Acumatica Cloud ERP
Lauren Christoff
Lauren Christoff

Give Your Employees the Gift of Anytime, Anywhere Access with Cloud Based ERP

2019 is coming to an end. However, leading up to the end of the year, there’s a holiday coming up, one that your employees may be heading home for. “Home” means different things to different people. For some, this may mean a few miles down the road, for others, it’s a cross-country flight away. Unfortunately … Read more

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Acumatica Training Video
Lauren Christoff
Lauren Christoff

Video How-To’s: Three Acumatica Features To Get Familiar With

Hopefully by now, you’ve upgraded to Acumatica 2019 R2! Acumatica is routinely adding new features and improving on current functions. Below are three quick how-to videos for previously added functions; one is exporting Generic Inquiry Parameters to Excel and Pivot Tables, another is Landed Costs and finally GDPR Compliance for Acumatica. Stay tuned for more short … Read more

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Top 10 Reasons to Upgrade from Quickbooks
Lauren Christoff
Lauren Christoff

10 Reasons Why It May Be Time to Upgrade from QuickBooks

As your business grows, you may find your organization struggling with the limitations of software designed for smaller concerns. Everyone has to start somewhere, so it’s only natural that you will eventually outgrow the systems you had at the beginning. This is particularly true of accounting packages. QuickBooks, for example, is a fantastic resource for … Read more

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Microsoft Word Tips
Lauren Christoff
Lauren Christoff

Hands-Free Typing in Microsoft Word

As I was searching for a new topic for our Productivity Tips & Tricks, I came across this nifty tool called Dictate. Similar to voice to text on your mobile phone, this feature allows you (actually your fingers) to take a break from typing. What’s not to love about that? First thing, Dictate is only … Read more

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Quickbooks
Lauren Christoff
Lauren Christoff

Another Sign That You’ve Outgrown QuickBooks? Managing the Books and Cash Flow Isn’t As Easy As It Used to Be

A QuickBooks History Lesson It wasn’t too long ago that general ledgers and other financial data were kept by hand in notebooks or in rudimentary spreadsheets on the computer. Basic accounting software like QuickBooks soon followed (much to the pleasure of accounting departments everywhere), and it remains a great entry-level tool. But it hasn’t evolved … Read more

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Balance the Costs of ERP
Lauren Christoff
Lauren Christoff

What’s the Cost of Doing Nothing? Why You Can’t Afford to Wait on Your ERP Software Decision

If not making a decision to implement or upgrade to a modern-day, cloud ERP is the decision you choose to make, your business isn’t going to grow. Learn about the financial effects of your non-decision in the new Aberdeen Group whitepaper “The Cost of Doing Nothing: Why You Can’t Afford to Sit on an ERP … Read more

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Outgrowing Quickbooks
Lauren Christoff
Lauren Christoff

The First Telltale Signs That You’ve Outgrown QuickBooks

If you’ve built your business on QuickBooks, you know it’s a great entry-level accounting solution. As your business flourishes, however, QuickBooks may not be able to keep up. There are telltale signs that you’ve hit your limits with your current systems and when those start to occur, your future growth will be stifled until you step … Read more

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PowerPoint Tips and Tricks
Lauren Christoff
Lauren Christoff

Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint

This week we’re going to talk about Microsoft Office 365 PowerPoint, what it’s used for, and how to set up a new presentation. First things first, you may ask yourself, what will I use PowerPoint for?  PowerPoint is software used to create professional looking slideshow presentations. They can be displayed on projectors, big screen TVs, … Read more

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Save time and money
Lauren Christoff
Lauren Christoff

Save 10-25% Processing Credit Cards in Dynamics GP with iTransact

I recently had a couple of my clients complain about their merchant services for processing credit cards in Microsoft Dynamics GP, so I decided to look at alternative solutions. Since Crestwood is part of the BDO Alliance, I asked who they might recommend. iTransact merchant services was at the top of the list. After some … Read more

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