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Asana Review

Bybusiness.com editorial staff,
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Jan 09, 2019
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Asana's website says, "Run your day, your team and your company." This task management software can work for personal task management, but its larger focus and company-oriented tools make it better suited for project management on a team level. It syncs across computers and mobile devices and integrates with many third-party programs to create a versatile system.

Asana

Asana

Project Management & Task Management Software Buying Guide

The Verdict

This task management software can work for personal task management, but its larger focus and company-oriented tools make it better suited for project management on a team level.

Like all task management apps, Asana lets you set up tasks, organize them into lists or projects, set due dates, and assign them to others. It has a search feature to let you find tasks by task name, project or people involved. You can also add tags to any project to make grouping and searches easier.

In the My Tasks feature, you can create tasks for yourself and see those assigned to you by others. You can also assign priorities in order to organize your day. If you are on your email and come across something you need to remember or have someone else take care of, you can assign a task on Asana through the email.

Asana also has a conversation feature so that you can discuss a task within the task itself instead of in an email chain or other unassociated program. This makes sure conversations, instructions and files are all kept with the task they relate to, making it easier for you or your teammates to have all the information right at hand.

This software has a calendar function for seeing your tasks by the week or month. The dashboard tool gives teams and supervisors a high-level view of projects, tasks and priorities. If you need to put any of the information into different forms, such as a Gantt chart to track program progress and projections, you can integrate Asana with the Instagantt app. In fact, this task management software integrates with 37 other apps and programs, including calendars, customer support software like Zendesk, and email programs in case you just can't escape the email. With Zapier, you can forge connections to other apps as well.

The price for Asana varies by how many users you want to integrate. You'll find a sliding price bar on the website, or you can contact the company if your business has over 100 employees.

Asana is a robust program with strong project management features. Thus, it's a better choice for those seeking task management software for teams of businesses. However, it does sync across multiple platforms and can work for family or personal use.

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Asana

Asana

Project Management & Task Management Software Buying Guide

The Verdict

This task management software can work for personal task management, but its larger focus and company-oriented tools make it better suited for project management on a team level.

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