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The explosion of  internet purchasing has taught consumers to pit vendors against each other in relatively short order to compete for your business via comparison shopping. In a market where anything can be purchased from anywhere in the world, we all want the best products without paying the most expensive prices. Merchants of these goods all compete …

Choosing the Right ERP Partner Can Be Almost as Difficult as Choosing the Software Read More »

One huge benefit from purchasing a Microsoft ERP system is the Microsoft “stack” of products that stand as the backbone and seamlessly integrate with each other.  Products such as Office, SharePoint, SQL, Access, Virtualization products, and of course, Windows operating systems all work much easier with a Microsoft ERP system. SharePoint 2010 is a product …

Microsoft Dynamics GP and SharePoint 2010: A Perfect Match Read More »

Microsoft has released Microsoft Dynamics GP 2010 with almost 200 SQL Server Reporting Services (“SSRS” or “SRS”) reports.  They are accessible from the home page as a dashboard consisting of customizable metrics (SRS reports) with drilldown capabilities.  They can also be deployed to a Microsoft SharePoint Services site where consumers outside of the Dynamics GP …

Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services Overview Read More »

Customization is one of the items in the Microsoft Dynamics GP toolbox that is often overlooked or avoided.  There are cases where putting the right partner together with the right tools makes for a very successful outcome and a happy customer. Crestwood was engaged to complete a Dynamics GP upgrade from Great Plains 8.0 that …

Success Story with Dexterity Customization in Microsoft Dynamics GP Read More »

The Dynamics GP product platform is modeled to allow robust application customizations to be created in order to meet the unique needs of the installed company base.  Since Dynamics GP is, for the most part, an interpreted language that references resources dynamically via dictionary files, it is a relatively simple process to augment the core …

Microsoft Dynamics GP Development Environment Overview Read More »

Having a conversation regarding going over the scope of project is the last thing Project Managers and clients want to do. (Coming in at #2 is the “we’re not going to meet our date” conversation). This is the arm-wrestling match over scope essentials relating to the “must haves that should have been part of requirements” …

Insight From The PMO Manager: The Dreaded Scope Creep Read More »

Crestwood would like introduce you to Encore Business Solutions.  It was established in 1990 and is very committed to developing high quality products that extend the functionality of Microsoft Dynamics GP.  Encore’s ability to develop quality products and deliver timely releases has helped build a solid reputation within the Microsoft Dynamics Community.   As a Microsoft® …

Encore Business Solutions Adds Value To SmartList, Project Tracking and Billing Read More »

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