Webinar
Lauren Christoff
Lauren Christoff

Webinar: 5 Ways to Protect Your Data (Cloud Horror Stories and How To Avoid Them)

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM (CST) Register Here!    It’s the spookiest time of the year, and what scares US most? Our clients having insufficient, improper, or (scariest of all) NO backup plan for their data. Ask yourself a few questions: Do you have confidence in your disaster recovery plan? Do … Read more

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Chuck Brady
Chuck Brady

Can the Risk of Ransomware be Eliminated with Cloud ERP?

There are many good reasons to switch your ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) solutions to the cloud: cost, convenience, versatility, security, etc. But one especially good reason is the amount and types of risk that can be mitigated with Cloud ERP. What Risks are On-Premise Systems Vulnerable to? One of the major risks that organizations face … Read more

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Microsoft OneDrive Versions
Wendy Zumpano
Wendy Zumpano

Restore Deleted or Missing Files with OneDrive Version Control 

Microsoft Office 365 provides so much more than just the ability to access Microsoft Office suite (Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, etc.) from any device.  One important feature (that I learned about the hard way) is the ability to restore deleted files with OneDrive version control.  What is OneDrive? When I first started with Crestwood, I didn’t understand OneDrive, the cloud storage service … Read more

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True Cloud vs Fake Cloud
Ben Borger
Ben Borger

Warning Signs You Might be Working with Fake Cloud Distribution Software

Distribution is a complicated business. Ensuring products flow properly, people work effectively, and cash moves smoothly is a necessity, but too often, processes get gummed up and technology becomes more of a hinderance than a help. This is especially true if you are relying on outdated or undersized technology for the job at hand. Unfortunately, … Read more

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Cloud ERP Fabrication
Talin Topuzyan
Talin Topuzyan

Is the Fabrication Industry Ready for Cloud ERP?

Fabrication is a tough business. Commodities prices fluctuate rapidly, offshoring creates new competition, and new technologies present additional risk. It’s a perfect storm, and to weather it, you need to balance customer-centric business practices with demand for cost optimization, speed, and flexibility. Following our last blog discussing some of the things that fabrication companies including … Read more

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Attack on data
Jen
Jen

Horror Stories from the Vault – Ransomware Attack

Ransomware Attack Have you ever encountered a ransomware attack?  It’s not good.  Here’s a true story.  A Crestwood client was the victim of an attack.  Their on-premise servers got rooted badly, they even encrypted all the backups.  The attackers were demanding over $100,000 to get back their information. What would you do? The client decided … Read more

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Ben Borger
Ben Borger

From Nightmare to Triumph – Disaster Recovery and Maintaining Business Continuity with the Crestwood Cloud

If someone asked you right now where your backups are located, would you know? Are you sure your ERP system even HAS reliable backups, with easy access should disaster strike? We don’t ask this to scare you, but we know from experience how critical having a reliable and robust backup plan in place is to … 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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Cloud Storage OneDrive
Amber
Amber Tselios

How OneDrive Solved Our Collaboration Issues

As many companies do, Crestwood has regular company-wide calls that are attended by all our employees scattered across the country. The centerpiece of this call is a single PowerPoint presentation. But as each department worked on their respective slides, we were finding that dozens of different copies were being created, changes weren’t being saved, outdated … Read more

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7 Cloud Pitfalls
Jen
Jen

Avoid the Pitfall of Thinking that Customizations and Integrations Won’t be an Issue

Keeping up with technology is never-ending, and it can be difficult and costly. But it doesn’t have to be. More and more businesses are choosing to simplify, protect, and secure their business systems by moving to the cloud. Click to download the free whitepaper: 7 Pitfalls to Avoid as You Transition Business Software to the … Read more

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acumatica construction edition
Jen
Jen

Introducing Acumatica’s Construction Edition

I was invited to attend Acumatica’s Construction Edition Partner Meeting in sunny Miami Beach. It was a great opportunity to meet many of the innovative executives, developers, and programmers behind the new Construction Edition of this ERP software. Their pride and enthusiasm was contagious. They showed software demonstrations and shared stories of their journey into … Read more

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Pick and pack
Christine Jacob
Christine Jacob

Acumatica Warehouse Management Solution Distribution Series Part 2

Welcome back to the second part of my Distribution Series blog.  If you missed “Part 1:  WMS – Which Management System & Where to Begin?” don’t worry, here’s the link.  In part 2, I am going to expand into more detail on some of the Warehouse Management Solution features you need to think about specific … Read more

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Warehouse technology
Christine Jacob
Christine Jacob

Acumatica Warehouse Management Solution Distribution Series Part 1

I work with quite a variety of businesses that all use Acumatica Distribution in their own unique way.  This is the first in a series of blog posts showcasing numerous technology needs of companies I’ve worked with that are manufacturing, assembling, or distributing products. Part 1: WMS – Which Management System & Where to Begin? … Read more

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