Quickbooks
Talin Topuzyan
Talin Topuzyan

Another Sign That You’ve Outgrown QuickBooks? Managing the Books and Cash Flow Isn’t As Easy As It Used to Be

A QuickBooks History Lesson It wasn’t too long ago that general ledgers and other financial data were kept by hand in notebooks or in rudimentary spreadsheets on the computer. Basic accounting software like QuickBooks soon followed (much to the pleasure of accounting departments everywhere), and it remains a great entry-level tool. But it hasn’t evolved … Read more

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Balance the Costs of ERP
Lauren Christoff
Lauren Christoff

What’s the Cost of Doing Nothing? Why You Can’t Afford to Wait on Your ERP Software Decision

If not making a decision to implement or upgrade to a modern-day, cloud ERP is the decision you choose to make, your business isn’t going to grow. Learn about the financial effects of your non-decision in the new Aberdeen Group whitepaper “The Cost of Doing Nothing: Why You Can’t Afford to Sit on an ERP … Read more

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Acumatica Training Video
Amber
Amber Tselios

Video How-To’s: Two New Acumatica Features for Dashboards and ARM Reporting

Hopefully by now, you’ve upgraded to Acumatica 2018 R2! Acumatica is routinely adding new features and improving on current functions. Below are two quick how-to videos for two new functions; one for dashboards, and the other for the ARM reporting package. Stay tuned for more short how-to videos, and be sure to subscribe to our … Read more

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ROI Analysis of ERP Replacement
Jason Sheaffer
Jason Sheaffer

What’s Your ROI of a Modern ERP Cloud Solution?

Growing businesses know it’s imperative to upgrade to a modern ERP cloud solution from their legacy system. But such a significant investment of time and money should be researched thoroughly and probably will require evidence of the return on investment. Acumatica’s whitepaper “ROI Analysis of Replacement ERP” provides the tools for doing that. The paper discusses … Read more

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Outgrowing Quickbooks
Talin Topuzyan
Talin Topuzyan

The First Telltale Signs That You’ve Outgrown QuickBooks

If you’ve built your business on QuickBooks, you know it’s a great entry-level accounting solution. As your business flourishes, however, QuickBooks may not be able to keep up. There are telltale signs that you’ve hit your limits with your current systems and when those start to occur, your future growth will be stifled until you step … Read more

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Amber
Amber Tselios

Crestwood Named One of Bob Scott’s VAR Stars Again in 2018

Crestwood Associates has been named to the 2018 Bob Scott’s VAR Stars list for the fifth consecutive year! Add another one to the trophy case! The list, which has been published since 2009, touts a variety of high profile firms and recognizes factors such growth, industry leadership and recognition, and innovation. Which, as you likely … Read more

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Tracking Purchasing in Acumatica
Christine Jacob
Christine Jacob

Tracking Purchasing in Acumatica – From Requisitions (including Vendor Bidding!) to Receipt

Acumatica can help your business refine your purchasing process to reduce unnecessary spending and to simply have better controls through their Advanced Distribution Suite.  With this suite, your team can easily manage purchasing from requests to receipt. Acumatica Advanced Distribution Suite – Requests It simply begins with an employee entering a request for an item. … Read more

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Webinar
Lauren Christoff
Lauren Christoff

Webinar: Payment Application Plus & AP Inbox Assist for Acumatica

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM (CST) Register Here!   Learn how to super-charge Acumatica with add-on products from Crestwood  Join Tom Bardwil from Crestwood as he gives an in-dept demonstration of two more very popular add-on products: Payment Application Plus AP Inbox Assist As with all of our custom add-on … Read more

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Acumatica Lifecycle
Colleen Schils
Colleen Schils

The New Acumatica Product Lifecycle and Support Policy (Hint: It’s Good News!)

Acumatica Product Release Stages Acumatica’s Product Releases are designed to deliver high quality versions of the product on a predictable schedule allowing customers to stay on the most current release of the product and at the same time have ample time to preview major upgrades before going into production. Supported Releases Acumatica is constantly innovating … Read more

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Source Control for Acumatica
Joe Jacob
Joe Jacob

The Right Way to Use Source Control for Your Acumatica Customization Packages

Summary Many aspects of a custom solution for Acumatica can be done within the confines of a Visual Studio Project. However a customization project package must still be maintained within an instance of Acumatica.  Here’s a simple method of exporting and importing those changes to be captured by source control. Method Let’s say you already … Read more

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Agility Acumatica
John Gabrys
John Gabrys

Free Whitepaper: The Value of Agility in ERP During Disruptive Times

Yes, you can survive business disruption, just not with your legacy ERP. This new Whitepaper from Mint Jutras lays out the value of having an agile ERP platform. Disruption Everyone knows it could be coming soon to their market-with or without warning, but nobody likes to think about it.  It’s not just new competition, it’s … Read more

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AP Inbox Assist for Acumatica
Angela Stuart Mills
Angela Mills

Three Awesome New Features for AP Inbox Assist for Acumatica

Are you using our AP Inbox Assist add-on for Acumatica yet? If you aren’t, you’re missing out. Never chase down paper invoices again.  Streamline your experience, from receipt of invoice to approval to payment. Our custom-made product is better than ever with these new features.  Here is a list of three new things you can do with … Read more

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Acumatica Attributes
Guillermo Pineda
Guillermo Pineda

New in Acumatica 2018 R2: Using Attributes as User Defined Fields (No Programming Required!)

In a previous blog, we discussed how to add custom data fields to a form and also discussed the advantages and limitations of Attributes. Prior to the Acumatica 2018 R2 update, Attributes were only available for Customer Management (e.g. Leads, Contacts, Cases, Opportunities, Business Accounts, and Marketing Campaigns), Inventory Items, Projects, Employees, Vendors, and Customers. In … Read more

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Pricing strategy in Acumatica
Joel McDonnell
Joel McDonnell

Understanding Item Pricing & Discounts in Acumatica

Before you jump into the Acumatica screen to set up item pricing, you should think about what drives pricing on your products.  Things such as: Stock or non-stock item Default price Sales price The customer The price class Discounts Currency Unit of measure Location Warehouse Markup percent And possibly more Note: Acumatica’s sales order entry … Read more

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Webinar
Amber
Amber Tselios

Video Series: All About Acumatica

Crestwood completed the Acumatica in action series with its final recording of Transitioning to Acumatica. Each week we focused on a different area of the solution, starting with a introductory overview. If you missed this series, that’s ok, we recorded each webinar and put them here for your viewing. November 13th, 2:00 PM:  An Introduction to … Read more

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ERP ROI
Jen
Jen

AWS and Acumatica: The ROI of Modern Cloud Solutions

The choice to upgrade to a modern cloud solution from a legacy system is imperative if a business wants to thrive. But such a significant investment of time and money should be researched thoroughly and most probably will require evidence of your Return on Investment. Acumatica’s Whitepaper, ROI Analysis of Replacement ERP, provides the tools for … Read more

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Acumatica Snapshot
Melissa Blassingame
Melissa Blassingame

Creating a New Tenant by Copying Settings from Another Tenant

In Acumatica, you can use snapshots to easily create a new tenant by copying settings from another tenant.  Snapshots can be used as templates to quickly and easily set up new tenants similar in configurations; such as a test environment. They can: Contain full or partial data Can be saved locally Can be imported and … Read more

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