I would love to be able to assign tasks to people who are not connected in to Asana. For instance, assigning a lot of tasks to Frank, without emailing him or having him logged in. then I can look at all of my tasks that are assigned to Frank and print him out a list, or an excel file. I want to be able to have those lists for myself without “assigning” them physically.
There are 2 good ways that I know of to do this:
- Use a custom field (essentially mimicking the “assigned to”)
- Create a fake “Frank” user to assign them to him
@Stella_Fay_Metzner, It’s nice to be able to use the Assignee field for this, and there’s a workaround if you want to mimic that (because it requires a login/account). See my prior posts here for details:
+1 on Larry suggestion. If you just have a couple of external people, create fake accounts for them you can even have a profile picture =)