Compare Kanzen, Smartsheet, and Asana

Pricing

 
Basic
$45
per month
Individual
$14
/ month
Asana Free
$0
per member, per month
 
Team
$99
per month
Business
$25
/month
Asana Premium
starts at $9.99
per member, per month
 
Unlimited
$8
user/month
Enterprise
Contact
for pricing
Asana Enterprise
Contact us
 
Asana Business
19.99
per member, per month
 
Free Trial
Free Trial
Free Trial
Kanzen
Basic
$45per month
Team
$99per month
Unlimited
$8user/month
Free Trial
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
8.8
8.4
8.5
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
8.9
8.2
8.5
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup
8.7
8.4
8.7
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin
8.3
8.5
8.7
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
8.8
8.2
8.3
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business With
8.7
8.5
8.7
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
9.1
7.8
8.4
Meets Requirements
Kanzen
8.8
Smartsheet
8.4
Asana
8.5
Ease of Use
Kanzen
8.9
Smartsheet
8.2
Asana
8.5
Ease of Setup
Kanzen
8.7
Smartsheet
8.4
Asana
8.7
Ease of Admin
Kanzen
8.3
Smartsheet
8.5
Asana
8.7
Quality of Support
Kanzen
8.8
Smartsheet
8.2
Asana
8.3
Ease of Doing Business With
Kanzen
8.7
Smartsheet
8.5
Asana
8.7
Product Direction (% positive)
Kanzen
9.1
Smartsheet
7.8
Asana
8.4

Features

Tasks
Task Creation and Assignment
Kanzen
8.7
Smartsheet
8.7
Asana
9.3
Due Dates
Kanzen
9.0
Smartsheet
8.8
Asana
9.1
Task Prioritization
Kanzen
8.8
Smartsheet
8.5
Asana
8.1
To-Do Lists
Kanzen
8.8
Smartsheet
8.5
Asana
8.9
Collaboration
Collaborative Project Planning
Kanzen
9.1
Smartsheet
8.7
Asana
8.7
Comments
Kanzen
9.0
Smartsheet
8.2
Asana
8.7
Documents and Uploads
Kanzen
8.6
Smartsheet
8.4
Asana
8.4
Projects
Gantt Chart / Project Map
Kanzen
8.5
Smartsheet
8.5
Asana
7.2
Calendar View
Kanzen
8.6
Smartsheet
8.1
Asana
8.1
Baselining / KPIs
Kanzen
8.4
Smartsheet
7.5
Asana
6.9
Project Budgeting
Kanzen
9.1
Smartsheet
7.7
Asana
6.7
Issue Tracking
Kanzen
8.7
Smartsheet
7.9
Asana
7.7
Portfolio Management
Portfolio Coordination
Kanzen
8.8
Smartsheet
8.0
Asana
7.9
Portfolio Budgeting
Kanzen
8.5
Smartsheet
7.8
Asana
7.2
What-If Scenarios
Kanzen
8.3
Smartsheet
7.3
Asana
6.9
Workflow
Kanzen
8.8
Smartsheet
8.2
Asana
8.3
Request Management
Kanzen
8.7
Smartsheet
8.0
Asana
8.0
Cost Tracking
Kanzen
8.5
Smartsheet
7.8
Asana
6.9
ROI and Forecasting
Kanzen
8.9
Smartsheet
7.6
Asana
6.7
Risk Analysis
Kanzen
8.9
Smartsheet
7.6
Asana
6.8
Resource Management
Resource Database
Kanzen
8.7
Smartsheet
7.9
Asana
7.5
Resource Allocation
Kanzen
8.3
Smartsheet
8.0
Asana
7.7
Workload Capacity
Kanzen
8.7
Smartsheet
8.1
Asana
8.0
Time Tracking
Kanzen
8.8
Smartsheet
8.0
Asana
7.8
Platform
Alerts
Kanzen
8.8
Smartsheet
8.2
Asana
8.3
Mobile
Kanzen
8.4
Smartsheet
7.8
Asana
8.2
User, Role, and Access Management
Kanzen
8.7
Smartsheet
8.4
Asana
8.5
API / Integrations
Kanzen
8.8
Smartsheet
7.4
Asana
8.0
Reporting and Dashboards
Kanzen
9.0
Smartsheet
7.9
Asana
8.0
Customization
Kanzen
8.8
Smartsheet
7.8
Asana
7.6
Performance and Reliability
Kanzen
9.0
Smartsheet
8.6
Asana
8.9

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
14.3%
32.2%
59.9%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
32.1%
38.1%
29.2%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
53.6%
29.7%
10.9%
Kanzen
Small-Business
14.3%
Mid-Market
32.1%
Enterprise
53.6%
Smartsheet
Small-Business
32.2%
Mid-Market
38.1%
Enterprise
29.7%
Asana
Small-Business
59.9%
Mid-Market
29.2%
Enterprise
10.9%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Computer Software
12.8%
Information Technology and Services
11.3%
Marketing and Advertising
12.9%
 
Restaurants
10.3%
Computer Software
7.8%
Computer Software
9.1%
 
Information Technology and Services
7.7%
Marketing and Advertising
6.8%
Information Technology and Services
7.8%
 
Higher Education
7.7%
Higher Education
5.6%
Internet
6.4%
 
Semiconductors
5.1%
Hospital & Health Care
4.2%
Non-Profit Organization Management
5.2%
 
Other
56.4%
Other
64.3%
Other
58.7%
Kanzen
Computer Software
12.8%
Restaurants
10.3%
Information Technology and Services
7.7%
Higher Education
7.7%
Semiconductors
5.1%
Other
56.4%
Smartsheet
Information Technology and Services
11.3%
Computer Software
7.8%
Marketing and Advertising
6.8%
Higher Education
5.6%
Hospital & Health Care
4.2%
Other
64.3%
Asana
Marketing and Advertising
12.9%
Computer Software
9.1%
Information Technology and Services
7.8%
Internet
6.4%
Non-Profit Organization Management
5.2%
Other
58.7%

Reviews

Most Helpful Favorable Review
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Kishor S.
G2 Crowd User in Financial Services

The meaning of Kanban is "a scheduling system to improve the efficiency of a process". So true is the tool as per its name. The features of Kanban tool adds a lot of value to your project management: (1) Create the whole workflow with the beautiful &...

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
Lala A.
User in Computer Software

Customization is not good enough. Complicated to start and at first it is difficult to find some features.

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...

 
Kanzen
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Kishor S.
G2 Crowd User in Financial Services

The meaning of Kanban is "a scheduling system to improve the efficiency of a process". So true is the tool as per its name. The features of Kanban tool adds a lot of value to your project management: (1) Create the whole workflow with the beautiful &...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Lala A.
User in Computer Software

Customization is not good enough. Complicated to start and at first it is difficult to find some features.

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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