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SystemsAsana  Xexclude from comparisonPrimavera  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAsana is a web-based project planning tool with a focus on team communication.Primavera is an enterprise project and project portfolio management system, part of the Oracle Construction and Engineering Products.
CategoryProject PlanningProject Planning
Issue Management
Project Management Zone Rankinginfomeasures the popularity of Project Management SystemsScore 785.40
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Technical documentationasana.com/­guide
Social network pages
Initial release20111983infooriginally by Primavera Systems
LicenseWeb-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service modelCommercial
Web-based service (SaaS)infoSoftware-as-a-Service model
Web-based architectureyesyes
Programming languageJava
Operating systemsWindows
Mobile appsAndroid
APIinfoApplication Programming InterfaceyesinfoRESTyesinfoJava
Authentication mechanismPassword
SAMLinfoSecurity Assertion Markup Language
Google sign-on
LDAPinfoLightweight Directory Access Protocol
SAMLinfoSecurity Assertion Markup Language
Project Planning Properties
Hierarchical tasksinfoSupport for parent-child relationships of tasksyesyes
Recurring tasksinfoSupport for definition of tasks that occur repeatedlyyesno
Milestone trackinginfoMilestones indicate the completion of major deliverables, normally by completing a set of tasksyesyes
Task dependenciesinfoDependencies between tasks are logical relationships that restrict the sequence of task executions, e.g. one task must be completed before another task can startyesyes
Critical path managementinfoThe critical path method calculates the set of tasks that cannot be delayed without increasing the project's duration, taking into account task dependenciesnoyes
Critical chain managementinfoThe critical chain method expands the critical path method by additionally taking resource constraints into accountnono
Gantt chartsinfoBar chart to visualize a project's tasks and milestones schedulenoyes
PERT chartsinfoNetwork diagrams according to Program Evaluation Review Techniquenoyes
BaselinesinfoSupport for creating and using snapshots of a project's plan in terms of cost, scope and schedule noyes
Resource managementinfoSupport for managing a project's human and/or non-human resourcesyesyes
Resource levelinginfoSupport for optimizing the allocation of a project's resourcesnoyes
Time trackinginfoSupport for estimating and monitoring the time spent on a project's tasksyesyes
Cost trackinginfoSupport for monitoring a project's expensesnoyes
Earned value managementinfoSupport for tracking a project's performance and progress via earned value measurementsnoyes
Risk managementinfoSupport for identifying and keeping track of project risks and risk-related activitiesnoyes
Scrum supportinfoSupport for typical Scrum techniques such as sprints, backlogs and burn-down chartsnono
Kanban supportinfoSupport for typical Kanban techniques such as visualization of tasks on boards using cardsyesno
Project portfolio management infoSupport for collectively managing a set of current or proposed projects, e.g. by evaluation and prioritization of projectsyesyes
Issue Management Properties
Hierarchical issuesyes
Custom fieldsyes
Custom workflowsyes

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