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Tips from Support: How to Print Your Gantt Chart

Kelly Anthony's blog - Nov 12 2013 - 5:11pm - 12 comments

Sometimes, you just need to get things down on paper – even when you’re working in Smartsheet.  Whether you need printed PDFs to pass out for a meeting or want to discuss your project schedule with someone without having them log in to Smartsheet, knowing how to customize your Gantt PDF can help you out when you need to take things offline.   ... Read more

Smartsheet Best Practices for Marketing Teams

Kelly Anthony's blog - Nov 5 2013 - 5:46pm - Add new comment

Rather than hire a marketing coordinator, the marketing department at Eli Lilly Federal Credit Union filled the headcount with Smartsheet. "We needed a well-organized resource to rely on to keep us on top of the flurry of inter-departmental projects. Smartsheet has filled this role in staffing," explained Michelle Payne, communications and education manager for the large credit union.

Tips from Support: How (and When) to Copy Information

Kelly Anthony's blog - Oct 29 2013 - 10:49am - Add new comment

Copycats rejoice!  This week we have tons of tips for copying information in Smartsheet.  Saving time and ensuring continuity are two of the biggest benefits to duplicating information in the app, and you have many options at your fingertips to do so.  Whether you want to copy the big picture or just a small detail, we’ve got you covered with five different methods to copy information: ... Read more

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Summary Review of Key Points

Keri Imrisek's blog - Oct 23 2013 - 3:15pm - 1 comment

Today marks what would have been Stephen Covey’s 81st birthday. He was an educator, businessman, and the author of several books. His most popular book, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, has sold more than 25 million copies worldwide since it was first published in 1989.  ... Read more

Tips from Support: How to Backup Your Data

Kelly Anthony's blog - Oct 22 2013 - 8:55am - 1 comment

In September, I did it – as part of Disaster Preparedness month, I finally put together my own disaster kit.  Assembling my emergency water, blankets, and mapping out my evacuation routes got me thinking -- not so much about natural disasters, but about staying one step ahead of the worst case scenario.

10 Twitter Accounts to Follow for Project Management

Keri Imrisek's blog - Oct 17 2013 - 3:38pm - Add new comment

project management links Twitter can be a great tool, but as a busy project manager you may not have the time to identify the most valuable people and organizations to follow for your work. So to help you out, we’ve done the work for you. ... Read more

Tips from Support: Uploading a File vs. Linking to One

Kelly Anthony's blog - Oct 15 2013 - 9:44am - 13 comments

One of the most popular features in Smartsheet is the ability to attach, access and share files in the context of your work.  Gone are the days of leaving the office, walking in your front door, and suddenly realizing the file you need to work on is saved on your desktop – at work.   ... Read more

8 Project Management Blunders That Can Cost You Your Neck

Kelly Anthony's blog - Oct 14 2013 - 3:02pm - Add new comment

project management links It's that point in the meeting that all project managers dread. The moment when all eyes turn to you, and the Big Kahuna (aka the CEO, the Chairman of the Board, the VP of Marketing) basically says, "This cluster is falling on your head."

Maybe it's not a literal beheading that you receive, but it's definitely nothing good for your career. ... Read more

Tips from Support: How to Create Your Own Template

Kelly Anthony's blog - Oct 8 2013 - 10:34am - 2 comments

How many times have you been advised against reinventing the wheel?  When you find something that works, this age old wisdom always rings true – it’s most efficient to stick with a proven method. ... Read more

Customer Profile: Colliers International

Kelly Anthony's blog - Oct 7 2013 - 4:12pm - Add new comment

To celebrate the launch of the new and improved Smartsheet web forms last spring, we asked you to tell us how you’re using web forms in exchange for some cupcakes and a little mad money.  So many stories came in -- and what we heard is that web forms are pretty life changing.   ... Read more