Asana vs GitLab
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Asana is used for collaborative project management and tracking. It can integrate emails, files, tickets, and more offering over 100 integrations. GitLab is a single application that spans the entire DevOps lifecycle, providing not only project management, but also planning, CI/CD, packaging, verification, release, and monitoring, all automatically looping back their status and data from across the lifecycle into the issues being tracked.
Asana is less powerful than GitLab Issues within the issue descriptions themselves… e.g. no deep linking to comments, no automatic cross-linking between issues when they are mentioned, etc.
Project Issue Board
GitLab has Issue Boards, each list of an Issue Board is based on a label that exists in your issue tracker. The Issue Board will therefore match the state of your issue tracker in a user-friendly way.
Multiple Project Issue Boards
Large companies often have hundreds of different projects, all with different moving parts at the same time. GitLab Enterprise Edition allows for multiple Issue Boards for a single project so you can to plan, organize, and visualize a workflow for a feature or product release. Multiple Issue Boards are particularly useful for large projects with more than one team or in situations where a repository is used to host the code of multiple products.
Multiple Group Issue Boards
Multiple Group Issue Boards, similar to Multiple Project Issue Boards
Issue Board Label Lists
An Issue Board is based on its project’s label structure, therefore, it applies the same descriptive labels to indicate placement on the board. GitLab issues can appear on multiple issues and they still have meaning without the context of a particular board.
Add Multiple Issues to Project Issue Board
From an Issue Board, you can add multiple issues to lists in the board by selecting one or more existing issues.
New Issue in Issue Board List
With GitLab Issue Boards, you can create issues directly from the board and assign multiple labels allowing them to appear on multiple boards.
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