Power BI
William Schroeder
William Schroeder

Power BI Report Server or Power BI SaaS: which is right for me?

Recently, Crestwood was asked three questions that pertain to Power BI in the cloud (the Microsoft SaaS offering) and how it compares to the on-premise (or cloud-hosted) Power BI Report Server solution.  Both solutions enable Power BI reports and visualization construction by leveraging the power of Microsoft’s Power BI services, but there are notable differences … Read more

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General Ledger in Acumatica
Tiffany Bennett
Tiffany Bennett

Setting up Control Accounts to keep Subledgers in Balance with the GL in Acumatica

Acumatica has added a new feature called Control Accounts in the 2019 R2 release.  This functionality prevents users from making manual entries to any GL Account marked as a control account.  As a result, it helps to keep the subledgers in balance with the General Ledger.  It’s a very helpful feature. Here is a list … Read more

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Setting Reminders for Business Events in Acumatica
Joel McDonnell
Joel McDonnell

Using Business Events for Approval Reminders in Acumatica

Acumatica introduced Business Events in Acumatica ERP 2018 R1. Business Events provide a platform to monitor data and events and create actions such as an email notification or an import scenario. Our clients have used Business Events for notifications on events such as: Additions of new customer locations to confirm tax settings. Purchase receipts created … Read more

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Business Events in Acumatica
Joel McDonnell
Joel McDonnell

Using Business Events to Create Transactions – Employee Birthday Checks

Acumatica ERP Business Events provide a powerful platform to monitor data and events and to create actions such as an email notification or an import scenario. This post will demonstrate the flexibility of Business Events and how they can be used to update business data. Our demonstration company has a practice of sending employees a … Read more

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Prepayments in Dynamics 365
Melissa Chang
Melissa Chang

Initial Setup for Prepayment Percentage – Sales Orders in Dynamics 365 Business Central

If you require your customers to submit payment or if a vendor requires you to submit payment before shipment, you can use a prepayment. Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central makes it easy to invoice with prepayment percentages. We learned that with just a bit of initial setup, you can design a very smooth processing experience. … Read more

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Acumatica 2019 R2 - Financial Features
Melissa Blassingame
Melissa Blassingame

New Financial Features in Acumatica 2019 R2

Acumatica 2019 R2 was released in September, 2019 and included more than 100 improvements, enhancements, and new features.  The release notes are extensive covering additions in the platform, usability, financial management, project accounting, inventory and order management, construction, field service, and manufacturing.  Many of these new features were developed by user requests, to make Acumatica … Read more

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Dynamics GP Error
Brandon Richards
Brandon Richards

Dynamics GP and SQL 2019 – Internal error: “An expression services limit has been reached”

With a recent Dynamics GP upgrade, we ran into a unique error message that we had not seen before: This error was appearing in various Navigation Lists in GP 2018 R2 on the latest version.  Examples of Navigation Lists impacted included the following: All Purchasing Transactions Purchase Orders Not Submitted Purchase Requisitions Pending Approval Other … Read more

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