Hive vs. Workfront

Learn why teams all over the world have chosen Hive’s powerful productivity solutions over Workfront.

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Why teams choose Hive:



Accessible onboarding

Kanban view

Easy-to-use trial

Gantt charts

Native email

Native messaging

Easily tracked actions

Notes product

Beginner-friendly interface

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Project management

Simple workflows for complex processes. Manage your projects in one centralized platform, built for teams of all sizes.

Tasks and projects

Track tasks and subactions. Assign next steps and add due dates to keep everyone accountable.

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Gantt, Kanban and calendar view

View projects and tasks in the way that makes most sense to you.

Portfolio & Summary Views

Visualize multiple tasks and projects in one clean view.


Collect information quickly and easily with Forms. All data will be stored in Hive.

My Actions

Easily access all tasks that are assigned to you and quickly view due dates.

Focus mode

Need to get work done without any interruptions? Enable Focus Mode for pure work bliss.

Time management

Understand where your team spends their time. Manage in-person, remote, and hybrid teams with ease.


Understand and visualize your team’s workload with a few clicks.


Track time spent on any action and project and sort by category.


Collect time-tracking data from all teammates in one cohesive format.

My Day

View and access calendar events from Google or Outlook directly in Hive.

Recurring tasks

Know that you repeat one task every week? Save yourself time with recurring tasks.


View project baselines to better understand how your timeline has progressed.

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Team collaboration

Work better together in Hive. Leverage enhanced features to keep your entire team on the same page.  

Hive Chat

Message teammates in real-time with Hive chat, or import your Slack account for seamless communication.


Comment on each action or subaction, tagging teammates to notify them of your feedback. 

Hive Mail

Bring your Gmail or Outlook inbox into Hive. Create tasks from emails and send new messages from Hive.

Proofing and Approvals

Get feedback on your project’s creative assets. Approvers can leave comments, annotate, and approve multi-stage design processes.

Card priority levels

Designate priority levels for urgent tasks to help your team understand how they can chip in.

Project access

Give teammates additional visibility into tasks by adding them as read-only members, external members, full-access members, or followers.


Use Hive to automate tasks, collect productivity data, and asses team progress.

Hive Analytics

Access a variety of individual and team-wide statistics about project progress.


Use labels to group individual actions and report on actions across projects.


Set triggers to automate basic work. Create buttons and easily triggered processes to streamline workflow.


Apply templates at both the action and project level to expedite repeatable processes.


Use AI to assess and alert you to any project risks with easy-to-understand ratings.

Email to Action Card

Auto-add any email to project or workspace by accessing your unique Hive address.

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Hive Notes

Our best-in-class Notes product. Accessible in Hive itself, or completely on its own.

Set meeting agendas

Use Hive Notes to set a meeting agenda before the meeting starts.

Collaborative editing

Collaborate with others in real-time within the note itself.

Apply notes templates

Choose from our selection of pre-developed notes templates ranging from Standup meetings to Project Kickoffs.

Assign next steps

Assign action items to teammates and share next steps with meeting attendees.

Add comments

Comment on the note after the meeting ends and tag participants.


Google Drive

Seamlessly upload and attach files to actions, projects, action templates, and share them in messages.

Microsoft Teams

Access all features of Hive directly from Microsoft Teams.


Easily share Hive actions in Slack and quickly create actions using slash commands.


Connect your Salesforce and Hive accounts by creating tasks automatically when new opportunities are created.


Sign in once with Okta to streamline application use and authentication process.


Access Gmail directly in Hive through our native email feature which allows you to create actions directly from email.


Access Outlook directly in Hive through our native email feature which allows you to create actions directly from email.


Hive’s integration to Jira allows you to connect Hive projects to selected Jira projects/boards.


Associate Hive actions with Github Branches and automatically capture branch activity.


Sync Hive and Dropbox to attach files to actions and projects, share them in messages, and anywhere else file attachment is supported.


Seamlessly upload your files through OneDrive Integration. Attach your files directly as attachments in Hive.


Seamlessly upload your files through the Box integration. Attach files to actions, projects, action templates, and share them in messages.

HubSpot (via Zapier)

Enhance your marketing efforts with this seamless Hive and HubSpot integration.

Outlook Calendar

View Hive actions directly on your Outlook calendar by creating a new calendar feed based off any project.

Google Calendar

View Hive actions directly on your Google calendar by creating a new calendar feed based off any project.

FreshBooks (via Zapier)

Utilize the Hive and FreshBooks integration to bring your accounting to the next level with automated messages and actions when new items are added.

Zendesk (via Zapier)

Connect Zendesk and Hive for powerful customer service capabilities.

Pipedrive (via Zapier)

Integrate Hive and Pipedrive to streamline communication around your CRM, track deals, and better manage pipeline.

Freshdesk (via Zapier)

Integrate Freshdesk with Hive in a few clicks to elevate your customer service and customer support.

ActiveCampaign (via Zapier)

Level-up your customer experience and marketing operations with this Hive and ActiveCampaign integration.

iCal (via Zapier)

View Hive actions directly on your calendar by creating a new calendar feed based off any project.

Quickbooks (via Zapier)

Connect Hive directly to Quickbooks to easily trigger an action when new payments, invoices, or reports are made.

Zoom Integration

Use Zoom for video conferencing by integrating your account to create ad-hoc meetings directly from Hive messaging.

Intercom (via Zapier)

Never lose track of your conversations by creating an action in Hive when there is a new interaction in Intercom.

Harvest (via Zapier)

Sync Harvest and Hive to bring simple time tracking and invoicing into your Hive workspace.

Marketo (via Zapier)

Automatically convert leads from Marketo into actions in Hive.

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