Smartsheet and Office Timeline team up to improve project reporting visuals

January 20, 2015 (PRLEAP.COM) Technology News
January 20, 2015 - Office Timeline, the maker of award-winning project visualization and Gantt chart software, announced today's release of its integration with Smartsheet, the spreadsheet-inspired collaborative work management tool. The two companies have joined forces to simplify project communication in the enterprise through rich, easy-to-understand project visuals.

With the new integration between the two tools, users have an easy way to turn their Smartsheet project schedules into elegant PowerPoint slides for important client communication and executive presentations.

"Knowledge workers across the enterprise need a simple, graphical way to present their projects to clients and managers," said Mike Andrews, Vice President of Enterprise Sales at Smartsheet. "Office Timeline significantly enhances our users' ability to transform their project schedules into compelling graphics."

With Office Timeline Plus Edition, Smartsheet users can browse their project sheets directly from within PowerPoint. Using an intuitive wizard, they select which items from Smartsheet will be displayed on a timeline and then Office Timeline automatically converts the data into an impressive PowerPoint slide. From there, project teams can leverage Office Timeline's intuitive interface and powerful styling engine to further customize the design of their Smartsheet visual, all from inside PowerPoint.

"Customers and executives expect already over-worked project teams to produce professional communications that are graphical and easy to understand," said Tim Stumbles, co-founder of Office Timeline. "Now, teams have the ability to quickly generate really beautiful Smartsheet visuals that become the centerpiece of the reporting process - and audiences love them."

Office Timeline is being used by over 500,000 professionals around the globe to deliver outstanding project presentations in Pharmaceuticals, IT, Manufacturing, Product Development, Marketing, Litigation, Program Management, Finance, Research, and Events. Download the free trial of Office Timeline's Gantt chart software with Smartsheet integration.

About Office Timeline
Office Timeline makes the world's most popular timeline maker and Gantt chart software, natively built for Microsoft PowerPoint. With Office Timeline's award winning software, PowerPoint users easily create impressive project presentations for important client and executive meetings.

About Smartsheet
Smartsheet offers businesses an intuitive collaboration and work management tool. The ease of use of the familiar spreadsheet-like interface, coupled with file sharing, work automation and Gantt chart features, have made it a popular and highly functional collaboration and project management tool for over 55,000 organizations and millions of users worldwide.

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