Crestwood Blog

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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Ransomware Colonial Pipeline
Ben

First-Hand Evidence of the Dangers of Ransomware: The Colonial Pipeline Story

If you live on the East coast, you likely had some early pandemic flashbacks recently; stories of a gas shortage threw people into a gas-buying frenzy (indeed making that gas shortage narrative a true one). Social media was filled with photos of people in pickup trucks filling barrels with gasoline and videos of motorists physically … Read more

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Acumatica eCommerce
Lauren

Meet Our Experts: Freddy the eCommerce Specialist

As we discussed in our last ecommerce blog, online shopping is bigger than ever, which means online selling is bigger than ever. Many of our customers are making the turn to digital sales, if it is applicable to their business. Online stores allow business owners to reach more potential customers, get more data and insight … Read more

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Backups in Dynamics 365 BC
Ben

The Rundown on Backups in Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central

Database backups are an essential part of any business continuity and disaster recovery strategy.  Using cloud products like Microsoft Business Central includes disaster recovery services such as backups and storage.  Here is the overview of backups and restores for Business Central. Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central online service uses Azure SQL Database as the underlying … Read more

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SRS codes
William

Passing Multi-Value Parameters in SRS/SSRS Reports to Sub-reports

Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services (“SRS” or “SSRS”) have been around for the better part of two decades, first hitting the streets in early 2004.  Over the past 16+ years, many articles and blog posts have been written about passing multi-value parameters between reports using a combination of the JOIN and SPLIT functions.  These work … Read more

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Crestwood Add-ons get Certified by Acumatica
Lauren

Three of Crestwood Associates’ Add-On Products for Acumatica are Certified for 2021 R1

Acumatica has recognized Crestwood’s Lockbox Processing, 360° Sales View, and Collections Management products for quality and usability with their latest version Schaumburg, Ill. and Orlando, Fla. – May 7th, 2021 Crestwood Associates is proud to announce the first slate of add-on products (Lockbox Processing, 360° Sales View, and Collections Management) have been recognized as Acumatica-Certified … Read more

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Acumatica CRM
Melissa

The Latest in Acumatica CRM 

We don’t need to tell you the importance of a good CRM system. Customer Relationship Management is a fairly new module in Acumatica, and each release comes with a set of new features. We’re going to look at the latest updates below. Business Accounts New Layout of Business Accounts Form The Details tab has been … Read more

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Microsoft Power Automate
William

Automate Repetitive Desktop Tasks With Power Automate Desktop

Good news! If you are an existing Windows 10 user, you can now download Microsoft Power Automate Desktop for free! Microsoft made this download available on March 2nd, 2021. Why Power Automate Desktop? Power Automate Desktop (formerly Microsoft Flow) will allow you to automate repetitive tasks such as mouse clicks and keyboard taps in much … Read more

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Bank Reconciliation
Kayla

How to Reprint a Previously-Posted Bank Reconciliation (Business Central Quick Tip)

“Help! I’ve previously posted and printed a batch in Dynamics 365 Business Central but I need to reprint some of the reports from my bank reconciliation!” No fear! Crestwood is here. Below are the steps to reprint a previously-posted bank reconciliation. First, navigate to the top ribbon and select Cash Management > Bank Accounts. Highlight … Read more

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Lauren

Accelerate Your Journey to AP Automation with KwikTag (Webinar Recording)

This live event has passed, but you can still View the recording here!   In a world working everywhere, KwikTag has made your digital transformation easier than ever. KwikPayables Accelerate for Dynamics GP is a cloud-based (SaaS) accounts payable automation solution that provides a totally digital automated process from invoice capture to payment processing. KwikPayables … Read more

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William

How to Connect Business Central to External Systems (API Set Up)

The icing on the cake of a great ERP system lies in its customizability. APIs allow users to connect Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central to external services, eliminating the need for constant back-and-forth between systems. With Dynamics 365 Business Central, users are able to connect Web Services using a point-to-point connection between their ERP and … Read more

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