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Score 8.5 out of 100

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Feature Set Ratings

    Project Management

    7.8

    Asana

    78%

    Salesforce

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    Asana ranks higher in 14/14 features

    Task Management

    8.9
    89%
    158 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Resource Management

    7.4
    74%
    132 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Gantt Charts

    7.8
    78%
    44 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Scheduling

    7.9
    79%
    144 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Workflow Automation

    7.9
    79%
    114 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Team Collaboration

    8.6
    86%
    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

    7.1
    71%
    133 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Email integration

    7.2
    72%
    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

    6.9
    69%
    61 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Professional Services Automation

    6.8

    Asana

    68%

    Salesforce

    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

    Sales Force Automation

    Asana

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    7.7

    Salesforce

    77%
    Salesforce.com ranks higher in 9/9 features

    Customer data management / contact management

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.1
    81%
    188 Ratings

    Workflow management

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.8
    78%
    180 Ratings

    Territory management

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.6
    76%
    149 Ratings

    Opportunity management

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.2
    82%
    184 Ratings

    Integration with email client (e.g., Outlook or Gmail)

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.5
    75%
    173 Ratings

    Contract management

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.6
    76%
    146 Ratings

    Quote & order management

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.4
    74%
    138 Ratings

    Interaction tracking

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.9
    79%
    159 Ratings

    Channel / partner relationship management

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.7
    77%
    131 Ratings

    Customer Service & Support

    Asana

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    8.6

    Salesforce

    86%
    Salesforce.com ranks higher in 3/3 features

    Case management

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.0
    90%
    56 Ratings

    Call center management

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.4
    84%
    42 Ratings

    Help desk management

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.3
    83%
    46 Ratings

    Marketing Automation

    Asana

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    7.8

    Salesforce

    78%
    Salesforce.com ranks higher in 2/2 features

    Lead management

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.9
    79%
    171 Ratings

    Email marketing

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.7
    77%
    145 Ratings

    CRM Project Management

    Asana

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    7.4

    Salesforce

    74%
    Salesforce.com ranks higher in 3/3 features

    Task management

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.5
    75%
    163 Ratings

    Billing and invoicing management

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    6.7
    67%
    37 Ratings

    Reporting

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.9
    79%
    127 Ratings

    CRM Reporting & Analytics

    Asana

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    7.9

    Salesforce

    79%
    Salesforce.com ranks higher in 3/3 features

    Forecasting

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.7
    77%
    160 Ratings

    Pipeline visualization

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.9
    79%
    176 Ratings

    Customizable reports

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.1
    81%
    184 Ratings

    Customization

    Asana

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    7.9

    Salesforce

    79%
    Salesforce.com ranks higher in 4/4 features

    Custom fields

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.0
    80%
    176 Ratings

    Custom objects

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.2
    82%
    168 Ratings

    Scripting environment

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.7
    77%
    128 Ratings

    API for custom integration

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.9
    79%
    148 Ratings

    Security

    Asana

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    8.3

    Salesforce

    83%
    Salesforce.com ranks higher in 2/2 features

    Single sign-on capability

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.3
    83%
    146 Ratings

    Role-based user permissions

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.4
    84%
    139 Ratings

    Social CRM

    Asana

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    7.7

    Salesforce

    77%
    Salesforce.com ranks higher in 2/2 features

    Social data

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.6
    76%
    118 Ratings

    Social engagement

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.8
    78%
    115 Ratings

    Integrations with 3rd-party Software

    Asana

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    7.8

    Salesforce

    78%
    Salesforce.com ranks higher in 2/2 features

    Marketing automation

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.8
    78%
    152 Ratings

    Compensation management

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.7
    77%
    103 Ratings

    Platform

    Asana

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    7.9

    Salesforce

    79%
    Salesforce.com ranks higher in 1/1 features

    Mobile access

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.9
    79%
    161 Ratings

    Attribute Ratings

    • Asana is rated higher in 3 areas: Likelihood to Recommend, Likelihood to Renew, Usability
    • Salesforce.com is rated higher in 3 areas: Availability, Support Rating, Product Scalability

