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Score 8.4 out of 100
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Score 8 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Asana

Asana is great for organization across a team or across a project since its UI is much better and easier to use than more complicated project planning interfaces and project management software. It’s less well suited to manage projects across an organization since it doesn’t handle budgets or integrate with things like Microsoft project as well so it’s strength are more towards project vs portfolio management.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Emburse SpringAhead

It's definitely well suited for all organizations with knowledge workers who use computers to do their work and are able to log in and enter their time on a regular basis. I've always had access to it as part of my job and love using SpringAhead. It may be less appropriate in a role where the worker does not have regular access to a computer to enter their hours digitally.
Ambrish Kochikar | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Project Management

Asana
7.8
Emburse SpringAhead
Task Management
Asana
9.1
Emburse SpringAhead
Resource Management
Asana
7.7
Emburse SpringAhead
Gantt Charts
Asana
8.2
Emburse SpringAhead
Scheduling
Asana
8.0
Emburse SpringAhead
Workflow Automation
Asana
7.9
Emburse SpringAhead
Team Collaboration
Asana
8.6
Emburse SpringAhead
Support for Agile Methodology
Asana
8.5
Emburse SpringAhead
Support for Waterfall Methodology
Asana
8.5
Emburse SpringAhead
Document Management
Asana
6.9
Emburse SpringAhead
Email integration
Asana
7.2
Emburse SpringAhead
Mobile Access
Asana
8.2
Emburse SpringAhead
Timesheet Tracking
Asana
6.1
Emburse SpringAhead
Change request and Case Management
Asana
8.4
Emburse SpringAhead
Budget and Expense Management
Asana
6.5
Emburse SpringAhead

Professional Services Automation

Asana
6.9
Emburse SpringAhead
Project & financial reporting
Asana
5.5
Emburse SpringAhead
Integration with accounting software
Asana
8.3
Emburse SpringAhead

Pros

Asana

  • Task Management - Being able to assign resources and time lines to specific activities
  • Project Management - Being able to plan, execute and track project process using this tool
  • Customizability - Being able to customize a solution that meets your needs or activity.
Norman Hazlewood | TrustRadius Reviewer

Emburse SpringAhead

  • Allows for tracking of time very easily. Users can add all their project's time in one place instead of drilling into each project.
  • Managers can approve their team's time all in one place. We do not need to drill down to find the info and approve. Users who don't report to the manager but are part of the project can still be approved by the project manager.
  • Reports are easy to read when looking at historical information. Reports can be run with multiple parameters that the user needs.
Massimo Emilione | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Asana

  • I think there could be improved clarity around the different levels of Asana. For example, the resources available to paid accounts are not visible from the more basic accounts, so you're not aware that there are expanded options until you look in their knowledge base and see that they have additional features.
  • Exporting projects - you can export a project into a csv, but it isn't pretty. This can be challenging if you'd like to have an archived project folder for open records requests.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Emburse SpringAhead

  • A weekly reminder to fill out timesheet feature
  • A scheduled autogenerated report feature
  • A PTO tracking feature
Ambrish Kochikar | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Asana

Asana 9.5
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

Emburse SpringAhead

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

Emburse SpringAhead

No score
No answers yet
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Reliability and Availability

Asana

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

Emburse SpringAhead

No score
No answers yet
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Support Rating

Asana

Asana 7.8
Based on 94 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

Emburse SpringAhead

No score
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Alternatives Considered

Asana

I like Nifty as this has time sheets, however we preferred the clean interface of Asana. Nifty was a bit overwhelming when we tried it. Their app on Android wasn't anywhere near as mature as Asana's app.Plutio is great and has many features, but we preferred the look of Asana.
John Crumpton | TrustRadius Reviewer

Emburse SpringAhead

We selected SpringAhead because of price and usability. This tool is easy to set up and configure. It is a cloud application allowing access from anywhere. There were no training requirements. When you have a small use case this tool is the way to go. We moved off SpringAhead to get more functionality and it has required a lot more training and effort to maintain and utilize
Massimo Emilione | 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

Emburse SpringAhead

No score
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Return on Investment

Asana

  • Asana helps improve productivity in the workspace by ensuring all team members know what projects/tasks they need to get done and by when.
  • Asana helps team members stay focused on what needs to get done and allows cross collaboration between departments which greatly increases overall company productivity by not having to wait around for email responses.
  • Asana is a good tool for project management and is easy to use, making it accessible for the whole company to use.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Emburse SpringAhead

  • Positive - tracking return on project investments
  • Positive - being able to plan on future projects
  • Positive - being able to manage costs and attendance
Ambrish Kochikar | 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*

* per user per month

Asana Editions & Modules

Edition
Premium$13.491
Business$30.491
  1. Per Month
Additional Pricing Details

Emburse SpringAhead

General

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

Emburse SpringAhead Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Asana
8.4
Emburse SpringAhead
8.0

Likelihood to Renew

Asana
9.5
Emburse SpringAhead

Usability

Asana
9.0
Emburse SpringAhead

Reliability and Availability

Asana
8.4
Emburse SpringAhead

Support Rating

Asana
7.8
Emburse SpringAhead

Scalability

Asana
8.2
Emburse SpringAhead

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