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World Paper Free Day 2016: How Going Mobile Has Changed Business Forever

November 4th is World Paper Free Day and we thought it was only fitting that we celebrate. WPFD isn't a crazy sales promotion where Staples gives out free sheets of paper, it's a day where we come together to celebrate all the ways that businesses are eliminating inefficient processes by implementing technology. Learn how companies big and small are saving time, money, and frustration by reducing their paper consumption with mobile technology. 

By Keith Bateman on November 3, 2016

How a Fortune 100 Retailer Saves Over $1.7M Annually with Canvas (Updated)

This retailer, which is kept anonymous due to competitive advantage concerns, consistently ranks in the top 50 on the Fortune 500 and holds a market cap that exceeds $40 billion. This is a company that is consistently competing against some of the largest companies in the world and constantly looking for an edge in the market.  They approached Canvas about developing a mobile based tool that their Store Facility Technicians could use to inspect all aspects of their stores including merchandise displays, loading docks, HVAC units and parking lots.  

By Keith Bateman on April 20, 2016

Canvas & Zapier: Our 10 Favorite Ways to Use Apps with Zaps

We’re excited to let you know that we’ve integrated with Zapier! With the big announcement of Canvas teaming up with Zapier, the world's best web application connector, there is really no limits to what Canvas can do for you!

By Keith Bateman on March 22, 2016

10 Companies Powering the Future of Work & Representing D.C. Tech

Canvas was honored to be selected as one of the final 64 companies to participate in the 2016 DC Inno Tech Madness Bracket. We are competing along with 63 other tech orientated companies who have made an impact not just in the D.C. tech community, but like Canvas, are making an impact across the world. 

By Keith Bateman on March 14, 2016

5 Areas Where You Can Use Your Data to Drive More Revenue and Realize Cost Savings

From safety to inventory tracking to customer service, the data you already collect can help you find opportunities to drive revenue. 

By Jason Good on November 17, 2015

Seven Ways Technology Can Improve Your Mining Operation’s Bottom Line

Outdated systems and declining production? New technologies can help boost your mining operation’s bottom line. 

By Michael Benedict on July 30, 2015

From Starlet to Smartphone

Without one woman's invention, the internet wouldn't be the same. 

By Guest Blogger on March 20, 2015

5 Things I Learned From Analyzing Every Startup Funding Round Over the Last Ten Years

Fueling startup growth and innovation requires investment. So what are the trends in investment? What areas are growing? Who actually dominates? Read on to find out. 

By Jason Ganz on December 12, 2014

Defragging Your Culture: Lessons from Google & Eric Schmidt

Google is known as the biggest search giant in the world. But they also quietly revolutionized startup culture. Read on to find out how. 

By Jason Ganz on October 9, 2014

Booming Solar: What Does it Take to be Competitive in 2015 and Beyond? (Podcast)

What's it take to be competitive in solar in 2015 and beyond? Solar expert, Pamela Cargill shares ten years of experience and a vision for the future. 

By Katie Simpson on September 17, 2014