Showing archived posts for: May 2016


The #1 Reason to Get Excited About Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2016 Spring Wave Update

Posted by Jen Bieker on May 31, 2016

Two words:  Field Service.  Want to dramatically reduce costs and resolve issues quickly? Well buckle up for a peek at the best field service tools, now built seamlessly into Dynamics CRM 2016.  It’s called Connected Field Service. It rolls in all of the features you want,…

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Assigning Security Roles in Management Reporter (MR)

Posted by Jen Bieker on May 31, 2016

Are you just setting up Management Reporter for the first time, or adding new users? You will want to learn the basics around security roles.  There are three basic areas for security in MR: Company access: accessed using your Dynamics GP credentials Management Reporter access: controls which functions you…

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What End-of-Service for SQL Server 2005 Means for Your Business

Posted by Jen Bieker on May 24, 2016

If you’re running Dynamics GP, Dynamics SL, or Dynamics CRM on SQL Server 2005, it’s time to upgrade.  Microsoft support ended in April 2016.  Many of our clients are using this opportunity to move software to the cloud, saving money by reducing IT staff and support…

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Customizing Microsoft Dynamics GP Reports

Posted by Jen Bieker on May 24, 2016

It’s great that Dynamics GP comes with so many built-in reports, report options, and even report building tools.  But have you ever run into a situation where you hit a wall?  You just can’t seem to get what you want on the report? …

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4 ERP software tips for mixed mode manufacturing companies

Posted by Donna Krizik on May 18, 2016

There is an ERP system to match any manufacturing business model. Manufacturers work along a spectrum and the ERP systems on the market also follow this spectrum. But what happens when your manufacturing processes are mixed-mode. In other words, how can your ERP software cope with process production runs, engineer-to-order…

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Microsoft Dynamics SL Home Screen

Posted by Jen Bieker on May 10, 2016

Submitted By:  Kami Armes, Senior Consultant Adding External Links to the Favorites Menu Do you spend most of your day going between several screens in Dynamics SL, comparing data to outside sources, referring to references outside the built-in help system, and opening web pages or other tasks? If so,…

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Profitability Analysis Announced in Acumatica 5.3

Posted by Donna Krizik on May 10, 2016

At the Acumatica Summit 2016 in February, Gabriel Michaud, Director of Product Management discussed the much-anticipated release of Acumatica Cloud ERP 5.3.  The new release builds on existing functionality, enhances native mobile apps, and provides significant performance improvements. Among the capabilities announced were improvements in sales reporting, specifically in terms of…

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Currency Manager and Financial Statement Translation Modules in Dynamics SL

Posted by Tiffany Bennett, Senior Consultant on May 8, 2016

The Currency Manager and FST modules serve two different purposes in Dynamics SL.  Currency Manager can be used alone, but Financial Statement Translation requires the Currency Manager module.  Below are the benefits of the two modules, as well as the differences. Currency Manager: This module allows users to…

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Microsoft Dynamics GP 2016 New Feature

Posted by Jen Bieker on May 5, 2016

Attach Word Templates to Batch-Related Workflows Wouldn’t it be great to get detailed journal entry information in an email message when approving batches?  In previous versions of Dynamics GP, email notifications for Batch approvals could be set up and sent through the workflow process, but were missing…

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The Wait is Over – Microsoft Dynamics GP 2016 is Here

Posted by Jen Bieker on May 4, 2016

May 5, 2016 - It’s official!  Microsoft has released the newest version of Dynamics GP 2016.  With improved features and customer requested new additions, you’ll want to speak with Crestwood to plan your upgrade.  Here’s some of the highlights we are excited about in…

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