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Crestwood Automation add-ons
Angela Stuart Mills
Angela Mills

What Benefits Can AP Automation Deliver for Your Company?

When you purchase from a supplier, they expect to be paid accurately, reliably, and in a timely manner. Driven in part by supplier demands and expectations, many organizations are looking for opportunities to automate their processes. While automation delivers a wide range of benefits, enhancing speed of payment and reducing the likelihood that exceptions and … Read more

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Sales Pitch
Brian Hedgepeth
Brian Hedgepeth

Stop the SLA Games: How Acumatica Delivers on their Promises

Features and benefits. Functionality and usability. Innovation and ability to execute. It’s so easy to look at software, company financial statements, and analyst reports to answer a variety of questions. These reports are out there to help you understand whether a vendor can provide what you need, whether or not the vendor is financially solvent … Read more

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Company Data Archive for Dynamics GP
Mary Lenehan
Mary Lenehan

Dynamics GP Running Slow? Archive It! Get to Know Company Data Archive Plus Analytical Accounting!

Microsoft Dynamics GP is one of those reliable, familiar business management tools. Able to grow with your business, the product has been used by companies for decades. Better yet, with the announcement of their new “Modern Policy” starting in October 2019, Microsoft has made coming releases of Dynamics GP even more resilient and evergreen. However, … Read more

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Multifactor Authentication
Ben Borger
Ben Borger

Intelligent enforcement of multifactor authentication with Azure Conditional Access and Acumatica

In today’s blog post we are going to explore some of the capabilities of Azure working together with Acumatica to provide an easy to use and secure way to log into Acumatica. You can use Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) as your identity provider for single sign on into Acumatica.  But beyond that, we are … Read more

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New feature in Dynamics 365 BC
Juliet Constantino
Juliet Constantino

View Vendor and Customer Names and Item Descriptions in Ledger Entries in Dynamics 365 Business Central

A new feature was added to Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central to allow users to display vendor names, customer names, and item descriptions in ledger entries. This can be enabled in the following windows: Copy Vendor Name to Entries via a checkbox on the Purchases & Payables Setup page for Vendors Copy Customer Name to … Read more

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Disable Smartlist Builder
Mike Gordon
Mike Gordon

How to Modify SmartList Designer When SmartList Builder is Installed (in Dynamics GP)

Have you ever experienced this issue with Microsoft Dynamics GP? When both SmartList Designer and SmartList Builder are installed, SmartList Designer reports will not be able to be modified until SmartList Builder is temporarily disabled.  This is an easy fix. The steps below describe how to do this. First open SmartList.  Next, go to Tools … Read more

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Improve your Business with Dynamics 365
Jen
Jen

Should You Consider Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central for Your Business?

Microsoft has long been a leader in business solutions.  Their Dynamics solutions; such as, Dynamics GP, Dynamics SL, and Dynamics CRM, have gone through many changes over the years to continue to bring you improved technology. Many customers have been wondering if their current Dynamics solution will be supported in the future as Microsoft has … Read more

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Dynamics 365 BC Check Printing
Juliet Constantino
Juliet Constantino

How to Print Payables Checks in Dynamics 365 Business Central

When printing checks in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central, there are a couple settings to be aware of. The following steps will guide you through selecting the correct check stock and printing the checks during payment journal processing. Step One: Double-Check the Check Stock First, select the proper format to match your pre-printed check stock. … Read more

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Productivity Tips
Lauren Christoff
Lauren Christoff

Does Anyone Do Direct Mail Anymore?

Most don’t know this about me, but prior to joining Crestwood Associates, I was the Mail Merge Queen of the world. 😊 I’ve supported both sales and marketing departments for over 20 years, serving law firms, transportation, and the manufacturing industry.  While in each of those positions, I’ve created hundreds of mail merges, from form … Read more

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Ship Engine Add-on solution for Acumatica
Colleen Schils
Colleen Schils

Integrating Third-Party Add-Ons with Acumatica (ShipEngine Sample Case)

Acumatica is such a powerful, user-friendly platform in part because it’s so customizable for every customer’s unique needs. Whether it’s out-of-the-box functionality that just need small tweaks from experienced developers or any number of external add-on products. One of those add-on products that we recommend, and that our customers use frequently, is ShipEngine. ShipEngine allows … Read more

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