One of the reasons so many teams love Smartsheet is that it looks like a familiar spreadsheet, with tons of brilliant collaboration features layered in. While there are many differences between Smartsheet and other online spreadsheets, one of the biggest (and often overlooked) differences with Smartsheet is the power built into the different column types available in each sheet.
Have you ever wondered who works behind the scenes at Smartsheet? This blog post is the first in a new series which aims to give our readers a sneak peek at what really goes on here at The Sheet. We’re a fast-growing team that enjoys Fancy Fridays, March Madness, and an afternoon jaunt to the nearby food truck for lunch.
Spring has sprung in our corner of the world, which means it’s time for that annual deep clean. Spring cleaning is traditionally an opportunity to bust out our kitchen sponges and give our homes a good scrub from top to bottom. The days are getting longer and we have more energy to cross tasks off our to-do lists.
Overall, spring cleaning is a great time for...
In the early days of the Smartsheet Platform team, we were on a fact-finding mission talking to Box, DocuSign, Salesforce and others about their experience building their developer communities. My counterpart from Box, a grizzled, battle-scarred 24-year-old API veteran said to me "Dude, SDKs are critical. Once developers get their hands on them, that's all they use."
“My definition of success is seeing things happen just as we planned them,” said Marc Klein.
My 6th grade son came home from school last week, agonizing about a group project that’s due later in the semester. “I always end up doing all the work and <insert slacker kid’s name here> will pretend he’s doing things – and we both get the same grade. I hate team projects.”
Web forms are a great way to quickly gather information from others directly into a sheet.
A number of you who use Smartsheet as a project management tool also use JIRA to track software features or customer support tickets. In the past, there hasn’t been an easy way for Smartsheet project managers to stay on top of JIRA issues without having to constantly switch between the two products or manually copy JIRA issue status and other attributes into Smartsheet.
The number of task management, work tracking and collaboration products has skyrocketed in the last few years. Organizations adopt them in droves and then find themselves in application hell as different teams use different systems. Trying to coordinate the data stored in all these different tools is a nightmare.
It’s a struggle for many companies to continually innovate, but for large enterprises in particular, it’s especially difficult. It's not so simple to “switch gears.” With more people, competitors, market pressures and processes in place, it gets harder and harder to shift to a new, innovative direction.