President's Blog

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Duane D. Tinsley, President
Simply Computer Software, Inc.


Duane D. Tinsley is the President of Simply Computer Software, Inc. and has been involved with affordable housing since 1982. Duane is the creator of FHA Software which is currently being used to automate over 5,500 RD, HUD, and LIHTC projects nationwide. Duane continues to be involved with software development and attends industry vendor meetings to stay on top of required changes. Duane also attends and speaks at numerious management association conferences throughout the year which includes sponsor/exhibitor display participation. Most of the SCS website pages provide information about FHA Software for potential clients, as well as existing users. This blog page is a way for Duane to chronologically document ongoing industry related events that he feels are of interest.

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Just posted the 2012.02.29 Update Release to our ftp site. Broadcast Email Messages will be sent out shortly. Seats are still available for our Annual 2-Day FHA Software Training Seminar being held March 20 & 21, 2012 in Rockford, IL. .. DT.
Just posted the 2012.01.31 Update Release to our ftp site. Broadcast Email Messages will be sent out shortly. .. DT.
The Rockford Office will be closed Monday, January 16th for MLK Day. Emails sent to Support@SimplyComputer.net will be monitored and replied to over the weekend through and including Monday. .. DT.
Just posted the 2011.12.31 Update Release to our ftp site. Broadcast Email Messages will be sent out shortly. 4th Quarter Update CDROM's will be placed in the mail on Monday.. DT.
The main office will be closed Monday, January 2nd which includes the toll-free support line. Emails sent to Support@SimplyComputer.net will be monitored and responded to throughout the New Years Holiday weekend. Happy New Year. .. DT.
The main office will be closed Monday, December 26th which includes the toll-free support line. Emails sent to Support@SimplyComputer.net will be monitored and responded to throughout the Christmas Holiday weekend. Have a Merry Christmas. .. DT.
Just sent a Broadcast Email Message to all our Accounting feature users with a refresher on how to create a Chart of Accounts for the new 2012 year. .. DT.
Just posted the 2011.11.30 Update Release to our ftp site. Broadcast Email Messages will be sent out shortly. .. DT.
Just posted the 2011.10.31 Update Release to our ftp site. Broadcast Email Messages will be sent out shortly. .. DT.
Just posted the 2011.09.30 Update Release to our ftp site. Broadcast Email Messages will be sent out shortly. 3rd Quarter Update CDROM's will be placed in the mail this week. .. DT.
Just posted the 2011.08.31 Update Release to our ftp site. Broadcast Email Messages will be sent out shortly. .. DT.
Just posted the 2011.07.31 Update Release to our ftp site. Broadcast Email Messages will be sent out shortly. This software update also includes the 08/2011 RD 3560-8 Tenant Certification form revision RD recently published. .. DT.
Final arrangements have been made for a 1-Day FHA Software Training Seminar being held at the Hilton Garden Inn Denver Airport in Aurora, Colorado on Thursday, September 1, 2011. Broadcast Email Messages will be sent out today announcing this event to all our users in the Colorado State area. A brochure & registration form will be sent by mail, as well. Seminar details and registration form is also available on our website [ http://simplycomputer.net/training_co.html ]. Hope to see you there. .. DT.
Just posted the 2011.06.30 Update Release to our ftp site. Broadcast Email Messages will be sent out shortly. 2nd Quarter Update CDROM's will be placed in the mail this week. I'll be in Irving, TX all this week attending the RRHA of Texas Conference and providing a short FHA Software training session for our Texas users, as well. Looking forward to visting with our Texas users. .. DT.
Hope everyone had a safe July 4th weekend. We have Sales & Support Staff on vacation the rest of the week and will be short handed as a result. When calling in a support request, please dial ext. #2 and leave your name, number and brief description of your issue. A support staff member will return your call asap. FYI - Dialing zero for the operator will not get a live person or a quicker response. .. DT.
Just posted the 2011.05.31 Update Release to our ftp site. Broadcast Email Messages will be sent out Wednesday morning. .. DT.
We have 2 key support staff members on vacation today and tomorrow. So, your support calls will be going straight to voicemail the next couple days. Leave a name, number and brief description of your issue and we'll make every effort to call you back asap. .. DT.
HUD has finally posted the 2011 HUD Income Limit Schedules on their website which are to be effective 05/31/2011. A Broadcast Email Message was sent to all our HUD project users this morning announcing this issue. .. DT.
Just reposted the 2011.04.30 Update Release to our ftp site with the new HUD-50059 & HUD-50059-A form revisions. Running or rerunning this update will provide our users with these new form revissions. .. DT.
Just posted the 2011.04.30 Update Release to our ftp site. Broadcast Email Messages will be sent out Thursday. .. DT.
Severe storms in our area left us without phone and internet service for most all of Tuesday. Service was finally restored this morning. We are making every effort to catch up with emailed support requests and appreciate your patience. .. DT.
Just posted the 2011.03.31 Update Release to our ftp site. Broadcast Email Messages will be sent our shortly. 1st Quarter Update CDROM's will be placed in the mail this week. .. DT.
HUD's iMAX System is having issues today. If you are getting an "Unauthorized" error when attempting to send or retrieve messages through the iMAX Communications feature, don't change anything in your system. Everyone is getting this error as it is an issue within the TRACS system. Be patient and try sending your MAT files periodically throughout the day. Monitor the TRACS Discussion Forum and Announcements website for submission status. .. DT.
Our Annual 2-Day FHA Software Training Seminar was held earlier this week and appreciate all those who attended. It's always nice to meet our users and really value your use of FHA Software. Thanks again. .. DT.
Our Annual 2-Day Training Seminar will be here in Rockford, IL the next couples days which will shorten the number of support staff available during this time. We'll be back at full strength on Thursday. We also had phone line trouble early today, but it seems to have cleared in the afternoon. If you had diffuculty reaching us by phone today, please try again or email your support issues. .. DT.