With Thanksgiving only hours away, it gave us the opportunity to walk the halls here at Smartsheet and ask the team “What is Smartsheet thankful for this year?”. Aside from a few clever one-liners, the answers were thoughtful, with these seven coming up most frequently.
Last month I was invited to speak at the Puget Sound's Project Management Institute (PMI) meeting in Seattle. The topic: “Project Management in the Cloud: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly.” The audience, a couple hundred PMO professionals, was primed to learn how cloud computing is ushering in a new, more virtual way of doing business.
Yesterday welcomed Asana, the 323rd entrant into the online task/project management arena. This one is notable in that the founders are early Facebook alumns.
Google Apps' Switzerland approach of not favoring any particular Marketplace ISV is a necessary stance in a growing ecosystem. But from the shoppers' perspective, the unbiased choice is both a benefit -- and a burden. Variety improves the quality and diversity of choices, but it feels like you’re drowning in all the options when searching for the best fit.
This is too good not to share! We received this letter (verbatim) from Hans Dekkers, CEO of Dynaread Special Education Corporation. He takes us on a tour of how his company has embraced Smartsheet. (And for the record Hans, we think YOU’RE pretty awesome. We’re beyond proud to help you and your organization do the valuable work you do for kids.)
You want to win the recognition of your co-workers, but you’re not sure exactly what it takes? Justin Kanoya at the Port of San Diego has some advice: Use Smartsheet. “Smartsheet was one of the reasons I was named Employee of the Year in 2010.”
Smartsheet is now available in Spanish! With our latest release, our customers can switch their personal language setting to see everything in the application, including Help files, in Spanish.
While you don’t have to be a brain guru to use Smartsheet, apparently there are many who are, and do! Susan Herman, MD of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Assistant Professor, Neurology, Harvard Medical School outlines how the American Clinical Neurophysiology Society members use Smartsheet to manage many facets of the brain think-tank.
Because Smartsheet gets kudos for its usability, I often get asked about how we decided on the fundamental design of the product. Keeping an application "easy to use" sounds simple enough. But when you've got powerful features, it's anything but.
The following post is by Matthias Woelfl, Team Technical Management at Global Formula Racing. The talented speedsters recently won three car racing competitions (Michigan, Austria, and Germany), and were even presented the award for Best Project Planning at Formula Student Germany 2011 He explains how Smartsheet was as important in their quest for the podium(s) as their car design. Now their projects go vroom vroom!