Using OmniFocus with Asana

Asana and OmniFocus are very complementary apps. Asana excels at team collaboration and OmniFocus is fine-tuned for personal task management. Learn practical ways to use them side by side.

OmniFocus is fundamentally a personal task manager. It’s a tool that allows you to organize objectives and actions tied to your own personal commitments. You get to decide what goes in OmniFocus and can organize OmniFocus in whatever way makes the most sense to you.

But, what about work that involves collaboration? This could be anything from planning a vacation to projects in your day job that involve a team of people.

Pairing Team Collaboration with Personal Task Management

This course features Asana, a well-established project management solution that can be used to manage collaborative projects large and small. It can also be a helpful place to keep track of the big picture and to store ideas, customer requests, meeting agendas, and more.

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We’ll explore some features and integrations that can be used with the free version of Asana, that supports teams of up to 15 people. We’ll also delve into some of Asana’s more advanced features, looking at how they can be put to good use alongside OmniFocus.

Using OmniFocus 3 with Asana No previous Asana experience is required.

This course doesn’t assume any previous experience with Asana and is suitable for anyone who collaborates with other people, whether it’s your family or your team of colleagues at work.

Asana can also be very helpful for teams of one. For example, if you’re a solo podcaster, you could use Asana to keep track of themes to cover on your podcast from idea to inception. Asana can also be an excellent place to track and manage the bigger picture of your life and work, with OmniFocus being used to help ensure that your carefully-crafted strategy is given the appropriate amount of attention.

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