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Quickbooks
Talin Topuzyan
Talin Topuzyan

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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Acumatica Training Video
Amber
Amber Tselios

Video How-To’s: Two New Acumatica Features for Dashboards and ARM Reporting

Hopefully by now, you’ve upgraded to Acumatica 2018 R2! Acumatica is routinely adding new features and improving on current functions. Below are two quick how-to videos for two new functions; one for dashboards, and the other for the ARM reporting package. Stay tuned for more short how-to videos, and be sure to subscribe to our … Read more

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ROI Analysis of ERP Replacement
Jason Sheaffer
Jason Sheaffer

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

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Outgrowing Quickbooks
Talin Topuzyan
Talin Topuzyan

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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Ben Borger
Ben Borger

From Nightmare to Triumph – Disaster Recovery and Maintaining Business Continuity with the Crestwood Cloud

If someone asked you right now where your backups are located, would you know? Are you sure your ERP system even HAS reliable backups, with easy access should disaster strike? We don’t ask this to scare you, but we know from experience how critical having a reliable and robust backup plan in place is to … Read more

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Payroll Tax form
Melissa Paglia
Melissa Paglia

Tax Time: New Filing Requirement for Wisconsin Businesses

The Wisconsin Department of Revenue has a new requirement for wage payers and information filers for 2018.  Yes, any employers and payers doing business in Wisconsin are required to file wage statements (W-2s) and information returns (e.g.,1099-MISC) with the Wisconsin Department of Revenue (DOR); however, for 2018, there is a new requirement. New Requirement:  If … Read more

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Amber
Amber Tselios

Crestwood Named One of Bob Scott’s VAR Stars Again in 2018

Crestwood Associates has been named to the 2018 Bob Scott’s VAR Stars list for the fifth consecutive year! Add another one to the trophy case! The list, which has been published since 2009, touts a variety of high profile firms and recognizes factors such growth, industry leadership and recognition, and innovation. Which, as you likely … Read more

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Dynamics GP Training Video
Jen
Jen

Videos: Microsoft Dynamics GP Training

We want to make sure you get the most out of your Microsoft Dynamics GP system.  Crestwood Associates holds free, monthly webinars on various Dynamics GP topics.  Here are some of our recent recordings.  If you’re interested in attending our webinars, you can register here for our upcoming sessions. Need more help with Dynamics GP?  Email our … Read more

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Tracking Purchasing in Acumatica
Christine Jacob
Christine Jacob

Tracking Purchasing in Acumatica – From Requisitions (including Vendor Bidding!) to Receipt

Acumatica can help your business refine your purchasing process to reduce unnecessary spending and to simply have better controls through their Advanced Distribution Suite.  With this suite, your team can easily manage purchasing from requests to receipt. Acumatica Advanced Distribution Suite – Requests It simply begins with an employee entering a request for an item. … Read more

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