Acumatica 2019 R1 Release
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What do the Experts Think about Acumatica 2019 R1?

Recently, while attending our Acumatica team meeting, the conversation evolved into unfiltered comments from our consultants who are working with the new version, Acumatica 2019 R1.    Here’s an overview – highlights, pros & cons, and some questions: Highlights First of all, everyone is excited about how many added features and changes were packed into Acumatica … Read more

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Learn Power BI Dashboards
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Learn Power BI the Easy Way

Are you interested in Power BI?  Maybe you’re wondering what it can do for your business and Dynamics GP data? We recommend starting with this Microsoft self-paced, hands-on learning tutorial, “Explore what Power BI can do for you.”  You will learn: Understand Power BI service basic concepts and terminology. Find your content in dashboards, reports, … Read more

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Acumatica Presidents Club Logo
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Acumatica Joins IFS Under EQT Ownership

Big News…this morning, Acumatica announced they have been acquired by EQT, a global private equity firm that also manages IFS, an enterprise ERP product well-known in Europe. This will give Acumatica a very significant step towards globalization of their systems, specifically to address regulatory and lingual support.  At Crestwood, we see this as a positive … Read more

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Development
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Dynamics SL to Acumatica xRP Cloud Platform

Our very own MVP Acumatica Developer, Joe Jacob, recently published a guide to help all you developers convert Dynamics SL over to the Acumatica xRP Cloud Platform. “Joe’s Guide offers a quick reference for those already familiar with the Dynamics SL SDK and are new to the Acumatica development platform. This guide will help direct … Read more

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Customer Relationship Management for Acumatica
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Who’s Delivering Value in CRM Technology?

Customer Relationship Management software is one of those necessary products for businesses, but finding the right one for yours is rarely an easy task. Whether you’re in the market for new CRM, are considering a change alongside another business management solution like ERP, or just looking to understand what options are available, it’s important to … Read more

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Attack on data
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Horror Stories from the Vault – Ransomware Attack

Ransomware Attack Have you ever encountered a ransomware attack?  It’s not good.  Here’s a true story.  A Crestwood client was the victim of an attack.  Their on-premise servers got rooted badly, they even encrypted all the backups.  The attackers were demanding over $100,000 to get back their information. What would you do? The client decided … Read more

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Payroll Tax
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Simplify Tax Preparations with Deluxe Checks

Save time by ordering pre-formatted tax forms and checks for Microsoft Dynamics GP and Dynamics SL. Crestwood Associates has partnered with Deluxe Checks offering you a Priority Service Code on all orders of IRS-approved tax forms, checks, invoices, and more.  With this Priority code, you’ll receive special offers, discounts, and ease of ordering Dynamics related … Read more

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Cloud Distribution
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8 Ways to Know Your Cloud ERP will Enable Real-time Visibility for Distribution Companies

Distribution businesses need real-time visibility into sales, order management, inventory, purchasing, production and services—and accounting information. Customers and employees now expect to have complete information at their fingertips.  Maybe you’re considering a new or upgraded ERP system?  Cloud solutions can help, but only if they’re built the right way. Do you know the difference between … Read more

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Dynamics GP Training Video
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Videos: Microsoft Dynamics GP Training

We want to make sure you get the most out of your Microsoft Dynamics GP system.  Crestwood Associates holds free, monthly webinars on various Dynamics GP topics.  Here are some of our recent recordings.  If you’re interested in attending our webinars, you can register here for our upcoming sessions. Need more help with Dynamics GP?  Email our … Read more

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ERP ROI
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AWS and Acumatica: The ROI of Modern Cloud Solutions

The choice to upgrade to a modern cloud solution from a legacy system is imperative if a business wants to thrive. But such a significant investment of time and money should be researched thoroughly and most probably will require evidence of your Return on Investment. Acumatica’s Whitepaper, ROI Analysis of Replacement ERP, provides the tools for … Read more

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Dynamics GP 2018 R2 New Features
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Dynamics GP 2018 R2 New Features

The new release of Microsoft Dynamics GP 2018 R2 is full of customer-suggested improvements, new features, and Roadmap items. Thank you to everyone for submitting ideas to make Dynamics GP even better. The new version is out on October 1st – here are some of the features we are excited about: Financial Enhancements Exclude items … Read more

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7 Cloud Pitfalls
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Avoid the Pitfall of Thinking that Customizations and Integrations Won’t be an Issue

Keeping up with technology is never-ending, and it can be difficult and costly. But it doesn’t have to be. More and more businesses are choosing to simplify, protect, and secure their business systems by moving to the cloud. Click to download the free whitepaper: 7 Pitfalls to Avoid as You Transition Business Software to the … Read more

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acumatica construction edition
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Introducing Acumatica’s Construction Edition

I was invited to attend Acumatica’s Construction Edition Partner Meeting in sunny Miami Beach. It was a great opportunity to meet many of the innovative executives, developers, and programmers behind the new Construction Edition of this ERP software. Their pride and enthusiasm was contagious. They showed software demonstrations and shared stories of their journey into … Read more

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