Blog2018-02-27T08:46:43-04:00

Asana Raised New $50M Funding, Now At $1.5B Valuation

Asana is a work management platform that enables teams and individuals plan and track the progress of projects. It helps its users stay focused on goals, projects, and daily tasks, so they can work on what matters most in their business. Since being founded in 2008, it is now being used by millions of people in almost 200 countries. And just days ago, it announced that it has raised another $50 million in funding that yielded a $1.5 billion valuation of the company. It continues to roll out new features and improvements, such as Portfolios, Sections in Timeline, a new Homepage, and more. For a powerful reporting and exporting tool for Asana, give our own tool Bridge24 for Asana a try.

An Active Year

Asana has had an active and productive 2018. Just in late January this year, it has raised $75 million Series D funding led by London-based Generation Investment Management. Last September, the PM company also announced that it has reached 50,000 paying customers, up from […]

By |January 22nd, 2019|

Top 3 Software Alternatives to Trello

trello-logoTrello is a free and flexible task and project management system presented through a system of boards, lists and cards. It is a highly visual and interactive tool that enables users to get instant overview and progress information at a glance. It is simple to use, where users can group, reorder and move tasks as cards across lists that can represent a work stage or phase. The tool works for a variety of teams and projects that can appear as a board. It is ready for collaboration and integration with many applications to enhance its functionality.

Why people are not happy with Trello

Trello is a very popular online software. Thus, companies are ready to pay for its premium plan or business class package to avail of features that are needed in their business. However, some users are realizing that although the free tool is fun to use, meeting business requirements is no laughing matter. Missing features are: subtasks, task dependencies, multi-board reporting, export to Excel, workload reports, […]

By |January 21st, 2019|

New Charting Options in Bridge24 for Asana, Trello, Basecamp and AceProject

A number of new enhancements for charts has just been released in time for the Holidays! Charts add a flexible representation of your data that provides visual grouping for instant interpretation. Connect, filter, then display charts in Bridge24 for Asana, Basecamp, Trello, or AceProject. Access to your data has never been easier!

Access options from the menu on the top right of any vertical or horizontal bar chart:

Chart Stacking

One exciting feature is the ability to “stack” or display 2 variables in the same chart. For example, You are able to display all tasks by Project and then stack by Tag or Assignee. Click on a chart column to drill down to view by category and subcategory and open in the Grid for further analysis or export.

Sorting

The order displayed in the legend and chart can now be modified. You can sort alphabetically, when stacking by Assignees for example, or by Quantity of each stacked value.

By |December 17th, 2018|

Announcing Asana Portfolios – Manage Initiatives in One Place

Asana is a project management and work tracking application with an important mission. It aims to enable teams to work effortlessly, so that they can spend more time on work that matters. In sharing the vision of the company’s future, co-founder Justin Rosenstein discussed some of the ways they plan to achieve their mission. For instance, tools like Timeline, which rolled out in early 2018, is helping teams plan their projects easily but comprehensively. Today, they are announcing another tool called Portfolios, helping teams and companies achieve better clarity. For a powerful reporting and exporting tool for Asana, give our own tool Bridge24 for Asana a try.

Introducing Portfolios

Portfolios is a set of new capabilities in the Asana Business plan that enables users to monitor everything they need to track in their business. It allows them to set their team’s priorities, monitor progress in real-time, and keep the rest updated. All these are available in a new set of views. From getting the big picture, to managing […]

By |December 4th, 2018|

Asana Rolls Out New Sections in Timeline

Asana collaborative project management makes it easy to plan a project and track its progress from start to finish. With different tools and views available, users are able to add tasks, organize them, and enable the rest of the team know who is working on what, by when, and in which order. Timeline became available this March of 2018 to enable teams better map out their project plan and see how it fits together. It also allowed them to share those plans, and adjust it easily as needed. Thus, they are able to keep their work on track and successfully reach their goals. Now, a new feature called Sections is slowly going out to Premium customers. For a powerful reporting and exporting tool for Asana, give our own tool Bridge24 for Asana a try.

