Scotland’s productivity has been stagnant for the last decade or so. We remain stuck in a second quartile position, ranked 16th in a league table of 37 OECD countries. There are two main ways of improving this. Work harder, longer and for less pay. Leverage the full potential of emerging technologies for building Modern Intelligent Workplaces, rethinking ‘the way thing ...

May updates to Microsoft 365 include new tools to help simplify compliance, app updates to boost productivity, together with additional features to enhance secure, collaborative user experiences. Updates include the following: The general availability of Microsoft Search to tap into your organisation’s collective knowledge; and Microsoft Graph data connect, available throug ...

Microsoft 365 has become the hub for empowering individuals, teams and organisations to achieve more - to be more creative, collaborative and effective, supported by an integrated suite of experiences that are simple, superior, smart and secure. At the recent SharePoint Virtual Summit, Microsoft 365 General Manager Seth Patton shared the company's vision for 'The Intelligent W ...

Microsoft Search, the new enterprise search experience that provides personalised results across Microsoft 365 experiences, has started rolling out to all Microsoft 365 and Office 365 commercial subscribers. Announced at the recent Build 2019 developer conference, all customers should get the new Microsoft Search experience by the end of May. As shown in the short video below, ...

Short, five minute highlights from Satya Nadella's Keynote Address at Microsoft Build 2019 earlier this week. Bridgeallwww.bridgeall.com ...

As the volume and complexity of data continue to grow exponentially, organisations need a fast, secure and easy-to-use analytics solution to extract actionable insights. The short video below shows how Heathrow, one of the world’s busiest airports, combines Microsoft Power BI and Azure to develop insights from the massive amount of real time data it collects, improving the tra ...

In a recent blog post, we announced that Bridgeall had been awarded Microsoft Gold Partner status in seven different competencies covering Application Development, Cloud Platform, Cloud Productivity, Data Analytics, Data Platform, Datacenter and Enterprise Mobility Management. This has just increased to eight with the addition of Gold Competency in Windows and Devices represen ...

Digital technology has already helped to shape a new culture of work – from cubicles and silos to collaborative workspaces; from rigid hierarchies to more openness, flexibility and inclusion; from individual achievement to team work and shared success; from limited data to boundless information. With the competitive stakes getting higher, organisations need to be more creative ...

Last week marked the second anniversary of the worldwide launch of Microsoft Teams.  Over this period, and as stated in a recent blog post, Teams has emerged as the platform for workplace communications, collaboration and workflow efficiency. To mark it’s second birthday, Microsoft have released updated statistics on Teams usage. As shown below, more than 500,000 organisatio ...

Interesting new research from Microsoft, conducted by Altimeter Group and the University of St. Gallen, examined the relationship between AI and successful leadership. The results provide useful insights supporting organisations on their AI journey. The study, based on research involving 800 business leaders across seven European countries and the United States, identified sig ...