Seen at Convergence 2013

A selection of the various partners and personalities we experienced at the recent Microsoft Dynamics Convergence 2013 user and partner event.

Microsoft Convergence 2013 drew over 11,000 users and partners from around the globe to New Orleans, where the company boasted its cloud, social and mobile leanings.

Keynote address by Microsoft Business Solutions group president Kirill Tatarinov

Wayne Morris, co-keynote presenter corporate vice president, MBS marketing

James Bowman, Jr. President and CEO of Microsoft Dynamics Master VAR SBS Group

Bryan Wiggins and Pascal Van Dooren, Avalara

Chris Gryskiewicz and Steve Templeton, Templeton & Co.

Jessica Balfour and Sean Gross, CCH

Skip Reardon and Stijn Hendrikse, Acumatica

Attendees peruse the show floor, filled with reseller, ISV and add-on partners



7 Things You Need to Know About Private Tax Collectors

H&R Block’s Jim Buttonow shares critical facts about the upcoming IRS program

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10 Ways to Turn Accountants into Consultants

Maureen Schwartz, executive director of the accounting association BKR International, and some of her colleagues describe 10 ways that firms can turn even the newest accountant into a better consultant.

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The Top People in Public Accounting – 2016

The most influential people in the field of accounting, as chosen by their peers

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Top 10 Productivity Tools for Accountants

Leaders in the field pick their favorite efficiency-enhancers

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ACA Pitfalls for 2016

7 questions to help protect your business clients

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Xero Recognizes Outstanding Partners at Xerocon 2016

Every year, Xero recognizes app, bookkeeping and accounting partners that have performed well the previous year. These are the 2016 award winners.

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The HR Helpline

Consultants Tamera Loerzel and Jennifer Wilson of ConvergenceCoaching answer tough HR questions.

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Back-to-School Tax Tips

With the start of school just around the corner, taxpayers should be aware of the following tax breaks and deductions available for qualifying expenses, according to the audit defense service TaxAudit.com.

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Tax Tips for Newlyweds

Once they stop being Bride- and Groomzillas, new couples need tax advice

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Summer Tax Tips for Your Clients and Their Children

Summer is well underway, and now is a great time to help your clients and their dependents with the tax tips in this slideshow written by Michael Sonnenblick of Thomson Reuters Checkpoint.

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