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.
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; [...]

29 10, 2018

A Bot is Born: Crow Canyon Brings AI Services to SharePoint

2019-01-25T18:54:45+00:00October 29th, 2018|

Using Microsoft's Bot Framework, LUIS, NLP, and Azure Cognitive Services, Crow Canyon brings AI to SharePoint & Office 365 applications! Does “AI” (Artificial Intelligence) still seem remote and futuristic? Something from a Sci-Fi movie? Well, it is not anymore, with Big Data, Bots, and Machine Learning making AI capabilities readily accessible to software developers [...]

18 10, 2018

Microsoft Teams Webinar – Answers to Questions Raised

2019-01-25T18:15:20+00:00October 18th, 2018|

Note: this blog post answers questions raised during a Webinar we held Oct. 10th on Microsoft Teams with MVP Matthew J. Bailey. Microsoft Teams is obviously a hot topic these days, with many organizations looking to implement it and see how it can help with running day-to-day operations and managing special projects. We had [...]

2 10, 2018

Crow Canyon Goes Modern!

2019-04-11T16:25:14+00:00October 2nd, 2018|

All our applications and apps, along with the NITRO Studio, are now fully compatible with SharePoint's Modern UI. The Modern UI, currently only available on Office 365, offers new features and capabilities to SharePoint. Here are two articles that go into depth about the advantages of this new interface: Joanne Klein: 10 Reasons the SharePoint [...]

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