As a quick follow-up to our previous post, the final speaker list for the Interactive Panel Session of the Public Sector Digital Transformation Forum, 2018 has just been announced. Facilitated by Dr. Jim Hamill, Business Fellow, University of Strathclyde Business School, speakers and panellists will include: Gerry McLafferty, IT Programme Director Scottish Government Fair Star ...

The final speaker list for our Public Sector Digital Transformation Forum, 2018 will be announced shortly. Organised by Bridgeall, Exactive, Redspire and Microsoft, the Forum will benchmark the progress being made in transforming public services in Scotland, presenting scenarios covering the digital workplace of the future. Four digital leaders from the sector will share their ...

New updates introduced to Microsoft 365 in August include features that help teams streamline task management, support IT admins in managing Windows 10 devices, and empower SMEs to grow. @Mentions in Office apps Rolling out in September, @Mentions in Word, PowerPoint, and Excel make it easier for teams to work collaboratively on shared documents, presentations and worksheets by ...

Late last year, Microsoft announced that Teams was to become its primary communications platform for organisations, supplanting Skype for Business. A recent announcement confirms that this process is now complete. With 120 million users across 200,000 organisations worldwide, Teams is now the #1 enterprise collaboration tool of choice, getting work done efficiently and effectiv ...

Support for Windows Server 2008 R2 and SQL Server R2 will end on the 14th January, 2020 with the first deadline being 9th July, 2019. Microsoft is offering two options for continued infrastructure and application protection, performance and innovation; with Extended Security Updates being made available for three years to organisations requiring additional time to manage the tr ...

Intuitive and easy to manage, Microsoft Visio supports users in creating professional diagrams effortlessly, including flowcharts, network diagrams, organisational charts, floor plans, engineering designs, and more all within the familiar Office experience. It offers the perfect canvas for visually contextualising data and depicting process flows. With Microsoft's release of V ...

Microsoft has announced recent updates to 365 aimed at enhancing teamwork and empowering employees, including a free version of Microsoft Teams and improvements streamlining the management of common tasks and improved data visualisation.  Microsoft Planner capabilities added to SharePoint team sites - allowing team members to easily access and interact with project tasks, while ...

Bridgeall are pleased to announce that we now hold Microsoft Gold Partner status in five different competencies: Application Development Cloud Platform Cloud Productivity Data Analytics Data Platform Managing Director, Stephen Beer, states: “We are delighted that our passion for delivering exceptional software, putting clients at the heart of everything we do, is being recogn ...

Used effectively, Microsoft collaboration solutions can help your organisation work better, more efficiently and effectively, through the seamless integration of hardware, apps and communication tools. This includes Microsoft Surface, Teams, Office 365 and Surface Hub – see previous posts in this series Digital Workplaces. In this post, we examine how to leverage the full poten ...

A previous blog post, Making Teamwork Work, discussed the key challenges facing organisations in helping people work together effectively - changing workers, changing lifestyles, dispersed teams, complex hierarchies. In this follow-up post, we examine how Microsoft collaboration solutions can help your organisation work better, more efficiently and effectively, through the seam ...