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Auto Age Your Receivables in Microsoft Dynamics GP

Posted by Jen Bieker on February 10, 2016

Here's a great time saver for Microsoft Dynamics GP. On February 4, 2016, Jon, Crestwood's Implementation Manager, went over some Dynamics GP Tips & Tricks. One of the hot topics was auto aging receivables. In Dynamics GP, payables age automatically but receivables do not. Normally, users have to manually run…

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Microsoft Convergence 2016 is Now Microsoft Envision

Posted by Donna Krizik on February 3, 2016

Microsoft announced that their premier customer and partner conference, Convergence, was changing. Convergence 2016 has been replaced with Microsoft Envision.  The conference takes place in the same time slot that Convergence held, April 4 – 6, 2016 in New Orleans, LA.  Who Should Attend? Microsoft Envision is designed for C-level business leaders,…

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Quick Fixes with Downloading Microsoft Dynamics Service Packs

Posted by Misty Galbreth, Support Analyst on February 3, 2016

Have you ever attempted to download a Microsoft Dynamics GP Service Pack from CustomerSource and nothing happens? This can be incredibly frustrating, but with simple steps, like making a few changes to your Internet Explorer settings, you can fix the errors that are preventing the download and successfully get the…

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Finding and Correcting Errors Using Batch Edit Lists in Microsoft Dynamics GP

Posted by Misty Galbreth, Support Analyst on January 28, 2016

It happens to everyone. While in Microsoft Dynamics GP, you post a batch, and it fails. So, how do you get the batch back, how do you find the error that caused the batch to fail, and how do you correct the problem?  This tutorial is intended to guide…

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Back to Basics: Create a New User in Microsoft Dynamics GP

Posted by Misty Galbreth, Support Analyst on January 27, 2016

Whether you are new to Dynamics GP, have converted from another system to GP, or would just like a refresher, we’re getting back to basics in this blog by setting up a new user in Dynamics GP. Creating the User in Microsoft Dynamics GP: To begin, login to…

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Microsoft Dynamics GP Best Practices: Logging Off Properly

Posted by Misty Galbreth, Support Analyst on January 27, 2016

Within Microsoft Dynamics GP, following simple best practice guidelines, like correctly logging out of the system, can help Dynamics GP run more smoothly and lessen the probability of future issues such as: Processes running in the background and never completing Batches not posting or only partially posting User IDs getting …

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Save the Date for the Upcoming Microsoft Dynamics SL Users Group Fall Conference 2016

Posted by Kathy Adolf on January 26, 2016

Interested in networking and learning from some of the most knowledgeable Microsoft Dynamics SL software users out there?  Then join Crestwood as we partake in MSDSLUG 2016 – a Microsoft Dynamics SL Users Group conference held this year in San Diego, CA. Beginning September 28th and running through September 30th,…

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Save the Date for the Upcoming Microsoft Dynamics GP Summit 2016

Posted by Kathy Adolf on January 26, 2016

Interested in learning more about Microsoft Dynamics GP and hearing about the latest and greatest from fellow GP enthusiasts?  Then you won’t want to miss the next GPUG Summit held this year in Tampa, Florida. Running October 11th – October 12th, the conference will exhibit over 200 user-led,…

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Save the Date for the Upcoming Microsoft Dynamics CRM Summit 2016

Posted by Kathy Adolf on January 26, 2016

Interested in learning more about the latest and greatest Microsoft Dynamics CRM news from users just like you?  Then we invite you to attend CRMUG Summit 2016, held this year in Tampa, Florida! From October 11th through the 12th, the CRMUG Summit, a user-led conference dedicated to the Microsoft Dynamics…

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Hotfix Recommendations for Microsoft Dynamics SL 2015

Posted by Jen Bieker on January 25, 2016

There’s a long list of fixes out on Microsoft’s CustomerSource for Dynamics SL 2015 CU1, somewhere around 70 of them.  If you’re having a specific problem, great – find the fix and apply it.  But what if you aren’t having any problems?…

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