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Customize web forms for ease of use.
Web forms are one of Smartsheet’s most unique features. This customizable method of data gathering is ideal for simple consolidation of stats, surveys, supply orders, content requests, and more. Setting up a Web form is quick and intuitive, and saves hours of emailing or manually entering data. Submissions are automatically collected in a designated sheet for analysis. When paired with reminders and notifications, Web forms provide automated actionable tasks for team members associated with the submission sheet. Those who love Web forms already know about their time-saving customization for even one-time use. But if your team uses the same Web form frequently, you can make them even more efficient with
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Manage your vendors seamlessly.
Enterprise employees managing multiple vendors are always looking for new ways to optimize their approach. So what does it take to get there? Forming relationships with those vendors crucial to the success of your organization requires a balance of sharp analytics and old-fashioned people skills. The right software also takes the pain out of the process, so you can focus on what matters most. Managing vendors entails tracking quotes and contracts, measuring performance, engaging in ongoing dialogue, and ensuring promised deliverables exceed your standards. The vendors could come from diverse market corners, including IT, creative, marketing, or administration. So staying on track also takes exceptional
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Upload images and graphics directly into your sheet.
When you have one central hub for all of your file reservoirs, collaborating on content and other deliverables becomes faster, streamlined, and formalized. Smartsheet helps you achieve that. Between in-app attachments and our Google for Work, Box, and Dropbox integrations, you’ll be hard-pressed to find a more efficient way to organize accessibility to all of the moving assets of an enterprise. That said, we are constantly looking for ways to simplify work. We have a feeling our latest upgrade will be championed by our visually-inclined professionals. Attaching images to a row is helpful, but in some cases, having those images readily viewable offers a whole new way of comparing and contrasting or adding
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Smartsheet as collaborative work management tool
Until a few months ago, I had an open call for feedback from anyone in our office. The request was always the same: “If there’s something we can do to make our company better, I’d like to know.” I encouraged people to swing by my office or email directly. There were some takers, but I knew there were more opinions out there. What was the hold up? My assumption of a welcoming open door was wrong. Fewer than 1 percent of employees responded. Truthfully, I shouldn’t have expected more. I was requesting participation in a suboptimal way — and in a way that can elevate nerves. Remember that time you didn’t want your feedback forwarded to someone else? What I should have
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Web design and development require a lot of back and forth. Between team members, supervisors, departments, and stakeholders, it can feel like a game of hot potato. The feedback and QA process could take several rounds of updates, holding up your critical path to completion. Multiply by your number of projects, and it becomes a lot to sort. As the senior digital marketing manager at Smartsheet, it’s my responsibility to reign in all of these processes to ensure my developers and designers reach the specified endpoint of a design in a timely manner. I’ve come from companies with no set process for individual tasks, and it becomes a jumble of emailed files, chat or phone tag, and never ending status
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