Acumatica Payroll
Lauren Christoff

New Payroll Features:  Acumatica 2021 R1 & 2022 R2

Acumatica Summit 2021 in Las Vegas did not disappoint.  Advanced functionality, improved performance, and superior support were some of the payroll highlights our Crestwood clients are excited about. Day one, we heard from Jon Roskill, CEO at Acumatica. “We innovate our business and industry functionality at remarkable speeds, enabling us to deliver a future-proof platform … Read more

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Learn Power BI
Amber Tselios

But WHY Power BI?

THE most powerful tool for business insights on the market right now is a big part of Microsoft’s Power Platform: Power BI. With Power BI (which stands for “Business Insights”), you can leverage your data to easily build reports and dashboards with interactive visualizations. And, not just Dynamics data either – even Acumatica, QuickBooks, or … Read more

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Ransomware Colonial Pipeline
Ben Borger

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
Amber Tselios

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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Crestwood Add-ons get Certified by Acumatica
Amber Tselios

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 Blassingame

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 Schroeder

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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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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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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William Schroeder

You NEED Power Platform… and Here’s Why! (Webinar Recording)

Did you miss the Power Platform webinar? Have no fear, we recorded it. Click the button below to watch now! Watch Recording Here   If you have a computer (and I suspect you do!) you may have heard about Power Platform. Then you may have scrolled by, thinking you don’t have a use for it. … 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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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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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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