Asana vs. Workfront

Get a tool that’s easy to use and helps all teams in your company manage projects from start to finish—so you can hit deadlines and achieve your goals.

Asana vs workfront

How does Asana compare to Workfront?

Workfront is set up to work well for specific teams. In Asana, you can plan, manage, and communicate about all of your projects and processes—no matter what team you’re on. Here are three ways Asana is different from Workfront:

Easy and fast setup

Start managing your team’s work from day one in Asana, no complicated setup or training required.

Constant innovation

New features and updates are released regularly to help your team be more successful.

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Built for all teams

Customize Asana to manage all of your team’s project and processes in the layout and view that works best for you.

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Asana: The tool your team wants to use

Unlike Workfront, Asana makes it easy to get up and running, so your team will actually use it to track and manage projects. They might even love it.

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Asana task comment

Communicate about work with team conversations, project status updates, and task comments directly in Asana. Plus, connect Asana and Slack to turn conversations into trackable action items.

Asana List

Make Asana your system of record by tracking emails, files, tickets, and more in Asana with over 100 integrations.

Asana Timeline

See how all the pieces of your project plan fit together on Timeline, so you can spot problems before they start and keep work on track—even as plans change.

Asana custom fields

Go beyond tasks and track all of the information that’s important to your team and workflow—like approval stage and priority—with custom fields.

Asana Calendar

Set up projects, manage processes, and track your work in the way that fits your team’s needs.

Asana is the project management and organizational tool that meets my needs best. Compared to other tools, it is super easy to use, with the quality of your work not suffering from that. The interface is user friendly and easy to navigate. It also enhances collaboration.

Capterra review by Peter G., Taxback.com

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Integrations

Move your work into Asana

Import your work from Workfront or spreadsheets into Asana with our CSV importer so you can get set up quickly and transition your team smoothly.

Import work into Asana

Teams that want results trust Asana

Start managing your projects in Asana

Asana is simple enough for everyone to use and has the power you need to collaborate and communicate about work—so you can achieve your goals.

Explore Asana

Asana is the easiest way for teams to track their projects and tasks, so they can get results.

Marketing Campaign

Marketing Campaign

Product Launch

Product Launch

Company Goals

Company Goals

Mission to the Moon

Mission to the Moon

Organize your work

Set clear tasks and milestones to give your team clarity on what needs to be done.

Organize your work

Help your team hit their deadlines

Let each marketer know exactly what work they’re responsible for with clear assignees and due dates.

Help your team hit their deadlines

Hit your deadline

Map out your campaign plan to visualize how all the pieces fit together, spot potential issues, and keep work on track.

Hit your deadline

Have actionable conversations

Ask questions or give updates with the work that’s being done, so conversations turn into actions.

Have actionable conversations

Attach files to your work

Tie shared docs, design files, and budget spreadsheets together so your team isn’t searching for info.

Attach files to your work

View work at a glance

Look at work on a calendar to keep an eye on timing and rally around important dates

View work at a glance

Track your progress

Keep up to date on project progress and quickly spot when things are off track.

Track your progress

Work on the go

Whether you’re meeting with a vendor, at a conference, or out of office, stay connected with Asana for mobile.

Work on the go

Run successful programs, every time

Asana helps marketing teams plan, manage, track, and launch initiatives that engage their audience.

Run successful programs, every time

Map out each step

Map out critical steps—from development to launch—so everyone has clarity on the roadmap.

Map out each step

Know who’s got the ball

Give clear owners and due dates for each piece of the launch, so you can release on time.

Know who’s got the ball

Launch on time

See how the pieces of your plan fit together so you can make adjustments and keep work on track.

Launch on time

Keep everyone up-to-date

Make sure important updates and conversations don’t get buried in email threads by connecting them to your work.

Keep everyone up-to-date

Store work in one place

Attach files to your project, so everyone knows where to find the correct info.

Store work in one place

Track dates and milestones

Keep an eye on important dates by viewing launch plans on a calendar.

Track dates and milestones

See what’s on track, and what isn’t

See how work is progressing to make sure you’re on track to hit your deadlines and goals.

See what’s on track, and what isn’t

Stay connected, wherever you are

Stay up to date on how your launch is progressing no matter where you are with Asana for mobile.

Stay connected, wherever you are

Ready, set, launch!

Asana helps product teams hit deadlines—so they can launch great products.

Ready, set, launch!

Map out priorities

Create tasks for each goal so everyone has visibility into company-wide objectives.

Map out priorities

Determine the right point person

Assign each goal to the appropriate person, so everyone knows who’s responsible, and who to go to with questions.

Determine the right point person

Make a plan to hit your goals

See how each milestone ladders up to your goals so you can feel confident you’ll hit your targets.

Make a plan to hit your goals

Share info and give updates

Keep stakeholders up to date on the latest info and progress, with updates and comments tied directly to your goals.

Share info and give updates

Attach important files

Integrate Asana with your file sharing tools to keep all your important docs in one place.

Attach important files

Keep an eye on important dates

Look at your initiative deadlines and milestones on a calendar to make sure you’ve nailed the timing.

Keep an eye on important dates

Track company progress

Understand what objectives are on track, and what needs your attention so you can hit your goals.

Track company progress

Stay in the loop

Get updates and weigh in on important decisions wherever you are, with Asana for mobile.

Stay in the loop

Hit your goals

Asana gives your team visibility into your organization’s goals, so everyone stays focused on what matters most.

Hit your goals

Get ready for the mission

Map out each step of your mission, so you don’t forget anything as you shoot for the stars.

Get ready for the mission

Know who’s in charge

Assign clear owners for each task, so your pilot, commander, and flight engineer know what they need to do.

Know who’s in charge

Map out each step

Create a launch plan so you can chart your course from start to finish, share it with your team, and modify it as conditions change.

Map out each step

Make sure all systems are a go

Ask important questions, have conversations, and give status updates to get your crew ready for launch day.

Make sure all systems are a go

Tie it all together

Connect Asana to the other tools you need for your mission, so all your information lives in the same place.

Tie it all together

Keep your eye on the prize

View each milestone on a calendar, so you can track important dates leading up to takeoff.

Keep your eye on the prize

Track your progress

See what’s on track, and what isn’t, so you can be sure you’re ready for launch day.

Track your progress

Work from anywhere

Keep up to date whether you’re in the office or on the moon, just make sure you have internet connection!

Work from anywhere

3, 2, 1… blastoff!

With Asana, your crew can shoot for the moon, and get there. All it takes is one small step…

3, 2, 1… blastoff!