Your team likely has a ton of tools they use day in and day out to close sales deals, work on projects, lead meetings, and publish content.
If Asana is one of them, it’s in your team’s best interest to discover some of the most powerful integrations that take it from being a powerful tool to an app that lifts your team’s productivity level to new heights!
We break it all down below!
- What is Asana?
- How to set up Asana integrations
- 11 Asana integrations
- How to connect Asana and Fellow
What is Asana?
Asana is a project collaboration and work management tool helping teams organize and orchestrate their work, from daily tasks to team meetings and strategic initiatives.
It boasts features like:
- Timeline view, aligning teams on top priorities to deliver fast results on schedule.
- Progress on projects in real-time, so deadlines and milestones never get missed.
- Customizable forms to organize software requests, answer pertinent questions, and standardize the employee experience.
- The ability to manage resources for teams and streamline communication with messaging, comments, and unique views.
- A shared team calendar for transparency on workflows.
- Digital Kanban boards so you can see your team move tasks and action items from to-do to done.
It can be used to boost sales, improve communication, increase organizational efficiency, and ensure all team members are as productive as possible.
How to set up Asana integrations
Setting up and taking advantage of all of Asana’s integrations is simple.
Before you start, be sure you’re an admin, which is needed to enable these integrations. Once you have admin privileges, click the gear icon from the top right of the screen and open the company settings tab. From there, select “Integrations”.
Then, enable Asana integration from the list of integrations.
You’ll then want to set up conversations for access after a task has been closed or completed. Some users may have to reopen the conversation after it’s been completed—this is simple and can be done by clicking the “Sign into Asana” button.
Click “Save” to complete the Asana integration process. Once this is complete, you’ll have access to the long list of integrations Asana offers.
11 Asana integrations
11 must-have integrations take how your team uses Asana to the next level.
- Google Drive
- Microsoft Teams
- Jira Cloud
Users already love how Fellow can transform an average meeting and turn it into a productive conversation–which is why we have a 4.7 out of 5-star rating on G2. But when users combine Fellow meeting notes with the action items in Asana, that’s where teams run at peak efficiency.
After all, the most effective meetings have clear outcomes and specific due dates. But this only goes so far, so be sure action items don’t fall through the cracks of your meeting notes by taking advantage of this integration! Once you have the meeting takeaways, send them to the relevant Asana project (or projects!) for seamless tracking.
- Collaborative meeting agendas
- 500+ free agenda templates
- Action items for one or more assignees
- Streams to organize your ideas
- Feedback to encourage continuous improvements
To learn how to connect Fellow and Asana, click here!
“Adding Fellow to our arsenal of products that our agency uses has made a major change in our ability to stay organized and collaborate on meetings with all of our team members across the globe. Adding the ability to task out items from Fellow to Asana makes it even easier to take meeting notes into action, which is fantastic. And the ability to move notes from past meetings into current meetings is quick and efficient, with the ability to quickly refer back to past meeting notes is key.”– Fellow Review on G2
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Asana also offers a Zapier integration—an iPaaS software for teams looking to create web apps without writing any code. Users can connect Asana with the software tools they use the most and let Zapier do the manual and repetitive tasks, so your team can focus on other work.
Creating Zaps that connect Asana to various other apps—like Google Sheets, Airtable, and Slack—is simple.
- Flexibility and simplicity in functionality
- Task automation
- Streamlined workflows
Your team members and colleagues likely have a variety of project-related files and folders sitting stagnant in Google Drive. But with the Google Drive integration in Asana, users can easily attach Google Drive files to tasks in Asana and receive comment notifications to keep teams and related work connected.
This integration makes it easy for teams to work cross-functionally, collaborate within the comments, and avoid jumping back and forth between apps. Users can also quickly check if the files they need to move a project along are ready for them within their specific task.
- Drag-and-drop functionality
- Starred files and folders
- Ability to share with people outside of an organization
- Search functionality
Confluence is a knowledge-base software that serves as an open and shared workspace, connecting team members to the ideas and information they need to build momentum and be productive. Confluence is different from other tools in that it’s open and collaborative, allowing users to create, manage, and collaborate on anything from product launch plans to marketing campaigns.
The Asana and Confluence integration can embed Asana tasks and projects directly into Confluence pages, so all the information, details, and must-know action items are in one place. Plus, it works with both cloud and server versions of Confluence.
- Unlimited spaces and pages
- Page versioning to track and view the history of changes to each page
- Whiteboards where teams can visualize work
Your team members have a lot to say, and sometimes key projects and important initiatives are part of the conversation over on Microsoft Teams. Thankfully, Asana also integrates with Teams, so the details that get fleshed out as part of team members collaborating in real time can also be featured on specific projects.
Plus, users can collaborate on Asana tasks and keep work connected—without having to leave Teams. It’s simple to convert Teams conversations and meetings into Asana tasks. Also within this integration, you can search for the information or relevant data you need (again, without leaving Teams), so sharing tasks and projects with stakeholders can happen easily in one place.
- Screen sharing on calls or meetings
- Custom virtual backgrounds for additional personalization
- File sharing for enhanced collaboration
Figma is a wireframing and design tool for teams that build products together. It helps the entire product team create, test, and ship better designs, faster. From apps to websites, Figma has many design features from which users can choose. It also offers FigJam, an online whiteboard for teams to brainstorm and diagram their ideas.
With the Asana widget for Figma and FigJam, users can share design work in Asana with live Figma embedding functionality. In Asana, users can also embed designs into projects. Instead of stagnant screenshots, these embeds update in real time, so changes in a design file are reflected as they happen.
- Real-time project updates
- The ability to intuitively build prototypes
- A variety of plugins and widgets to remove repetitive tasks
Slack is a business instant messaging platform for workplace communication and collaboration through chat, file sharing, custom emoji reactions, and more.
With Asana’s Slack integration, users can turn conversations and brainstorms on Slack into tasks and projects in Asana. So when decisions are made on Slack, they can easily be transferred into tasks with assignees and due dates in Asana. Users can also turn any Slack message into an actionable Asana task with just a few clicks, so nothing gets forgotten.
- Customizable statuses for updating team members
- The ability to mute and turn on notifications when needed
- Shared channels across workspaces
- Document and file sharing
Mailchimp is an email marketing and automation platform that helps users with personalization, automation, and customer conversion. Its marketing platform also enables users to create multi-channel marketing campaigns through email, landing pages, social media, advertisements, and more!
With Asana’s integration with Mailchimp, teams can track important email campaign information and report on these metrics from Mailchimp into corresponding Asana tasks. Additionally, if there’s an Asana task centered around an email campaign, users can add the Mailchimp email campaign widget to the task to view campaign performance.
- Customer Journey builder to map out personalized experiences
- A variety of email templates
- Campaign Manager for a view of all multichannel marketing efforts in one place
Jira Cloud is a product management tool that can capture and organize issues, assign work, and follow team activity for a wide variety of tasks.
With this integration, it’s simply to create Asana tasks from Jira issues—and vice versa. Users can also take advantage of syncing projects, tasks, issues, comments, assignees, and custom fields automatically.
- Templates for Kanban boards, scrum meetings, bug tracking, and DevOps
- interactive roadmap to try adding epics, mapping work items, dependencies, and releases on a timeline
- Reports and dashboards highlighting key insights
Hubspot is a customer relationship management (CRM) platform with sales engagement tools, configure-price-quote (CPQ) functionality, and robust sales analytics for growing teams. It helps sales and marketing teams attract and convert leads, close deals, and connect with customers in one place.
The Asana integration with Hubspot keeps track of all important context from deals and marketing campaigns across both apps. It can also keep tabs on campaign performance and collaborate on tasks without going back and forth between tools. Additionally, it can attach details from sales deals that have closed directly into an Asana task, keeping everyone up to speed on need-to-know information.
- Reporting and analytics on the deals that matter most
- Customizable content management system (CMS) with drag-and-drop functionality and various themes
- Sales management playbooks to close deals, faster
- Lead generation and live chat
Last but not least is Intercom, a customer service automation software providing seamless customer across automation and human support, delivering increased customer satisfaction while reducing costs for businesses of all shapes and sizes.
The Asana integration with Intercom keeps stakeholders updated on the status of customer issues by adding an Intercom widget to relevant Asana tasks. It can also keep track of conversations within Intercom and move conversation details directly into corresponding Asana tasks, eliminating the back-and-forth.
- AI-powered chatbots and automation tools
- Live dashboard, reporting, and work management tools
- A fully configurable inbox
- Canned, personalized responses
How to connect Asana and Fellow
Ready to start syncing action items from your meeting notes to an Asana project? It’s easy and can be done in just a few clicks.
To connect Asana with your Fellow account, follow these steps:
- Head over to “User Settings” and click “Integrations”
- Click on the Asana card
- Click through the prompts and log into your Asana account
- Select a project to send meeting notes to!
Once connected, you can then sync individual action items, specific streams, or all of your action items. This ensures no tasks fall through the cracks, and the completion status stays in sync between both tools!
There’s an integration for that.
No matter what you’re looking to accomplish using Asana, chances are good there’s an integration that can make your life just a little easier. For big and small teams, across a wide variety of industries, let Asana do some of the heavy lifting for you with its long list of powerful integrations.
Can only get one integration? Make sure it’s the perfect pairing of Asana + Fellow!