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Webinar: Business Process Automation with Artsyl Technologies

Tuesday, October 27th, 2020 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM (CST) Register Here!   New ISV Alert! Business process automation is a requirement for businesses to stay competitive, control costs, and avoid commercial failure. If you are looking to automate your document-based AP process, join us for an introduction to Artsyl Technologies, a publisher of an … Read more

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Using Microsoft Stream for In-House Video

Video is a powerful tool, and an increasingly necessary one for businesses of all sizes. From the marketing department to the sales team, human resources to consultants, video can be used to automate processes, set yourself apart from competitors, and tell stories that would be difficult (or worse – boring) with just text. If you … Read more

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Acumatica 1099-NEC Reporting Changes

Earlier this year, the IRS announced some big changes to reporting non-employee compensation and 1099 forms for the 2020 tax year. The 1099-NEC has moved non-employee compensation (box 7) off of the 1099-MISC to a new form: 1099-NEC. Changes to 1099 Forms – A History Lesson The IRS made the change because there was an … Read more

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Webinar: Security Made Simple – The Benefits of Multi-Factor Authentication

Wednesday, September 30, 2020 – 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM (CDT) Register here! Every day we hear about systems being attacked by hackers. Securing your data is top priority, and it’s SO EASY to set up! Crestwood does all the work, and there’s no downtime for your business. There is NOTHING to lose. To talk … Read more

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The Dynamics Summit Goes Virtual!

The Community Summit is still going on – from the comfort of your couch! What: The Dynamics Community Summit Who: Microsoft Dynamics and Microsoft Power Platform Users When: October 5-9, 2020 Where: All Online! Register here! We all miss in-person events, but virtual gatherings are a close second place. Join your fellow Dynamics and Power … Read more

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Moving GP to the Cloud: The Importance of Choosing the Right Partner

Crestwood clients run the gamut, in terms of size, from small sole proprietorships to massive Fortune 200 corporations. We’re proud to offer a variety of resources for every level of need; no one-size-fits-all approaches from us. Our clients rely on us for any combination of services, from providing and implementing their ERP, to complex support … Read more

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Building your business from the ground up
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When Accounting Software Falls Short, ERP Delivers

If you’ve built your business from the ground up, it’s likely you started with accounting software—odds are, you started with QuickBooks. Most businesses do. However, there comes a point when QuickBooks no longer keeps up with your growing business, and you may hear that your next step is enterprise resource planning (ERP) software. There is … Read more

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Empowering your Sales team
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Seeing the Big Picture: Analytics, Dashboards, and Business Intelligence Give Sales Managers a Cornucopia of Information 

Sales keeps the business running, but who keeps the sales team running? The role of a sales manager is by no means an easy one. Whether you moved from rep to management or saw this as the ideal opportunity to move up the ladder, you know that managing a sales team is stressful. Just because … Read more

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Cloud ERP Fabrication
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Is the Fabrication Industry Ready for Cloud ERP?

Fabrication is a tough business. Commodities prices fluctuate rapidly, offshoring creates new competition, and new technologies present additional risk. It’s a perfect storm, and to weather it, you need to balance customer-centric business practices with demand for cost optimization, speed, and flexibility. Following our last blog discussing some of the things that fabrication companies including … Read more

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Video How-To’s: Two New Acumatica Features for Dashboards and ARM Reporting

Hopefully by now, you’ve upgraded to Acumatica 2018 R2! Acumatica is routinely adding new features and improving on current functions. Below are two quick how-to videos for two new functions; one for dashboards, and the other for the ARM reporting package. Stay tuned for more short how-to videos, and be sure to subscribe to our … Read more

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Crestwood Named One of Bob Scott’s VAR Stars Again in 2018

Crestwood Associates has been named to the 2018 Bob Scott’s VAR Stars list for the fifth consecutive year! Add another one to the trophy case! The list, which has been published since 2009, touts a variety of high profile firms and recognizes factors such growth, industry leadership and recognition, and innovation. Which, as you likely … Read more

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Dynamics 365 BC Training
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Video Series: Dynamics 365 Business Central

Over the course of seven weeks, Crestwood’s Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central experts presented a series of webinars, ranging from a high-level overview to deep dives into each individual module. What Is Dynamics 365 Business Central? Dynamics 365 Business Central is a cloud-based, all-in-one ERP solution for every department from accounting to sales. It looks … Read more

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Video Series: All About Acumatica

Crestwood completed the Acumatica in action series with its final recording of Transitioning to Acumatica. Each week we focused on a different area of the solution, starting with a introductory overview. If you missed this series, that’s ok, we recorded each webinar and put them here for your viewing. November 13th, 2:00 PM:  An Introduction to … Read more

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Cloud Storage OneDrive
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How OneDrive Solved Our Collaboration Issues

As many companies do, Crestwood has regular company-wide calls that are attended by all our employees scattered across the country. The centerpiece of this call is a single PowerPoint presentation. But as each department worked on their respective slides, we were finding that dozens of different copies were being created, changes weren’t being saved, outdated … Read more

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Dynamics 365 Project
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What is this New Microsoft ERP Product – Dynamics 365 Business Central?

One of the biggest reasons that Microsoft leads the ERP industry is their commitment to constantly improving and evolving to meet the changing needs of businesses. However, it occasionally results in a bit of confusion. That is the case with Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central. Let’s clear a few things up: What IS Dynamics 365 … Read more

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