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Published by
The K2 Enterprises Team
MARCH 2010
In this month's K2 Tech Update we focus on The Importance of CRM to Manage and Grow your Business and Passwords: What the Layperson Must Know.

You'll also find technology tips for Excel, Outlook, and QuickBooks
along with news about a free updgrade offer for MS Office 2010, ProSystem fx Knowledge Coach, and the 2010 K2 Conference Schedule.

We hope you find this issue timely, relevant, and useful.
  If you have topics you'd like us to cover here in the coming months, let us know.

The K2 Team
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Working In Excel's Page Layout View

Added to Excel with the 2007 release, Page Layout View offers a quick and easy way for users to add, edit, and delete headers and footers and to visualize exactly how a worksheet appears relative to both horizontal and vertical rulers.


A Sneak Preview Of Quick Steps In Outlook 2010

One of the more attractive features in Outlook 2010 is Quick Steps - an easy-to-use, yet powerful feature allowing you to manage your e-mail more efficiently.

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Gaining Better Insight With The QuickBooks Company Snapshot

One of the improved features in QuickBooks 2010 is the Company Snapshot. The Company Snapshot originated in the 2009 release of QuickBooks, but in that release, offered only limited customization and graphical reporting options. In the 2010 release of QuickBooks, Intuit significantly improved the Company Snapshot by enhancing the graphics and expanding customization options.


The Importance of CRM to Manage and Grow your Business

Once considered a luxury reserved for large enterprises, CRM software has become a critical component for success for all businesses. CRM provides firms with reliable & centralized data, competitive marketing advantages and improved client satisfaction.  Having the right CRM in place is a key ingredient to manage and grow a successful business. 

Make the CRM connection:
  • Benefits of CRM
  • CRM Integration
  • What are the Options?
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What the Layperson Must Know

People hate passwords - network passwords, email passwords, internet passwords, they cannot stand any of them. As an accountant, you are likely a proponent of using strong security measures and yet you too probably hate passwords. We do not like to key them in, and we really get annoyed when we have to type the same password again if the application or website times-out. To make matters worse, in most organization we must change passwords every few months, so just when we get our hands trained to enter the characters mindlessly, we have to go back to square one.

Unlock the secrets to passwords:
  • Password Best Practices
  • Is Password Security Failsafe?
  • The Future of Passwords



Microsoft Offers Free Upgrades to Office 2010

The scheduled release date for Microsoft Office 2010 is just around the corner - May 12, for most business users - and in an attempt to encourage those current users of Office 2003 and prior to upgrade, Microsoft has unveiled an upgrade program that provides free upgrades to the Office 2010 suite.


ProSystem fx Knowledge Coach Passes AICPA Peer Review

The comprehensive peer review for ProSystem fx� Knowledge Coach, the risk-based audit workflow and management system from CCH, has been accepted by the AICPA's National Peer Review Committee. This peer review was performed as a Supplement to Knowledge Based Audits of Commercial Entities (2009 edition).

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K2 Enterprises Announces 2010 Conference Dates and Agendas

K2 Enterprises has published its 2010 Technology Conference agendas and this year's conferences promise to be the best ever because the topics were picked once again by participants of prior K2 seminars and conferences.

Read more to see the dates and locations for this year's lineup of twenty-four conferences.

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K2 Seminars

Continuing Professional Education
for Accountants and Financial Professionals

K2 Enterprises offers continuing professional education seminars
and conference sessions to accounting and finance professionals
 throughout the U.S.  


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