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Pricing

 
Plus
$14
user / month
Individual
$14
/ month
Asana Free
$0
per member, per month
 
Premium
$24
user / month
Business
$25
/month
Asana Premium
starts at $9.99
per member, per month
 
Premium
$9
user / month
Enterprise
Contact
for pricing
Asana Enterprise
Contact us
 
Free
$0
Asana Business
19.99
per member, per month
 
Free Trial Unavailable
Free Trial
Free Trial
Podio
Plus
$14user / month
Premium
$24user / month
Premium
$9user / month
Free
$0
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 Enterprise
Contact us
Asana Business
19.99per member, per month
Free Trial

Ratings

Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements
8.3
8.4
8.5
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
8.1
8.2
8.5
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup
7.6
8.4
8.7
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin
8.2
8.5
8.7
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
8.2
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)
7.2
7.8
8.4
Meets Requirements
Podio
8.3
Smartsheet
8.4
Asana
8.5
Ease of Use
Podio
8.1
Smartsheet
8.2
Asana
8.5
Ease of Setup
Podio
7.6
Smartsheet
8.4
Asana
8.7
Ease of Admin
Podio
8.2
Smartsheet
8.5
Asana
8.7
Quality of Support
Podio
8.2
Smartsheet
8.2
Asana
8.3
Ease of Doing Business With
Podio
8.6
Smartsheet
8.5
Asana
8.7
Product Direction (% positive)
Podio
7.2
Smartsheet
7.8
Asana
8.4

Features

Tasks
Task Creation and Assignment
Podio
8.7
Smartsheet
8.7
Asana
9.2
Due Dates
Podio
8.6
Smartsheet
8.8
Asana
9.1
Task Prioritization
Podio
7.8
Smartsheet
8.5
Asana
8.2
To-Do Lists
Podio
8.1
Smartsheet
8.5
Asana
8.8
Collaboration
Collaborative Project Planning
Podio
8.3
Smartsheet
8.7
Asana
8.7
Comments
Podio
8.9
Smartsheet
8.2
Asana
8.7
Documents and Uploads
Podio
8.7
Smartsheet
8.4
Asana
8.4
Projects
Gantt Chart / Project Map
Podio
6.5
Smartsheet
8.5
Asana
7.2
Calendar View
Podio
7.8
Smartsheet
8.1
Asana
8.1
Baselining / KPIs
Podio
6.7
Smartsheet
7.6
Asana
6.9
Project Budgeting
Podio
7.1
Smartsheet
7.7
Asana
6.7
Issue Tracking
Podio
7.8
Smartsheet
8.0
Asana
7.7
Portfolio Management
Portfolio Coordination
Podio
8.0
Smartsheet
8.0
Asana
7.9
Portfolio Budgeting
Podio
7.7
Smartsheet
7.9
Asana
7.2
What-If Scenarios
Podio
6.5
Smartsheet
7.3
Asana
7.0
Workflow
Podio
8.0
Smartsheet
8.2
Asana
8.3
Request Management
Podio
8.2
Smartsheet
8.0
Asana
8.0
Cost Tracking
Podio
7.7
Smartsheet
7.8
Asana
6.9
ROI and Forecasting
Podio
7.3
Smartsheet
7.6
Asana
6.8
Risk Analysis
Podio
6.9
Smartsheet
7.6
Asana
6.8
Resource Management
Resource Database
Podio
8.2
Smartsheet
7.9
Asana
7.6
Resource Allocation
Podio
8.0
Smartsheet
8.0
Asana
7.7
Workload Capacity
Podio
8.0
Smartsheet
8.1
Asana
8.0
Time Tracking
Podio
7.6
Smartsheet
8.0
Asana
7.8
Platform
Alerts
Podio
8.5
Smartsheet
8.2
Asana
8.3
Mobile
Podio
8.0
Smartsheet
7.8
Asana
8.2
User, Role, and Access Management
Podio
8.4
Smartsheet
8.4
Asana
8.5
API / Integrations
Podio
7.7
Smartsheet
7.4
Asana
8.0
Reporting and Dashboards
Podio
7.7
Smartsheet
7.9
Asana
8.0
Customization
Podio
8.6
Smartsheet
7.8
Asana
7.6
Performance and Reliability
Podio
8.7
Smartsheet
8.6
Asana
8.9

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
65.2%
32.5%
59.7%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
23.6%
37.9%
29.3%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
11.2%
29.6%
11.0%
Podio
Small-Business
65.2%
Mid-Market
23.6%
Enterprise
11.2%
Smartsheet
Small-Business
32.5%
Mid-Market
37.9%
Enterprise
29.6%
Asana
Small-Business
59.7%
Mid-Market
29.3%
Enterprise
11.0%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Marketing and Advertising
13.8%
Information Technology and Services
11.2%
Marketing and Advertising
12.9%
 
Information Technology and Services
10.1%
Computer Software
7.9%
Computer Software
9.1%
 
Real Estate
9.1%
Marketing and Advertising
6.7%
Information Technology and Services
7.7%
 
Internet
7.5%
Higher Education
5.5%
Internet
6.4%
 
Computer Software
5.7%
Hospital & Health Care
4.3%
Non-Profit Organization Management
5.1%
 
Other
53.8%
Other
64.3%
Other
58.8%
Podio
Marketing and Advertising
13.8%
Information Technology and Services
10.1%
Real Estate
9.1%
Internet
7.5%
Computer Software
5.7%
Other
53.8%
Smartsheet
Information Technology and Services
11.2%
Computer Software
7.9%
Marketing and Advertising
6.7%
Higher Education
5.5%
Hospital & Health Care
4.3%
Other
64.3%
Asana
Marketing and Advertising
12.9%
Computer Software
9.1%
Information Technology and Services
7.7%
Internet
6.4%
Non-Profit Organization Management
5.1%
Other
58.8%

Reviews

Most Helpful Favorable Review
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Ben B.
Administrator in Information Technology and Services

Since Citrix bought it, it's been getting even better! Now it has built in video conferencing (even free in the free Podio accounts). I also love all the pre-built packages you can "install" by just clicking to install them. Makes this tool very flexible...

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.

Linda F.
Administrator

We use this Project management tool Daily, Its the best Project Management tool I have ever used, its easy to set reminders and work on the specific tasks, Specific Files can be attached and provides easy access with Privacy

Most Helpful Critical Review
Most Helpful Critical Review
G2 User in Publishing

Working on a pre-startup for 6 months, using one of their available CRM apps. Worked beautifully, much better than competition for my purposes. 70,000 data points covering 4,000 artists were entered & stored. Then poof! One day my account wasn't there....

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...

 
Podio
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Ben B.
Administrator in Information Technology and Services

Since Citrix bought it, it's been getting even better! Now it has built in video conferencing (even free in the free Podio accounts). I also love all the pre-built packages you can "install" by just clicking to install them. Makes this tool very flexible...

Most Helpful Critical Review
G2 User in Publishing

Working on a pre-startup for 6 months, using one of their available CRM apps. Worked beautifully, much better than competition for my purposes. 70,000 data points covering 4,000 artists were entered & stored. Then poof! One day my account wasn't there....

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
Linda F.
Administrator

We use this Project management tool Daily, Its the best Project Management tool I have ever used, its easy to set reminders and work on the specific tasks, Specific Files can be attached and provides easy access with Privacy

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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