Thursday, July 31, 2014

Join us in Welcoming Bennett Schwab to the SmartSimple family

We are excited to announce the addition of Bennett Schwab to the SmartSimple team in the role Director of Business Development. He joins SmartSimple with an extensive accounting and software background; he spent the last 15 years working with foundations to address their technology and software needs. Working hand in hand with clients  through the entire sales process, he worked to eliminate the confusion and related stress due to inefficient or outdated practices and procedures thereby giving foundations the freedom to focus on mission critical outcomes.

Bennett also brings with him a breadth of experience gained from working in the financial, technology and non-profit sector. In his previous roles as Controller, Accounting Specialist and Consultant, Bennett honed his technical as well as his financial skills.

In his new role, Bennett will:

  • Establish relationships with potential clients, understand their unique needs and offer solutions to meet those needs
  • Serve as key liaison for clients in the early stages of the relationship
  • Identify key opportunities within different vertical markets for the continued growth of SmartSimple

Visit our main website or read our downloadable PDF brochure to learn more about our grants management solution, GMS360°.

To learn more about SmartSimple please contact us at or 1-866-239-0991.

Thursday, July 17, 2014

SmartSimple's July Upgrade, Webinars and Android App News

July Upgrade
SmartSimple's next enhancement package is going live on July 17th. Remember that our Wiki always contains information about upgrades so you can see what's in the pipeline. You can also visit our website to register for our July 21st upgrade webinar. 
  • New version of SmartSimple's Report Builder (BETA)
    • Now, SmartSimple users can select to use a streamlined report builder for individual reports.
  • New version of the date picker
    • Scrolling selecting years has gotten easier with the new date picker.
  • Janus record select
    • Janus subscribers will now be able to create filters to easily select training records.
  • Custom file names
    • There is now an option to auto-name newly uploaded files.
  • New Calendar upgrade
    • We've updated the new calendar so clients can specify colours based on event type.
    • Events can be displayed in a pop-up window when selected.
  • Support for ad hoc field content translations (BETA)
    • SmartSimple has integrated with Google Translate, allowing free-form text to be automatically translated.
  • Microsoft Excel exporting enhancements
    • There is now greater support for dynamic content cell positioning.
  • U.S. Census Integration
    • Your SmartSimple system can now pull and display data from the U.S. Census.
Upcoming Webinars
This month, SmartSimple will be hosting several webinars. Take a look at the link below to register.
  • SmartSimple's July Enhancements
  • Outcomes and Impacts
  • SmartSimple with Foundation Center
  • Volunteer Management
How to Register
Please click this link to our registration page OR visit our Website Event Section.

Android App Beta Testing
Do you use an Android phone for work? Have you ever thought that a SmartSimple Mobile App would be useful?
Let us know if you are interested to participate and we will invite you to our Beta Testing Kick-Off Webinar. Please contact Paul Dimerin at