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Score 8.4 out of 101

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Likelihood to Recommend

Asana

If you are working with a cross-functional team with multiple projects on the go regularly, Asana is a lifesaver. Everything can be shared in one place. Delegation is a breeze. Communication happens in real-time.If you and your employees all have unchanging duties daily, this probably isn't something you need in your organization. You could adapt it and use it as a "checklist software" but I wouldn't see much value in paying for it if you won't use it to manage projects.
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MS SharePoint

It's very well suited to act as an intranet, where it's only going to be used internally by employees of a company. It works well to share documents, provide lists of reference materials to users, provide a place for departments to have their own discussions and calendars and other collaboration purposes. It includes "workflows" unlike its predecessors, and those can define the flow of a process or task and walk the user through that flow very effectively. In fact, an employee's entire job could hypothetically be scripted using SharePoint workflows. It can scale OK in small scale terms, as I have experience of using it in networks with under a few thousand users. I don't know how it would behave if there were tens of thousands of hundreds of thousands of users, but provided the infrastructure is scaled proportionately, I don't see why it wouldn't work well at that scale as well.
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Feature Rating Comparison

Project Management

Asana
7.8
MS SharePoint
7.3
Task Management
Asana
9.2
MS SharePoint
7.4
Resource Management
Asana
7.6
MS SharePoint
Gantt Charts
Asana
6.5
MS SharePoint
6.7
Scheduling
Asana
8.3
MS SharePoint
7.2
Workflow Automation
Asana
7.7
MS SharePoint
7.7
Team Collaboration
Asana
9.0
MS SharePoint
Support for Agile Methodology
Asana
8.5
MS SharePoint
Support for Waterfall Methodology
Asana
8.5
MS SharePoint
Document Management
Asana
7.4
MS SharePoint
Email integration
Asana
7.6
MS SharePoint
Mobile Access
Asana
8.0
MS SharePoint
7.4
Timesheet Tracking
Asana
6.1
MS SharePoint
Change request and Case Management
Asana
8.4
MS SharePoint
Budget and Expense Management
Asana
6.9
MS SharePoint
Search
Asana
MS SharePoint
7.4
Visual planning tools
Asana
MS SharePoint
7.2

Professional Services Automation

Asana
6.8
MS SharePoint
Project & financial reporting
Asana
5.5
MS SharePoint
Integration with accounting software
Asana
8.2
MS SharePoint

Communication

Asana
MS SharePoint
7.4
Chat
Asana
MS SharePoint
6.9
Notifications
Asana
MS SharePoint
7.4
Discussions
Asana
MS SharePoint
7.5
Surveys
Asana
MS SharePoint
7.3
Internal knowledgebase
Asana
MS SharePoint
7.7
Integrates with GoToMeeting
Asana
MS SharePoint
7.0
Integrates with Gmail and Google Hangouts
Asana
MS SharePoint
6.4
Integrates with Outlook
Asana
MS SharePoint
8.6

File Sharing & Management

Asana
MS SharePoint
8.0
Versioning
Asana
MS SharePoint
8.3
Video files
Asana
MS SharePoint
7.7
Audio files
Asana
MS SharePoint
7.7
Document collaboration
Asana
MS SharePoint
8.5
Access control
Asana
MS SharePoint
8.3
Advanced security features
Asana
MS SharePoint
8.0
Integrates with Google Drive
Asana
MS SharePoint
7.3
Device sync
Asana
MS SharePoint
7.9

Pros

Asana

  • The best tools of Asana are found once we start a project, since the calendar that is integrated into our mail is super easy to use and we use it as a small agenda.
  • The management of projects is incredible, the monitoring provided is one of the best in its category, since it facilitates group work.
  • The creation and assignment of tasks, notifications and that each person can enter to work no matter where it is since it has a good mobile and web interface.
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MS SharePoint

  • With MS Sharepoint you can share (in my case) projects, initiative trackers, with ID and the information I need to start my developing.
  • It offers cloud acaccessibility, so you do not need to maintain your documents on your hard drive.
  • It allows Office 365 integration, which for me is really great. Using MS Excel and MS Sharepoint.
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Cons

