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    How To Create Documents And Templates That Fit Your Needs When You Want Them

    Posted by Stirling Myles on Apr 21, 2020 4:40:35 PM

    Effective communication is one of the most important and defining elements in an efficient grantmaking process. Regularly creating documents with information tailored to each stakeholder is a critical part of having everyone on the same page at every point of the grantmaking journey. SmartSimple’s Platform3 Web Page View feature provides the ability to  create and display documents as web pages in order to quickly get every stakeholder on the same page. Administrators can create easy to use templates for grant agreements, confirmation pages, and on-demand pop-ups for applications, all of which can be formatted to your specifications.

    Topics: Grantmaking, Webinar, Platform3

    SmartSimple Offers Highest Number of Advanced Features: A Consumers Guide to Grants Management Systems 2020 Edition

    Posted by Geoff Cook on Apr 14, 2020 4:36:34 PM


    After four years since the last edition, Tech Impact’s Idealware released the newest version of A Consumer's Guide to Grants Management Systems to help inform grantmaking organizations on their IT decisions. SmartSimple was one of 14 leading software providers that were reviewed and we've been profiled in every subsequent version of the guide since 2011. 

    Topics: Grantmaking, Grants Management, Platform3

    March 2020 Upgrade Blog

    Posted by Stirling Myles on Mar 10, 2020 2:02:10 PM

    Welcome to our first upgrade of the year! We focused a lot of work and energy on enhancing portals and bolstering security features. This upgrade contains several exciting enhancements in both how you access information and how you can safeguard important data in your system. A full upgrade summary of all features and enhancements can be found on our Wiki, or by attending our Upgrade webinars.

    Topics: Grantmaking, Research Grants Management, Platform3 Upgrades, Platform3

    Next Level Client Engagement With The Platform Solutions Team

    Posted by Stirling Myles on Feb 20, 2020 2:59:36 PM

    "How does that feature apply to the work I do?” “Can it be applied to the industry I work in?" We get asked these questions pretty often. The vast functionality of the platform is great, but at times we hear from the SmartSimple community they need help figuring out how to use all that functionality effectively

    Topics: Support, Platform3

    Everything You Know About CRM's Might Be Wrong. Find Out Why At ELEVATE San Diego

    Posted by Stirling Myles on Jul 16, 2019 10:02:21 AM
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    We get into many great conversations with businesses, and one term that always comes up is the ever-ominous “CRM.” Every business needs one, yet the CRM concept is a complex one because it’s open to so much interpretation. Take for example the “C,” in CRM; it can mean “Client,” “Constituent,” and “Contact,” all meaning very different things. In our upcoming ELEVATE San Diego session led Eric Lauer, SmartSimple’s Director of Customer Experience, we’ll be settling the confusion, once and for all.

    Topics: Elevate 2019, Platform3