How Smartsheet Powers (& Empowers) Virtual Assistants
Increasingly, companies are leveraging remote labor to amplify their workforce. Virtual assistants are a prime example of the power of remote workers. A new company, Prialto, combines technology, teams of remote assistants, and best practices to help busy executives and sales teams become more productive.
Eric Taussig, Prialto’s founder, shared the vision for the company: “We continually talk with executives who want to outsource administrative work but don’t have the time to manage the process. Our service provides a turnkey solution.”
Unlike traditional virtual assistant companies, Prialto documents executives’ workflow and integrates productivity assistants to offload key processes such as calendar, CRM and travel management. Prialto has found focusing on recurring processes, rather than tasks, reduces the burden on executives to continually find new projects and grow their businesses.
For a scalable project management system, Prialto turned to Smartsheet's online project management and collaboration tool, which allows its entire team to:
Prialto is growing rapidly as it helps executives and sales teams become more productive. Mowat sums it up this way: “Smartsheet enables us to deliver a high level of member service with scalable processes.”
Prialto uses Smartsheet to coordinate its library of best practices for executive productivity.
Prialto tracks and manages their team’s schedule, role, and availability in Smartsheet.