Asana

Collaborative software for teams tracking their work, streamlining workflow, and improving productivity.

Website: asana.com 

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Asana

Uses:

  • Schedule and organize projects/tasks and assign to yourself or a teammate
  • Organize your tasks into shared lists or boards for your initiatives, meetings, and programs
  • Track progress of projects
  • Add new workflows quickly and easily using pre-made templates
  • Turn conversations into actionable tasks and convert tasks into projects
  • Receive team updates in your inbox

Pros:

  • Fast and responsive design
  • Easy email integration
  • Integrates with Google Calendar
  • View all your assigned tasks in one place
  • A single story/item/task can have links to more than one project and tag
  • Create templates for repeat tasks and processes
  • Tasks can be easily duplicated and moved to different projects
  • Free version supports up to 15 team members
  • iOS and Android app for managing tasks on-the-go

Cons:

  • No desktop app
  • Interface can be slow to update at times—sometimes have to reload the page to see changes in projects/tasks or items moved around
  • No two-step verification makes it less safe for your personal data

Pricing:

  • Basic: Free
    • Up to 15 team members, unlimited tasks, projects, and conversations, basic dashboards, basic search
  • Premium: $8.33/member/month, billed annually ($100)
    • No team member limit, unlimited dashboards, advanced search & reporting, custom fields, private teams and projects
  • Offers tax exemptions for nonprofits: must contact Asana Customer Support and attach a copy of your tax exempt form