17 04, 2017

Using SharePoint to Manage Facilities Requests and Work Orders

2020-05-19T18:30:01-07:00April 17th, 2017|

The brain is a powerful organ that can tackle an amazing amount of data, but keeping track of hundreds or thousands of simultaneous processes is not one of its strong suits. This is best left to computers, which brings us to a business sector that is characterized by a stunning number of moving parts: maintaining [...]

25 03, 2017

Using SharePoint and Office 365 for Equipment Tracking & Work Order Management

2019-01-26T23:38:46-08:00March 25th, 2017|

For any company, no matter how large or small, buying new equipment doesn't end after the purchase. In fact, the list of obligations will have just begun. First, though, what kind of equipment are we talking about? Depending on your industry, the list can be quite varied: Heavy-duty Equipment: Vehicles, buildings, factory machinery, medical machines, [...]

18 02, 2017

Achieve Work Order Efficiency with Crow Canyon’s Facility Maintenance for SharePoint & Office 365

2019-01-26T23:41:01-08:00February 18th, 2017|

Managing a facility and its equipment, whether it's a business office, manufacturing plant, a warehouse, factory, or a whole campus, is a demanding task that requires a constant, focused effort. A dedicated work order management system is critical to success. The alternative -- addressing maintenance needs on an ad-hoc basis -- is a recipe for [...]

28 11, 2016

Equipment Tracking in SharePoint & Office 365

2020-05-19T18:33:39-07:00November 28th, 2016|

Managing your company's equipment is an ongoing process that requires a significant number of resources. As organizations grow, it is easy to lose track of your assets, resulting in increased costs, mistakes, lost documents, and missed opportunities (expired warranties, lapsed service maintenance, reactive policies, etc.). Proactively managing your equipment is critical to keeping down costs [...]

4 05, 2016

Asset Management Keeps Healthcare Healthy

2019-01-27T00:19:31-08:00May 4th, 2016|

Keeping track of assets is always an important task, but it is particularly critical in the healthcare industry. In addition to the risk of financial loss, keeping track of medical equipment brings a new angle to the story: patient health. If certain assets are lost, unaccounted for, or missing, the results could be dire for [...]

1 04, 2016

Manage Equipment Leases with SharePoint

2020-05-19T18:41:19-07:00April 1st, 2016|

Equipment leasing is a procurement option that has increased in popularity over the years, particularly for young companies who don’t have large stores of capital on-hand. Leasing, which is the rental of equipment over a specified time period, enables companies to quickly compete without having to break the bank. There really is no limit in [...]

29 05, 2013

Task Tracking in Facility Management

2019-10-04T20:43:08-07:00May 29th, 2013|

The human brain has only so much capacity for multitasking. The process of taking on a major project can’t always be done with a completely linear, head-on approach. Our minds often can’t simultaneously envision and juggle all of the necessary steps for a successful outcome. Instead, we naturally separate and [...]

2 05, 2013

Completing the Picture: Tracking Software and SharePoint Services

2019-10-04T19:36:58-07:00May 2nd, 2013|

Two essential components to making a company run smoothly are a good team of quality workers who are effective in their roles and  modern, fully functioning equipment that allows employees to efficiently carry out their jobs. Managing equipment in the business world can be a hassle, especially without well-designed tracking [...]