Asana Release Notes

Asana Release Notes





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Asana is a web and mobile application designed to help teams organize, track, and manage their work. It's essentially a project management tool that facilitates team collaboration.


Asana keep their release notes simple with a basic bullet list of updates and improvements. Each update contains a link leading to a blog post or documentation where the feature is described in more detail. Instead of images to accompany the feature description, they decided to include a minute long video showcasing the one or two top features for the month.

What we love

  • Video summary

  • Links to more detail

  • Monthly updates

Video summary

Videos summaries offer a lively and visual rundown of all the latest updates. A personal tour of what's new and improved. Not only do they save time, but they also make understanding updates a delightful experience. However, not everyone loves video summaries. They are hard to skim through than a list of features. When using videos, we would recommend you create one for individual features wherever possible.

Links to more detail

While concise notes are great, sometimes we crave the nitty-gritty details. That's where links come into play. By providing direct links to more in-depth information, asana's release notes empower users to dive deeper into topics they care about. Want to know more about a specific feature? Just click, and you're there. It's user-centric, thoughtful, and incredibly handy.

Monthly updates

Consistency is key. Asana's release notes strike the perfect balance between keeping users informed and not overwhelming them. It's a predictable schedule that users can look forward to. Knowing that there's a dedicated time each month when they can catch up on all the latest enhancements or fixes helps users stay engaged and aligned with the product's evolution. With that being said, if you are a startup that wants to show momentum, you should consider a weekly cadency over a monthly one.

What we don't love

  • Lack of images

  • Short descriptions even for key features

  • Discoverability (hidden in the documentation)

Lack of images

A picture is worth a thousand words, right? We often find that release notes, including Asana release notes, that lack images can feel a tad dry. Images, especially screenshots or diagrams, can provide clarity and context to the updates. Without them, users might struggle to visualize the new features or changes. It's like reading a cookbook without any photos of the dishes – sure, you get the idea, but it's not as appetizing!

Short descriptions even for key features

We get it, brevity is the soul of wit. But when it comes to key features, a one-liner just doesn't cut it. This is something we've occasionally noticed with Asana release notes as well. Users need to understand the significance, application, and benefits of these major updates. Skimping on details for pivotal features can leave users in the dark. It's akin to watching a movie trailer that only shows the title – intriguing, but not informative.

Discoverability (hidden in the documentation)

Ah, the classic game of hide and seek – but not the fun kind. When release notes, like those of Asana, are buried deep within dense documentation or tucked away in a corner of a website, it can be a challenge for users. Making release notes easily accessible and prominent ensures that users are always in the loop.


Get started with your release notes using the template provided below. The content serves as an example of the desired tone of voice, which you can adopt for your own notes.

Keep your customers engaged. With release notes created straight from your Jira tickets.

Keep your customers engaged. With release notes created straight from your Jira tickets.

Keep your customers engaged. With release notes created straight from your Jira tickets.