Crow Canyon SharePoint Blog

In the Crow Canyon blog, we’ve had several articles about Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning, covering Microsoft’s embracing of the technology and the implications of that. We’ve discussed predictive analytics, the problem with Delve, and Office 365’s new personalized search capability.

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What fun it was to be at the European SharePoint Conference last week in Dublin, Ireland! With many interesting sessions, speakers from all over the world, a wide range of sponsors (including Crow Canyon!), and some great “social events” at the Jameson Distillery and Guinness Storehouse, the… Read more »

Asset Management

In order to enact effective Change Management, IT companies cannot arbitrarily make changes to their infrastructure. Decision-makers need to have a clear picture of their assets from summary and detailed perspectives. They need to know what they have in place and how it is configured before they can make decisions… Read more »

Problem Management means investigating deficiencies in IT service delivery and seeking to identify root causes, with the goal of enacting changes that will result in improved operations and more efficient service.

Simply put, in order to fix something, you have to know what is broken. The indication of a… Read more »

In our whitepaper, ITIL Lite: Service Management for SMBs, we introduced the concept of “ITIL Lite”: an SMB-friendly version of the ITIL service management framework that provides the benefits of ITIL without the overhead of adhering to the complete set of ITIL standards.

As you may know, ITIL,… Read more »

Crow Canyon Software is going to Europe, specifically Dublin, Ireland, for the annual “European SharePoint, Office 365, & Azure Conference”. This event, running November 13 to 16, is the largest SharePoint and Office 365 gathering in Europe.

Crow Canyon, a Silver Sponsor, will be in booth #52,… Read more »

People ask us why they should use our Office 365 applications instead of SaaS (Software as a Service) solutions or client-server programs. Here are four reasons why using our SharePoint & Office 365 applications is the way to boost productivity and lower costs in a modern business environment:

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Crow Canyon Software, provider of business productivity applications for Microsoft SharePoint and Office 365, will be sponsoring three SharePoint & Office 365 events in October. These include the following:

SharePoint Saturday Sacramento | October 15 | Sponsor • O365 Saturday Redmond WA |… Read more »

We had the pleasure of hosting a “Post-Ignite” webinar last Monday with Microsoft MVP Vlad Catrinescu. In the webinar, titled “The Impact of Ignite on the Future of Your Office 365″, Vlad outlined seven major areas where announcements made at the Sept. 25 – 29 Microsoft Ignite Conference will affect… Read more »

We gave an overview of the advantages of using Applications Portals in a previous blog article. We explained how our applications use these portals to encourage users to engage with SharePoint. The portals give users a friendly, intuitive interface to interact with the… Read more »

One way our applications boost the power of SharePoint and Office 365 is through the use of Application Portals. These Application Portals give users ways to engage effectively with our applications, thereby driving user adoption and accelerating usage of SharePoint and Office 365.

Application Portals differ from Intranets,… Read more »

As we documented in our whitepaper, Future Tech Trends in Office 365, the fastest growing trend in Office 365 / SharePoint — and, arguably, the entire IT ecosystem — is Artificial Intelligence (AI). In the Office 365 realm specifically, we’re talking about Office Graph.

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The Problem with Delve

August 28, 2017
Microsoft Delve

In our last blog article, we talked about Predictive Analytics and its use by Microsoft in Office Graph and Office Delve. We raised issues with this kind of predictive approach and discussed the limitations. In this article, we will focus on Delve particularly and explore why it is… Read more »

The latest buzzwords in IT revolve around the use of historical and current data to predict the future: Predictive Analytics, Big Data, and Data Science are all topics getting a lot of traction these days. The general idea is that massive volumes of data undergo cleansing (formatting, parsing, outliers removed)… Read more »

Crow Canyon Software, a global software company based in the Bay Area of California, has opened its East Coast office in downtown Wakefield,, Rhode Island. It will host an Open House Thursday, August 3rd to celebrate the opening of the office.

Crow Canyon provides business solutions based on… Read more »

Crow Canyon Software today announced its partnership with Content Panda that adds in-context help to Crow Canyon applications for SharePoint and Office 365. Content Panda has a unique help system that places panda icons in the applications so that users can click them and get the… Read more »

In our article Choosing Resilience Over Reliability, we discussed the difference between “imagined systems” and “found systems.” The former are built for reliability, with backups and failover systems in-place; the assumption is that things will work as they are supposed to.

The latter are designed for resilience… Read more »

As a concept, Office 365 Groups initially existed as a way to group together people with a shared commonality (e.g., working together on the same project). This grouping mechanism was largely relegated to basic applications, such as security, permissions, and distribution. Microsoft had a plan for Groups, however, and now… Read more »

Crow Canyon Software heads to the Big Apple to sponsor the July 29th NYC SharePoint Saturday. Scott Restivo, CEO of Crow Canyon, will be giving a talk as part of the speaker sessions running during the day.

The NYC SharePoint Saturday is a free one-day event put on… Read more »

Crow Canyon Software will once again be a Gold Sponsor of a SharePoint Fest, this time in Seattle August 8 to 11. Crow Canyon will be on the expo hall floor, showcasing its powerful and effective SharePoint and Office 365 applications, on August 10 and 11.

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