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TPP Joins International Caterers Association

John Cohen | November 5, 2006

Last week Computica Software officially became a member of the ICA.  The International Caterers Association (ICA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing education, mentoring and service for professional caterers and promoting the profession of catering to clients, industry members, vendors and the public. We will be offering exclusive discounts on both our desktop and…

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QuickBooks(tm) Interface Released for Web Version

John Cohen | October 16, 2006

We are proud to announce that our popular new web based version of Total Party Planner now interfaces with QuickBooks(tm) Pro.  Simply export selected event invoices from TPP Web – directly to your QuickBooks(tm) company file.  Seamless… efficient… flexible… actually pretty amazing! The QuickBooks(tm) feature is so crucial to many users of our desktop version, that we were determined to  implement similar functionality for the…

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Incredible Letter Received!

John Cohen | October 10, 2006

John Cohen, Director of Operations Computica, Inc. Dear John, I want to relate to you some of our experiences with Total Party Planner or TPP. Before getting into the Catering business, I spent more than 18 years in the computer service business, with a company that provides on-site and remote service in all 50 states…

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Preferred Vendor for Virginia Barbeque Company

John Cohen | September 25, 2006

Total Party Planner has been chosen as the preferred software choice for the rapidly expanding Virginia Barbeque Company franchise. The owners of the franchise, Rick & Nina Ivey, first purchased Total Party Planner for their catering business in 1999.  Since then they have gone on to create the widely successful Virginia Barbeque Company franchise.  The company plans to have 100 stores open by December 2010! …

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TPP Partners with SYSCO South Florida

John Cohen | September 1, 2006

Total Party Planner is officially added to the iCARE program of Sysco Food Services of South Florida.  iCARE is a collection of value-added resources offered exclusively by SYSCO to it’s customers.  The philosophy of SYSCO’s program is about providing their customers with tools and services that will ensure the success of their operations. We at Total Party…

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Version 7.1 (Desktop) Released

John Cohen | August 29, 2006

The  August ‘Feature(s) of the Month’ upgrade is now available.  The features are available for immediate download if (1) Total Party Planner version 7.0 is currently installed (2) an active support contract is on file. Features in the August upgrade: Override menu item, beverages, and rental descriptions at the event level. Assign Service Charge AND Gratuity to an event (if applicable) Assign a dynamic ‘other fee’ percentage…

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Web Version Released

John Cohen | June 15, 2006

Building on the strength of our extremely popular desktop version, the company officially releases it’s new web enabled application.  Subscribers of the web version will have more flexibility than ever before to manage their business.  Imagine “data access from anywhere… anytime”. This solution is truly the best way for multiple users to work from multiple locations.  No more hassles of internal…

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