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Dynamics GP 2017 Year-end Updates RELEASED!

Posted by Jen Bieker on November 20, 2017

Get ready for year-end 2017 with Microsoft Dynamics GP - the year-end updates have been released!   There have been changes in many areas including Payroll, Fixed Assets, Distribution, eConnect, and many more.  4 things to do today: Sign up for one of Crestwood's Dynamics GP Year-end events. Email our…

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How to Remove the Customer Experience Improvement Program (CEIP) Reminder in Dynamics SL

Posted by Christine Jacob, Client Account Manager on November 20, 2017

Our dedicate support desk recently received an inquiry asking how to remove the Microsoft Customer Experience Improvement Program (CEIP) reminder from Dynamics SL.  Every time this user logged-in, the reminder popped up on her task list.    What is this task? When you install Microsoft Dynamics SL, it…

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Variance Presentation in Management Reporter

Posted by Gary Korby on November 15, 2017

In your Management Reporter (MR) reports, have you experienced an issue where the favorable or unfavorable variance amounts between actuals and budgets in an income statement aren’t presented correctly?  A favorable sales variance may be incorrectly presented as a negative amount and the expense may be presented…

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Acumatica – Create a Separate Logo for Your Reports

Posted by Mike Aichinger on November 14, 2017

Sometimes, it’s the little things we get excited about.  This is definitely one of them.  Acumatica now has a new feature so that you can have two different logos: One for your Acumatica interface The other for your Acumatica reports It might not sound like a…

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Microsoft Dynamics GP 2018 Sneak Peek

Posted by Jen Bieker on November 13, 2017

Microsoft is starting to release some details about what’s new in Dynamics GP 2018, targeted to be available around the first of December, 2017.  I’m getting excited for some of these features! There are five key areas of updated functionality in the new version: Doc Attach –…

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How to Get Help with Acumatica

Posted by Mike Gifford on November 7, 2017

There’s a little secret you need to know if you use Acumatica for your ERP system.  It is the most comprehensive reference area I have ever seen!  Here’s the link: HELP.ACUMATICA.COM It’s almost overwhelming.  First off, there are multiple…

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Acumatica 2017 R2 – Easily Send Current Statements on Demand

Posted by Mike Aichinger on November 7, 2017

Here’s one of our favorite new time-saving features in Acumatica 2017 R2 – print and send out statements on demand.  This ability to send current statements translates into faster payments on current invoices.  For example, many businesses send statements to customers with their orders; however, customers also…

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Start Preparing for 2017 Year-end with Dynamics GP

Posted by Georgia Stewart on November 6, 2017

The 2017 calendar year-end is approaching and Microsoft is planning the release of the Dynamics GP year-end update for mid to late November.  As we begin thinking about the end of 2017, some topics require planning and decision-making. Download our guide below and review the checklist items to make sure you'…

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Set Up Recurring Reminders to Change Your Dynamics GP Password

Posted by Georgia Stewart on November 6, 2017

It’s a good practice to regularly change your password to Microsoft Dynamics GP.  However, if you’re like me, you probably forget, or say, “l’ll do that tomorrow”.  Here’s a tip – set up a reminder to pop up…

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The #1 Hack to Get More from your Work Day

Posted by Joe Jacob, Senior Developer on November 3, 2017

There are tons of articles on the internet about multi-tasking, and we all do it to varying degrees. However, the research, not to mention common sense, points to the fact that you are better off focusing on one task at a time.  Clutter is the Mind Killer Have you…

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