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Smartsheet’s most requested features are coming this spring. Our customers continually help shape Smartsheet, and many have been asking for the more robust project management features of duration in hours and critical path. We’ve heard your feedback and have appreciated your patience. And now, we’re excited to say that these features are officially coming in the spring of 2015. Duration in minutes, hours and weeks, as well as critical path, brings Smartsheet to the next level in terms of project management and team collaboration. These new features give project managers and owners more control to coordinate even bigger, more complex projects quickly and efficiently.
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The way we work is very disjointed. Emails, documents, chats, reports, and PowerPoint presentations don’t facilitate understanding; instead, they split valuable information about the way we work across dozens of tools. It’s a real challenge to get quick insights into what people are doing, and identify strategic trends and patterns at work. “ The Visualization of Work,” a new report by GigaOM, details the growth of data visualization, the varying tools available and their pros and cons, and the growing need for work visualization for every organization. At Smartsheet, we feel pretty strongly about the impact work visualization will have in the future.
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Managing a Team: Advice from George Washington

George Washington never chopped down that cherry tree. And, his teeth were never made out of wood. But, one thing is for certain, he was one of the greatest leaders of all time. He held three important leadership roles during the foundation and early years of the United States. First, as the commander in chief of the Continental Army, secondly as president of the Constitutional Convention, and thirdly as the first President of the country. And, nobody will ever rank higher than him in the U.S. military. Washington had years of experience managing groups of people, both in the military and in politics. And there’s a lot we can learn from him.
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New in Smartsheet - Symbols, Tableau Integration, Office Timeline
Picture your work in more ways. Visualize who is doing what from every perspective, at the task, project, team and enterprise levels, and get the right message to the right person. From displaying your sheet as a Gantt chart to revealing patterns of collaboration with the Account Map tool, Smartsheet helps businesses visually explore the resources, processes, and content in every project. And now, you have even more power to choose how you want to visualize your work with three new features: An array of over 50 new column symbols helps you communicate more efficiently.
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