Asana had 15 patents in future of work during Q4 2023. Asana Inc’s patents filed in Q4 2023 focus on enhancing collaboration environments by enabling nesting of portfolios, automating actions based on trigger events, linking meetings with work units, and measuring user workload based on chat sessions. These systems and methods aim to streamline processes, improve organization, and enhance productivity within the collaboration environment. GlobalData’s report on Asana gives a 360-degreee view of the company including its patenting strategy. Buy the report here.

Asana grant share with future of work as a theme is 60% in Q4 2023. Grant share is based on the ratio of number of grants to total number of patents.

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Application: Systems and methods to facilitate nesting of portfolios within a collaboration environment (Patent ID: US20230410052A1)

The patent filed by Asana Inc. describes systems and methods for nesting portfolios within a collaboration environment. The system manages environment state information, obtains hierarchical information for work units, projects, and portfolios, updates the environment state based on role information, specifies nested portfolio hierarchical information, and presents portfolio pages within the user interface. The system allows for access to portfolio records, defining nested portfolio hierarchical information, and presenting portfolio pages for efficient collaboration and organization within the environment.

The system further includes features such as defining permission parameters for accessing portfolio records, navigating between different levels of hierarchy within portfolios, and determining access to project records based on the portfolio structure. By providing a structured approach to managing portfolios within a collaboration environment, the system enhances user interaction, facilitates efficient workflow management, and ensures seamless access to relevant information. The method outlined in the patent enables users to navigate through different levels of portfolios, access project records, and utilize various features specific to completing and supporting individual units of work or projects within the collaboration environment. Overall, the system and method described in the patent aim to streamline portfolio management, enhance collaboration, and improve productivity within the environment.

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