Crestwood Blog

Attack on data
Jen
Jen

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
Jen
Jen

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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Webinar
Lauren Christoff
Lauren Christoff

Webinar: Tips & Tricks for Payroll in Dynamics GP

Thursday, April 25, 2019 at 11:00 AM to Noon (CST) Register Here!   Our wildly-popular Tips & Tricks continues with the next module: Payroll. Join our superstar Dynamics GP consultant Georgia Stewart as she gives you all the secrets for streamlining payroll in Dynamics GP. Calculate periodic payrolls, including tips, taxes, benefits, and deductions; calculate … Read more

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Webinar
Lauren Christoff
Lauren Christoff

Webinar: More Fun in 2019 R1: All About the Latest Acumatica Release

Thursday, April 25, 2019 at 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (CST) Register Here!   The new release of Acumatica 2019 R1 just dropped in March, and is full of customer-suggested improvements, new features, and enhanced functionality. Join Tom Bardwil of Crestwood as he gives you the scoop on all the updated features, such as: Branch … Read more

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Webinar
Lauren Christoff
Lauren Christoff

Webinar: Gain Control of Your Data with DocLink

Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at 11:00 AM to 11:50 AM (CST) Register Here! Document management & process automation for Acumatica and Dynamics GP Whether you’re the CFO, AP Clerk, Accounting Manager, HR Manager, Sales or IT, what would it mean if you could spend less time touching documents, yet gain improved efficiency, visibility and control … Read more

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SmartList Builder- Purchase Order
Mike Gordon
Mike Gordon

Dynamics GP SmartList Builder: Purchase Order Shipment Receipt and Matching Line Number

I recently helped a Microsoft Dynamics GP client create a SmartList to pull in purchase order numbers for shipments and match receiving lines.  Additionally they wanted to see the number of the receiving line. To accomplish this I created a SmartList Builder Report from the SmartList “Receiving Transactions.” Here’s how: The trick is we had … Read more

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Microsoft Dynamics Changes
Mary Lenehan
Mary Lenehan

New Tech Support Portal: Big Change Coming for Microsoft Dynamics Users

Life would be so boring without change, don’t you think? We know that Microsoft agrees with that! One big change is coming that we wanted to make you aware of: the new, modern portal for submitting support requests for all Dynamics products (like Dynamics GP, Dynamics SL, and Dynamics 365 Business Central). Microsoft is working … Read more

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Dynamics GP Checkbook ID
Juliet Constantino
Juliet Constantino

Checkbook ID Defaults on Computer Check Batch in Microsoft Dynamics GP 2018 R2

Another new feature in the Microsoft Dynamics GP 2018 R2 release is the ability to select a default checkbook in the Payables Management setup window. The checkbook ID selected here will default in the Payables Batch Entry window when creating a “Computer Checks” batch. In previous versions, when a Payables batch was created using a … Read more

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Dynamics General Ledger
Juliet Constantino
Juliet Constantino

Post Through the General Ledger at the Transaction Level (New Feature in Microsoft Dynamics GP 2018 R2)

In previous versions of Microsoft Dynamics GP, any transaction posted from a sub-module that was not saved to a batch would automatically create a batch that had to be posted in the General Ledger. Not anymore! Users may now post through the General Ledger at the transaction level. Here’s how An additional checkbox has been … Read more

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Acumatica Construction Overview
Angela Stuart Mills
Angela Mills

Acumatica Construction Edition: Taking Businesses into the Future

Construction professionals struggle with many of the same challenges as those in other areas of business, but with an entire set of unique issues. Accounting and ERP software designed specifically for construction contractors, fabrication, home builders, subcontractors, specialty contractors, and land developers with the solutions they require to improve their bottom line, can help keep … Read more

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Dynamics 365 Fixed Assets
Juliet Constantino
Juliet Constantino

Quickly Create and Depreciate a New Asset in Dynamics 365 Business Central

Managing fixed assets is a cornerstone of any good accounting software. Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central is no different. Here’s how to create and depreciate a new asset in a flash. Create a New Fixed Asset Go to Finance>Fixed Assets>New. Then enter the basic information (the fields in boxes below are required). Note: the subclass … Read more

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Cloud Distribution
Jen
Jen

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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Management Reporter Refresher
Mike Gordon
Mike Gordon

A Management Reporter (MR) Refresher: Advanced MR Tips with downloadable guides!

Attention Dynamics SL Users: You’ll notice a lot of “Dynamics GP” language used below – that’s only because we used Dynamics GP for our presentation. Management Reporter works exactly the same in Dynamics SL!   Maybe you have heard that Microsoft will no longer be releasing updates to Management Reporter. This does not mean, however, … Read more

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