Credenza Now Supports Outlook 2013

Latest version of Microsoft Outlook now supported by Credenza.

Toronto, ON (July 16, 2013) - Credenza Software, the leading developer of practice management solutions for Microsoft Outlook, today announced that it now supports Microsoft Outlook 2013. Credenza is an innovative practice management solution that runs as part of Microsoft Outlook. It is ideal for lawyers, accountants, consultants and other professionals who need to organize their information around client files, matters or projects. It provides better organization for email, appointments, tasks, documents, notes, research and phone calls around client files inside Outlook. It can also track all of the time spent on each activity, which in turn can be sent to the firm's accounting system. “Credenza was built right in Microsoft Outlook, leveraging what people are already familiar with.” said Ron Collins, President of Credenza Software Inc. “It works seamlessly within Microsoft Outlook, specifically to help manage the flow of email that makes up a large part of many people’s day. As Outlook continues advancing in its design and capabilities, we’re not only committed to keeping up, but also making the Credenza-Outlook relationship as intuitive and practical as possible.” Credenza Basic is available as a free download from www.credenzasoft.com. For just $24.95/user/month you can upgrade to Credenza Pro. This turns it into a full firm-wide practice management solution, with collaboration tools, cloud document management, integrated billing and much more. All product updates are included in the monthly subscription.

 

Credenza Software Inc. an ISV Partner of the Year and Windows Azure Platform ISV Partner of the Year Finalist in the 2011 Microsoft Partner Network IMPACT Awards

Microsoft Canada Inc recognizes achievements of leading Canadian technology partners

Toronto, ON (November 4, 2011) – Credenza Software Inc. announced that it has been selected as a finalist in the Independent Software Vendor Partner of the Year category and the Windows Azure Platform Independent Software Vendor Partner of the Year category for the 2011 Microsoft Partner Network IMPACT Awards. The ninth annual IMPACT Awards recognize excellence within the Microsoft technology partner community in Canada.

“Technology partners are at the core of Microsoft’s business.” said Neil Tanner, Vice-President, Small Business, Midmarket Solutions & Partners, Microsoft Canada Inc. “We are honoured to celebrate and recognize the outstanding achievements of industry leaders like Credenza Software Inc. through the Microsoft Partner Network IMPACT Awards. We are proud to work with them as they deliver innovative solutions to mutual customers.”

Credenza Software was chosen as a finalist for the ISV Partner of the Year Award and the Windows Azure Platform ISV Partner of the Year Award for its innovative hybrid-cloud practice management solution built directly within Microsoft Outlook®. Credenza turns Outlook into a multi-user practice management and billing system that leverages a cloud-based central database hosted in Windows Azure. Credenza is a seamless solution for lawyers, consultants, accountants, architects, engineers, and more who are looking increase productivity without taking away any of the features they are accustomed to in Outlook.

“We are pleased to receive this recognition as one of the top Microsoft development companies in Canada. It is an incredible achievement to be selected for not one, but two IMPACT Awards”, comments Ron Collins, President of Credenza Software Inc. “Early on we made the decision to leverage Microsoft’s superior technology for our Credenza products equipping us with the necessary tools to become an industry leader.”

Credenza Software, along with other technology partner winners and finalists in each of the award categories, will be honored at an award ceremony in Toronto on November 30, 2011.

 

Credenza Software Announces Credenza Basic Is Free!

Users can choose between Credenza Basic and Credenza Pro

Toronto, ON (August 17, 2011) – Credenza Software Inc., the leading developer of practice management solutions for Microsoft Outlook®, today announced the new product launch of Credenza Basic and Credenza Pro. Credenza is revolutionizing practice management by offering these new products on a “freemium” model: Credenza Basic is free and Credenza Pro is just $24.95/month.

Credenza Basic is a powerful free product that transforms Outlook into a practice management tool, providing superior organization for email, appointments, tasks, documents, notes, research and phone calls around client matters, files or projects. Credenza Basic can also track the time spent on each activity, which in turn can be sent to the firm’s accounting system.

