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Score 8.4 out of 100
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Score 7.2 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Asana

Asana has helped us stay on track from briefing with marketing partners to planning with media partners then continuing the process of kicking off creative, working through creative and finalizing approvals to then finish and send to the activation team. It's a one stop shop for our project needs. Much like with any tool, getting users to adopt it and update can be a challenge but Asana makes it easy to assign tasks to keep folks in line.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Micro Focus PPM

For Project Management, Micro Focus PPM includes all most every feature you need. You can manage your projects using work plans, project health, resource assignments, actuals, and costs. Additionally, you can get required approvals with workflows like sponsor approval or CR approvals. However, at project costing we need to make customizations due to lack of several outsource costs on it.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Project Management

Asana
7.8
Micro Focus PPM
Task Management
Asana
9.1
Micro Focus PPM
Resource Management
Asana
7.6
Micro Focus PPM
Gantt Charts
Asana
8.1
Micro Focus PPM
Scheduling
Asana
8.1
Micro Focus PPM
Workflow Automation
Asana
7.9
Micro Focus PPM
Team Collaboration
Asana
8.7
Micro Focus PPM
Support for Agile Methodology
Asana
8.5
Micro Focus PPM
Support for Waterfall Methodology
Asana
8.5
Micro Focus PPM
Document Management
Asana
6.9
Micro Focus PPM
Email integration
Asana
7.1
Micro Focus PPM
Mobile Access
Asana
8.3
Micro Focus PPM
Timesheet Tracking
Asana
6.1
Micro Focus PPM
Change request and Case Management
Asana
8.4
Micro Focus PPM
Budget and Expense Management
Asana
6.6
Micro Focus PPM

Professional Services Automation

Asana
6.9
Micro Focus PPM
Project & financial reporting
Asana
5.5
Micro Focus PPM
Integration with accounting software
Asana
8.3
Micro Focus PPM

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

Micro Focus PPM

  • Easy to manage tasks among project's stakeholders
  • Satifying resource management capabilities
  • Complete dashboard (fully customizable screens and integrations)
Anonymous | 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

Micro Focus PPM

  • The workflow engine is perfect, but there is room for improvement. The Workflow engine script language is not capable enough. For example, if you want to call an RPC (Remote Call Procedure) you have to do it in a tricky way.
  • Each rose has a thorn. In the Workflow engine, you can configure each field's visibility and obligation state in a form depend on the status of workflow steps. Even if your approval step has passed you can still see and edit fields in the form and can save your changes.
Celil ÇİYNEKLİ | 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

Micro Focus PPM

Micro Focus PPM 10.0
Based on 1 answer
We have many business processes using it along with our project management staff.
Fonda Logston | 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

Micro Focus PPM

Micro Focus PPM 7.0
Based on 2 answers
GUI needs to be enhanced for today's technical and agile development requirements. It is very cumbersome and out-dated (at some pages)
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

Micro Focus PPM

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

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

Micro Focus PPM

Micro Focus PPM 8.0
Based on 3 answers
We have a Change Management Team for internal support of Micro Focus PPM. So, they give close and quick support to our problems. They contact product support when it is necessary. They regularly upgrade the product. Generally, I can say that there is a good support for this product.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

Asana

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Micro Focus PPM

Micro Focus PPM 7.0
Based on 2 answers
Have your methodology defined prior to the vendor coming on board to start any configuration changes.
Fonda Logston | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Asana

We selected ASANA based on the feature set, and ease of rollout. monday.com had very good workflow automation but we found that ASANA was quicker and easier for staff to build a task eco-system that worked for them.
Zoho Projects was a very strong contender but was much more expensive and so ASANA was the more effective choice across the board.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Micro Focus PPM

  • Easy to use, graphical workflow design.
  • Easy to use portfolio and program screens.
  • Easy to use system side.
  • The philosophy behind the system.
  • Simple and user-friendly timesheet.
  • Customizable dashboards with SQL.
Celil ÇİYNEKLİ | 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

Micro Focus PPM

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

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

Micro Focus PPM

  • More Streamlined
  • Leadership is very informed now
Anonymous | 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

Micro Focus PPM

General

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

Micro Focus PPM Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Asana
8.4
Micro Focus PPM
7.2

Likelihood to Renew

Asana
9.5
Micro Focus PPM
10.0

Usability

Asana
9.0
Micro Focus PPM
7.0

Reliability and Availability

Asana
8.4
Micro Focus PPM

Support Rating

Asana
7.8
Micro Focus PPM
8.0

Implementation Rating

Asana
Micro Focus PPM
7.0

Scalability

Asana
8.2
Micro Focus PPM

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