Bellevue, Wash. (PRWEB) March 31, 2016
Smartsheet, the collaborative work management tool used by millions of people worldwide, is adding innovative integrations to Microsoft Office 365 and Microsoft Azure cloud technologies, bringing greater productivity and value to customers worldwide.
“In just under a year, Smartsheet has given our customers the ability to work smarter with the leading Microsoft cloud technologies they already use today,” said Mark Mader, CEO of Smartsheet. “This integration allows us to deliver on our objective to create a smarter collaborative experience within Smartsheet by integrating the Microsoft tools and technology needed to do great work.”
As part of this integration, Smartsheet will continue to provide value through innovative offerings, including:
- OneDrive Cloud Storage
-Smartsheet users can now access their Office 365 documents from either OneDrive or OneDrive for Business directly from their Smartsheet projects and tasks.
-IT can leverage their investments in OneDrive security policies for OneDrive documents accessed in Smartsheet.
- Smartsheet Connector for Power BI Desktop
-Combine work management data in Smartsheet with other data sources in Power BI (such as CRM, ERP, marketing data, etc.) to drive deeper insights into your work.
-Create beautiful visualizations from data in Smartsheet, and share with your colleagues and partners.
- Skype Integration (Prototype Showcased at BUILD)
-See Skype presence directly within Smartsheet’s contacts list.
-Initiate Skype messaging within Smartsheet, and save the conversations to projects and tasks for increased tracking and accountability.
-Create rich meeting experiences for concurrent Smartsheet collaborators using Skype’s VOIP and video platform right from within Smartsheet.
“Smartsheet is bringing value to users within the Microsoft ecosystem, enabling businesses and employees to deliver their best work,” said Steve Guggenheimer, Corporate Vice President of Developer Platform & Evangelism, Microsoft. “We are committed to working closely with third-parties like Smartsheet to further the development of industry leading cloud applications and services globally across devices.”
Born in the cloud, Smartsheet’s collaborative work management platform is used by more than 80,000 customer organizations and is a trusted provider to industry-leading organizations like Cisco, Groupon, Salesforce, the GSA, and CBRE. Over half of the Fortune 500, and 70 percent of both Forbes “The World’s Most Innovative Companies” and Fortune 100 companies use Smartsheet to make faster, smarter decisions around the company, as well as optimize performance by making rapid adjustments in their processes and workflows.
Smartsheet helps over 80,000 organizations and over 8 million people to deliver their best work. Our collaborative work management solution – named the “Best Office 365 App” for its Outlook integration at the 2015 World Partner Conference – lets people manage work their way while at the same time making it simple to control their teams and processes. The ease of use of the familiar spreadsheet-like interface, work automation and Gantt chart features, have made it a popular and highly functional collaboration and project management solution. Nearly 8 million registered users in more than 190 countries use Smartsheet across every department and every industry. Visit http://www.smartsheet.com for more details.