About crowcanyon

Scott Restivo, CEO of Crow Canyon Software is a subject matter expert in the space of SharePoint and Office 365. Restivo comes from a programming background and created Crow Canyon 20 years ago in response to software spaces that needed additional development for greater office efficiency.
22 03, 2019

Hazards of Phishing Attacks and Office 365 Tools for Protecting Your Company

2019-03-22T15:50:46+00:00March 22nd, 2019|

It’s 10 am and already I have received four phishing attempts in my Inbox – fake emails purportedly from Chase Online, Xerox, FedEx, and a VoiceMail service. That does not even include the others in my Junk Mail or that were blocked by anti-phishing filters. I know they are fakes just by looking at [...]

11 03, 2019

Questions & Answers on PowerApps and Flow

2019-03-20T18:19:27+00:00March 11th, 2019|

These questions and answers came from our recent webinar with MVP Joel Oleson on "Apps, Forms, Workflows and Tools of Office 365: What to Use When?" We are looking to get you the information you need to be successful in building applications on SharePoint and Office 365. See webinar recording and other information here. - [...]

11 02, 2019

The Two Sides of Bots – Human and Tech

2019-02-11T17:52:25+00:00February 11th, 2019|

Chatbots are having a profound impact on how we go about our day-to-day business. Whether internal HR and support bots or customer-focused bots on commercial web sites, chatbots are becoming more mainstream. They are finally starting to come through on their promise of boosting revenue while cutting costs. Artificial Intelligence, Natural Language Processing, and [...]

31 01, 2019

Questions and Answers from “Infopath Replacement with Crow Canyon’s NITRO Studio”

2019-03-13T18:10:12+00:00January 31st, 2019|

These questions and answers came from our recent webinar with “Replace InfoPath Forms with NITRO Studio.” We are looking to get you the information you need to be successful in building applications on SharePoint and Office 365. See webinar recording and other information here. - - - - - - - - - - - [...]

25 01, 2019

ChatBots Work Best When Personality Matches Purpose

2019-02-11T17:19:09+00:00January 25th, 2019|

User Experience (UX) in IT is typically thought of as a combination of intuitive UI coupled with robust user engagement workflows. In the world of chatbots, however, a strong UX is increasingly associated how a bot uses language to engage with a customer – what could be called the bot’s “personality”. As Natural Language [...]

16 01, 2019

Crow Canyon Celebrates 20th Anniversary!

2019-01-16T21:58:19+00:00January 16th, 2019|

1999 –when the Internet was still young, 5 years before Facebook was founded, and a “cloud” was still something that floated in the sky. The Millennium and the Year 2K Scare were a year away. Microsoft had just come out with Exchange Server 5.5 and Outlook 97 – at the time, big advancements (over, [...]

12 01, 2019

Chatbots and Natural Language Processing

2019-01-25T21:25:39+00:00January 12th, 2019|

The rise of chatbot technology is quickly proving to be more than a mere fad, with a number of major businesses—such as Amtrak and Marriott—enjoying significant financial benefitsfrom their use in customer service settings. The ability of chatbots to effectively engage with customers is due to NLP (Natural Language Processing), a technology that enables [...]

11 12, 2018

The Economic Argument for Bots

2018-12-24T01:24:12+00:00December 11th, 2018|

Artificial Intelligence has attracted a lot of attention lately, and will certainly continue to do so as the technology rapidly improves. AI covers a wide range of possibilities, some of which will not appear until well into the future. But one area where AI is already gaining momentum is in the use of bots, specifically [...]

4 12, 2018

SharePoint 2019 Brings Modern UI to On-Premises Installations

2018-12-24T15:07:59+00:00December 4th, 2018|

With the release of SharePoint Server 2019 in October, on-premises installations can now take advantage of SharePoint’s “Modern UI”. Microsoft developed the Modern UI as a responsive, more efficient alternative to the “Classic” SharePoint interface. While the Modern UI has been available in SharePoint Online/Office 365 for over a year, it is only with the [...]

19 11, 2018

Technology Marches On – Is Your Company Keeping Up?

2019-01-25T18:19:42+00:00November 19th, 2018|

Technology speeds ahead and businesses lag behind – that is the reality we encounter everyday here at Crow Canyon Software. Technology advances rapidly. All of us see this as we are barraged daily with new features and enhancements to the products we use. When we open our phones, there are apps to be updated; [...]

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