Asana Timeline and improvements

After introducing Timeline early this year, an improvement about 3 months later allowed users to draw dependencies between tasks. Therefore, not only are they able to map out their plans […]

By |November 3rd, 2018|

New Interface Released for Bridge24

Opening the Bridge24 interface today, you will have noticed a complete visual revamp. A number of technology components were updated recently and we took the opportunity to also freshen up the interface with a new color scheme and style to enhance the readability and clarity of the application.

Enhancement included:

  • New contrasting to increase the usability for new users
  • Notifications are less intrusive
  • Quicker load times for dialogues
  • New type font and sizes for better readability

In case you haven’t opened the app today, here is a quick look:

 

We hope this new interface allows you to work more productively using Bridge24!

By |November 1st, 2018|

Asana Reached 50,000 Paying Organizations Amidst Accelerated Growth

Asana is an online productivity tool that provides teams and companies clarity. People are able to work together better because they have a clearer view of what, how, and who they are doing work with. In 2017, the company announced reaching over 20,000 paying customers. After just 6 quarters, they are now celebrating 50,000 premium customers, all managing and tracking their work in Asana. For a powerful reporting and exporting tool for Asana, give our own tool Bridge24 for Asana a try.

Asana Milestones

Asana is excited to announce the achievement of several important milestones. Launched 6 years ago, it has now reached 50,000 paying organizations worldwide. What is exciting is not only the great number, but the pace as well. In 18 months, the number of paying customers more than doubled, from 20,000. This is on top of the 1 million registered users who are using the free plan. Furthermore, revenue accelerated in each of the past 6 quarters. Revenue growth rate is now about 90 percent […]

By |October 13th, 2018|

Asana Introduces Brand New Homepage

Asana team software makes it easier for people to manage projects, track progress, and coordinate work. It also continues to update the software with new tools and functionality to adapt to users’ changing needs. About a week ago, it slowly launched a new Homepage. After logging in, a user will automatically land in his or her Homepage to quickly get back to whatever they are working on. For a powerful reporting and exporting tool for Asana, give our own tool Bridge24 for Asana a try.

Homepage -What is it for?

The new Asana Homepage aims to provide users the first place where they can find specific important projects. A team or Organization may be working on multiple projects, but users are usually working on a few at a time. The Homepage provides an easy access to a list of their Favorite Projects and Projects they have recently worked on. Therefore, with this brand new Homepage, teams can spend less time searching or going back to their work. Instead, […]

By |October 4th, 2018|

Basecamp 3 New Features and Improvements Round-up

Basecamp 3 now supported by Bridge24Basecamp 3 is a business solution especially for growing companies in need of a centrally organized workspace. It is for the business owner and team who are getting overwhelmed by emails, conversation threads, project documents, status reports, and other work items scattered all over the place. With a seamless combination of tools packaged in a single application, users are able to see what needs to be done and by when. This past month, a batch of fresh updates, such as a new progress tracking chart, custom-colored folders, project tools, and more, become available. For a great reporting and exporting tool for Basecamp, we recommend you use our own tool Bridge24 for Basecamp.

New Hill Charts

Basecamp 3 is introducing Hill Charts, a new way of seeing the bigger picture of a project. The concept is based on the idea that every piece of work has 2 phases. The uphill phase is where users figure out their approach. In the middle is like being […]

By |October 4th, 2018|

Asana Vs Trello: Which Is Better for Creative Teams?

As the world moves increasingly to the cloud and the number of remote workers grows steadily higher, a range of tools have cropped up to help businesses and entrepreneurs work more efficiently. These span everything from money management to HR systems, covering every base a business might need. One of the more popular services that have arisen are productivity tools, in particular Asana and Trello.

These both provide teams with a way to track projects and assign tasks with far more ease than long, confusing email threads. But these tools are both very different in how they work, and one might be more suitable for you than another, especially as a creative. Let’s run through the pros and cons to find out which productivity tool is right for you.

Why use project management software?

Many businesses now make use of project management software to keep track of day-to-day tasks, as it offers a plethora of benefits. PMS is especially useful if you run a small business with […]

By |October 1st, 2018|