Introducing a new suite of intelligent tools for the CIO

Hello Asana community :wave:

Today, we’re excited unveil a new set of capabilities to empower IT leaders to drive intelligent transformation with the right data foundation, safeguards, and controls.

Asana’s State of IT research reveals 77% of IT leaders feel responsible for leading AI transformation within their organization. Powered by Asana’s Work Graph® data model, these new capabilities enable IT leaders to:

Build the right foundation for AI by securely integrating work data

  • (Q2 2024) Smart Workflows: Build automated workflows and rules with simple, natural language instructions, optimized over time to match specific goals and best practices.
  • (Starting Q2 2024) Microsoft 365 Integrations: Adding to a growing ecosystem of 300+ integration solutions to centralize data - set up automated workflows between Asana and Outlook Calendar for recurring scheduling needs, and create and plan projects directly in Teams to increase visibility.
  • (Q2 2024) Smart Goals: Use AI to draft goals and standardize goal creation, optimized for the entire organization.
  • (Q3 2024) Workflow Console: Deploy workflows, streamline change management, and accelerate improvements with more robust workflow data to drive operational efficiencies.

Deploy AI confidently with safeguards & transparent controls

  • (Now Available) Multi-Org Deployment: Maintain security by separating data by subsidiary to support AI needs, meet privacy and compliance standards, satisfy global data residency requirements, and enable HIPAA compliance.
  • (Now Available) Custom Onboarding: Set employees up for success in Asana with a custom onboarding experience, including role and team-specific onboarding information, as well as links to company-wide resources.
  • (Now Available) Microsoft Intune MDM Integration: Manage security configurations for Asana iOS app through a central Intune dashboard to protect company data on the go.
  • (Q2 2024) Sandboxes: Test new features including AI releases to determine how they function with existing workflows, and create thoughtful rollout plans to support user adoption.
  • (Q2 2024) Smart Onboarding: Help individuals and teams get up to speed on the right Asana projects, teams, and goals to join so they can drive immediate impact.

Surface intelligent insights to deliver greater ROI at every level

  • (Now Available) Smart Status: Create more comprehensive status updates across portfolios and goals faster with AI, pulling from real-time work data to support strategic planning and help identify risks across cross-functional workstreams.
  • (Q2 2024) Smart Answers: Use natural language to ask Asana questions across all work—from tasks to projects to portfolios to goals—and get timely answers and insight.

Our Product team is already exploring new features to support CIOs. We’d love to hear your feedback on some options we’re considering. Please share in the comments how you envision these features working and vote for the one that excites you the most:

  • Executive Summaries: Achieve data-driven decisions and business outcomes faster with easy access to executive-level status updates across key performance metrics.
  • Smart Reporting: Use natural language to generate charts and dashboards with AI that help visualize business health in real-time across departments and workstreams.
  • Smart Projects: Streamline project creation by telling AI what the project is about and letting it create the right structured sections and project details automatically.
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