Status updates

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Status updates in Asana
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Save time

Drag and drop project highlights like completed milestones and overdue tasks.

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See your progress

Automatically create charts to show status in real-time.

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Share consistently

Program reminders so your team always knows when to post.

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Create a status update

  • Get to the point: Start by selecting a project status: on track, at risk, off track, on hold, or complete. 

  • Add text: Create custom headers and format text however you want—with lists, hyperlinks, emojis, and more. 

  • Use real-time reporting: Drag and drop charts into your update to automatically visualize progress.

  • Embed task lists: Show completed or in-progress work with a single click.

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Share, rinse, and repeat

  • Notify the right people: Automatically send updates to everyone in your project. 

  • Set a cadence: Program reminders the day before updates are due, so your team can post on schedule.

  • Standardize your format: Save your custom sections and use them for the next update.

Put it all together

Status updates are just the start. Use them with Asana’s other project management features to keep your team in sync.

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Organize tasks and tackle work together in a shared hub.

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Reporting dashboards

Visualize the state of your team’s work with real-time charts and insights.

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Connect every team’s work to company-wide objectives.

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Asana provides consistent visibility that ensures our senior leaders are clear on initiatives and goals across the roadmap. They can comment directly into status updates with any follow-up questions, and can easily click through to the project for more information.
Rhonda CusackSenior Project Manager, PMO
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Still have questions? We have answers.

Which plans include status updates?

Status updates are available for all Basic, Premium, Business, and Enterprise customers. Learn about pricing, or try Asana Business for free for 30 days, no credit card required.

Does Asana provide status update templates or examples?

Yes, we do. Check out our guide article for in-depth examples and learn about best practices, like how to include highlights, major blockers, and potential risks in your status update.

Can you automate status updates?

You can’t send status updates automatically, but you can create automatic reminders so you never forget to post.

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It’s never been easier to keep teammates in the loop. See how your team can save time with status updates.

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