Crestwood Blog

Microsoft Word Tips
Lauren

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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Georgia

How to Quickly Create a Custom SmartList Using SmartList Designer in Dynamics GP

Accurate reporting is paramount to making effective decisions in any business. In Microsoft Dynamics GP, SmartLists are a fantastic tool for organizing your data exactly how you need it. In Dynamics GP, there are out-of-the-box SmartLists already loaded in your system. Those are great places to start, but when is anything ever perfect right out … Read more

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Acumatica Cloud ERP Pricing
Christine

Acumatica ERP Pricing – How is Cost Calculated?

How much does Acumatica cost?  Acumatica ERP is not a one-size fits all solution.  Unlike many other ERP software applications that charge per user, Acumatica charges on a consumption basis. I’m Christine, an Account Executive here at Crestwood Associates.  As an Acumatica Gold Certified partner and reseller, I am here to help you determine if … Read more

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PowerPoint Tips and Tricks
Lauren

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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Acumatica Business Events
Joel

Business Events: Automatic Notifications When Upgrading to Acumatica 2020 R2

Acumatica ERP Business Events provide a powerful platform to monitor data and events and to create actions such as an email notification or an import scenario. For example, check out some of our other blogs posts on business event scenarios: Using Business Events for Approval Reminders in Acumatica Using Business Events to Create Transactions – … Read more

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Dynamics GP Update
Mary

The Latest Rounds of Updates for Dynamics GP

As we sit on the precipice of the next Microsoft Dynamics GP release (scheduled for October), we figured it was time to again check in with our Great Plains folks! Payroll Tax Updates The first thing we should note is the updated payroll tax tables. Late July saw Round 4 updates in Idaho, Kansas, New … Read more

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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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