Understand Asana’s core features

Manage projects, programs, and processes, no matter how advanced or complex they are.

Project Views

Visualize your work however you want

Asana is built for everyone, not just spreadsheet users, so you can plan and structure work how you want.

Asana Boards
Boards

Organize work like sticky notes and track tasks through every stage. Boards help make your work processes more transparent.

Asana Lists
List

Use a to-do list to capture every step of project work or processes in one place, and manage each step from start to finish.

Asana Timeline
Timeline

Map out project plans on a timeline so you can see the relationship between tasks and keep work on track—even when plans change.

Asana Calendar
Calendar

View your work on a calendar to easily spot holes and overlaps in your schedule and make adjustments.

Boards

Organize work like sticky notes and track tasks through every stage. Boards help make your work processes more transparent.

List

Use a to-do list to capture every step of project work or processes in one place, and manage each step from start to finish.

Timeline

Map out project plans on a timeline so you can see the relationship between tasks and keep work on track—even when plans change.

Calendar

View your work on a calendar to easily spot holes and overlaps in your schedule and make adjustments.

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.

Projects

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

Tasks

Break work into manageable pieces for you and your team.

Subtasks

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

Milestones

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

Task assignees

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

Sections

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.

Attachments

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.

Forms

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

Rules

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

Likes

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

Sync tasks across projects

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

Dependencies

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

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Timeline

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

Workload

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

Portfolios

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

Inbox

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

Accessibility

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.

Connect work across teams and to goals

Tasks can live in multiple projects, giving everyone cross-project visibility. Portfolios and Workload enable teams to see how their work rolls up to company initiatives.

Admin controls

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

Teams

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.

Guests

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.

Communication

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.

Followers

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

Project conversations

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

Team conversations

Create a space for all team conversations and announcements.

Status updates

Share the current state of the project with stakeholders, and use colors to indicate if the project is on track.

Mobile

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

iOS

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.

Android

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.

Integrations

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.

Slack

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.

GitHub

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

Instagantt

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

Harvest

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.

Help

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.

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