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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Quick Acumatica Tip
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How to Create Sections in Acumatica Attributes

Attributes are pre-defined custom fields that you can easily set up and use to capture data, validate or store information for many different data entry screens in Acumatica; such as, Customers, Vendors, Inventory, Leads, Opportunities, Projects, AP, AR etc. We use quite a few attributes in our own internal Acumatica system.  However, it’s become a … Read more

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New Features in Dynamics GP 2018 R2
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Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central 2020 Updates

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central is expanding rapidly.  Customers are quickly making the switch to this cloud-based ERP solution, especially due to the work-from-home benefits and security.  Microsoft is investing a ton of resources to make sure Business Central is the best-in-breed to meet the demands of growing businesses. Recently, Microsoft released an update, and … Read more

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Dynamics GP 2020 Update
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Microsoft Dynamics GP Summer Update

Please note:  Dynamics GP 2015 will have no more updates.  Now is the time to talk to your Crestwood Account Manager about an upgrade. Contact us today!    Round 4 US payroll tax update changes The Round 4 US tax update has been released with changes for Idaho and Connecticut.  Once installed the new date … Read more

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Improve your Business with Dynamics 365
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Should You Consider Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central for Your Business?

Microsoft has long been a leader in business solutions.  Their Dynamics solutions; such as, Dynamics GP, Dynamics SL, and Dynamics CRM, have gone through many changes over the years to continue to bring you improved technology. Many customers have been wondering if their current Dynamics solution will be supported in the future as Microsoft has … Read more

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Dynamics 365 Business Central Learning Resources
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2020 – The New Year Brings Lots of Training Options for Dynamics 365 Business Central

I have noticed a ton of new videos, tutorials, documentation, and overall training materials coming out lately for Dynamics 365.  Seems that the New Year is going to be booming for Dynamics 365!  Here are a couple of recommended and free training places. Crestwood First, don’t forget, Crestwood has a YouTube channel with a playlist … Read more

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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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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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