Mark a project for completion

The inability to mark a project as completed is not a feature request, it is a bug report. This is absolutely basic. The fact that it is not obvious to Asana says a lot.

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Asana team, just to let you know: the absence of this feature just helped me to make choice for Jira instead of Asana for my teams. It’s really scary to see the community asking for a very basic feature FOR 3+ YEARS and being ignored. I believe you can do better.

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I’m shocked that you would imply that adding a status update option to a Project is difficult to implement or in some way would affect the vision for how that Asana product functions. The product is too robust to suggest adding a completed status would be a challenge for your team.

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In many of my scenarios - a project is one of many under a portfolio and showing that’s its overdue on the dashboard while at 100% complete is frustrating. I have to explain that it is in fact complete to all who review the status of the projects in the portfolio. Moving a project to archive when the rest of the portfolio items aren’t complete is not a great solution.

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Would be great if there was a method for this. Also so we could detect or a create a webhook to sync data back and forth between salesforce and asana, when a project is completed. Closing the loop and all the good that comes along w/ that.

I currently use Asana because that’s the company’s preference but without the ability to mark projects as complete (the way I would mark an Epic as complete in Asana) I’ll likely recommend we switch over at the earliest point possible.

Hi @AsanaTeam can you provide an update on a “Complete” feature. Archiving is not a solution as it removes from portfolios and does not keep reporting consistent.

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+1 to complete project feature

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Hey Asana Team! Looks like there’s a lot of customer feedback on being able to complete a project.

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Been reading all of the comments that started over 2 years ago. Everyone is correct with their surprise that a “project completion” option does not exist. Aside for not being able to mark a project complete, one still gets reminders in their email about said jobs - most annoying. Forgive the bluntness, but after 2 years, you pretty much have a case study to confirm this feature is needed. What is Asana waiting for?

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This is so LAME of Asana not to fix this minor thing. Asana you are wasting our time not to fix this.

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Just adding a +1 for this feature request. It would really help by making it more clear that a project was done, milestones reached and the team members could let go of the project.

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Adding a +1 for this feature request too.

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Just reiterating what many others have said; adding a way to formally complete a project seems like a basic and essential feature.

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I’m new to Asana and discovered this bug at the end of fully deploying in my company.

We are almost at the end of 2021 in a thread that started in 2019. It would be helpful to get some feedback or direction from Asana on this topic.

My team wants to be able to mark projects complete. That’s kind of the reason one works on a project.

Please Asana, provide us with some direction here. This seems crazy.

-Brad

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Same here, we’re evaluating Asana, we are stunned that this is not addressed yet. It is so obvious, when everything else in Asana has a completion status but not a Project…

Anyway, this obviously won’t change anything as they don’t care for years about that, but I’m so disappointed that such a basic thing like this takes years to be evaluated…

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Also adding a +1 for Project Completion marking. It’s necessary for success.