28 08, 2018

Is Microsoft Updating Office 365 Too Fast Too Often?

2020-05-19T15:45:56+00:00August 28th, 2018|

Recent discussions among Microsoft MVP’s resulted in a blog published last week by MVP Stacy Deere-Strole, “Keeping Up with Microsoft: Realistic or Not?”. In this article, Stacy states that “every Tuesday, there is a new change to Office 365” and that makes it “harder and harder” to keep up. Stacy talks about the frustration [...]

7 08, 2018

Case Study: Management of Virtual Machine Environments

2020-05-19T15:51:07+00:00August 7th, 2018|

Virtual Machines are used extensively in the IT world. They are easily brought up and taken down, allowing quick deployment and reconfiguration, while saving on resources. Virtual Machines, or “VMs”, are especially useful when testing hardware and software in different environments. One of our clients builds virtual machine “laboratories” for the US Military. Our client [...]

18 05, 2018

What’s Trending at the SharePoint Conference North America?

2020-05-21T20:51:42+00:00May 18th, 2018|

I spent some time over the last few days reviewing the sessions at the upcoming Crow Canyon Software is a Gold Sponsor and has been an active promoter of this Conference for a year now. It is great to see it coming together and we look forward to meeting the many people attending and participating [...]

9 03, 2018

Case Study: Request Tracking Solution for U.S. Government Agency

2020-05-19T16:31:10+00:00March 9th, 2018|

The Crow Canyon Request Manager for SharePoint transformed the way a U.S. government agency worked, empowering it to move away from outdated manual processes and embrace digitized and automated solutions that integrate seamlessly with its existing IT framework. Two challenges: Regulations and Outdated Methods When it comes to regulations, few sectors are as stringent as [...]

15 02, 2018

Office 365: The Move to the Cloud Continues

2019-01-26T22:49:39+00:00February 15th, 2018|

Office 365 has taken the business world by storm. Way back in 2015, Office 365 surpassed Google Apps in terms of cloud usage. Why? It’s mostly been due to Microsoft’s determination to move everyone to its cloud platform – Office 365 -- by providing a rich set of features at reasonable costs. SharePoint Online [...]

30 01, 2018

SharePoint Conference North America, May 2018

2019-01-26T22:54:41+00:00January 30th, 2018|

May 2016 and May 2017 saw major announcements from Microsoft on the Future of SharePoint. This May will be no different, only louder with a major SharePoint conference happening in Las Vegas. Planning and preparation for the SharePoint Conference North America in Las Vegas is well underway, with over 50 sponsors and over 100 [...]

8 01, 2018

Case Study: Customer Support for Manufacturer of Industrial Computers

2020-05-19T17:44:41+00:00January 8th, 2018|

Recently, a manufacturer of "industrial computers" approached us with a need for a system that provides support and service of the computers it builds and send out to its customers. The company’s specialized industrial computers are a breed of their own in terms of maintenance, customized equipment, repair, operation, and upgrades. These computers differ from [...]

30 12, 2017

Hub Sites: A New Kind of SharePoint Intranet?

2020-05-21T20:25:23+00:00December 30th, 2017|

In the first half of 2018, Office 365 First Release customers will be able to make use of a new feature from Microsoft called "Hub Sites". A hub site is an intranet-type interface that is populated by content published in team sites and communication sites, which are two types of SharePoint sites. In essence, [...]

28 12, 2017

Multi-Geo Office 365: Solving the Data Residency Challenge

2019-01-26T22:59:48+00:00December 28th, 2017|

As more and more IT companies transition to a cloud or hybrid architecture, there is an increasing concern over data security and compliance. Constantly evolving international data protection laws mandate how organizations manage their customer's data. But, more often than not, the question is not what is stored... but where it is stored. Regulations and [...]

8 12, 2017

Manage Information Overload with SharePoint & Office 365 Applications

2019-01-26T23:01:14+00:00December 8th, 2017|

Information Overload is a serious problem for individuals and for businesses. Emails, Twitter feeds, web sites, texting, smartphones, let alone TV and numerous channels available 24x7, all seek to grab our attention and pull our focus away from the tasks at hand. In the business environment, important information -- a request, task, meeting, project, and [...]

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