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Score 8.5 out of 100
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Score 7.3 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Asana

it certainly is a really good tool when it comes to project management because it allows keeping track easily of how [our] timelines being handled, what is the overall progress of a specific task or a product as well as providing tools such as dashboards to see the performance of the team and based on that, making decisions to improve. It has room for improvement when it comes to board view, more specific when trying to organize more than one dimension for example having tasks related to front and back in the same board while trying to keep track of the progress of each one in the same space.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

WorkflowMax

WorkflowMax is very well suited for a business that wants to track time billed by project, to have an easy way to generate invoices for those projects, and to keep track of overall productivity and invoice status. I imagine it can also be adapted to different types of businesses that deal in goods rather than services and time. I am not sure for which scenarios or businesses the program is not appropriate.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Project Management

Asana
7.7
WorkflowMax
6.9
Task Management
Asana
8.8
WorkflowMax
8.0
Resource Management
Asana
7.4
WorkflowMax
3.0
Gantt Charts
Asana
7.9
WorkflowMax
Scheduling
Asana
7.9
WorkflowMax
7.0
Workflow Automation
Asana
7.7
WorkflowMax
8.0
Team Collaboration
Asana
8.5
WorkflowMax
7.0
Support for Agile Methodology
Asana
8.5
WorkflowMax
Support for Waterfall Methodology
Asana
8.5
WorkflowMax
Document Management
Asana
6.9
WorkflowMax
7.0
Email integration
Asana
6.9
WorkflowMax
7.0
Mobile Access
Asana
8.1
WorkflowMax
3.0
Timesheet Tracking
Asana
6.1
WorkflowMax
10.0
Change request and Case Management
Asana
8.4
WorkflowMax
7.4
Budget and Expense Management
Asana
6.4
WorkflowMax
8.0

Professional Services Automation

Asana
6.8
WorkflowMax
9.3
Project & financial reporting
Asana
5.5
WorkflowMax
9.0
Integration with accounting software
Asana
8.1
WorkflowMax
9.0
Quotes/estimates
Asana
WorkflowMax
10.0
Invoicing
Asana
WorkflowMax
9.0

Pros

Asana

  • It helps to handle ongoing and project-based work easily. It defines every work stage, which makes it easier to analyze the areas where things are stuck.
  • The navigation is simple and easy. It provides a list view feature that helps teams and groups to visualize which projects are a priority and work due dates.
  • It is a great tool to enhance team collaboration as it allows group members to organize and manage projects, workflow.
Donna-sue Carpenter | TrustRadius Reviewer

WorkflowMax

  • Allows for fairly simple or elaborate project forecasting depending on the complexity of the job. This allows us to track time by a single project or multiple phases.
  • Time keeping and coordination with invoicing software has increased our firm's ability to issue timely and accurate invoices to clients. Has ability to break down projects in numerous ways to meet the needs of our various clients. This means we can invoice by project, phase, milestone, or dollar increments.
  • Interface is clean and easy to follow. The easier it is to use the fewer mistakes that are made when entering information. This is greatly appreciated.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Asana

  • Asana is not really a project management tool, it is good for simple projects only
  • UI has some glitches (doesn't save preferences, etc.)
  • Integration with other tools (Office 365, MS Project)
  • No reminders if the working period you entered is on holidays
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

WorkflowMax

  • When looking at the job distribution it isn't to scale and it isn't printable.
  • Sometimes it is confusing as to where you might find something until you realise there are multiple points of access.
  • When a job is assigned the whole task is assigned and if you work on it before the task is allocated to you, it isn't possible to enter those hours. It would be better if the employee could choose the task they did and enter the hours and then it sent back to an approver to have it added.
Caroline Laredo | TrustRadius Reviewer

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

WorkflowMax

WorkflowMax 9.0
Based on 1 answer
Because we can't imagine being without it!
Lindsay Simpson | 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

WorkflowMax

WorkflowMax 9.0
Based on 2 answers
It's easy to use and provides me with instant online access to the management of my business whether I am at my desk or overseas
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

WorkflowMax

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Support Rating

Asana

Asana 7.8
Based on 86 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

WorkflowMax

WorkflowMax 7.0
Based on 4 answers
The support team are excellent. The only downside is that you can't phone them!
Mary Moore | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

Asana

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

WorkflowMax

WorkflowMax 9.1
Based on 2 answers
Decide how to breakdown your ongoing jobs - are they monthly recurring or annual broken into chunks?What are you going to give clients i.e. how will your proposals and invoices look?
Mary Moore | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Asana

Trello's look and feel could be more attractive for the creatives but Asana provides a more "logical" approach which is appealing to the technical types. It feels like Trello provides more degrees of freedom of use which could make collaboration a bit less structured and could make it harder for a new team member to effectively contribute.
Louis Schietekat | TrustRadius Reviewer

WorkflowMax

Loan Assistant is a virtual business, entirely operated in the cloud. We do not have an office. Team members are located in diverse locations such as Munich, Canada and Sri Lanka as well as various locations in Australia. WorkflowMax is what ties us together. The fact that the billing is so tightly integrated into the workflow is a great strength. At this time we have been using Max for 6 years and plan on keeping using it. We have evaluated Slack but it didn't work for us.
Janette Fairleigh | 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

WorkflowMax

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

WorkflowMax

  • Biggest impact has been automation of client invoicing. Prior to using WorkflowMax, invoices were generated in Word, usually a template from a prior invoice to that client. Now the invoice is generated in WorkflowMax, saved as a draft, exported to Word, uploaded to Microsoft SharePoint, then shared with the invoice author. This has cut down on mistakes and unnecessary admin time.
Nadine Haines | 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

Starting Price

$50 per month

Asana Editions & Modules

Edition
Premium$13.491
Business$30.491
  1. per month
Additional Pricing Details

WorkflowMax

General

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

Starting Price

$20 per month

WorkflowMax Editions & Modules

Edition
Standard$201
Premium$701
  1. per month
Modules
Lead Manager Module$15/month
WorkflowMax Premium$50/month
  1. none
Additional Pricing Details

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Asana
8.1
WorkflowMax
10.0

Likelihood to Renew

Asana
9.6
WorkflowMax
9.0

Usability

Asana
9.0
WorkflowMax
9.0

Reliability and Availability

Asana
8.4
WorkflowMax

Support Rating

Asana
7.8
WorkflowMax
7.0

Implementation Rating

Asana
WorkflowMax
9.1

Scalability

Asana
8.2
WorkflowMax

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