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WE ARE DRIVEN

At GRIDSMART, WE ARE DRIVEN. WE ARE DRIVEN to improve a billion lives. We will do that with our products, with our people, and through the relationships we forge. WE ARE DRIVEN by our core principles of simplicity, flexibility, and transparency. WE ARE DRIVEN by an indomitable will, imbued by our founder, to relentlessly improve every aspect of […]

An Update from GRIDSMART on COVID-19

Dear GRIDSMART Friends: I am writing to let you know what you can expect from GRIDSMART as shutdowns and closures multiply in light of COVID-19. Customer Support, Regional Sales, and FAEs will still be available by phone or online to support you as usual. If you have an issue that traditionally needs onsite assistance, please […]

Changing of the Guard

Each and All, I have had the privilege of standing before y’all for years, sharing how proud I am to be a part of the GRIDSMART team and how proud I’ve been to be able to bring GRIDSMART products and principles into our customers’ communities and lives. You may have heard me talk about the […]

GRIT. Grime. Guts: Giant Steps

I am a bit of an aberration in my circle in the love of cats like Charlies Mingus, Thelonious Monk, Miles Davis, and Mr. John Coltrane. Now even those who “dig the improv” or have been “fractured by turnaround” probably don’t think of John Coltrane as a transformational entrepreneur. Why not?  He had an unassuming […]

GRIT. Grime. Guts.

This blog opens a series pulling from my storytelling roots. In the months to come, I will share a run of conversations with indomitable spirits blended with stories from the yesteryear schooling us in leadership, innovation, and doggedness. Dive face-first with me into an examination of revered traits with the series: GRIT. Grime. Guts. Let’s […]

A Season of Change

“To everything there is a season and a time to every purpose under heaven.” -Ecclesiastes 3:1 Ecclesiastes was most likely written by Solomon with the intent of teaching people about the importance of wisdom. He wanted people to learn how to learn. Over the last 18 months, there has been a good pull here at […]

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How to Get Reimbursed for INTERSECT

Registration for INTERSECT is open, and we hope to see you all for this exciting event happening October 20-22, 2020, in Knoxville, TN. But did you know INTERSECT attendees typically receive funding from their agency or organization to attend the event? It's...

The New INTERSECT Experience

Five years ago, we launched INTERSECT, a new way for transportation professionals to learn and grow at GRIDSMART Headquarters in Knoxville, Tennessee. INTERSECT’s mission is to train and educate technicians, engineers, and transportation leaders. This conference has...

WE ARE DRIVEN

At GRIDSMART, WE ARE DRIVEN. WE ARE DRIVEN to improve a billion lives. We will do that with our products, with our people, and through the relationships we forge. WE ARE DRIVEN by our core principles of simplicity, flexibility, and transparency. WE ARE...

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