It is well known that Microsoft SharePoint 2013 is a powerful document management tool which provides features such as organisation (by using tagging, taxonomies and folders), workflows, advanced search capability, security and Microsoft Office integration. In this blog I will highlight many of the other useful features that SharePoint 2013 offers. Social Computing and Collabo ...

What is Dynamics CRM? Microsoft Dynamics CRM is Microsoft’s very own Customer Relationship Manager, and has been around since 2003. Dynamics CRM provides a proven business framework for companies to either adapt their own business model to improve customer interaction and accuracy of client data, or a platform to extend and mould, to conform to their own existing business mode ...

Do you spend a lot of time carrying out paper based processes and trying to find information stored in multiple locations? If so, you could be eligible for a free Office 365 subscription from Microsoft. Microsoft strives to make its software accessible to non-profit organisations through their software donation programs. To be eligible for the free software you must be recogn ...

Microsoft Dynamics CRM is, in my view, the best application for managing customers and customer relationships. What makes it so powerful is that it can be easily customised and developed to meet the unique needs of every business. As a software developer it is the extensibility of Microsoft Dynamics CRM that really sets it apart from others and this is the main reason why Bridg ...

Good talent can be hard to find especially when looking for the best in class Software Developers. For a fast growing company like Bridgeall, it’s crucial that all employees are of an exceptional standard to ensure they maintain high quality output and outstanding customer service. As part of our expansion strategy, we embarked on our first Student Intern Programme and we were ...

Over the course of the last six months, the team at Bridgeall has successfully rebranded and re-launched its services to meet a growing demand for Cloud, Collaboration and Software development services here in the UK. As part of this rebranding exercise, we decided to support a number of key IT events here in Scotland, exhibiting at two of the premier IT events taking place th ...

In the 14 years I’ve worked in the IT industry I’ve been involved in the design and development of numerous business applications and software products spanning multiple industry sectors. The majority of the projects I’ve worked on over that period have been custom solutions delivered via the Microsoft technology stack. Working across a variety of industries and problem domains ...

Having worked on various infrastructure and application projects within both Public and Private Sector Organisations over the years, the PRINCE2 methodology has indeed assisted me with a structure to manage customer projects on time and to budget.  However, my experience has taught me to use as much or as little as is necessary and don’t over complicate the paperwork when you d ...

This month will see the launch of the new Office 365 for small businesses and enterprises. Say goodbye to the constant transferring of files from one computer to another and say hello to a new way of accessing any document through any device anywhere.  I’m excited to see the improvements that this latest release will provide. Office 365 provides access from virtually anywhere ...

How can Bridgeall ensure that the ideas you have for a new IT development are understood and implemented, while delivering on time to budget? It’s already been well documented that IT projects can and do often go horribly wrong, particularly when the initial systems specification isn’t written in concrete. My own experiences of being responsible for implementing new systems in ...