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Smartsheet and Google Apps for Work
Customers just scored another huge victory today. Amidst Web Summit 2015, Google for Work President Amit Singh announced that Smartsheet was named one of the first solutions for the new “Recommended for Google Apps for Work” program. The program is designed to help Google Apps for Work customers get the most out of the cloud-based suite by suggesting trusted apps to complement it. Google Apps users benefit from the recommended apps program by skipping the guesswork in finding a tool they can trust and rely on. Customers trust Google Apps for Work to provide an enhanced productivity environment, and now they can also trust their knowledge of vetted and proven products like Smartsheet. To be included
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Better time management habits
If there’s one topic that gets more airtime than any other in our hyper-productive working world, it’s how to save time. But we know it’s not just about doing things as quickly as possible; we want to speed up the process without losing value in our work. This is where the wonderful world of productivity hacking comes in. Figuring out how to work effectively without adding office hours is one of the most sought after keys to success. This is especially true in an enterprise context or any work environment that spans multiple locations or many interconnected teams. Whether you implement these time management tricks for personal career success or share them with your whole team, get ready to
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Collaborating with Sensitive Data
To make sure your project develops with the right kind of agility and ease, you sometimes need a fair amount of control over what data collaborators can see, who can see it, and how to keep everyone in the loop. Maximum flexibility and minimum confusion are the aims of project management roles, and Smartsheet offers a range of options to make those goals realistic for you and your team. A common problem when it comes to document collaboration is that it tends to be all or nothing. Sometimes you may want to send someone only a portion of the data involved in your project. For example, you need to send a client several columns from a sheet, but don’t want them to see confidential company information in
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Social watching at work
Do you want to actually achieve your goals? Break your habit of living — and working — like a social media addict. If that sounds harsh, let me explain. In this age of oversharing, everyone with a social media account is connected to at least a few people who treat their Facebook or Instagram as a sort of opt-in life-tracking system. You know who they are. They constantly Instagram a photo of every meal they make, tweet every walk in the park, and Facebook endlessly about their kids and spouses. Their social media feeds become a constant stream of low-hanging accomplishments, shared up for likes and favorites that are likely from other folks who are creating an endless echo chamber of more
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Tips for becoming a better project manager
Being a highly effective project manager on an enterprise scale is no small feat. Even if an enterprise PM’s team is lean, they’re still operating within a large, and probably geographically far-reaching, company. Stephen R. Covey's classic motivational book The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People® laid out a set of seven habits for success in any situation. But the amount of planning, coordination, communication, and execution involved in enterprise project management demands its own special combination of skills. The ability to stay positive and focused while orchestrating many moving parts requires a nuanced approach that can take years to develop, but here are our top takeaways you can
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