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by Dandrew Cruda
10/21/2014 8:57:18 AM
Excel spreadsheets are a big part in how many companies do business, whether it may be in their accounting department, or finance department. However, using spreadsheets for critical processes in your business can be risky. Watch this short video to see the dangers you should be aware of by using spreadsheets for important business processes.
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by Dan Berube
10/15/2014 11:31:33 AM
If you're a savvy SmartList user, you know that you can use the “Columns” button to add additional fields to the standard SmartLists that come with Microsoft Dynamics GP.  And, if the field that you are interested in adding to your report doesn't exist in SmartList, you can easily add it so that you can build your report by using eOne’s SmartList Builder.   This post will be the first part in a series about how to get started with SmartList Builder.
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Tags: Microsoft Dynamics GP
by Dan Berube
9/30/2014 8:18:04 AM
Along with helping improve the revenue processes of our customers, Tensoft Revenue Recognition Management (RRM) has also helped our own accounting team by streamlining our revenue processes.
Watch this short video as Tensoft Controller, Dan Berube, explains how Tensoft RRM makes his job easier.
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by Jeffrey Werner
9/25/2014 11:18:24 AM
The new revenue recognition standard is out and will be effective in 2017 for public companies, and 2018 for private companies. There are significant changes in the new standard that will affect many industries and will require your company to adjust accordingly.
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Tags: revenue recognition, revenue recognition rules
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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