Showing posts from November, 2015

SmartSimple November Upgrade - Connecting your World

We’re excited to share our latest round of updates to the SmartSimple platform. The theme this month? Integrations designed to help you connect more easily with your community. Upgrades include new sharing capabilities for calendar invites and to-do lists as well as enhancements to our ORCiD integration. And, coming soon, a new online payment integration with Stripe.

On-Demand Features
Share Calendars, Contacts and To-Do Lists Not all organizations or individuals use the same tools to manage their calendars, schedule meetings or keep to-do lists. This can make completing simple tasks, like setting up meetings for review panels, complicated, as not all systems are compatible.

Fortunately, there’s a way to make sure all your contacts know when meetings are and share important information whether they use Outlook, Gmail or Apple Mail.

Known asiCalendar, this universal feature gives you the ability to share meeting requests, vCards (virtual business cards), and to-do lists with your contacts …

Learning, Sharing, Growing: SmartSimple’s Fall Community Conference 2015

It was a meeting of the minds in Chicago last week, as SmartSimple hosted its second annual Fall Community Conference. “Our vision for the conference was to provide a forum where our clients could network and share ideas, and we exceeded our expectations,” says Sarah Harris, Director, Client Support and Operations.

Our Fall Conference is Growing! The conference – hosted by the team at Chicago Community Trusts head office – drew representatives from a diverse range of organizations. Attendance was nearly double last year’s event, with 64% attending for the first time.

Interactive Learning at its Best
The full-day event featured a number of interactive sessions, highlighted by productive, open discussion amongst attendees. “Our clients’ sense of community was really evident this year. Everyone was incredibly open about sharing solutions and creating new connections.”
New this year was SmartSimple’s first-ever peer-led panel discussionon Strategic Grantmaking, featuring thought leaders from…