Compare Smartsheet, Workfront, and Asana

Pricing

 
Individual
$14 / month
Plan License
Contact / user / month
Asana Free
$0 per member, per month
 
Business
$25 /month
Enterprise plus
Contact for pricing
Asana Premium
starts at $9.99 per member, per month
 
Enterprise
Contact for pricing
Work License
Contact / user / month
Asana Enterprise
Contact us
 
Collaboration License
Contact for pricing
Asana Business
19.99 per member, per month
 
Free Trial
Free Trial Unavailable
Free Trial
Smartsheet
Individual
$14/ month
Business
$25/month
Enterprise
Contactfor pricing
Free Trial
Workfront
Plan License
Contact/ user / month
Enterprise plus
Contactfor pricing
Work License
Contact/ user / month
Collaboration License
Contactfor pricing
Free Trial Unavailable
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
8.4
8.1
8.5
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
8.2
7.6
8.5
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup
8.4
6.9
8.7
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin
8.5
8.0
8.7
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
8.2
8.1
8.3
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business With
8.5
8.4
8.7
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
7.8
8.0
8.4
Meets Requirements
Smartsheet
8.4
Workfront
8.1
Asana
8.5
Ease of Use
Smartsheet
8.2
Workfront
7.6
Asana
8.5
Ease of Setup
Smartsheet
8.4
Workfront
6.9
Asana
8.7
Ease of Admin
Smartsheet
8.5
Workfront
8.0
Asana
8.7
Quality of Support
Smartsheet
8.2
Workfront
8.1
Asana
8.3
Ease of Doing Business With
Smartsheet
8.5
Workfront
8.4
Asana
8.7
Product Direction (% positive)
Smartsheet
7.8
Workfront
8.0
Asana
8.4

Features

Communication
Status Updates
Smartsheet
8.4
Workfront
8.3
Asana
8.8
Instant Messaging
Smartsheet
7.5
Workfront
6.5
Asana
8.0
Activity Feed
Smartsheet
Not enough data available
Workfront
7.8
Asana
8.6
Notifications
Smartsheet
8.4
Workfront
6.5
Asana
8.6
Comments and Voting
Smartsheet
8.2
Workfront
7.3
Asana
8.6
Discussions
Smartsheet
8.0
Workfront
8.0
Asana
8.6
User Directory
Smartsheet
8.2
Workfront
7.6
Asana
8.3
Online Status of Coworkers
Smartsheet
Not enough data available
Workfront
5.0
Asana
8.5
Tasks
Task Creation and Assignment
Smartsheet
8.7
Workfront
8.6
Asana
9.3
Due Dates
Smartsheet
8.8
Workfront
8.0
Asana
9.1
Task Prioritization
Smartsheet
8.5
Workfront
7.7
Asana
8.1
To-Do Lists
Smartsheet
8.5
Workfront
7.6
Asana
8.9
Content Management
File Sharing
Smartsheet
8.6
Workfront
7.8
Asana
8.7
Document Collaboration
Smartsheet
8.6
Workfront
7.9
Asana
8.5
Version Control
Smartsheet
8.1
Workfront
7.8
Asana
8.1
Tagging
Smartsheet
8.2
Workfront
8.7
Asana
8.8
Knowledge Base
Smartsheet
8.3
Workfront
7.5
Asana
8.4
Surveys
Smartsheet
8.1
Workfront
6.3
Asana
8.2
Collaboration
Collaborative Project Planning
Smartsheet
8.7
Workfront
8.0
Asana
8.7
Comments
Smartsheet
8.2
Workfront
8.4
Asana
8.7
Documents and Uploads
Smartsheet
8.4
Workfront
8.2
Asana
8.4
Productivity Tools
Task Management
Smartsheet
8.8
Workfront
8.7
Asana
9.2
Calendar
Smartsheet
8.5
Workfront
7.2
Asana
8.7
Search
Smartsheet
8.3
Workfront
5.9
Asana
8.6
Mobile
Smartsheet
7.8
Workfront
6.0
Asana
8.7
Multi-Language Support
Smartsheet
8.4
Workfront
5.7
Asana
8.6
Projects
Gantt Chart / Project Map
Smartsheet
8.5
Workfront
7.5
Asana
7.2
Calendar View
Smartsheet
8.1
Workfront
7.1
Asana
8.1
Baselining / KPIs
Smartsheet
7.5
Workfront
7.0
Asana
6.9
Project Budgeting
Smartsheet
7.7
Workfront
7.6
Asana
6.7
Issue Tracking
Smartsheet
7.9
Workfront
8.2
Asana
7.7
Administration
Moderation
Smartsheet
8.4
Workfront
9.2
Asana
8.3
User, Role, and Access Management
Smartsheet
8.6
Workfront
7.6
Asana
8.9
Performance and Reliability
Smartsheet
8.8
Workfront
8.2
Asana
9.1
Portfolio Management
Portfolio Coordination
Smartsheet
8.0
Workfront
8.1
Asana
7.9
Portfolio Budgeting
Smartsheet
7.8
Workfront
7.5
Asana
7.2
What-If Scenarios
Smartsheet
7.3
Workfront
6.7
Asana
6.9
Workflow
Smartsheet
8.2
Workfront
8.1
Asana
8.3
Request Management
Smartsheet
8.0
Workfront
8.3
Asana
8.0
Cost Tracking
Smartsheet
7.8
Workfront
7.4
Asana
6.9
ROI and Forecasting
Smartsheet
7.6
Workfront
6.8
Asana
6.7
Risk Analysis
Smartsheet
7.6
Workfront
7.1
Asana
6.8
Resource Management
Resource Database
Smartsheet
7.9
Workfront
7.5
Asana
7.5
Resource Allocation
Smartsheet
8.0
Workfront
7.6
Asana
7.7
Workload Capacity
Smartsheet
8.1
Workfront
7.7
Asana
8.0
Time Tracking
Smartsheet
8.0
Workfront
8.2
Asana
7.8
Platform
Alerts
Smartsheet
8.2
Workfront
7.7
Asana
8.3
Mobile
Smartsheet
7.8
Workfront
6.7
Asana
8.2
User, Role, and Access Management
Smartsheet
8.4
Workfront
8.1
Asana
8.5
API / Integrations
Smartsheet
7.4
Workfront
7.7
Asana
8.0
Reporting and Dashboards
Smartsheet
7.9
Workfront
8.0
Asana
8.0
Customization
Smartsheet
7.8
Workfront
7.9
Asana
7.6
Performance and Reliability
Smartsheet
8.6
Workfront
8.0
Asana
8.9