Asana

  • I wish it implemented easier with Outlook or Gmail. I would like for it to be easier to send tasks from email to Asana.
  • I think there's room for improvement in terms of how easy it is to make new Section Headers for tasks and lists.
  • I'd like for more aspects of the interface to be customizable.
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MS SharePoint

  • SharePoint sometimes has a challenge with the Share feature in Office 365. Traditional best practices are to govern collaboration with permissions groups and manage access at the group level. Share can sometimes undermine that by creating ad-hoc situations unintentionally.
  • SharePoint's success in many organizations is really a function of user adoption and training. It is such a large platform that it is often deployed without much governance or direction.
  • SharePoint's lists and libraries can leverage Excel services and like-kind tools, but the ability for a list to do math in the same way that Excel does is very limited. It still has a room for improvement in the business intelligence features of metadata management.
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Likelihood to Renew

Asana

Asana 9.8
Based on 33 answers
Asana is adding more useful features and it makes the work of their entire team more organized and more efficient. It really helps us in achieving greater achievements as a team. It helps us to earn more revenue since we have more satisfied clients, simply because we are able to finish their project on time or even before the due date.
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MS SharePoint

MS SharePoint 9.1
Based on 21 answers
The only drawback is the price, it's quite costly to buy and requires Microsoft professionals to run at its peak capabilities. It works very well with large quantities of employees, has powerful search capabilities and a huge community. However it might not be a good fit for smaller companies who don't handle a large number of documents and employees and who don't exert high security requirements.
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Usability

Asana

Asana 9.0
Based on 23 answers
Asana is very easy to use, you don't need to read any guide to understand how to use it. Works well on almost any device and navigator and the interface is friendly to everyone. Creating a task is easy, following them is also easy and the comments between people involved in the tasks are public, so anyone can follow the task if the employee assigned is not available at a specific moment.
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MS SharePoint

MS SharePoint 6.7
Based on 12 answers
SharePoint is easy to use for basic tasks. If you're trying to do something a bit more complicated, though, it can be difficult to figure it out on your own without going through a lot of trial and error. Most people will likely only be performing basic tasks, though, so I would rate the usability pretty high.
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Reliability and Availability

Asana

Asana 8.4
Based on 2 answers
Working with Asana on a daily basis
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MS SharePoint

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support

Asana

Asana 8.1
Based on 35 answers
The major reason to rate 9 ton asana are:1. Customer support is very good and fast.2. The e - mail reply to the user is within 24 hours and to efficiently handle query each issue allocated with a unique id number. 3. The cost is under budget not so high, but provide a lot of advantages
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MS SharePoint

MS SharePoint 5.0
Based on 6 answers
Support varies by tech and by vendor. I've used Microsoft's support channel and for the most part have been successful to get my questions answered. I've also used third party vendors and have gotten some answers resolved as well, though sometimes getting them on the phone is difficult. It all depends!
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Implementation

Asana

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

MS SharePoint

MS SharePoint 6.0
Based on 4 answers
Planning to the last detail would be advised. SharePoint is a very large application that takes a lot of finesse to get operational
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Alternatives Considered

Asana

There were a combination of factors that led us to decide on Asana, including ease of use and external system integrations, but primarily we could use it across geographically distributed offices successfully and incorporate a variety of end user work flows based on global geography, team constitution, and market focus
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MS SharePoint

While SharePoint isn't as easy to use as Igloo or Squarespace, it comes bundled with Office 365 and drives the backend of those tools. I don't see SharePoint as a place people want to go and see stuff, but rather as a glue that supports all the other Office Products. If we get more in house expertise, then it could be a place that people manage work, but it's not used that way right now
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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
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MS SharePoint

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Return on Investment

Asana

  • We went from disorganized to having our processes fully documented. This allows for projects to be duplicated and started faster, increasing my margins.
  • Less opportunity for missed tasks or confusion.
  • Progress checking always available and easy to use (for our clients)
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MS SharePoint

  • We moved from DocuShare to MS SharePoint and it's been proven very effective.
  • Using MS SharePoint has provided immediate access to documents to staff where in the past, they would have to wait for an admin staff to forward to them.
  • It has been a positive impact for our organization - our newer staff has really benefited from MS SharePoint.
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Pricing Details

Asana

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
Optional
8.33*

* per user per month

MS SharePoint

General

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

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