Communication Internal vs External

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#1

Hi,

Can you please advise how internal people can have conversation about a task/project without external people seeing these comments/conversations?

Thanks


#2

Are the “external” people in the same project as the task where you want to have the conversation?


#3

Yes all of our projects have external people. We are an international company and each master project is a country where external people are connected.

I tried to setup an Internal channel but I would like to have internal feedback (conversations) on specific tasks without the external people seeing those.

BTW, love your asana youtube videos.

Thanks again,


#4

You can add people to view just one task in a private project by adding them as a task follower and this is all they’ll see. However if they are invited as a project member, they’ll see everything in the project.

To be honest, I can’t see a way of having external people in the project but unable to see tasks. Using another internal channel could be a good alternative (although I know it’s not exactly what you want).

Thanks for the feedback. Any video in particular you like?


#5

Paul,

Thanks for your reply.

The issue with using another internal channel of communication is that it wont record under the task or project which is a good feature to have.

Its a shame that Asana does not offer a feature to keep certain conversations private (company members only) vs Guests in the project. If you use a separate channel then the feedback is not recorded.

For instance I manage a certain Project (in this case a country) and my supervisor may want to comment to me only on a specific task but its an internal comment that we may not want the customer (guest to see).

The video I watched quite a bit was the Batching video and how you can drag a task into a subtask. On that video, how do you avoid subtask overload and have it how in mytasks too many times?