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Smartsheet at Microsoft WPC

The Smartsheet team is back from the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) in Orlando, thankful to be in slightly cooler temperatures, and energized at the amazing opportunity that Microsoft is creating for its partner ecosystem. We were there to demo our Outlook integration feature, that allows users to manage their work in Smartsheet without ever having to leave their Outlook inbox.

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Top 5 Smartsheet Apps for Project Managers

It takes an exceptional person to be a project manager. They’re frequently required to manage everything from simple tasks to complex project portfolios across a wide range of industries including construction, IT, manufacturing, architecture, real estate, and more. Additionally, to be a project manager in a specific industry, you don’t necessarily need to be proficient in an industry-specific discipline. Instead, project managers need to be excellent at managing diverse teams, communicating with all types of people at all levels, keeping project plans moving forward and on budget, and remaining flexible to handle anything that comes up along the way.
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What Is Critical Path and How Does it Help Me?

Critical path and Smartsheet

Gantt charts, PERT charts, critical path, agile, lean, waterfall -- with so many techniques, methods, and tools in project management, how do you know which ones are the most important? And, which ones will actually help make your project a success? To stay on track and on budget, critical path is a must-have for any project. While it was originally a time-consuming, hand-drawn set of diagrams, today it does all the work for you. With just a click of a button, you can instantly identify the most important tasks that, if missed, will delay your entire project.

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Smartsheet wins "Best Office 365 App" from Microsoft

The good news keeps on coming. After winning the “100 Best Companies to Work For” award for the second year in a row and being named a “Cool Vendor” in PPM by Gartner, a leading technology research company, Smartsheet has been recognized again. Our Smartsheet for Outlook integration won first place for the “Best Office 365 App” in the 2015 Office Apps Awards program at the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC).

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With any type of project, whether it’s building a house or organizing a major event, there are certain tools that you need to get the job done. And when it comes to project management there are tools that will help not only complete the project, but also reduce cost and streamline processes. One of these tools is a stakeholder contact list. This simple asset creates a central location to store contact information, saving time and cost with quick access to key details.

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