The need for public sector organisations to transform digitally is now widely accepted. Few senior executives remain to be convinced! With the focus shifting from the WHY to the HOW of transformation, the Accelerating Digital Interactive Forum for Public Sector Leaders will present scenarios covering the public sector workplace of the future. Organised by Microsoft Gold Partner ...

Based on a detailed study of 20,000 employees working in European medium-to-large size organisations across different industries, recent research by Microsoft, in association with London Business School, identified three major benefits of digital workplaces defined as organisations making full use of modern technologies combined with strong digital leadership and digital cultur ...

Previous Bridgeall blog posts have argued that successful digital transformation requires the integration of strategy, people, processes, systems, organisation, culture AND technology. The failure to recognise these mutual dependencies is one of the main reasons why many attempted transformations will fail. Digital Culture: Your Competitive Advantage Recent research by Microsof ...

Bridgeall's passion for delivery and putting clients at the heart of every engagement has been widely recognised through the award of various accreditations including Microsoft Gold and Silver Partner status, ISO 9001 & 27001, Crown Commercial Service Supplier, Cyber Essentials, the Scottish Government's Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) for the provision of digital services ...

Now tightly integrated with Office 365, Microsoft SharePoint is the market leading collaboration platform, providing an ideal solution for supporting new collaborative ways of working across your organisation. Recognised by Gartner as a Leader in the Content Services Platform Magic Quadrant, SharePoint is quick to set up, powers content collaboration across Office 365, with hig ...

Previous blog posts have highlighted the benefits of using Power BI, a suite of tools from Microsoft that automatically transforms your organisation’s data into rich visuals, creating powerful interactive reports allowing you to develop actionable insights from important data already being collected across your organisation. Easy to integrate with most existing databases, Power ...

Previous articles in this series on Microsoft Azure have covered: Reasons for moving to the cloud in 2018 - a tipping point has been reached. A brief overview of Microsoft Azure - the world’s #1 enterprise cloud solution. An Infographic covering the five key steps in planning for Azure success – ‘Microsoft Azure: Planning Pays’. Agreeing business objectives. In post 5, we con ...

In our previous blog post about Microsoft Azure, we presented a ‘Planning Pays Infographic’ outlining five key steps to Azure success. Step 1 is agreeing overall business objectives and outcomes. Azure Business Objectives At Bridgeall, we like to make a distinction between desired business outcomes (your ultimate objectives) and how Azure helps to deliver these outcomes. The di ...

The main purpose of the Bridgeall blog is to disseminate useful and informative advice covering a broad range of topics relevant to the world of software development, IT, the Cloud, digital disruption and transformation – see topic categories on the right-hand side of this page. Occasionally, we like to say a few words about Bridgeall as a company. In a previous post, we discus ...

As more organisations in the UK move from the WHY of the cloud to the HOW, there is a growing need for a more strategic approach to be adopted. Effective use of the cloud can deliver a broad range of business and IT related benefits – lower costs, business transformation, greater efficiency, new working practices, performance, flexibility, security and so on. The key word here ...