Whenever I drive into unfamiliar territory, I take a GPS device with me. New roads, new highways – it really helps to have some guidance when you’re someplace new. With maps, it all starts to make sense.
I like Excel. I use it daily. In companies and homes all over the world, people use Excel for everything – from a makeshift calculator to tracking massive projects. Given the software's omnipresence, it’s no wonder so many people try to repurpose it for tasks that Excel was never meant to do.
Greetings, fellow Smartsheeters! We’re in the middle of a heat wave in the Pacific Northwest, so it’s finally starting to feel like summer – and just in time for Independence Day. Due to a short work week here at our offices, News You Can Use has been bumped up to Wednesday to accommodate for the barbecuing, fireworks, and general festivities later this week.
Last month, we launched the new Smartsheet web forms and wanted to learn how customers use them to collect and organize information. To sweeten the pot, we turned it into a fun competition, our very first Web Form Frenzy.
The response was overwhelming.
Hello there, Smartsheet fans! Welcome to the first News You Can Use blog post. In these posts I will share interesting, thought-provoking articles every Friday, gathered from around the web during the last week or so.
If you have a great idea you’re trying to build or sell, you’re probably working almost 24/7 to make your dream a reality. At Smartsheet, we want to help. That’s why we built a work and project management tool that makes you ridiculously productive.
You know how peanut butter is really good on its own, but even better when you pair it with something else (like jelly, a banana, chocolate, a graham cracker...)? Smartsheet is like that too – pretty darn great on its own, but even better when you pair it with something else. Like Google Apps and Google Drive.
In this guest post, Brian Pugh, VP of Engineering for Lucid Software shares how the company used Smartsheet to successfully manage and execute a complex, critical project:
Time to break out those formula skills again! This week, we’ve got another slick “nested IF” formula for you to use to automate Red-Yellow-Green symbols. Commonly referred to as “those handy RYG balls,” these symbols are often used to indicate if a task is on time (Green), approaching its due date (Yellow), or overdue (Red).
If you logged in to Smartsheet today, you may have noticed a new look on our homepage.
What's that all about?
Well, we love summer movies as much as the next person, so we couldn't resist having a little fun with the superhero theme that's so popular this time of year. After all,