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 05, 2019

What is No-Code Technology?

2019-05-22T14:37:41+00:00May 22nd, 2019|

No-code technology allows so-called “citizen developers” to build applications using intuitive graphical interfaces. No-code platforms allow users to “drag-and-drop” components so they can create applications that automate business processes.  Businesses are jumping on this train because it pushes application creation down to the groups that use those applications and relieves pressure on an often over-burdened IT department. With the “developers” being close to people who will use [...]

20 05, 2019

Benefits of a No-Code Solution

2019-05-22T16:54:40+00:00May 20th, 2019|

Want to create business solutions for your company? Or maybe you are in IT and want to push form and workflow creation to HR, Facilities, Purchasing, and other departments, so they can build the solutions themselves?  The rise of no-code solutions makes it possible for business users to build highly effective workflows without needing to know programming languages. The goal is to provide non-programmers [...]

23 04, 2019

Digital Transformation Furthers Regulatory Compliance

2019-04-23T16:00:55+00:00April 23rd, 2019|

Organizations in the healthcare, financial services, and utility provider industries have one thing in common: the need for regulatory compliance. And all too often, companies in these sectors make the mistake of using systems their staff is familiar with, rather than the proper tools, to meet compliance needs. Spreadsheets, Microsoft Word DOCs, PDFs, and [...]

16 04, 2019

Digital Transformation Spurs Operational Efficiency

2019-04-16T20:51:06+00:00April 16th, 2019|

Digital transformation is rapidly transforming how organizations look at internal processes and workflows. The move to digitized business processes opens a new world of possibilities for companies that previously relied on outdated, manual processes. This is felt primarily in the company’s bottom line when inefficient methods, paper-based processes, and repetitive tasks are replaced with [...]

8 04, 2019

Eulogy for InfoPath

2019-04-16T19:58:10+00:00April 8th, 2019|

“Alas, poor InfoPath! I knew him, Horatio, an app of infinite jest, of most excellent fancy …” Though Information Technology is a relatively new industry, it has nonetheless collected a graveyard of solutions that have succumbed to the march of technology. Microsoft has had its fair share of products that fell by the wayside: [...]

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 [...]

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