Project progress

Progress View helps you track task completion in a project over time and get status updates from Project Owners.

progress view

From the Progress View, you can:

  1. View or change the project ownerproject owner Every project can have one Project Owner. They are able to set status updates for the project. Read more
  2. View or change the project due date
  3. See the most recent statusstatus A way to update project members on the progress of a project. Status includes a color (red, yellow, green) and short summary. Read more update of the project
  4. View the project’s progress chartprogress chart A burnup chart that shows contrasts a project's incomplete and complete tasks over time. Read more

Project status

The project ownerproject owner Every project can have one Project Owner. They are able to set status updates for the project. Read more can set a status to inform project membersproject members Someone that has access to and receives notifications about a project. Read more on progress through a color and narrative.

update project status

To update the status of a project as the owner:

  1. Navigate to the Progress View
  2. Select a color of your status update - Select green to indicate the project is on track, yellow to indicate the project is progressing but at risk, or red to indicate the project is not on track
  3. Enter a narrative for the status update
  4. Click the Set Status button

Project status updates support rich text and emojis.  

Update status reminders

Each project’s owner will receive a weekly task each Thursday to update the status of their project due Friday. If you do not want to receive these reminders, you can turn them off.

turn off status update reminders

To turn off these status update reminders:

  1. Navigate to the Progress View
  2. Click the Remind me to update the status every Friday switch

Status updates will appear in the project’s Progress View and Conversations View.

History

You can find a full history of all project status updates in the Progress View.

status update history

To view a full history of all project status updates:

  1. Navigate to the Progress View
  2. Select View all updates

Delete status updates

delete status

To delete a status update:

Hover over the status and click the trash can icon that appears.

You can only delete your own project statuses, not statuses posted by others.

Commenting on project status Updates

comment on status

To comment on a status update:

Click on the “Write a comment…” box that appears under the project status update, and write your response.

Once a Status Update has been posted, project members who have project status notifications enabled will receive an update in their InboxInbox My Inbox displays activity on tasks, projects, or conversations a user follows. Read more and can comment on the status, just like you can with project conversationsconversations Conversations are how users communicate in Asana. Start a conversation on any project or team page. Read more .

Project progress

project progress

A project’s progress chart is an interactive graph that provides a visual representation of the health of a project by displaying completed vs incomplete tasks over time.

Filter progress chart

You can omit entire SectionsSections Sections let teams organize your task lists. Divide projects or My Tasks list based on category, workflow stage, or priority. Read more from your project’s progress chart. This is useful if you have reference tasks in your project that you do not want reflected on the progress chart.

Create a new Sections in your project and move your reference or non-actionable tasks under this new Section, then omit the Section and its tasks from your project’s progress chart.

filter progress chart

To filter a section of tasks from your progress chart:

  1. Navigate to the Progress View
  2. Select the gear icon
  3. Uncheck the corresponding Section in the drop down menu

Changes made to the project’s progress chart apply to everyone that has access to the project.

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