Credenza Pro takes Credenza to a new level by adding billing, collections and trust functionality. This brand new product enables users to create bills, send out invoices, track payments, manage trust and retainer balances, monitor WIP, batch bill, and provide superior customer service by accessing billing information on files in response to client requests.

Credenza Pro also provides full multi-user practice management, allowing the sharing of practice information with some or all the members of your firm. It adds many collaboration tools, internet-based document management and centralized billing for a firm. For firms with different office locations, users can collaborate with other team members no matter where in the world they are located.

Users of the Basic product can easily upgrade to Credenza Pro to take advantage of its billing functionality, its multi-user and collaborative capabilities and to receive unlimited technical support and free updates. Credenza is available as a free download from www.credenzasoft.com for a 15-day trial period.

“The introduction of a two-tiered Credenza product has enabled us to offer something for everybody,” said Ron Collins, President of Credenza Software Inc. “Credenza Basic makes practice management free for professionals who require practice management in Outlook, while Credenza Pro offers an amazing range of functionality and is still very affordable. As a brand new cloud-based hybrid, Credenza Pro is also ideal for firms seeking to integrate billing and collaborative multi-user functionality tool in a secure cloud-based central database environment.”

 

Billing Capabilities Highlight Launch of Credenza® Pro

Create and send out bills, monitor WIP, and manage trust and account balances – all from Outlook®!

Toronto, ON (August 16, 2011) – Credenza Software Inc. is excited to announce its brand new Credenza Pro product, offering billing, collections and trust functionality as well as multi-user practice management capability. Credenza Pro is targeted to any size firm seeking to integrate their practice management in Outlook. The newly launched product is available for a $24.95/month subscription that includes all upgrades and unlimited technical support.

Credenza Pro’s new billing functionality allows users to generate bills, send invoices and to stay on top of their collections by seeing what payments have been received and what is overdue. The billing component enables users to track time and expenses and turn work-in-progress into cash with just a few mouse clicks. In addition, Credenza Pro’s billing capability assists users in managing their retainer and trust account balances by allowing them to view clients’ trust activity on each file.

Other advantages of Credenza Pro’s billing features include the ability to issue bills en masse for clients with multiple accounts, and send reminder statements as well as invoices. Credenza Pro users can also provide superior customer service to their clients by being able to respond to client requests for billing information on their file.

“The beauty of Credenza Pro’s integrated billing and practice management capabilities is that it’s all done from Outlook,” said Ron Collins, President of Credenza Software Inc. “Since Outlook is so widely used, its transformation into a billing tool is a valuable asset now offered by Credenza to thousands of professionals who require a cost-effective integrated practice management solution.”

For firms with members in different locations, Credenza Pro’s cloud-based multi-user practice management capabilities enable bills to be generated from the whole team’s assembled time and expenses, regardless of where they are located in the world. Credenza Pro is available as a free download from www.credenzasoft.com for a 15-day trial period.

 

Credenza® Practice Management Profiled in Latest Microsoft® Video Case Study

Toronto, ON (July 13, 2011) – Credenza Software Inc. today announced the release of a new Microsoft Video Case Study showcasing the hybrid-cloud solution. The video and case study are the result of a collaborative effort between Credenza and Microsoft to showcase Credenza’s success since moving to the cloud with Microsoft Azure.

“We are thrilled to have been featured by Microsoft in this latest video case study. The selection of Credenza for review reinforces the fact that we are a true industry thought leader.” said Ron Collins, President of Credenza Software Inc. “When we introduced Credenza Teams, ultimately both Credenza and Outlook were transformed into multi-user practice management solutions. We chose Windows Azure to run the cloud-based central database because of Microsoft’s position as the leading provider of cloud computing platforms.“

Credenza is an innovative practice management tool that runs as part of Microsoft Outlook. It is ideal for lawyers, accountants, consultants and any other professionals who need to organize their information around client files or matters. Setting up a Team in Credenza enables users to share their data with others using Microsoft Azure, facilitating collaboration with as many other users as desired through an Internet connection. Users have peace of mind with the knowledge that their information is hosted and backed up in a secure Microsoft Data Center and always safe.

