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
Short, useful reads for the profession
A slideshow of innovative social media from the accounting profession
Accountants from all walks of life are now on trading cards.
A biennial AICPA survey reveals what’s keeping firms up at night
Eight issues that companies looking to implement mobile accounting should consider.
The most common errors tax pros run across in prior years' returns
A short history lesson about Black Americans who became CPAs after they were told that it wasn't possible.
Beware of some common reporting mistakes of W-2 and 1099 reporting to avoid tax penalties.
Self-created obstacles to growth
With minutes counting down to this year's tax deadline, clients (and many of their accountants) are scrambling to get paperwork wrapped up on time. But many financial and tax professionals caution that in the heat of the moment, even the most knowledgeable can forget the basics – never mind easy-to-miss, specialized strategies.