Crestwood Blog

Microsoft Bridge to Cloud
Lauren

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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Crestwood Case Study
Lauren

A Business Central RE-Implementation (Why Choosing the Right Partner is Important)

Often our success stories highlight a customer’s journey through choosing a new ERP system (Acumatica or Dynamics 365 Business Central) and the ins and outs of their implementation with our team here at Crestwood Associates. This one will be a little different; this is a story of a company who had gone through the process … Read more

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Dynamics 365 Business Central
Juliet

How to Quickly View Chart of Accounts Balances by Dimension as of a Specific Date (in Dynamics 365 Business Central)

Even out of the box, Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central is intuitive and easy to use. Setting up and keeping an eye on your chart of accounts has never been easier. But it gets better: you can customize the way the chart of accounts is displayed using dimensions and filters. From the chart of accounts … Read more

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Writeoff payments in GP
Georgia

Dynamics GP: Correcting Journal Entries

How can I correct a posted transaction in Dynamics GP? Have you ever accidentally posted a journal entry incorrectly? Dynamics GP does not allow you to correct or void a GL entry that is posted. You need to enter a new journal entry, reversing the previously entered one.  Dynamics GP provides the ability to do … Read more

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Shortcuts
Lauren

Keyboard Shortcuts for Acumatica Cloud ERP

Keyboard shortcuts: we use them every day. Ctrl+A, Ctrl+X, Ctrl+C, Ctrl+P… those simple but quick and handy keyboard shortcuts that quickly perform a function on your machine, software, or app. These little tricks make your work life a little less tedious. We all know how much of a pain it is to switch back and … Read more

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Crestwood Top VAR Logo
Lauren

Accounting Today Recognizes Crestwood Associates as a Top VAR for 2021

Crestwood Associates ranks in yet another top ERP reseller list. ORLANDO, Fla. (PRWEB) July 16, 2021 — Crestwood Associates has again been named to Accounting Today’s list of Top 100 VARs for 2021. The top 100 resellers are chosen from organizations that sell and implement Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and accounting software, and are ranked … Read more

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Acumatica Payroll
Lauren

New Payroll Features:  Acumatica 2021 R1 & 2022 R2

Acumatica Summit 2021 in Las Vegas did not disappoint.  Advanced functionality, improved performance, and superior support were some of the payroll highlights our Crestwood clients are excited about. Day one, we heard from Jon Roskill, CEO at Acumatica. “We innovate our business and industry functionality at remarkable speeds, enabling us to deliver a future-proof platform … Read more

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Dynamics GP Lifecycle update
Lauren

No, Microsoft Dynamics GP is NOT Going Away

Microsoft released the updated lifecycle roadmap for Dynamics GP.  The dates show active development and support well into the future, 2028 and further, which indicates GP is here to stay.  Since the October 2019 release of GP, Microsoft follows the Modern Lifecycle policy, which offers you continuous support and servicing, including fixes, new features, and … Read more

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Dynamics Community Summit
Lauren

Save Hundreds of $$$ – Register by July 31st

Hurry, early bird pricing ends July 31st so register today. Register Here   Get all your questions answered by Dynamics experts in every field.  Spend 3 1/2 days immersing yourself in real world training, problem solving with like-minded peers and learning from hundreds of industry experts. This Summit will be packed with over 300 informative … Read more

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Import Data using Macros
Georgia

The Free, Quick, & Easy Way to Import Data into Dynamics

I won’t keep you in suspense – MACROS!  Yes, you can use the Macros tool in Microsoft Word to record any repetitive action and save yourself time and money! Even though Microsoft offers a number of import tools for Dynamics GP including Integration Manager, Table Imports, and eConnect and there are third-party tools available to purchase, such as Scribe … Read more

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Scribe connection failure
Jamie

Scribe Stopped Working for Dynamics 365

Updating Scribe Insight for Dynamics 365 Regional Discovery Service Deprecation Microsoft is deprecating the WS-Trust security protocol and regional discovery service, which is used to authenticate connections in Scribe Insight.  What does this mean?  It means that when Microsoft runs this update on your D365 CE tenant your current Scribe D365 connection will not work.  … Read more

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Ransomware
Ben

Again, What IS Ransomware? A History Lesson in the Midst of Another Major Industry Attack

According to the Justice Department, ransomware attacks are now elevated to the same priority level of terrorism. Dealing with cybersecurity right now is as important to the US government as dealing with global terrorism after 9/11. So what gives? JBS, a Brazil-based company responsible for 1/5 of the United States’ cattle supply, was hit by … Read more

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Dynamics GP vs Dynamics 365
Lauren

Top Ten Reasons Businesses are Switching from Dynamics GP to Dynamics 365 Business Central

A comparison of Dynamics GP and Dynamics 365 Business Central No cost to upgrade: Business Central is Free vs. GP $3,200 per upgrade Dynamics GP upgrades average $3,200 plus user time to verify and check features, balances, and reports; whereas, Business Central automatically upgrades your system to the current version for free. Built for remote … Read more

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