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Support for SQL Server 2008 Is Ending… What Should I Do?

Over the last few years, Microsoft has been making significant investments in the cloud. Unfortunately, that means that Windows Server 2008 and SQL Service 2008 will reach the end of support. But don’t worry, Microsoft has created a pathway for companies ready to make the switch to the cloud. Why should I make the switch to the […]

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How Can Microsoft Dynamics GP’s Accounts Payable Automation Solve Today’s Problems?

More and more organizations are looking for an easier way to do vendor invoice approval. The person able to authorize payment and signify his or her approval of a supplier invoice still requires an additional check signer. If the check exceeds a certain amount, a second check signer is required. This control supposedly gives multiple […]

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Microsoft Dynamics: Focus on Growing Your Business

Dynamics GP is a complete enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution for small to medium sized businesses. Dynamics GP helps you gain control over your primary business drivers. From financials and reporting to operations, Dynamics GP brings people and systems together to support your business ambitions.  

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How to Create New Columns from Existing Data in Dynamics GP

Power BI - Add Column By Example This feature allows you to create new columns of data from existing columns or cleaning data in your data model. It allows you to add new columns of data to your model by simply providing one or more sample values for your new column. Using column by example […]

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Going for the Gold – Crestwood Obtains its Second Microsoft Gold Competency for Cloud Hosting

PRESS RELEASE Mount Prospect, Ill. – September 3rd, 2018 Crestwood Associates has recently achieved its second Gold Competency from Microsoft, this time for the “Crestwood Cloud” hosted platform, running on Azure. Gold partners need to meet a set of strict requirements including demonstrating cloud platform knowledge through competency exams, submitting customer deployment references, meeting minimum […]

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Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central Overview

It is true that Microsoft launched their cloud based financial software last year under the name Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations, prior to it being ready for mainstream. There were issues with the functionality and more with the software. In the months since, Microsoft has taken the feedback from partners such as Prophet, and […]

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Look Out Surf City USA, Here We Come – Focus 2018!

If you have not already registered for Focus 2018 on August 27 – 30, 2018, at the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach Resort and Spa, then what are you waiting for? Focus brings together BI360 experts, partners and users worldwide to capture those last moments of summer in one of the top California beach towns around. Many come just […]

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Pitfalls of Long Account Numbers

Problems with Long Account Numbers During our years, we have seen a lot of long account numbers / lots of segments. What are some of the pitfalls of very large account numbers? The longest GL account number we’ve worked with in GP is 27 digits, 8 segments. This is different from the account framework which […]

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The VAR-ISV Relationship

VAR - ISV Relationship I see an awful lot of companies that want to redesign their chart of accounts. This happens when folks are moving to Microsoft Dynamics GP from another system and it happens if they've been on GP for a while. The reality is that as a business grows, the nature of the […]

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Are 3rd Party SPLA Vendors Created Equally?

3rd Party SPLA Vendors Dynamics GP is making great market share strides in the SPLA marketplace as the sheer depth that GP offers is turning the tide on many accounts that might have gone to products like NetSuite in the recent past. But with depth comes complexity and additional implementation cost – two things that […]

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