Asana had ten patents in future of work during Q1 2024. Asana Inc filed patents in Q1 2024 for systems and methods related to generating units of work based on video dictation, attributing automated actions, providing a collaboration work management platform for differentiating users, linking units of work based on user input, and generating records within a collaboration environment. These patents focus on managing environment state information, facilitating interaction within a collaboration environment, and generating work based on content information. GlobalData’s report on Asana gives a 360-degree view of the company including its patenting strategy. Buy the report here.

Asana grant share with future of work as a theme is 30% in Q1 2024. Grant share is based on the ratio of number of grants to total number of patents.

Recent Patents

Application: Systems and methods to generate units of work within a collaboration environment based on video dictation (Patent ID: US20240086848A1)

The patent filed by Asana Inc. describes systems and methods for generating work units within a collaboration environment based on video dictation. The system involves training machine learning models to reflect individual user preferences, initiating dictation sessions through a user interface, identifying recommended units of work based on video content, and generating work unit records based on user preferences and acceptance of recommended work units. The system also allows for modifications of work units based on dictation content, storing video information in work unit records, and managing environment state information within the collaboration environment.

The system presented in the patent aims to streamline work generation and collaboration by leveraging video dictation to create work units tailored to individual user preferences. By training machine learning models specific to each user, the system can recommend and generate work units based on the content of dictation sessions. This approach enhances user interaction within the collaboration environment, allowing for efficient task assignment, modification, and storage of relevant information. Additionally, the system facilitates user engagement by presenting prompts and recommendations during dictation sessions, ultimately improving the overall workflow and productivity within the collaboration environment.

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