Credenza’s move to the cloud has been well-received. Through its entry into new markets and the ability to focus on customer needs in a new way, the hybrid-cloud solution provider is experiencing phenomenal growth. Since introducing Team capability in December 2010, Credenza’s customer base has grown by over 2,000%. The joint Microsoft-Credenza Case Study describes Credenza’s redesign of its business model, turning the company into a provider of subscription-based services that can be delivered to customers regardless of their location.

“Having this endorsement from the world’s leading software developer is a wonderful validation,” adds Mr. Collins. “Credenza runs in Outlook where you already spend a big chunk of your day. With a central database you can collaborate from anywhere in the world, and have all the advantages of a cloud application. By leveraging Outlook, Credenza provides far deeper functionality than any browser-based practice management tool ever could. The result is the best of both worlds.”

 

Credenza Grows Again

Credenza adds sophisticated Team Search and timer capabilities to Microsoft® Outlook®

Toronto, ON (December 6, 2010) - Credenza Software Inc, the leading developer of practice management solutions for Microsoft Outlook, today announced the release of a new update for Credenza. This new update includes a powerful universal search capability, optional timers, faster file associations, cloud backup and much more.

“Credenza is constantly evolving. Credenza Teams allow firms of any size to work together, sharing information and collaborating. Now we’ve added the new Team Search and a cloud backup option to make Teams even more powerful.” said Ron Collins, President of Credenza Software Inc. “And with the added timer capabilities and other new features we know all of our users will love it”.

Credenza is an innovative practice management tool that runs as part of Microsoft Outlook. It is ideal for lawyers, accountants, consultants and any other professionals who need to organize their information around client files or matters. It provides better organization for email, appointments, tasks, documents, notes, research and phone calls around client matters, files or projects, all inside Outlook. It can also track the time spent on each activity, which in turn can be sent to the firm’s accounting system.

Credenza is also unique in that it is a hybrid cloud solution. The user interface is seamlessly embedded in Outlook and can be used whether online or off. At the same time the Team information is hosted securely in the cloud, so users can connect to and work with others anywhere in the world.

“Because Credenza runs in Outlook it is where professionals spend a big chunk of their day. It builds on the Outlook people already know, and all the information they already have there.” said Mr. Collins. “Credenza also has the advantages of a cloud application, and by leveraging Outlook, it provides far deeper functionality than any browser-based practice management tool ever could. The result is the best of both worlds.”

Credenza is available as a trial download from www.credenzasoft.com for anyone looking to try it out for themselves. After the trial period it is licensed by monthly subscription starting at only $9.95 per user and includes all of these free updates plus unlimited technical support.

 

Introducing Credenza Teams

Credenza turns Microsoft® Outlook® into a true multi-user Professional Practice Management Solution

Toronto, ON (September 27, 2010) - Credenza Software Inc., the leading developer of practice management solutions for Microsoft Outlook, today announced the release of a new version of Credenza. The new version includes dozens of new features, support for Outlook 2010 and the ability to work with much larger workgroups.

"We are really excited about this new generation of Credenza. We've added lots of features that our subscribers have been asking for, so even the single-user version has taken a big step forward. But what is most significant is that Credenza now has a Team option for working with other users. Credenza Teams allow workgroups of any size to share their practice information." said Ron Collins, President of Credenza Software Inc. "This is really like the release of a completely new product."

Credenza is an innovative practice management solution that runs as part of Microsoft Outlook. It is ideal for lawyers, accountants, consultants and any other professionals who need to organize their information around client files or matters. It provides better organization for email, appointments, tasks, documents, notes, research and phone calls around client matters or files inside Outlook. It can also track all of the time spent on each activity, which in turn can be sent to the firm's accounting system.

The new Team option helps professionals work better together with the ability to share selected client file information. It is a great collaboration tool for a professional and their assistant, for their workgroup or an entire firm. Credenza Team uses a secure cloud-based central database, so users can connect to and work with others anywhere in the world, as long as they can access the Internet.

"By embedding Credenza inside Microsoft Outlook, we've created a truly integrated solution that leverages the Outlook people already know." said Mr. Collins. "And as a subscription service, professionals have a low-cost platform that includes these free updates and unlimited technical support for as long as they use the program."