Jim Hook’s Profile

Community member since April 2015

Breyta Inc.
Area of expertise
Web Forms
How I Use Smartsheet
I provide project timekeeping and financial analysis for a small company with Fortune 500 clients located mainly in the US and Europe. With Smartsheet I keep realtime track of the 40+ projects underway at any point in time and provide feedback to managers and supervisors that continually helps them to improve estimating and project execution processes.
About Me
With a background in electronics, computer science and semiconductor testing I missed the technical involvement after 11 years of retirement and ended up helping out at Breyta in a number of roles as the company has grown quickly over the last three years.


 I have seen some of these head-in-the-clouds people at Microsoft do some really stupid "improvements" but this tab thing takes the cake. I am a shareholder in this company and am considering selling due to management's inattention to their business. Good management would never let a thing like this


The new look/functionality of the sheet is much less friendly. Takes a lot more clicks to get through and I now always have to close the left pane to see my sheet properly. Also, the left pane list keeps changing so I have to hunt for my sheet each time. When you had the tabs at the top I knew where


I am trying to calculate Percentage Complete on a task (Project). I know the Percentage Left (that calculation is working perfect), but the Percentage Complete works on one sheet and not another. 

=SUM(1 - [Percentage Left]4)

On the next sheet I try the same thing and all I get is the return of the