Crestwood Blog

Bug
Georgia Stewart

Important GP Bug Report: Black Boxes and Dynamics GP Report Writer

What Happened? Many users are reporting a problem with Microsoft Dynamics GP after the latest update: when you attempt print using Report Writer reports, black boxes instead of images appear on the reports. The following Windows updates (all from March) were affected: “KB5000808” “KB5000809” “KB5000802” “KB5000803” “KB5000812” “KB5000822” This only affects Report Writer reports (Word … Read more

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Lauren Christoff

Employee Retention Credits: Extended and Expanded Opportunities (Webinar Recording)

This event has passed, but you can still view the recording! View the Recording   The Employee Retention Credit (“ERC”) is a refundable payroll tax credit for wages paid and health coverage provided by employers whose operations were either fully or partially suspended due to a COVID-19-related governmental order, or that experienced a significant reduction … Read more

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New features
Jen Jerzak

Microsoft Dynamics GP 2020 New Features

Microsoft has outdone themselves again with all the customer requested and new features in the latest 2020 version of Dynamics GP.  Along with all the enhancements, they have screenshots, detailed information, and user comments with each and every feature.  Below, are the links to the individual pages. Financial Enhancements Non-Employee Compensation (NEC) for 1099 form … Read more

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Acumatic 2021 R1
Jen Jerzak

What’s Coming:  Acumatica 2021 R1

Save Time with Superior Usability Acumatica continues to enhance the user interface and flexible workflows. In 2021 R1, there is new mobile image recognition capabilities, better side panels, improved notifications and dashboards. Create CRM contacts from business cards using mobile image recognition AP Document recognition inventory ID search Navigate to external URLs from generic inquiry … Read more

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Dynamics Upgrades in Waves
Amber Tselios

A First Look at Dynamics 365 Business Central 2021 Wave 1

Gone are the days of once-per-decade upgrades for Microsoft Dynamics products – Business Central is committed to twice-yearly updates called “waves.” April 1st, 2021 marks the general release of the latest wave – 2021 wave 1. Microsoft is promising to bring hundreds of new features in this release, spanning across all the Dynamics 365 applications, … Read more

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Lauren Christoff

Acumatica 2021 R1 – New Features & Upgrades (Webinar Recording)

This live event has passed, but you can still View the recording here!    Wait until you see what’s in store for this new release! Highlights of the major usability updates, like side panels on entry screens and auto-refresh High-level overview of new native Payroll module Massive updates to the Manufacturing Edition New reporting options … Read more

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Intelligent Cloud
Jen Jerzak

Using the Intelligent Cloud to Migrate Dynamics GP Data

The Intelligent Cloud is a wide term, used within the cloud services, but many of us with small- to medium-sized businesses (and ERP systems to match) wonder why or how we would use it? What is the Intelligent Cloud? First, the general idea of Intelligent Cloud is that the cloud technologies and applications that we … Read more

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Crestwood MVP award winners
Amber Tselios

Crestwood’s Rockstars Boast Six New Acumatica MVP Awards for 2020

Sure, Tom Brady just scored his fifth Super Bowl MVP award. However, Acumatica recently announced its latest slate of Acumatica MVPs, and the Crestwood Associates team brought home six MVPs! So, who’s the real G.O.A.T.* here? This marks the second consecutive year in which Crestwood was the most awarded company; i.e. no other Acumatica partner … Read more

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Lauren Christoff

Processing AP Invoices Using Office 365 and Microsoft Teams (Webinar Recording)

This event has passed, but you can still view the recording! View the Recording   Come join us to learn how Microsoft Office 365 and Teams together with DynamicPoint’s Invoice Automation app, EasyAP365, can be used to automate each step in your organization’s AP Invoice process. The agenda will include: Invoice Submission OCR Review and … Read more

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Awards
Amber Tselios

Crestwood Associates Wins Velixo’s (a top Acumatica ISV) Partner of the Year Award

The trophy case at Crestwood Associates is expanding yet again. Against some stiff competition, Crestwood came out on top as Velixo’s Partner of the Year for 2020. Velixo is an award-winning provider of Excel-based reporting solutions for cloud ERP solutions, namely Acumatica. “It’s such a treat to be named Velixo’s Partner of the Year. Our … Read more

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Crestwood Announcements
Amber Tselios

Crestwood Associates (a Top Acumatica/Dynamics Reseller) Changes Leadership

Crestwood Associates (a leading Microsoft Dynamics and Acumatica partner) is shaking up their leadership, leaving them poised for growth. SCHAUMBURG, Ill. February 12, 2021 — Among a flurry of new hires, the top of the organizational chart of Crestwood Associates is getting a makeover, as well. Most notably, a new CRO and COO. John Gabrys … Read more

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Building your business from the ground up
Lauren Christoff

White Paper: 19 Brilliant Ways to Promote ERP & CRM User Adoption

Getting your entire team on board when introducing new software is always a challenge.  User adoption can make or break a new system, no matter how good it is. Like ERP or CRM, no two systems are alike, so finding the best solution that will fit your business needs plus the needs of your team … Read more

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Acumatica Warehouse Managment System
Amber Tselios

Acumatica WMS Basics – A Warehouse Management System Extraordinaire

Let’s get personal in this blog post – in your author’s former life, I worked in a manufacturing plant. We had an ERP, too, and I had my hands in all aspects of the Warehouse Management System, from sales order processing to shipping/receiving to purchasing to payables/receivables (those reports don’t write themselves!) While interfacing with … Read more

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Microsoft Word Tips
Lauren Christoff

The Easy Way to Build a Table of Contents in Microsoft Word

Have you ever found yourself scrolling through hundreds of pages searching for specific information?  Keyword searches are time consuming and do not necessarily locate what you need. So, how do you manage to find that info?  The answer, you build a Table of Contents (TOC). In my previous blog, I talked about adding Styles to … Read more

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Acumatica 2019 R2 - Financial Features
Melissa Blassingame

ATTENTION ACUMATICA E-FILERS: The 1099-MISC and 1099-NEC files generated by the Create E-File form were not submitted electronically by the FIRE system

Please note: if you are using the FIRE system to file 1099-MISC/-NEC, the file structure is incorrect. Please reach out to your CAM or Crestwood support IMMEDIATELY for help installing the customization package to fix this issue. See the filing dates for 1099-MISC and 1099-NEC details. The problem: (Per Acumatica help files) The 1099-MISC and … Read more

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