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Visualizing data can seem as simple as creating a pie chart in Excel and customizing the colors and fonts to look pretty. 

Unfortunately, this common method is one of the biggest visualization mistakes you can make. When done correctly, data visualization can help you better understand complex information and quickly uncover new business insights. When done wrong, infographics, charts, and dashboards are solely created to make a presentation look more attractive, without an accompanying story nor facilitating a new level of understanding. 

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The Future of BYOD: 3 Security Predictions

The smartphone has erased all boundaries between our professional and personal lives. BYOD (bring your own device) began as a rare workplace perk, but it has evolved into a must-have way of working. Ninety-percent of workers in the United States use their personal smartphone for work purposes, according to a Cisco study. In a 2014 TripAdvisor study, 77% of U.S. respondents reported that they did work while on vacation.

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Toronto-based FlightNetwork.com is the largest Canadian-owned online travel agency, and second most visited behind only Expedia. It caters to travelers looking for bargain deals on flights, cars, hotels and vacation packages. In order to offer the lowest prices, it’s imperative the company operates as efficiently and nimbly as possible. Smartsheet is the one tool they rely on to empower the team to work better together, streamline communications, and make faster decisions.

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Yes, You Always Need a Creative Brief

The single hardest skill I’ve had to develop in my career at various agencies has been writing creative briefs. It’s such an innocuous term for something so pivotal. If you have done any homework on creative briefs you’ll know the significance it plays in generating great creative ideas. If you haven’t, a creative brief is a written template that once filled out, allows creative teams to develop ideas and solutions that solve problems and meet business objectives. It’s the brief that keeps the collective team on the same page as they weave through the many milestones involved in creative projects. It’s called a brief because the best briefs are that – short.
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5 Marketing Tips from Smartsheet Power Users

Do you want to increase success rates with A/B testing? How about generate better ROI from content? Or run events like clockwork? It all starts with Smartsheet. Marketers use Smartsheet to streamline communication, improve transparency, and get more work done. They coordinate website development, branding, design, annual reports, national events, and more, keeping everyone on the same page and meeting deadlines. And now, we’re giving you the chance to get the inside scoop from these marketing super users. Learn their best tips and tricks to save time, collaborate better, and be more productive.
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