With Microsoft announcing the general availability of Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD), it is time for organisations to revisit their desktop strategy, moving to a Desktop as a Service (DaaS) model.  As summarised in an earlier post, the Azure-based DaaS solution WVD offers Microsoft customers an easy migration path from traditional Windows on individual endpoint devices to Windo ...

On Monday of this week, Microsoft announced the general availability of Windows Virtual Desktop (WVD) aimed at simplifying the deployment of virtual desktops while at the same time providing a less expensive licensing model. Providing simplified management, a multi-session Windows 10 experience, optimised for Office 365 ProPlus and support for Windows Server Remote Desktop Ser ...

Launched two years ago, Microsoft 365 provides an integrated set of apps and services designed to help organisations transform workplace collaboration, streamline business processes and protect critical information. Sitting at the centre of M365 is Microsoft Teams, the hub for teamwork combining chat, video meetings, calling and files into a single, integrated app. Recently ...

Tomorrow evening we will be hosting the second of our Leading Digital Forums. The topic being discussed is overcoming the barriers and obstacles to successful transformation. Dr. Jim Hamill, Strathclyde Business School, will present a short summary of recent research findings covering best-practice digital leadership, with a specific focus on overcoming the barriers to change ...

Huge thanks to all our staff and friends at Bridgeall for raising £531 at our coffee morning on Thursday 12 September. A delicious variety of bakes donated by our staff and competitions all contributed to a fabulous day to raise funds for Macmillan Cancer Support. Our competitions this year, with prizes donated by Bridgeall, included; ‘Guess how many Bridgeall sweets’ won by ...

As we approach a post-Brexit world, urgent action is required to address the UK's productivity problem. There are two main ways of improving this.  We could all work longer hours and harder OR we can leverage the full potential of emerging technologies for building Modern Intelligent Workplaces, rethinking ‘the way things are done around here’, breaking free from the limits i ...

Bridgeall is delighted to support the Living Wage Foundation, the UK based organisation campaigning for wage rates based on real living costs rather than the government minimum. Independently calculated based on ‘what people need to get by’, the real Living Wage currently stands at £9 per hour for everyone over the age of 18yrs (£10.55 London weighting). This compares with the ...

As we prepare for our end of October Change Leaders Forum with Microsoft, Empowering the Modern Intelligent Workplace, a new podcast from McKinsey argues that successful digital supported change programmes require executives to apply equal discipline and rigour to the hard and soft elements that matter. The main soft issues are organisation, people and culture. The podcast is ...

Forrester’s annual Wave reports for ECM Content Platforms and Cloud Content Platforms has placed Microsoft 365 consistently in the "Leaders" position stating that “Microsoft leads the pack with its global scale and support for the full content lifecycle” with M365 being “the best fit for companies that want a single source of cloud content services”. The reports conclude that ...

For the fourth consecutive year, a team from Bridgeall comprising Brodie, Graeme, Colin and Jonathan will take part in the Action for Children 'Byte Night' on 4th October. Joining hundreds of others in giving up their beds for one night to sleep in Charlotte Square in Edinburgh and Blythswood Square in Glasgow, the hardy Bridgeall team stand ready to help change the lives of v ...