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Precision Inefficiency

Working in the most organizationally efficient way doesn't come naturally to everyone. Why is that? Too often I ask myself why a colleague executed this or that program without considering how it could have benefited other initiatives underway. The answer to that question was lying on the hallway floor one morning... It’s just a normal 8 1/2” x 11” sheet of paper, but there is a circle, drawn in pink felt mark (of course), almost dead center in the piece of paper. The circle has been cut out, in a rather circuitous manner. The efficiency nut in me took one look at the hole in the middle of the paper and wondered why the kid had wasted the future uses.
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Forget the Fall Classic, Smartsheet is Hitting the Road

Over the next couple of months, we’re traveling across the country, spreading best practices on work management and sharing the stage with our partners. We’re kicking off the Smartsheet roadshow, sponsoring, exhibiting, and speaking at several conferences from DC to San Francisco and we’d love to see you there! All of these events are open for registration, so grab your spot before they fill up: gConSeptember 22-25, Virtual EventRegister for our sessiongCon is an event held exclusively via Google Hangouts on Air, and gives Google Apps administrators and end-users the information they need to make day-to-day tasks in Google Apps easier.
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Customer Spotlight: Hanson's Installations, Inc.

Founded in 1984, Selma, Texas-based Hanson’s Installations, Inc. is a labor subcontractor that specializes in installing a wide variety of laboratory equipment, casework and millwork. They have been able to masterfully manage the details associated with large, complex projects including installations in hospitals, research centers, K-12 schools and higher education institutions throughout the state of Texas. Having efficient processes in the field throughout the supply chain is critical to success. “We focus on creating solutions,” said Larry “Wayne” Hanson Jr., president and owner.
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Evernote Announces Smartsheet as the Best Business App

Over 100 million users can't be wrong. Earlier this year, many of them cast their vote for Smartsheet as their favorite app in the Business category of Evernote's Platform Awards. And today, Evernote, the company that has transformed the way individuals and businesses manage their notes of all kinds, announced that Smartsheet won the award. We are honored to be included in some rarified company: UberConference, Zapier, Mohiomap, Azendoo, and LiveMinutes. We tip our hat to these other finalists that were nominated alongside us. We of course enjoy winning - doesn't everyone? But more, we truly believe in the power of Evernote and Smartsheet as a coordinated, collaborative workspace.
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