Asana vs Trac

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Asana vs Trac: What are the differences?

Asana: The easiest way for teams to track their work. Asana is the easiest way for teams to track their work. From tasks and projects to conversations and dashboards, Asana enables teams to move work from start to finish--and get results. Available at asana.com and on iOS & Android; Trac: Wiki and issue tracking system for software development projects. It is an open-source, Web-based project management and bug tracking system. It has been adopted by a variety of organizations for use as a bug tracking system for both free and open-source software and proprietary projects and products.

Asana and Trac can be primarily classified as "Project Management" tools.

Some of the features offered by Asana are:

  • Updated in real-time
  • Multiple workspaces
  • People views

On the other hand, Trac provides the following key features:

  • Project management
  • Account Manager
  • Ticket system

Trac is an open source tool with 336 GitHub stars and 134 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Trac's open source repository on GitHub.

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I'm comparing Aha!, Trello and Asana. We are looking for it as a Product Management Team. Jira handles all our development and storyboard etc. This is for Product Management for Roadmaps, Backlogs, future stories, etc. Cost is a factor, as well. Does anyone have a comparison chart of Pros and Cons? Thank you.

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Max Stuart
Technical Project Manager at ShelterTech · | 6 upvotes · 94.1K views
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Ivan Begtin
Director - NGO "Informational Culture" / Ambassador - OKFN Russia at Infoculture · | 5 upvotes · 107K views

Both Asana and Trello support Kanban style project tracking. Trello is Kanban-only project management, knowledge management, actually card-management tools. Asana is much more complex, supports different project management approaches, well integrated and helpful for any style/type project.

We choose Asana finally, but still some projects kept in Trello

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Abhay Vashishtha

Procezo is an excellent free-for-life task managing tool with several benefits. Its clear, user-friendly interface is perfect for small businesses and startups as well as enterprise-level use. It makes it a seamless transition from any other project management tools. Its simple but effective layout allows new users to quickly adapt to its ever-expanding set of features. Procezo allows users to create boards and provide access to users or teams as required, set priority and precedence of the task and allowing for subtasks and discussions to be created. With unlimited tasks, users, projects and free support, Procezo is quickly making its way into businesses from across the world and the ultimate growth hack tool.

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Ram Kumar
CTO, Full-stack developer · | 2 upvotes · 63.1K views

trello has a much simpler interface and easy to learn for any team member. asana might have more features and configuration options but do you really need a complex system for developers to manage tasks?

After Microsoft took over trello, it has become more restricted these days but still good for startups.

Keep it simple! Focus on your product, not tools.

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Pros of Asana
Pros of Trac
  • 160
    Super fast task creation
  • 148
    Flexible project management
  • 101
    Free up to 15
  • 99
    Followers and commenting on tasks
  • 57
    Integration with external services
  • 25
    Email-based task creation
  • 17
    Plays nice with Google Apps
  • 14
    Clear usage
  • 13
    Plays nice with Harvest Time Tracking
  • 6
    Supports nice keyboard shortcuts
  • 4
    Integration with GitHub
  • 2
    Slack supported
  • 2
    Integration with Instagantt for Gantt Charts
  • 1
    Integration with Alfred
  • 1
    Both Card View & Task View
  • 1
    Easy to use
  • 1
    Friendly API
  • 0
    Slick and fast interface
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    Cons of Asana
    Cons of Trac
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      Not Cross Platform
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      What is Asana?

      Asana is the easiest way for teams to track their work. From tasks and projects to conversations and dashboards, Asana enables teams to move work from start to finish--and get results. Available at asana.com and on iOS & Android.

      What is Trac?

      It is an open-source, Web-based project management and bug tracking system. It has been adopted by a variety of organizations for use as a bug tracking system for both free and open-source software and proprietary projects and products.

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