This feature lets you structure your Asana workflows to match your project. Asana project management tool offers plenty of pre-designed templates depending on the business process. Asana has a gallery of templates for sales, marketing, design, operations, design, engineering, product, cross-functional, customer success, HR, and IT.
Here are examples of pre-made templates:
Two free templates are included in Asana’s free version. Premium users get the full range of available preset templates. You can also build customized templates that suit your organization’s needs.
The Timeline View consists of a graph that shows all your assigned tasks, dependencies, task assignees, and due dates for each task. There’s also a calendar that shows the same information for a better view of each task timing.
Viewing your project on the Timeline View lets you see how your entire work fits in together. The feature can help you plan your projects and hit deadlines accordingly.
Access the Timeline View by clicking the Timeline tab on the project view screen.
Kanban Boards in Asana
If you’re more of a visual worker, Kanban boards are probably among your most-used productivity tools. Asana offers a Kanban Board feature that allows you to plot your workflow and sort them into “do, doing, done” to see where your work already stands.
Create your online Kanban Boards in Asana through the Board View. Using the Board View entails creating projects in this specific style. As such, switching from default Task View to a Board View isn’t possible.
Advanced Search and Reports
Asana project management tool includes an advanced search function. For instance, you can specify if what you’re searching for is a task or a conversation when querying for a certain term. You can even narrow down your search by specifying if a task has a particular due date, an attachment, or has already been completed. Complex searches can be performed by using filters for Subtasks, People, Tags, and Dependencies.
The Reports feature is accessible from Asana’s main menu. You can save your complex searches into these interactive reports. The reports also update themselves when new search items match the terms you’ve queried.
Need to track your project’s status in real-time? Asana’s Portfolio feature can help with that.Portfolios are collections of ongoing projects that are organized by different categories. All of the essential information about each project is seen inside the Portfolio. This gives you a holistic view of all projects and allows you to: