Pocket Informant vs Asana - GTD software comparison

GTD Software comparison: Pocket Informant vs Asana

 

Pocket Informant

vs Asana

Company Web Information Solutions, Inc. Asana
Company name Web Information Solutions, Inc. Asana
Rating ★★★★☆ ★★★☆☆
TRO Ready
Key features
  • unlimited contexts
  • time categorization
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, hierachy)
  • 2 dates
  • linked appts
  • auto sync
  • email (manage)
  • unlimited contexts
  • reminders
  • projects (inline, field, multiple)
  • 1 date
  • linked appts
  • auto sync
  • email (link, autoprocess)
  • api
Description Personal daily manager for Android, iPhone, Windows Mobile and Blackberry. Social task and project management with collaboration for individuals, teams, and small businesses. Limited support for shared workspaces.
Home page Pocket Informant Asana
Tro training No TRO training available. No TRO training available.
Platform
Requires Windows Mobile 5 or 6; BlackBerry OS 4.2+ including Bold, Storm, Tour; iPhone OS 3.0+)
Version released: 2019-11-04 released: 2017-03-03
Release date 2019-11-04 2017-03-03
Type Commercial Freeware
Has free version
Free version notes Free 15 day trial or Free feature-limited version Free feature-limited version
A paid version is available
Full price low $12.99 $1200
Full price high $29.95 $9600
Made specifically for GTD 0 0
Syncs with WM: Outlook (via ActiveSync); Exchange Server (via Exchange ActiveSync); Franklin Covey PPO 5.0 (via PPO sync conduit). BB: BB PIM (auto or manual). iPhone: GCal, Toodledo, Outlook (with $5 WebIS Desktop Sync). Android: Toodledo, Exchange Server.
Sync methods Manual Sync
Automatic Sync
Manual Sync
Automatic Sync
Mobile access Mobile App Mobile Optimized Web Access
Mobile App
Email-to-task support Manage an email as a Task Link to Task
Emails are automatically tasks
Categories Unlimited contexts Unlimited contexts
Time boxing Supports time boxing No time boxing support
Number of date fields
Has reminders
Can automatically prioritize tasks 𐄂 𐄂
Project support Projects can be nested within other projects Tasks can be assigned to multiple projects, but projects cannot be assigned to other projects
Calendar integration Tasks can be linked to the calendar Tasks can be linked to the calendar
Features URL pocketinformant.com/products_info.php?p_id=pocketinformant&tab_id=features asana.com/product
Screenshots URL
GTD setup notes
Data can be manipulated via an API 𐄂
Short details Asana connects your tasks and projects to anyone you want to work with. Use of workspaces to organize all the teams and collaborate with other people while keeping everything separate. All history and discussions for each task are kept together and updates you of the changes to the tasks and projects.
Category dimensions 1 2
Persistent reminders 𐄂 𐄂
Number of priority levels 26 0
Number of prioritization dimensions (besides dates, categories, etc.) 2 0
Collaboration and team support
  • Pocket Informant does not support teams or collaboration.
  • Groups people into teams for projects or tasks
  • Tasks can be assigned to others
  • Tasks can be added to other people's lists
  • Other people's tasks can be viewed
Date last reviewed 2019-11-10 2017-04-28

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