No matter how complex your organization is, business success has always relied on a simple concept: Sell products or services that make more money than you spend. No matter how many moving parts exist, how many currencies you operate in, or how complicated the sales process, it all comes down to a simple concept: Your … Read more
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Are You Getting the Satisfaction You Deserve from Your ERP?
Analysts love to look at software. Whether it’s the ability to execute and market presence, functionality and usability, or any of the other criteria for ranking vendors and products, one of the most important albeit overlooked criteria is whether users like the software. Often, it’s hard to convince someone to review a product, and unless … Read more
Beyond the Champion: Who Else Needs to Join Your ERP Dream Team?
Just as the 1980s NHL Edmonton Oilers needed more than the scoring prowess of Wayne Gretzky and the 1992 USA Dream Team needed more than Michael Jordan, your ERP project team needs a wide range of key players to get the job done. Following a recent blog on the importance and role of an ERP … Read more
Executing Your Move to Cloud ERP
Following our recent blog on the trends in moving to the cloud, the reasons a cloud migration offers flexibility in pricing and licensing, and the first steps of a Cloud ERP migration, we would today like to turn our attention to the process of heading to cloud ERP itself. The Move from Planning to Executing … Read more
How to Speed Up A/P Bill Processing in Acumatica
When was the last time you revisited your payables bill processing? What if I told you how to save 200 minutes of time each week per 100 invoices? That’s over 3 hours of processing time every week! Look what A/P Inbox Assist, an Acumatica add-on, can do: Reduces AP time by approximately 50% Eliminates data … Read more
Acumatica vs. NetSuite: The True Cloud Showdown
Acumatica vs. NetSuite. Two true cloud options—but is there a true winner? At Crestwood Associates, we have been in the business of customizing, implementing, and delivering business-changing software for more than two decades. As one of the leading channel partners in North America, we would today like to explore the key differences and compare two … Read more
Why Every ERP Project Needs a Champion
Every business that sees the necessity of new ERP system software does so with the knowledge that ERP implementations can be challenging. Which leads to the question: is there someone who can do the big lifting, someone who can make the process a smooth and successful transition? We call that person the “champion,” and every … Read more
What’s Your ROI of a Modern ERP Cloud Solution?
Growing businesses know it’s imperative to upgrade to a modern ERP cloud solution from their legacy system. But such a significant investment of time and money should be researched thoroughly and probably will require evidence of the return on investment. Acumatica’s whitepaper “ROI Analysis of Replacement ERP” provides the tools for doing that. The paper discusses … Read more
Manufacturing in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central
Microsoft’s manufacturing offerings are surprisingly robust, so learning more about the key elements that make up this suite can help you assess what you need and what features will serve your brand best. Instead of racing your way through a high-speed demo, you can look at the highlights and key functions of this powerful part … Read more
Free Whitepaper: The Value of Agility in ERP During Disruptive Times
Yes, you can survive business disruption, just not with your legacy ERP. This new Whitepaper from Mint Jutras lays out the value of having an agile ERP platform. Disruption Everyone knows it could be coming soon to their market-with or without warning, but nobody likes to think about it. It’s not just new competition, it’s … Read more
Service Management in Dynamics 365 Business Central
Having a centralized administration hub is becoming more essential than luxury in the modern age of low overhead digital business. Even companies or franchises competing at scale in the brick and mortar space benefit from the features that Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central platform offers. Whether your business is heavy on inventory or you are … Read more
Acumatica – Pivot Tables & Drill Down Together
Do you use one of the more recent Acumatica 6.x versions? Do you export your Acumatica data into Excel so that you can use pivot tables? Have you found you can’t drill into the underlying transactions? If so, you need to try out pivot tables inside Acumatica! They’re great, easy to use, and the best … Read more