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Asana

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Asana

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Score 8.3 out of 101

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Score 8.2 out of 101

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Likelihood to Recommend

Asana

I can not be happier. My team was using Basecamp but we outgrew it. We moved to Teamwork and clients stopped using it and so did my team. We were in Teamwork for just a month and decided we needed something better. We then found Asana and it has been a breeze since. My team was far happier and ready to use it and my clients started interacting with it again. It is simple to use, yet very powerful
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Wrike

I think for software development, Wrike isn't the best tool... I would almost always choose JIRA. I feel like JIRA fails for most other use cases though. I've used quite a few tools - Basecamp, Trello on the lite end (too feature starved for what we need it for), JIRA on the heavy end. Asana and Wrike were the best fit, but I really didn't like Asana's limited interface, and their collaboration abilities were not up to par with Wrike. I also feel like Wrike will scale with our organization, and Asana is something we'd likely outgrow. At a previous org, I customized JIRA pretty hard for more project management oriented tasks, and it worked really well, it just took a LOT out of the gate to get it going, and was super difficult for some of our users to get a handle on.
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Feature Rating Comparison

Project Management

Asana
7.8
Wrike
8.0
Task Management
Asana
9.1
Wrike
9.1
Resource Management
Asana
7.8
Wrike
7.6
Gantt Charts
Asana
6.5
Wrike
8.2
Scheduling
Asana
8.5
Wrike
8.5
Workflow Automation
Asana
7.5
Wrike
8.0
Team Collaboration
Asana
9.0
Wrike
9.5
Support for Agile Methodology
Asana
8.5
Wrike
8.3
Support for Waterfall Methodology
Asana
8.5
Wrike
7.7
Document Management
Asana
6.8
Wrike
7.6
Email integration
Asana
7.4
Wrike
7.8
Mobile Access
Asana
7.8
Wrike
7.9
Timesheet Tracking
Asana
6.1
Wrike
7.4
Change request and Case Management
Asana
8.4
Wrike
7.8
Budget and Expense Management
Asana
7.0
Wrike
6.8

Professional Services Automation

Asana
6.2
Wrike
8.2
Project & financial reporting
Asana
5.5
Wrike
8.5
Integration with accounting software
Asana
7.0
Wrike
8.7
Quotes/estimates
Asana
Wrike
8.2
Invoicing
Asana
Wrike
7.3

Pros

  • Asana allows you to organize your task through a list or through boards.
  • Asana has a great user interface so it's easy for you to locate the projects and the pieces of tasks under each project.
  • Asana's "My Tasks" feature allows you to see all the tasks assigned to you and you can re-arrange them according to priority level.
  • Asana allows me to attach files to each task which allows us to see the progress of the project. It allows you to comment on the current files and the owner of the task can revise it then according to your instructions.
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  • Customized dashboards - I like being able to organize tasks the way I want. So for example, I have a widget for things to do today/tomorrow, plus one for overdue tasks to bring them to my attention quickly, and backlogged projects. What's great about it is that I can make my dashboard just the way I want it, which is bound to be different from what works best for a coworker.
  • Notifications are useful - I mostly just use it to tag other people when they need to be updated, but other team members also use automated notifications to tell them when steps that need to be done by other people, before they can start their task, finally get done. For example, designers don't have to constantly check in to see if a copy has been written and approved yet - the system will notify them when it's ready for them.
  • Very user-friendly interface. I know it's not the most important thing, but it really does help when the software you use just works and looks nice and modern.
  • The calendar view is a really nice addition and helps me plan ahead for busy times.
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Cons

  • I personally have not found anything that I would recommend at this time. However, I have noticed that the older generation of employees struggle with its style where the computer savvy and younger generation thrive. I have no idea how Asana could overcome that obstacle.
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  • The search functionality looks pretty crowded when it pulls up results.
  • The "My Work" feature doesn't seem particularly helpful, compared to the customizable dashboards and calendar view.
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Likelihood to Renew

Asana10.0
Based on 32 answers
I am using Asana at the free level tier and have applied it to my own task tracking and planning. My other stakeholders who have implemented Asana would rate the renew question much higher as it is critical to their business. That being said, I am a bigger fan of LiquidPlanner (paid) and Trello (free).
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Wrike7.2
Based on 32 answers
Wrike is a free resource for us currently, we moved off the subscription as the team had some adjustments. If we were to go back to a paid model or require more time reporting I'd have to look at alternatives such as Podio. I am the sole manager of Wrike currently internally, and would like to get more people on board to justify the cost
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Usability

Asana6.0
Based on 5 answers
This is the best task management App for teams I have used
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Wrike7.9
Based on 8 answers
Because i am comfortable in using this product.
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Reliability and Availability

Asana8.4
Based on 2 answers
Working with Asana on a daily basis
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Wrike9.0
Based on 8 answers
Over two years of (almost) daily usage without outages. Don't remember any errors. I give it 9 only because some Wrike plugins (for online document edit) are based on NPAPI architecture. These types of plugins are being phased out in new browsers, and NPAPI plugins are disabled by default in recent versions of Chrome so you have to do some browser adjustments when you switch browsers or move to another computer.
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Support

Asana8.3
Based on 2 answers
They don't fix everything, but they have certainly gone the extra mile for us. When we were frustrated with a recent change that altered our default view of every project, changing it from all projects being visible to just incomplete projects being visible, they wrote a custom script to change all of our default views back for us, so we didn't have to manually click 3,000 times (we have over a thousand projects).
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Wrike7.2
Based on 3 answers
Their support was done mainly through email and depending on their work lord, could take longer to get a response. But the response was still within a reasonable time frame and courteous every time.
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Online Training

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No answers yet
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Wrike8.9
Based on 2 answers
Wrike does a great job of provide a breadth of videos for learning their program. This includes a 'getting started' sett of videos along with a collection of more in depth videos to assist more experienced users. Combined with their excellent chat support learning wrike is easy and it includes easy access to best practices.
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Implementation

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No answers yet
No answers on this topic
Wrike8.5
Based on 6 answers
Stick with it and resist the temptation to slack in your use of project management software.
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Alternatives Considered

Asana lets you view things in tasks. Trello is more geared toward projects with their board layout. I find Asana to have the best user interface of all project management softwares. It may be missing some functionality (like budgeting and time tracking -- which you can add on with integrations), but I feel that I can actually use it. With the other project management tools I get frustrated by trying to figure them out that I don't use them at all
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Wrike offers high flexibility and tons of features for a reasonable price. The size of a project/group doesn't matter, you can track quick tasks or very detailed project layers. The table view in Wrike offers easy access to Excel fans who normally organize their work in different files and often have difficulties to adopt other ways of project management.
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Scalability

Asana8.2
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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No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Return on Investment

  • I went for the free model of the product.
  • It was good for the team when we were small.
  • Overall progress was visible everyday
  • Removed scrum meetings for us in the initial days
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  • Higher ROI due to better efficiency after including costs and time per task
  • Less stress at the end of each month (reporting/billing) = less working hours
  • Better overview over each employees workload = less stressed high performers
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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*
1.  per user per month
Asana Editions & Modules
Asana
Additional Pricing Details
Asana is always free for teams of up to 15 people.

Wrike

General
Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
No
Wrike Editions & Modules
Wrike
Edition
Wrike Free
$0
Wrike Professional
$492
Wrike Enterprise
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2. per 5 users/month
Additional Pricing Details
Every premium plan begins with a 15-day trial period to make sure Wrike is right for you.