    Likelihood to Recommend

    8.0

    Asana

    80%
    189 Ratings
    7.6

    Salesforce

    76%
    305 Ratings

    Likelihood to Renew

    9.6

    Asana

    96%
    35 Ratings
    9.4

    Salesforce

    94%
    49 Ratings

    Usability

    9.0

    Asana

    90%
    22 Ratings
    8.0

    Salesforce

    80%
    94 Ratings

    Availability

    8.4

    Asana

    84%
    4 Ratings
    9.8

    Salesforce

    98%
    54 Ratings

    Performance

    Asana

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.0

    Salesforce

    90%
    36 Ratings

    Support Rating

    5.4

    Asana

    54%
    81 Ratings
    7.6

    Salesforce

    76%
    121 Ratings

    In-Person Training

    Asana

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    7.9

    Salesforce

    79%
    11 Ratings

    Online Training

    Asana

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.1

    Salesforce

    91%
    15 Ratings

    Implementation Rating

    Asana

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.4

    Salesforce

    94%
    32 Ratings

    Configurability

    Asana

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    10.0

    Salesforce

    100%
    2 Ratings

    Contract Terms and Pricing Model

    Asana

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.1

    Salesforce

    91%
    10 Ratings

    Product Scalability

    8.2

    Asana

    82%
    1 Rating
    10.0

    Salesforce

    100%
    2 Ratings

    Professional Services

    Asana

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.3

    Salesforce

    93%
    8 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.
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    Salesforce

    Ability to create dashboards. The project progress can be easily tracked. Tickets can be fed with all the right data and the same can be exported. You can customize the fields as per your usage. Can be used for multiple projects. The reports generated are accurate in nature and can be used for making important decisions and improvements.
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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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    Salesforce

    • Salesforce.com is extremely customizable. I would not consider it an out-of-the-box solution, although its standard fields allow for fundamental CRM activities and reporting.
    • Salesforce.com is able to integrate with 100s of third-party softwares—often times creating efficiencies in processes.
    • Reports within Salesforce.com have the ability to be simple as a standard Account report, or you can get very granular with your report filtering to segment a very specific result, eg. Accounts in California who are active clients and fall within the pharmaceutical industry and have a specified market capitalization.
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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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    Salesforce

    • Would like easier integration of Einstein data in Salesforce Dashboards so we do not have to navigate to the Analytics Studio.
    • Quicker adoption of custom objects into new offerings like the Pipeline Navigator.
    • Continued expansion of Salesforce Surveys for more features and flexibility.
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    Pricing Details

    Asana

    Starting Price

    $50 per month

    Editions & Modules

    Asana editions and modules pricing
    EditionModules
    Premium$13.491
    Business$30.492

    Footnotes

    1. per month
    2. per month

    Offerings

    Free Trial
    Free/Freemium Version
    Premium Consulting/Integration Services

    Entry-level set up fee?

    Optional $10

    Additional Details

    Salesforce

    Starting Price

    $25 per month

    Editions & Modules

    Salesforce editions and modules pricing
    EditionModules
    Essentials$25.001
    Professional$75.002
    Enterprise$150.003
    Unlimited$300.004

    Footnotes

    1. Per User/Per Month
    2. Per User/Per Month
    3. Per User/Per Month
    4. Per user/Per month

    Offerings

    Free Trial
    Free/Freemium Version
    Premium Consulting/Integration Services

    Entry-level set up fee?

    No setup fee

    Additional Details

    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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    Salesforce

    While it's not perfect and can be overly complicated at times, there is not another solution out there that can do what it does. To get the same functionality you would need numerous disparate tools to match the amount of functionality Salesforce has. Having it all aggregated on one platform makes the complicated parts far more bearable
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    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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    Salesforce

    Compared to the Salesforce Classic layout, the Lightning Experience is very user-friendly. Customize your top navigation bar to include quick links to your most frequently used records, objects, or reports. There are free online courses from Salesforce called "Trail Heads" to help new users get acquainted with the CRM. As a whole, it's a well-designed and user-friendly website. All is well, and there have been no problems so far.
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    Reliability and Availability

    Asana

    Working with Asana on a daily basis
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    Salesforce

    Salesforce is always available securely from any internet-capable device anywhere in the world, UNLESS you choose to set security measures so that ONLY trusted IP ranges may access the system at certain times of the day. It's all about choice and flexibility with Salesforce products.
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    Performance

