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 [...]

2 05, 2018

SharePoint Conference North America: Here We Come!

2019-01-26T23:31:37+00:00May 2nd, 2018|

The excitement is building for the NITRO Studio, our application creation platform for Office 365 and SharePoint. NITRO Studio is a unique collection of apps that enhance SharePoint with forms, workflows, reporting, portals, and more. Our goal is to “put the power in your hands” so you can easily create applications, whether simple or complex, [...]

1 12, 2017

Application Portals & Intranets: How Do They Interact?

2019-01-26T23:03:05+00:00December 1st, 2017|

Recently we introduced the concept of the SharePoint Application Portal as a friendly, functional interface for users to engage with our SharePoint-integrated applications. In our initial blog article, we discussed the benefits of application portals for both users and admins; in a subsequent article, we went into more detail about how our application portals facilitate [...]

21 09, 2017

Application Portals: An In-depth Look

2019-01-26T23:11:06+00:00September 21st, 2017|

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 Help Desk, the Support Desk, Purchasing, HR, or other business applications. These [...]

12 09, 2017

Application Portals: Putting Users in the Driver’s Seat

2019-01-26T23:11:41+00:00September 12th, 2017|

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, Team Sites, and Comm Sites in that [...]

5 01, 2017

Digital Transformation: Powering Productivity

2019-01-26T23:48:55+00:00January 5th, 2017|

What is "Digital Transformation"? On the user side, Digital Transformation is characterized by making people's life easier. What was once difficult or time-consuming is now straightforward. Fifteen years ago, buying a book meant visiting a retail outlet, baking a cake meant flipping through recipes from stacks of magazines, and preparing a business report meant using [...]

2 11, 2016

NITRO™ In-Depth: Reporting & Analytics

2019-01-26T23:54:43+00:00November 2nd, 2016|

How is your Service Desk performing? What are the bottlenecks? What can be improved? In our last blog article, Continual Service Improvement, we described how Reporting & Analytics, the “Third Pillar” of our NITRO™ application layer, can help you understand "where you're at, where you’ve been, and where you need to go" in terms of [...]

26 10, 2016

Reporting & Analytics Drive Continual Service Improvement in Crow Canyon Applications

2019-01-26T23:55:16+00:00October 26th, 2016|

In a previous blog post, we discussed how workflows within Crow Canyon's NITRO™ system are used to move tickets and requests towards resolution. NITRO™-powered SharePoint and Office 365 applications from Crow Canyon put the workflow configuration into your hands. You can easily define and implement workflows that are relevant & meet your unique business -- [...]

24 10, 2016

Go With the Workflow in SharePoint and Office 365

2019-01-26T23:55:48+00:00October 24th, 2016|

Need new hardware? Want access to a secure database? Onboarding a new employee? All these are “workflows” – a request needs to be initiated, then routed through the proper approvals; tasks need to be assigned, work needs to be done, and the request must be seen through to completion, whether fulfilled or rejected, or resolved [...]

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