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
32.1%
8.8%
60.0%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
38.3%
33.4%
29.1%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
29.6%
57.7%
10.8%
Smartsheet
Small-Business
32.1%
Mid-Market
38.3%
Enterprise
29.6%
Workfront
Small-Business
8.8%
Mid-Market
33.4%
Enterprise
57.7%
Asana
Small-Business
60.0%
Mid-Market
29.1%
Enterprise
10.8%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Information Technology and Services
11.3%
Marketing and Advertising
15.6%
Marketing and Advertising
12.9%
 
Computer Software
7.8%
Financial Services
8.2%
Computer Software
9.1%
 
Marketing and Advertising
7.0%
Computer Software
7.8%
Information Technology and Services
7.8%
 
Higher Education
5.6%
Information Technology and Services
6.9%
Internet
6.4%
 
Hospital & Health Care
4.2%
Hospital & Health Care
4.3%
Non-Profit Organization Management
5.2%
 
Other
64.2%
Other
57.2%
Other
58.6%
Smartsheet
Information Technology and Services
11.3%
Computer Software
7.8%
Marketing and Advertising
7.0%
Higher Education
5.6%
Hospital & Health Care
4.2%
Other
64.2%
Workfront
Marketing and Advertising
15.6%
Financial Services
8.2%
Computer Software
7.8%
Information Technology and Services
6.9%
Hospital & Health Care
4.3%
Other
57.2%
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
58.6%

Reviews

Most Helpful Favorable Review
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.

Jon J.
Administrator in Religious Institutions

I love the ability to re-prioritize my tasks in the order of how I'm going to work on them and then have that visible to everyone on my team. Also as a manager, this is the perfect way to essentially micromanage your teams' tasks without actually...

Carl B.
User in Retail

I really like the user interface; you can configure it for your needs. I also like that you can choose the appearance of your Dashboard (tasks in the form of panels or as a list). It is easy to create tasks, organize them and monitor their implementation....

Most Helpful Critical Review
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...

G2 Crowd User in Human Resources

Projects drop off my work page all the time. Finding them to add hours is a task in and of itself. I still have to keep track of my overall hours myself and then add at the end of the day. It's less for me and more for the company, which is fine. It would...

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...

 
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...

Workfront
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Jon J.
Administrator in Religious Institutions

I love the ability to re-prioritize my tasks in the order of how I'm going to work on them and then have that visible to everyone on my team. Also as a manager, this is the perfect way to essentially micromanage your teams' tasks without actually...

Most Helpful Critical Review
G2 Crowd User in Human Resources

Projects drop off my work page all the time. Finding them to add hours is a task in and of itself. I still have to keep track of my overall hours myself and then add at the end of the day. It's less for me and more for the company, which is fine. It would...

Asana
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Carl B.
User in Retail

I really like the user interface; you can configure it for your needs. I also like that you can choose the appearance of your Dashboard (tasks in the form of panels or as a list). It is easy to create tasks, organize them and monitor their implementation....

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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Videos

 

See how Smartsheet works across an organization to make projects and team collaboration easy. Integration videos: JIRA, Salesforce, Microsoft O365, G Suite, Skype for Business and Microsoft Teams. Customer Videos: MOD Pizza, Cisco. Project Portfolio Managment in Smartsheet

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Smartsheet

See how Smartsheet works across an organization to make projects and team collaboration easy. Integration videos: JIRA, Salesforce, Microsoft O365, G Suite, Skype for Business and Microsoft Teams. Customer Videos: MOD Pizza, Cisco. Project Portfolio Managment in Smartsheet

Workfront
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