Asana

Asana

Asana integration enables you to connect your existing Asana project tasks with a planning poker session, or create an Asana task out of a retrospective action item.

Checkout an overview video with Asana capabilities, or read through the page for full details about the integration.


Integration setup

To integrate your Asana and Team O'clock accounts you will need to be logged in on both services in your browser. Head over to your Team O'clock company settings page, and click the Connect button next to Asana. You will then navigated to your Asana account to confirm the connection of your workspace with Team O'clock. When this is complete, you can start using the integration in your planning poker and retrospective meetings.

Planning poker integration

While in a planning poker meeting you can access all your Asana tasks by simply typing a word in the task addition input field of the page. Team O'clock will automatically search in your Asana workspace for tasks containing that word in their title.

Asana tasks on planning poker search
Clicking the plus button on one of the suggested tasks it is added for estimation.



Additionally, you have the option to review the task in Asana, by clicking on the Asana badge on the top left corner. Clicking the Asana badge will navigate you to Asana on a new browser tab.

Retrospective integration

Using the integration with your Team O'clock retrospective, you can generate Asana tasks from action items and follow their progress through your Asana project.

To create a task from an action item, simply hover an action item you created on the Discussion step of the retrospective and click the Asana icon that appears.



When you click the Asana icon, you will see a popup where you define the Asana project you want this task created on.



Action items created as Asana tasks, support automatic syncing between the two services. So, if someone closes the Asana task, Team O'clock will automatically resolve the action item as well.

Disconnecting and resetting the integration

If you have syncing issues with the integration, you have the option to reconnect the two services from your company's account settings page. Locate and expand the Asana integration, then click the connecting again option.



To disconnect the two services, visit your company's account settings page in Team O'clock, expand the Asana integration and click the disconnect option, as seen above.