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Score 8.5 out of 100
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Score 8.6 out of 100

Feature Set Ratings

    Project Management

    7.8

    Asana

    78%

    Microsoft Project Server

    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%

    Microsoft Project Server

    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

    Attribute Ratings

    • Microsoft Project Server is rated higher in 1 area: Usability
    • Asana and Microsoft Project Server are tied in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend

    Likelihood to Recommend

    8.0

    Asana

    80%
    189 Ratings
    8.0

    Microsoft Project Server

    80%
    8 Ratings

    Likelihood to Renew

    9.6

    Asana

    96%
    35 Ratings

    Microsoft Project Server

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Usability

    9.0

    Asana

    90%
    22 Ratings
    10.0

    Microsoft Project Server

    100%
    1 Rating

    Availability

    8.4

    Asana

    84%
    4 Ratings

    Microsoft Project Server

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Support Rating

    5.9

    Asana

    59%
    81 Ratings

    Microsoft Project Server

    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Implementation Rating

    Asana

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    10.0

    Microsoft Project Server

    100%
    2 Ratings

    Product Scalability

    8.2

    Asana

    82%
    1 Rating

    Microsoft Project Server

    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

    Microsoft Project Server

    Microsoft Project Server I believe is best for any organization from small to large. As I mentioned, it is a little pricey so I would do research into alternative software and depending on your needs maybe look at all options, competing software. This is a tool with a learning curve and some may not be able to easily navigate this software. There isn't really great training, resources available for this tool however there are some free YouTube tutorial videos. This is great for cross company, department project management, sharing, managing of projects and timelines.
    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

    Microsoft Project Server

    • Project planning: tasks assignments, resources allocation, progress and cost tracking. The Server version is the natural extension of the Microsoft Project standalone.
    • Provides one place to manage all projects, accessible by everyone in the team. This opens the plan updates to team members as well(on their tasks), as opposed to being done only by the project manager.
    • Reporting and visualization - resources utilization, timeline etc
    • The integration with the Microsoft Project standalone: if you don't like the web version, you can download the latest and work locally. When done just sync it back to the server.
    Cristian Bodnarasec | 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

    Microsoft Project Server

    • Resource loading and leveling extremely complicated within the tool
    • Software makes incorrect assumptions and changes without user knowledge
    • Inconsistencies within the tool make it hard to predict & troubleshoot
    Anonymous | 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

    Microsoft Project Server

    General

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

    Starting Price

    Microsoft Project Server 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

    Microsoft Project Server

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    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

    Microsoft Project Server

    Microsoft Project Server 10.0
    Based on 1 answer
    We don't have to worry about maintenance, upgrades, or compatibility issues. All the capabilities we need are there, and are easily customizable.
    Ross Ghiasi | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Reliability and Availability

    Asana

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

    Microsoft Project Server

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    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

    Microsoft Project Server

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    Implementation Rating

    Asana

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    Microsoft Project Server

    Microsoft Project Server 10.0
    Based on 2 answers
    Per Microsoft, Project Online provides more value long-term by reducing infrastructure cost and increase feature release cycle time
    Ross Ghiasi | 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

    Microsoft Project Server

    One of the key advantages of Microsoft Project Server (MSPS) is its ecosystem. It gels very well with SharePoint, Office, Office 365. The support from Microsoft is also a key driver and they are very experienced and many ways to resolve issues. Also, Microsoft has bridged the gap of cloud offering from other competitors by providing Project Online. It is an offering through Office 365 which is very lean and low maintenance.
    Ved Mishra | 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

    Microsoft Project Server

    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

    Microsoft Project Server

    • We've been able to reduce the number of staff in our PMO by utilising the Project Server data in Power BI, reducing the need for manual reporting.
    • Being able to forecast utilization in the product allows us to accurately estimate resource needs to ensure optimum staff levels.
    David Lean | TrustRadius Reviewer

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