    Asana

    No answers on this topic

    Salesforce

    Salesforce performance in general is excellent. "The cloud infrastructure beneath Force.com has been fine-tuned over the past 10 years. It powers nearly 100,000+ businesses running more than 185,000 applications that 3 million users count on every day."
    Points per Salesforce -
    1) Multitenant kernel - With a multitenant platform, each business that uses the app doesn’t have its own copy. Instead, all businesses share a single copy and then customize it for their specific needs.
    2) ISO 27001 certified security - You can’t compromise when it comes to enterprise-level security. Force.com is road-tested and trusted by nearly 100,000+ companies, including many of the world’s most security-conscious organizations, such as banks and health care providers.
    3) Proven reliability - All Force.com apps run on world-class data centers with backup, failover, and disaster-recovery facilities. Force.com has had a proven 99.9 percent uptime record for years.
    4) Proven, real-time scalability - Force.com is used by many of the world's largest enterprises, including Cisco, Japan Post Network, and Symantec. Applications can automatically scale from a few users to millions of page views, as needed.
    5) Real-time query optimizer - You need fast access to your data. The Force.com query optimizer delivers under 300ms response time, at a massive scale.
    6) Real-time transparent system status - You can always see real-time system performance, availability, and security information at trust.salesforce.com.
    7) Real-time upgrades - Unlike traditional software platforms, our upgrades never break your customizations, code, or integrations. We upgrade the platform for you 3 to 4 times each year. As a result, you’re always on the latest version, with access to the latest features, performance, and security enhancements.
    8) Real-time sandbox environments - With a single click, you can create copies of your applications, configuration, and data in separate environments for development, testing, and training.
    9) Three global production data centers and disaster recovery - Force.com runs on three geographically dispersed, mirrored data centers with built-in replication, disaster recovery, a redundant network backbone, and no single points of failure
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    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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    Salesforce

    Account managers are awesome for the most part but change every year. So just as they are getting to know your business they usually switch accounts. We have premier success now which gives us 24/7 access to support, which has been helpful as we deal with integration issues with APIs and across Salesforce products.
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    In-Person Training

    Asana

    No answers on this topic

    Salesforce

    I attended two training sessions. I would rate them a 4 as an advanced user. It was very basic – great for someone new – would give 8+ for new person.

    I had 3 years of experience at the time. I skipped basic and went onto advanced and still not helpful. A lot of it was best practices that didn’t feel relevant for our business
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    Online Training

    Asana

    No answers on this topic

    Salesforce

    I have gone through multiple. The content that’s delivered is quite basic – I wish they had more advanced training.

    We are grandfathered into premium support plus training. We get unlimited access to instructor led and online training for free. We have taken advantage of this
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    Implementation Rating

    Asana

    No answers on this topic

    Salesforce

    Just from an organizational standpoint - we standardized our data prior to moving to Salesforce. But we essentially standardized it wrong. That's created a big disgusting mess for us know that I'll have to deal with as the Admin. Be sure you think through use cases prior to doing something like that - seek outside opinions on how the data will work best, especially depending on what else you're going to integrate with Salesforce.
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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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    Salesforce

    When evaluating a CRM solution for our company we had a fairly simple decision process. We had to decide to buy vs build an internal solution - which we found for the cost Salesforce would save from development / IT perspective and provide a more robust solution. The closest out of the box competitor we looked at was the Microsoft Dynamics CRM product -and again, we found Salesforce to be a more robust / cost effective solution.
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    Contract Terms and Pricing Model

    Asana

    No answers on this topic

    Salesforce

    The contract process was arduous. Some of that was because of the purchasing issues with our university, but as mentioned previously, we got a quote for a package and then they also recommended add-on fees. These were things we did not end up going with because we had budgeted based on the originally quoted amount. This has slowed down our implementation phase and meant we were paying for two CRM software for longer than I would have liked.
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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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    Salesforce

    I've worked with Salesforce since 2001 in companies ranging from 4 to hundreds of sales people and the system has been able to scale and perhaps more importantly expand (functionally) to the needs of larger organizations. In fact in my previous company, as a provider of a solution that integrated with Salesforce, we had customers that had thousands of sales people using Salesforce.
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    Professional Services

    Asana

    No answers on this topic

    Salesforce

    Using Salesforce.com has made my daily routines more efficient and simplified the manual tasks I had to perform independently. I can now access data from any device, online or offline, and provide better guidance to my team about the forecasts provided by the built-in artificial intelligence (AI). A chat with a Salesforce support specialist would be great. The knowledge base has a community forum where Salesforce users can ask questions and learn more about the product.
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    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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    Salesforce

    • Companies that either hire consulting expertise or have in-house experts will benefit the most. It can be a powerful tool. Manage it correctly and there will be great benefits.
    • Conversely, if companies don't implement Salesforce.com with a plan, there will be frustration and small if any ROI realized.
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