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by Caprice Murray
9/17/2014 1:39:57 PM
On September 23, popular Tensoft webcast guest and revenue recognition expert Jeffrey Werner will be presenting   "The New Revenue Recognition Standard: Next Steps."  This timely topic is a continuation of the session that was held earlier this year on July 30, "The New Revenue Recognition Standard is Here: What to Do Now."   
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Tags: deferred revenue, revenue compliance, revenue from contracts with customers, revenue recognition, revenue recognition rules
by Sonam Thandi
9/12/2014 9:59:13 AM
Since we've just recently made Tensoft Contract Billing Management (CBM) available separately from Tensoft Revenue Cycle Management (RCM), I thought it would be helpful to clarify what Tensoft CBM does.  Here's a brief video of me presenting a high level overview of Tensoft CBM, or - if you prefer to read about it instead - scroll down for a text version of the video. 
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Tags: billing, contract, software
by Brian Yates
9/5/2014 3:34:10 PM
On Tuesday September 30 at 10 AM Pacific Time, I'll be presenting an online training session for Tensoft FSM customers called "Overview of New Functions in FSM 2014."  All Tensoft FSM customers are welcome to attend.  Registration is open now, just click here.  And, for a quick preview, watch/listen to the video below, or read about it below that.  Note: First customer to correctly guess where I'm standing during the video shoot wins a Tensoft mug.
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Tags: fabless semiconductor software, FSM
by Dan Berube
8/28/2014 9:55:56 AM
There are a lot of great features in this release.  The one that we'll be talking about today is the addition of some dashboards that Microsoft has added to the Excel Reporting feature within GP.  I think these are great examples of what you can do with the Excel Reports, especially since they're refreshable.  This is a way to get at your data very quickly.     
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by Ron Jones
8/21/2014 10:07:01 AM
The first annual Conflict Minerals filing with the SEC for public companies was due on May 31, 2014.  This was for the Compliance Year beginning January 1, 2013, and ending December 31, 2013. There was a great deal of uncertainty about what to include in the filing because the guidelines provided by the SEC were somewhat vague and there were no previous filings to use as reference. 
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by Bob Scarborough
8/12/2014 12:31:41 PM
Tensoft CEO Bob Scarborough has been an active member of the Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA) for over a decade.  He shares his insights here on the importance of this industry association to its members, including its importance to his own company, Tensoft.  
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by Dan Berube
8/7/2014 9:10:20 AM
One of the new features in Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 R2 is the ability to post an entry back to a year that you have already closed. Now you can have a year-end close and potentially post an entry back to that closed year without any hassle.
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by Dan Berube
8/1/2014 1:24:36 PM
The following video is a brief excerpt from a longer online training presentation given to Tensoft customers on July 22, 2014, as part of Tensoft’s free monthly customer training events.   Tensoft customers can access recordings and slides from these events on Tensoft CustomerSpace.  Anyone can register for Tensoft’s newsletter, to be notified of upcoming events, including free online webcasts for CPE credit.
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Tags: Microsoft Dynamics GP
by Dan Berube
7/25/2014 8:25:09 AM
Software as a Service (SaaS) vendors manage to give customers the individual attention they need, and also manage to  provide access to best practices. I’m in agreement, to a point at least. One of the many benefits of Software as a Service is that you have the ability to leverage the vendor’s expertise - however, SaaS customers still need individual attention, because while there can be many similarities across companies within a certain industry - there is always something unique that will require individual attention.
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by Bob Scarborough
7/16/2014 10:23:51 AM
We have been Microsoft partners since 2001, when they joined the ERP business systems market .  This year I picked up a 10 year pin with my conference badge at the World Wide Partner Conference (WPC).  Microsoft has a number of events each year – some geared to developers or specific product categories – but this is the one for their entire partner community, focused on how we can work together and how partner businesses can succeed.
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