Crestwood Blog

Mary Lenehan

Don’t Miss GPUG Amplify – March 20-21, 2018 | Chicago, IL

I’m excited and honored to be presenting “Explore Your GP Reporting Options” session at the upcoming GPUG Amplify conference in Chicago on March 20, 2018. I invite you to join hundreds of other leaders and learn more about Reporting, Functional, and Executive Leadership with Dynamics GP at its focus. Amplify is the annual conference sponsored … Read more

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Sean Casey

Dynamics GP:  Error during Payroll Year-end Update

We have gotten a couple support calls about an error occurring while running the Dynamics GP utilities after installing the payroll year-end update. Error The following SQL statement produced an error:  exec w fDeployClrAssemblies [Microsoft][SQL Server Native Client 10.0][SQL Server]Assembly ‘system.directoryservices, version=2.0.0.0, culture=neutral, publickeytoken=b03f5f7f11d50a3a.’ was not found in the SQL catalog. This error is caused … Read more

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Jen

WEBINAR: Microsoft Dynamics GP 2018 First Look

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 11:00AM – Noon (CST) Register Here Join Mary Lenehan from Crestwood for a first look at Microsoft Dynamics GP 2018.  This live demo will cover many of the great new features and updates; including: Comprehensive Doc Attach User experience updates Financials & HRP Workflow improvements System requirements and more!  

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Jen

WEBINAR: The Hidden Costs of Inventory Spreadsheets

Thursday, February 22, 2018 11:00AM – Noon (CST) Register Here Are you thinking about moving on from your inventory spreadsheets?  If so, you don’t want to miss this free, no-strings webinar with Netstock – the leader in Inventory Management Systems. If you’re like other businesses, you’ve had problems and wasted hours that come with the … Read more

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Jen

WEBINAR: 2018 Acumatica Summit Recap

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 11:00AM – Noon (CST) Register Here If you didn’t attend the 2018 Acumatica Summit this year, don’t worry.  Crestwood is bringing back all the latest and greatest to share with you during this hour-long, free webinar.  Join Colleen & Rick as they go over: Breaking news Product updates Sales, Marketing, & … Read more

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Jen

WEBINAR: Act-On + Dynamics = Better Together Marketing Automation

Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018 11:00 AM – Noon (CST) Register Here Join us for a free demo of Act-On Marketing Automation software for Dynamics.  Their solution is fully functional and you can’t beat the price! What You Can Do with Act-On: Craft trackable Act-On emails for salespeople to send from Dynamics, Outlook, or Office 365. Build marketing … Read more

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Donna Krizik

Crestwood Named a 2017 VAR Star

Crestwood has been named to the 2017 Bob Scott’s VAR Stars list for the fourth year in a row. 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. “Each year, 100 VAR Stars are picked from the best … Read more

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Brandon Richards

Crashing and Connection Errors with Management Reporter Console, Dynamics GP, and SQL

Error and fix when your Management Reporter console crashes. This one is great!  My client was having issues with the Management Reporter (MR) Configuration Console crashing as soon as you tried to open it, and the MR Process Service kept stopping after you would start it. I was also getting errors in the Windows Application … Read more

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Joe Jacob

Mouse Lagging on Remote Connections?

Most of the time I work remotely. It saves me travel time and saves my clients money.  I’m usually connecting to client systems with various VPN’s, etc. Once in awhile, when I’m VPN’d in somewhere, my mouse acts weird. It moves very slowly, like it’s underwater. I found a quick fix – here’s what I … Read more

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Brad Trevaskis

SQL Split String Option

I’ve been waiting a long time for this.  If you’ve had to split strings in SQL in the past, keep reading! Microsoft SQL Server 2016 now has a native solution available, meaning, you can supply a delimited string and join against it like a collection of rows. There have been many work-arounds for this over … Read more

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Brandon Richards

Management Reporter (MR) and Dynamics GP Legacy Connection – Caution When Importing a New Company

CAUTION – If you’re using MR with the Legacy connection to Microsoft Dynamics GP, when importing a NEW company to MR, be careful.  You want to make sure you check the boxes for “Skip Import” for all the existing companies that are setup if you are using multiple Building Block Groups (also known as Specification … Read more

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Wendy Zumpano

Free Benefits for Dynamics SL Users

Are you using Microsoft CustomerSource to enhance your Microsoft Dynamics SL experience? If not, you’re missing out on some great features! This is the place to go for access to documentation, the Dynamics SL support community, software downloads and up-to-date information about your system.  Access to Microsoft CustomerSource is covered by your annual enhancement plan.  … Read more

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David Gigear

Better Grouping with Easy SQL Functions

Here are some easy SQL commands you can use for better grouping options.  Quite often, I run into situations where I need to combine multiple values or descriptions into a column when it comes to reporting. Examples: There are a few SQL functions you can use to do this: CONCAT – allows you to concatenate … Read more

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Jen

Dynamics SL Year-End Checklist

Download our free checklist for closing 2017 in Microsoft Dynamics SL.  The checklist is full of essential information and general guidelines that can be combined with your internal company processes. Webinar & Support: If you missed our Dynamics SL Year-end Webinar on December 19th, don’t worry, you can watch the recording here. If you have … Read more

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Christine Jacob

Payment Application in Dynamics SL Made Easy with Crestwood’s National Accounts

Do you receive checks from one customer to pay for multiple customers in Microsoft Dynamics SL?  Maybe you simply wish the Payment Application Screen in Dynamics SL was more user friendly?  Then consider Crestwood’s National Accounts Module for Dynamics SL.  We make payment application easy by adding in multiple sort options and an Auto-Apply feature. … Read more

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Jen

Dynamics GP 2017 Year-end Updates RELEASED!

Get ready for year-end 2017 with Microsoft Dynamics GP – the year-end updates have been released!   There have been changes in many areas including Payroll, Fixed Assets, Distribution, eConnect, and many more. 4 things to do today: Sign up for one of Crestwood’s Dynamics GP Year-end events. Email our Dynamics GP Support Team at … Read more

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