Compare MindManager, Smartsheet, and Asana

Pricing

 
MindManager for Mac
$179
Individual
$14
/ month
Asana Free
$0
per member, per month
 
MindManager for Windows
$349
Business
$25
/month
Asana Premium
starts at $9.99
per member, per month
 
Enterprise
Contact
for pricing
Asana Business
19.99
per member, per month
 
Asana Enterprise
Contact us
 
Free Trial Unavailable
Free Trial
Free Trial
MindManager
MindManager for Mac
$179
MindManager for Windows
$349
Free Trial Unavailable
Smartsheet
Individual
$14/ month
Business
$25/month
Enterprise
Contactfor pricing
Free Trial
Asana
Asana Free
$0per member, per month
Asana Premium
starts at $9.99per member, per month
Asana Business
19.99per member, per month
Asana Enterprise
Contact us
Free Trial

Ratings

Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements
8.6
8.4
8.5
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
9.0
8.2
8.5
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup
8.8
8.4
8.7
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin
8.5
8.5
8.7
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
8.3
8.2
8.3
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business With
8.6
8.5
8.7
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
9.2
7.8
8.4
Meets Requirements
MindManager
8.6
Smartsheet
8.4
Asana
8.5
Ease of Use
MindManager
9.0
Smartsheet
8.2
Asana
8.5
Ease of Setup
MindManager
8.8
Smartsheet
8.4
Asana
8.7
Ease of Admin
MindManager
8.5
Smartsheet
8.5
Asana
8.7
Quality of Support
MindManager
8.3
Smartsheet
8.2
Asana
8.3
Ease of Doing Business With
MindManager
8.6
Smartsheet
8.5
Asana
8.7
Product Direction (% positive)
MindManager
9.2
Smartsheet
7.8
Asana
8.4

Features

Tasks
Task Creation and Assignment
MindManager
9.2
Smartsheet
8.7
Asana
9.2
Due Dates
MindManager
8.1
Smartsheet
8.8
Asana
9.1
Task Prioritization
MindManager
8.2
Smartsheet
8.5
Asana
8.2
To-Do Lists
MindManager
8.6
Smartsheet
8.5
Asana
8.8
Collaboration
Collaborative Project Planning
MindManager
7.5
Smartsheet
8.7
Asana
8.7
Comments
MindManager
7.7
Smartsheet
8.2
Asana
8.7
Documents and Uploads
MindManager
8.1
Smartsheet
8.4
Asana
8.4
Projects
Gantt Chart / Project Map
MindManager
8.0
Smartsheet
8.5
Asana
7.2
Calendar View
MindManager
8.0
Smartsheet
8.1
Asana
8.1
Baselining / KPIs
MindManager
7.3
Smartsheet
7.6
Asana
7.0
Project Budgeting
MindManager
6.7
Smartsheet
7.7
Asana
6.8
Issue Tracking
MindManager
8.2
Smartsheet
8.0
Asana
7.8
Portfolio Management
Portfolio Coordination
MindManager
8.3
Smartsheet
8.0
Asana
7.9
Portfolio Budgeting
MindManager
Not enough data available
Smartsheet
7.8
Asana
7.2
What-If Scenarios
MindManager
9.6
Smartsheet
7.3
Asana
7.0
Workflow
MindManager
9.8
Smartsheet
8.2
Asana
8.3
Request Management
MindManager
8.0
Smartsheet
8.1
Asana
8.0
Cost Tracking
MindManager
Not enough data available
Smartsheet
7.8
Asana
7.0
ROI and Forecasting
MindManager
Not enough data available
Smartsheet
7.6
Asana
6.8
Risk Analysis
MindManager
7.0
Smartsheet
7.6
Asana
6.9
Resource Management
Resource Database
MindManager
6.9
Smartsheet
7.9
Asana
7.6
Resource Allocation
MindManager
6.9
Smartsheet
8.0
Asana
7.7
Workload Capacity
MindManager
6.4
Smartsheet
8.1
Asana
8.0
Time Tracking
MindManager
6.1
Smartsheet
8.0
Asana
7.9
Platform
Alerts
MindManager
6.3
Smartsheet
8.2
Asana
8.3
Mobile
MindManager
6.5
Smartsheet
7.8
Asana
8.2
User, Role, and Access Management
MindManager
6.7
Smartsheet
8.4
Asana
8.5
API / Integrations
MindManager
6.1
Smartsheet
7.4
Asana
8.0
Reporting and Dashboards
MindManager
8.1
Smartsheet
7.9
Asana
8.0
Customization
MindManager
7.3
Smartsheet
7.8
Asana
7.6
Performance and Reliability
MindManager
8.3
Smartsheet
8.6
Asana
8.9

