Asana Training – Helping Teams Deploy and Optimize Asana

By Jose Maria Delos Santos | May 9, 2017

asana training logoAsana was founded in 2009 to help teams work together with more clarity and transparency. Today, it is one of the most popular project management software with more than 20k paying customers. In fact, a recent skills index report by job site Upwork shows that Asana work tracking is the fastest growing freelance skills for the first quarter of 2017. More and more companies are using the project management and work tracking platform to be more competitive. However, deploying the PM solution and then expecting the staff to figure it out alone is not a good plan at all. In this situation, Asana Training can provide the complete solution. For a powerful extension to Asana, try out our own tool Bridge24 for Asana.

Introducing Asana Training

Asana Training is a company that specializes in deploying and optimizing Asana project management platform. It was founded in 2013 by Todd Cavanaugh, the CEO of Asana Training. He is one of Asana’s earliest adopters, a consultant working

Asana Launches the Latest iOS and Android App Updates

By Jose Maria Delos Santos | May 8, 2017

asana-new-logoWhen work is bringing people to places other than the office, mobile apps keep them connected. Asana mobile apps enable users to continue moving work forward even when away from their desk. Moreover, users are able to check in on work, keep it organized, find information easily and fast with their iOS and Android devices. The latest Asana mobile app updates enable users to create tags, use the Spotlight search on iOS, or change a profile picture on Android with just a tap on the screen, among other new enhancements. For a powerful extension to Asana, try out our own tool Bridge24 for Asana.

asana mobile updates 052017-1

New in iOS Mobile App – Create Tags

The latest Asana iOS app can help users identify and organize better their tasks with the ability to create tags. Tags allow users to label a task with any pertinent or related information. For instance, users can create a tag called ‘social’ to label

Asana Custom Fields Updated For Easier Tracking

By Jose Maria Delos Santos | May 5, 2017

asana-new-logoAsana project management and work tracking software is helping modern organizations keep everyone on the same page. It has become a platform of choice for teams and companies for tracking not only well-defined projects but also ongoing work. Last September 2016, Asana released custom fields for its Premium customers, enabling them to track just about anything. The feature received great feedback, and thus, custom fields received an update several weeks ago. For a powerful extension to Asana, we recommend trying our own tool Bridge24 for Asana.

Edit from a project’s task list

Asana custom fields help users track progress and priorities, especially for projects with a great number of moving components. Previously, users have to click into the task details to edit a custom value, and this is still possible today. With the latest update, they can now edit field values from the project’s tasks list displayed on the main pane. Therefore, updating and managing custom field values at the project level is now easier and quicker.

Asana and Trello Now Integrated With Microsoft Teams

By Jose Maria Delos Santos | May 2, 2017

asana trello ms-teams integration 1Project management tools such as Asana and Trello play an important part in achieving project goals, which is how many companies today conduct their business. As the work landscape continues to evolve, project teams are relying more and more on collaboration features and messaging apps to efficiently manage their tasks and complete them in time. Most PM tools have communication and messaging features or a way to integrate to one. Late in 2016, Microsoft launched a communication application called Teams. More recently, they announced integration with Asana and Trello. If you are looking for a powerful extension to Asana or Trello, we suggest trying out our own tool Bridge24 for Asana, and Bridge24 for Trello.

What is Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams is a new team communication service especially for users who rely on Office 365 services and OneDrive. The new application enables users to share messages and attachments. A user can start a private conversation or a group chat called ‘channel’. Channels

10 Tips on Creating More Agile Teams Using Trello and Asana

By Wendy Dessler | April 15, 2017

If you are attempting to create a more agile and locked-in team, you probably haven’t attempted to use the latest technological advancements in project management software.

At this point, it’s absolutely imperative to track everything that your team does in one way or another. And the easiest way to do this is to use project managing software like Trello and Asana to your advantage.

Why are these project management apps so valuable? For starters, they truly help to create agile teams. But that’s only the tip of the iceberg.

To help you see the full benefits of these powerful apps, we will share 10 tips to help you get the most use out of them.

trello-logo5 Tips to Effectively Use Trello

To kick things off, we will start out by sharing five tips to effectively use Trello. By implementing these strategies, you will certainly create a more agile team.

