“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.
Smartsheet Data Tracker is a command line Python application that updates an existing sheet with data from multiple external sources (essentially, a one-way sync). It uses JSON config files for connection settings as well as the data mappings between Smartsheet and those external sources.
It’s been nearly a year since we announced the arrival of the Smartsheet API – and today we’re excited to take our next step in extending Smartsheet functionality.
Today we announced the launch of Smartsheet Labs - a place to try out new, experimental features built with the Smartsheet API. One of these new Labs app is Smartsheet Charts, an easy way to chart or graph your Smartsheet data.
Many of you have requested this capability so that you can do things like: