Understand Asana’s core features

Thanks to Asana’s Work Graph® data model, teams of any size can manage their projects, programs, and processes, no matter how complex.

Project management

Manage your projects from start to finish. With all of your projects in Asana, you’ll always know who’s doing what, by when.


Organize your work into shared projects as lists or Kanban boards for your initiatives, meetings, and programs.


Break work into manageable pieces for you and your team.


Break up a task into smaller parts, or show additional steps to complete an overall task.


Visualize significant checkpoints in your project to measure and share progress.

Task assignees

Give tasks a clear owner, so everyone knows who’s responsible.


Group tasks into sections in any project to match workflows, break up types of work, and keep tasks organized.

Custom Fields

Go beyond tasks, and track anything in Asana. Field names, types, and values are customizable, so you can create fields for whatever information is important to your workflow.

Due dates and times

Specify the date and time something is due so everyone’s working off the same deadline—no matter their time zone.

Start dates

Set start dates on tasks, so you can avoid the last minute scramble.


Add files from your computer, Dropbox, Box, or Google Drive to any task or conversation. You can see files on individual tasks, or at the project level.


Use easy-to-fill forms to establish a formal submission process for work requests.


Use Rules to automate important actions in your processes so teams don’t miss steps.


Say thanks, give a thumbs up, or vote for a task with a like.


Streamline and clarify your approvals process to make sure everyone knows what work needs to be approved, when, and how.

Project Overview

Give teams clarity and context on work in one place. Share key resources, status updates, and more.

Project Brief

Use this open text editor to write briefs in Asana. Outline scope of work, backstory, and other details.

Sync tasks across projects

Keep the same task in multiple projects to see work in different contexts without duplicating efforts.


Task dependencies make it clear which tasks are ready to start, and which tasks are waiting on others.

Custom Templates

Create your own project templates so your team can quickly and easily kick off work.

Copy projects

Eliminate time spent recreating your team’s common workflows.

Views and reporting

Easily know where work stands and see what’s happening across your entire organization with reporting capabilities.

My tasks

Your space to organize and prioritize your daily tasks and project work.


See how the pieces of your project fit together and keep work on track as things change.


Get a real-time overview of how busy team members are across projects, and rebalance work to keep projects on track.


Monitor the status of all your projects in real time, so you can keep initiatives on track and report updates to your team.


Set company goals in Asana so they’re connected to the work that supports them, and you can see progress in real time.


Get automatic updates about the projects, conversations, and tasks that matter to you.


Get real-time project data in one place. Customize charts to see where work may be blocked or off track.


All teams can be successful in Asana. Learn more about our accessibility features.

Calendar view

See any list of tasks on a Calendar to get a clear view of when work is due.

Files view

Find the project files you need quickly in a gallery view with all of the project’s attachments.

Advanced search

Run reports based on specific criteria that’s most important to your team. Save your reports to see work across projects, assignees, custom fields and more.

Teammate view

Understand teammate workloads by viewing tasks assigned to them. You’ll be able to see anything that’s been shared with you or that’s publicly accessible to your Organization.

Project export

Export to CSV and JSON if you want to slice and dice your own data.

Set and achieve strategic goals

Use Goals to connect company-wide objectives to the work and support them all in one place. Keep teams on track by seeing progress in real-time.

Admin controls

Create and manage teams and team settings to ensure that everyone has access to the right information.


Create teams based around department, job function, project involvement, or however works best for your organization. Teammates are connected with a shared calendar and conversations, and can be made private or public to your organization.


Collaborate with vendors, contractors, and partners in Asana.

Permissions and privacy controls

Limit access to any project, create hidden teams for sensitive work, or make public teams and projects so your entire organization can access them.

Comment-only projects

Lockdown your projects by making them comment-only so you can share information with your team without worrying about unwanted edits.

Team management

Designate Organization admins who can add, remove, and manage members and their settings, and enforce password complexity. Enterprise customers have additional controls with SAML and our Admin API.

Data security

Easily export or delete data from Asana, and have your data backed up on a separate server. Enterprise customers can also expect a 99.9% SLA uptime.


Tie your communication to teams, projects, or tasks to give your team clarity about where work stands.

Task comments

Comment directly on a task to clarify exactly what needs to be done, and @-mention teammates or other tasks or projects so everything stays connected.


Add teammates as followers so they can stay in the loop with work on the task and receive relevant notifications with task updates.


This feature distills data from Asana into charts and other highlights—for an easy way to tell a visual story about progress.


Send private messages in Asana to people, projects, and teams.

Project conversations

Discuss a project’s progress to keep the momentum going.

Team conversations

Create a space for all team conversations and announcements.


Ensure that you stay up to date while you’re on the go with our Android and iOS mobile apps.


Track work and stay up to date on the go. Just like our web app, you can use it to create tasks and projects, have conversations about them, and get updates on their progress when you’re on and offline.


Winner of Google’s Material Design Award, our Android app lets you create tasks and projects, collaborate on work, have conversations, and get updates straight from your device.


Connect Asana to the other tools you love to make it easier to track all of your work in one place and save time.

Robust rest api

Gain access to data in Asana to automate and fully integrate with your other reporting tools.

Dropbox, Google Drive, and Box

Attach files directly to tasks with a built-in file chooser.


Post updates to a Slack channel when there are changes in your Asana tasks. You can also create, complete, and edit tasks from Slack.

Send emails to asana

Send or forward emails to Asana to create tasks or start conversations so you can make email actionable and not lose track of important information.


Link GitHub commits to tasks so your team can stay on top of recent code changes.


Create Gantt charts from your Asana projects, and visually plan out project schedules and map dependencies.


Track time on any task without leaving Asana.

Success and support

No matter how large your organization, our support and Customer Success teams can help answer questions and add workflows so all your teams are set up for success.


Our knowledgeable support team is here to answer your questions and troubleshoot. You can also search through our extensive Asana Guide for step-by-step articles and video tutorials.

Premium support

Get access to educational resources like webinars, recorded trainings, and our customer community forum from our Customer Success team. Plus, you’ll get priority support for your questions.

Enterprise support

A dedicated Customer Success Manager will help transition your workflows to Asana, provide custom trainings, and more. Plus, we guarantee you’ll get support response within two business hours.

Get better work done

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