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Northwestern Adopts Smartsheet Project Management Tool - June 30

Northwestern now offers no-cost Smartsheet collaboration accounts to students, faculty, and staff. Smartsheet is a cloud-based spreadsheet application used for collaborative project management, task management, timeline tracking, and resource allocation. Smartsheet Project Managment Tool

Students, faculty, and staff can log in to Smartsheet to create a free account used to collaborate on existing sheets.

Licenses for purchase are available to faculty or staff interested in creating new sheets and taking advantage of advanced features, in addition to collaborating with other University students, faculty, or staff.

Key Features and Benefits

In addition to project management-related tasks, Smartsheet can be used for budget tracking, creating and managing forms, inventory management, and onboarding/offboarding.

Some additional features and benefits include:

  • Collaborate with colleagues inside and outside the University
  • Available on any device, including iOS and Android
  • Reminders and notifications for upcoming tasks
  • Create reports based on existing spreadsheets
  • Smart Dashboard offers at-a-glance overview of projects and reports
  • Activity Log to track spreadsheet modifications and views
  • Automated Actions for notifying or requesting approvals based on spreadsheet activity

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Students, faculty, and staff: Review these quick start guides to learn how to take full advantage of Northwestern's tech resources

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Welcome to Northwestern! As a student you have access to a multitude of tools for managing your information like grades and tuition, plus resources you can use for academics, research, and more.
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Northwestern IT offers essential services and tools needed for teaching, research, and administration including Canvas, Box, SharePoint, conferencing, telephone services, and lecture capture.
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As a member of the Northwestern community, you have access to a multitude of technology tools to collaborate with colleagues, conduct research, teach, and manage your daily life at Northwestern.
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Northwestern IT professionals can find work-related tools and resources, join or create communities of practice and interest, collaborate with colleagues, and get helpful information.

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