costs.
    Aidan Wick | 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

    Cherwell Service Management

    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

    Cherwell Service Management

    • As with any standard ticketing system, it helped decrease the time before first contact with clients.
    • Our department was always concerned with keeping a low budget, and it was cheaper than most.
    • My supervisor could easily tell how many resources were being put into each employee, so we had more visibility of our team's capabilities at a given time if we needed to take on something complex.
    David Crawford | TrustRadius Reviewer

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