1. Create one board per project.

By using this method, you are opening up yourself to

Asana Boards – New Filter and View Features

By Jose Maria Delos Santos | March 7, 2017

asana-new-logoAsana makes it easy for teams to track anything in and about their work. It is a collaboration software with beautifully designed features, so teams find it simple to use in just about anything. Last November, they rolled out the new Boards feature which is still in testing today. Users appreciated it very well, therefore, they are rolling out additional features according to the feedback they have received. Today, new Board features will enable people to filter tasks on a board. Also, users now have a quick way to view or hide project descriptions of a board. If you are looking for a powerful extension to Asana, try out our own tool Bridge24 for Asana.

New Board Filters for Tasks

Asana Boards is a great place for users to work together effortlessly. At a glance, the whole team can have an overview of all their tasks in a project. With all tasks on display, both incomplete and completed, they can have an accurate indication of their progress. However,

Top 3 Software Alternatives to Asana

By Jose Maria Delos Santos | February 27, 2017

asana-new-logoAsana is an online productivity software that allows users to track work and manage projects. It provides project visibility, enabling all involved in the project to easily see progress through its system of tasks, dashboards and conversations. The software redesigned and relaunched itself in 2015 to provide users a simpler and clearer experience. Indeed, the work environment and business landscape continues to change. Therefore, productivity tools like Asana also has to transform itself to remain relevant to users who also have business needs that are growing more complex and comprehensive.

Why people are not happy with Asana

Asana has become a very popular software especially in the US. Many technology companies and startups as well as NGOs find the software very useful in their day-to-day work. Nevertheless, what works for one company is not a guarantee that it will work for every company. On the one hand, some companies in the professional services cannot find essential time and expense tracking features. On the other hand, some users are simply

Asana Rolls Out New Mobile App Updates

By Jose Maria Delos Santos | February 24, 2017

asana-new-logoAsana is a productivity software that helps people track their teams and manage their projects. While people seem to work longer hours nowadays, work is no longer confined in the office. As such, they continue to work on their project and have conversations with their teammates even when on the move. Mobile applications have made it easier and more organized to continue working while people are commuting to and from work. With the latest Asana mobile app updates, users can easily access details of their projects, update their status through their user profile, and never forget a repeating task. If you are looking for a powerful extension to Asana, try out our own tool Bridge24 for Asana.

asana mobile updates 2017-1

New in iOS Mobile App – Project Pages

Asana has updated their iOS mobile app so that it is easier for users to go to their projects and manage all the details. The latest update includes the following improvements:

  • Add

Asana and Trello Custom Fields Supported Through Bridge24

By Bridge24 Team | February 21, 2017

Custom fieldsWe are pleased to announce the support of custom fields for both Asana and Trello within Bridge24. Asana and Trello released their custom field features a few months ago and support for them instantly became the most requested feature from our users. We decided to implement this feature as fast as we could since we found that supporting custom fields would add amazing possibilities for reporting and exporting.

What are custom fields?

Custom fields provide a way for users to tailor their experience by adding more project fields that can qualify tasks or cards. This opens up many possibilities for workflows. For example, you can now create and use a field containing an accounting ID code, or a drop-down list of values to choose from. This flexibility opens Asana and Trello up to being much more than simple task management solutions.

Asana

  • Available custom field types:  number, text, drop-down list
  • Allows an infinite number of custom fields and is available in paid subscription accounts

Trello

  • Available custom

Top 5 Asana Add-ons

By Jose Maria Delos Santos | January 27, 2017

asana top 5 addons 1Asana online productivity tool is helping thousands of teams set their goals, track their projects, and complete their missions. It is a workflow management and collaboration software available for free for teams up to 15 members. Users from businesses and organizations of all sizes are tracking their to-dos and communicating more efficiently than when they were using email only. It is a flexible tool with a set of features providing work visibility and task management. However, many companies still consider it incomplete for handling full-on project management functions.

The Top 5

Fortunately, Asana has strong integration features. This provides users an opportunity to add tools and features from third party application providers. By adding the right software to the already strong task management and collaboration platform in Asana, teams and organizations are able to build the right project management tool for their specific requirements. Below is our top 5 choice of add-ons that can help complete your business productivity solution.

1. Bridge24