New Commerce Experience Pricing
Lauren

The New Commerce Experience: Everything You Need to Know About Microsoft’s Licensing Changes

Microsoft recently announced a change in how you can purchase and manage licenses through your Crestwood Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) Program. This change will impact the way you purchase Microsoft 365 licenses but fear not, Microsoft has launched the New Commerce Experience intending to reduce complexity and provide cost savings for long term commitments, while … Read more

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Dynamics GP All-in-one view
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Dynamics GP All-in-One View

In 2015, Microsoft introduced the All-in-One View for Dynamics GP. The All-in-One View is a feature that allows users to easily view and track the complete transaction cycle for an entry (or group of related entries). It is available in the Purchasing, Sales, and Inventory modules. Sales All-in-One View View related sales documents in one … Read more

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Acu summit banner
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Are You Attending Acumatica Summit?

COLLABORATE, INNOVATE, ACCELERATE Connect with customers, partners, industry analysts, and Acumatica executives. Acumatica Summit is the perfect excuse to get away and stay at a luxurious resort in sunny Las Vegas.  Not only do you get to enjoy everything the Wynn Las Vegas has to offer, from fine dining, casinos, golf club, spa, and shopping, … Read more

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Microsoft Word Tips
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Adding artistic effects, changing colors and so much more with images in Microsoft Word

In my previous blog, we talked about how to add and format text around images in Microsoft Word. Next, I’m going to walk you through the Adjust functions of the Picture Format tool bar. We will cover: Remove Background Corrections Color Artistic Effects Transparency Compress Pictures Change Picture Reset Picture Remove Background Starting from left … Read more

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Titan Seals the Deal with Acumatica
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Crestwood, Acumatica, and TITAN Sales & Consulting: An Unbreakable Bond

A wildly innovative adhesive company with extremely unique software needs enlists Crestwood to customize their Acumatica system to make it watertight. About Titan “What is the one thing that is going to change the [RV] industry and make it different moving forward?” That is the question that TITAN Sales & Consulting‘s founder Tobin Goode began … Read more

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Acumatica Year-End Close Checklist
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Closing the Fiscal Year in Acumatica ERP

There really is not much users need to do to close the year in Acumatica; the financial year is closed automatically when you close the last period of the financial year. Thus, you should close the last period only when the company is ready to close the financial year. From a closing standpoint, the year-end … Read more

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Tax Time
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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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Teams Tips and Tricks
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Enhanced Audio and Video Features in Microsoft Teams Meetings

With the rise of virtual meetings and remote work becoming the new norm, the quality of calls and meetings on Teams has become incredibly important. Microsoft is “committed to ongoing improvements to Teams audio and video quality, through user-facing features and settings, to cutting-edge codecs and AI.” With that, I am going to walk you … Read more

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Acumatica Cloud ERP
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Acumatica: How a Modern & Agile ERP System Can Grow Your Business

Businesses and organizations outgrowing entry-level accounting software and those running legacy ERP applications struggle to adapt to today’s rapidly changing business environment. As a result, companies are hampered by high IT costs for one-off integrations and intrusive customizations, providing minimal functionality to grow into new markets. Modern cloud ERP applications like Acumatica empower businesses and … Read more

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Microsoft Word Tips
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Tracking Your Own Changes in Microsoft 365 Word Online

The critical part of producing great content requires getting feedback from your colleagues. Years ago, we found ourselves comparing documents next to each other to see what changes were made, and whether to accept those changes. It was time consuming reading word for word in each document trying to spot the differences and not knowing if what … Read more

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PowerPoint Tips and Tricks
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Instantly Create PowerPoint Presentations Using Your Microsoft Word Document

Occasionally, my manager would come to me and ask that I transfer a Word document into a PowerPoint. As you may know, transferring the information by copying from Word and pasting it into a PowerPoint slide can be time consuming. You can now save time creating PowerPoint presentations with this clever new feature in Microsoft … Read more

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Microsoft Bridge to Cloud
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Bridge to the Cloud: Microsoft’s Latest Promotion for On-Premises Users

Dynamics 365 Business Central is better than Dynamics GP or Dynamics SL. You must try it out. Just as we love classic cars, vinyl records, and drive-in theatres, we love Great Plains, Dynamics GP and Dynamics SL too! But sometimes nostalgia needs to take a backseat to efficiency. Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central is simply … Read more

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