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
43.3%
32.6%
59.6%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
20.0%
37.9%
29.4%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
36.7%
29.5%
11.0%
MindManager
Small-Business
43.3%
Mid-Market
20.0%
Enterprise
36.7%
Smartsheet
Small-Business
32.6%
Mid-Market
37.9%
Enterprise
29.5%
Asana
Small-Business
59.6%
Mid-Market
29.4%
Enterprise
11.0%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Information Technology and Services
13.5%
Information Technology and Services
11.2%
Marketing and Advertising
12.9%
 
Computer Software
13.5%
Computer Software
7.9%
Computer Software
9.0%
 
Staffing and Recruiting
5.4%
Marketing and Advertising
6.6%
Information Technology and Services
7.7%
 
Real Estate
5.4%
Higher Education
5.5%
Internet
6.4%
 
Medical Devices
5.4%
Hospital & Health Care
4.3%
Non-Profit Organization Management
5.1%
 
Other
56.8%
Other
64.4%
Other
58.9%
MindManager
Information Technology and Services
13.5%
Computer Software
13.5%
Staffing and Recruiting
5.4%
Real Estate
5.4%
Medical Devices
5.4%
Other
56.8%
Smartsheet
Information Technology and Services
11.2%
Computer Software
7.9%
Marketing and Advertising
6.6%
Higher Education
5.5%
Hospital & Health Care
4.3%
Other
64.4%
Asana
Marketing and Advertising
12.9%
Computer Software
9.0%
Information Technology and Services
7.7%
Internet
6.4%
Non-Profit Organization Management
5.1%
Other
58.9%

Reviews

Most Helpful Favorable Review
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Jennifer W.
Internal Consultant

Validations and benefits are primarily the decision support and visual analysis of the features and functional over an iterative implementation - the ease of use to do real time design presentations with a combination of end users and management really...

Scott B.
Consultant in Computer Software

SmartSheet's simplicity and intuitive design make it very easy to become productive very quickly. It combines the best aspects of Microsoft Excel like the ability to create complex formulas with the sharing, collaborative parts of Google spreadsheets.

Daniel L.
Administrator in Computer Software

Recurring tasks and simple task delegation make it easy to manage weekly tasks/projects and stay up to date on who is accomplishing each task and whether it has been completed. I also love Asana's 'boards' project type. It is a "Trello-like" experience...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Most Helpful Critical Review
Cameron E.
Internal Consultant in Insurance

It is still clunky and not able to be tweaked to my teams needs. It's a good tool, but to much work is needed to make it the go to tool. Also we need a little more customization to build in the frame work of a project. Agile vs. Interative (Waterfall I...

Jeff N.
Administrator

Slowest app to load, sometimes takes several reloads for app to become available. Slower than any other app I use. Downtime for maintenance. Have to log back in after maintenance. Adertisement banners appearing across top of page more and more. Can't merge...

Erich R.
User in Internet

Azana sort of forces a task management paradigm on your company. There are some situations where you can't quite fit what you are doing into the mold they provide. One good example of this if you have some sort of high level task that you would like a...

 
MindManager
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Jennifer W.
Internal Consultant

Validations and benefits are primarily the decision support and visual analysis of the features and functional over an iterative implementation - the ease of use to do real time design presentations with a combination of end users and management really...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Cameron E.
Internal Consultant in Insurance

It is still clunky and not able to be tweaked to my teams needs. It's a good tool, but to much work is needed to make it the go to tool. Also we need a little more customization to build in the frame work of a project. Agile vs. Interative (Waterfall I...

Smartsheet
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Scott B.
Consultant in Computer Software

SmartSheet's simplicity and intuitive design make it very easy to become productive very quickly. It combines the best aspects of Microsoft Excel like the ability to create complex formulas with the sharing, collaborative parts of Google spreadsheets.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jeff N.
Administrator

Slowest app to load, sometimes takes several reloads for app to become available. Slower than any other app I use. Downtime for maintenance. Have to log back in after maintenance. Adertisement banners appearing across top of page more and more. Can't merge...

Asana
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Daniel L.
Administrator in Computer Software

Recurring tasks and simple task delegation make it easy to manage weekly tasks/projects and stay up to date on who is accomplishing each task and whether it has been completed. I also love Asana's 'boards' project type. It is a "Trello-like" experience...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Erich R.
User in Internet

Azana sort of forces a task management paradigm on your company. There are some situations where you can't quite fit what you are doing into the mold they provide. One good example of this if you have some sort of high level task that you would like a...

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Smartsheet

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