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,
Gantt charts are an awesome resource for managing projects as they provide a visual timeline of the progress of each task. But are you checking multiple project sheets and drilling down to all of the details every day? Ain’t nobody got time for that! Cell linking to the rescue!
Last month, I was talking with Jon Ruzicka a lifelong friend from Grangeville, Idaho, who is now a public high school principal. We were trading stories in our relative fields of interest - collaborative software and primary education. Along the way, we stumbled on an opportunity to use our individual strengths to make a difference.
We love organizing data and information – and since Smartsheet is flexible and customizable, you have the freedom to set up your work however you choose. Today we’re going to roll out of the sheets and step into another feature that is helpful for organizing your data: reports.
Today marks the release of version 1.2 of our native iOS app for Smartsheet. Apple users will get into the app and get their work done even faster than before with this latest update. We’ve made the grid more interactive, attachments & discussions easier to work with, and eliminated up to 40% of th