Asana and Trello are two very popular project management tools in companies working in a collaborative and agile way on a daily basis or for specific projects. Indeed, these two tools have a visual, fun and collaborative approach to project management. Their use brings different benefits: productivity, achievement of objectives, visibility, organization of stress, etc.
Today’s blog post is intended to compare between the two tools and highlight their fundamental differences and then allow you to make the most relevant choice for your project team.
- Comparison according to characteristics:
Asana is a task and project management software that allows the planning of punctual and complex projects. It is mainly intended for large organizations where several teams work simultaneously on several complex projects. As a result, it offers a structuring framework for teams by allowing members a flexible and collaborative experience in order to be able to increase productivity.
On the other hand, Trello is an organization tool for personal and professional projects. It works best for small businesses that have clear processes and need simple software that can be mastered quickly. It offers a specific approach to project management, it replaces tasks with cards and projects with tables. Indeed, this tool is based on the Kanban method, it therefore offers a very visual environment for projects by organizing Post-it notes on a whiteboard.
- Functional comparison:
The main difference between Trello and Asana is the way of viewing and scheduling tasks. Trello offers a unique task table view which allows more visibility and user-friendliness, therefore Asana has added a table view almost identical to that of Trello while maintaining its refined style appreciated by users.
On the other hand, as a free version, Asana offers more features than Trello. The latter gets a Power-Up Calendar that allows you to see cards with expiration dates in a calendar, indeed, it has a variety of Power-ups that allow you to add functionality to your cards and thus integrate the software with your favorite applications.
- Pricing comparison:
Asana has implemented four pricing plans:
Free basic package: for individuals or teams who are just starting project management.
Premium plan: $ 9.99 / user / month if billed annually and $ 11.99 / user / month if billed monthly. It is intended for teams who want to go beyond the basic principles of project management.
Business plan: $ 19.99 / user / month if billed annually and $ 23.99 / user / month if billed monthly. It is a solution for teams and organizations that need to manage work on multiple projects.
Company package: The price is contacted by the sales team. It is the best solution for organizations that need additional support, security and control.
On the other hand, Trello has three price levels:
Free: It stays free forever.
Business Class: $ 9.99 / user. It is aimed at small and medium-sized businesses that need more functionality than the free version.
Enterprise: The price starts from $ 20.83 / user / month and depends on the number of places you need.
- Comparison according to forces:
The main strength of Trello is its simplicity. Indeed, it is easy to be mastered thing which reduces the time necessary for the training of the new members of the team. In addition, it is characterized by its versatility. In addition, Asana is characterized mainly by its sophistication and its granular control of projects. It contains all the functionality necessary for managing a large team or several teams working on one or more complex projects.
Why choose SaaSuite as your project management tool?
In the context of project management and management, Trello, Asana and SaaSuite are IT tools known for their great efficiency by offering a good level of flexibility. Indeed, Asana and Trello fulfill the mission of collaborative management of the daily tasks of each collaborator, but Asana offers more functionalities for a wider and more structuring use by containing clear and simple to understand formulas. On the other hand, SaaSuite is more practical and simpler, it allows the control of all workflows and aspects of work from a single place, and in its free version, it offers more features, and by these different options and tools for planning your team’s workload, human resources management, customer relations and finance, and reporting, it can increase productivity, save more time, take better decisions and increase profits.