Workflow management software for teams

So your team always knows who's doing what by when.

What is workflow management?

A workflow is the process of how you get stuff done. It’s a system that makes work more efficient while keeping everyone on the same page. Workflow management is all about building and tracking these processes. Asana is like a home base for all your workflows: use it as a tool to create workflows and track your team’s work. Here are some examples of common workflows:

Editorial calendars

Track every step of the editorial process in Asana, from planning to publication.

Product roadmaps

Product roadmapping in Asana is simple and allows you to prioritize work, document a backlog, and more.

New hire onboarding

Set up workflows to track your onboarding process, then create a template to save even more time.

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Using Asana to manage workflows

Customize workflows to fit your team and company’s needs — so everyone tackles the right tasks at the right time.

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Tips for establishing great workflow management

1. Decide how and when to communicate

To make sure everyone’s on the same page, set communication guidelines in advance, make the higher-level mission known to everyone, and encourage feedback.

2. Streamline the things you do regularly

Think about all the places where you can save time on recurring work. Is there a way to automate any of your tasks?

3. Have an internal knowledge base

Make it easy for collaborators to access information and projects by creating a central database of resources.

4. Define responsibilities and expectations at the start

Be sure to answer these questions for any workflow: What are the exact deliverables? Who’s responsible for each piece of work? When is each task due?

5. Keep your workflow simple and make adjustments

Avoid creating an overly complicated workflow. To start, keep it simple and check in regularly to make any necessary adjustments.

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6. Include a step for goal-setting in your team’s workflow

Goal-setting helps team members understand how their work supports company objectives.

Teams that want results trust Asana

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Asana has become the cornerstone of project management for the Shared Services Center. It has enabled our small team of six to migrate services and implement new tools effectively and efficiently that impact all 1,500 of our employees and other users around the world.

Tamas Kadar, Business Development Manager, Air France KLM Group

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