Asana vs. ProductPlan

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Asana
Score 8.5 out of 10
N/A
Asana is a web and mobile project management app. With tasks, projects, conversations, and dashboards, Asana lets an entire team know who's doing what by when, enabling workload balancing. Users can also add integrations for GANTT charts, time tracking and more.
$50
per month
ProductPlan
Score 9.6 out of 10
N/A
ProductPlan is a platform that builds and shares product roadmaps.
$39
per month
Pricing
AsanaProductPlan
Editions & Modules
Premium
$13.49
per month
Business
$30.49
per month
Basic
$39
per month
Professional
$69
per month
Enterprise
custom pricing
Offerings
Pricing Offerings
AsanaProductPlan
Free Trial
YesYes
Free/Freemium Version
YesNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
YesNo
Entry-level Setup Fee$10 per user per monthNo setup fee
Additional Details
More Pricing Information
Features
AsanaProductPlan
Project Management
Comparison of Project Management features of Product A and Product B
Asana
7.9
161 Ratings
ProductPlan
-
Ratings
Task Management9.0161 Ratings00 Ratings
Resource Management7.5135 Ratings00 Ratings
Gantt Charts7.847 Ratings00 Ratings
Scheduling8.1147 Ratings00 Ratings
Workflow Automation8.0116 Ratings00 Ratings
Team Collaboration8.7160 Ratings00 Ratings
Support for Agile Methodology8.57 Ratings00 Ratings
Support for Waterfall Methodology8.57 Ratings00 Ratings
Document Management7.4136 Ratings00 Ratings
Email integration7.4129 Ratings00 Ratings
Mobile Access8.4133 Ratings00 Ratings
Timesheet Tracking6.16 Ratings00 Ratings
Change request and Case Management8.44 Ratings00 Ratings
Budget and Expense Management7.164 Ratings00 Ratings
Professional Services Automation
Comparison of Professional Services Automation features of Product A and Product B
Asana
6.9
38 Ratings
ProductPlan
-
Ratings
Project & financial reporting5.51 Ratings00 Ratings
Integration with accounting software8.337 Ratings00 Ratings
User Ratings
AsanaProductPlan
Likelihood to Recommend
8.1
(191 ratings)
9.9
(4 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
9.6
(34 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Usability
9.0
(22 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Availability
8.4
(4 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Support Rating
5.2
(81 ratings)
9.9
(4 ratings)
Product Scalability
8.2
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
User Testimonials
AsanaProductPlan
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.
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ProductPlan
With ProductPlan you have the ability to manage a project with a totally objective simplicity, it is enough to have a few tasks, organize them, assign the work team that will be performing the respective tasks, customize the route and that's it. ProductPlan is rich in features to get a good project management without having a great learning curve to be able to use this platform, big or small, whether it is very deep or with basic tasks.
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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
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ProductPlan
  • Easy to create new bars.
  • Easy to link to Jira.
  • Simple UI.
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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
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ProductPlan
  • I think its price is a bit high.
  • It should provide workflow management as well.
  • It has got so many features that it gets hard to understand.
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Likelihood to Renew
Asana
  • 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.
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ProductPlan
No answers on this topic
Usability
Asana
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.
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ProductPlan
No answers on this topic
Reliability and Availability
Asana
Working with Asana on a daily basis
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ProductPlan
No answers on this topic
Support Rating
Asana
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).
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ProductPlan
There are very few problems that we have had with this platform, but from the technical support it has solved everything immediately, from errors with the page to small questions of use. We have simply had a quick response without a hitch when needing help from the ProductPlan support team.
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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.
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ProductPlan
ProductPlan is a direct competitor to Aha!. Whereas JIRA and Trello are for mostly handling the operational tasks, ProductPlan and Aha! are for strategizing. ProductPlan is very well suited to give straight communication on what to achieve in the future and why. JIRA and Trello are the tools managing how to achieve those tasks.
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Scalability
Asana
I used this tool on a daily basis at work and it runs as a solid rock
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ProductPlan
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.
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ProductPlan
  • Good value tool.
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