According to a new report by EY, cyber-security concerns have prevented more than two-thirds (67%) of UK firms from adopting new technologies such as the cloud, IoT, artificial intelligence and the blockchain.  But it doesn't need to be that way.  With these emerging technologies becoming critical to successful digital transformation, cyber-security should be embedded at the ...

Two recent blog posts discussed the need for organisations to leverage the full potential of emerging technologies for building Modern Intelligent Workplaces, breaking free from the limits imposed by outdated systems. Empowering the Modern Intelligent Workplace: A Forum for Change Leaders Power your Modern Workplace with Bridgeall Managed Services and Support Working closely ...

With evidence of a more forward thinking approach being adopted by central and local government towards Office 365 and the cloud (see Government Pushes O365 and the Cloud for Public Sector Organisations), Microsoft have released a new White Paper addressing common security and isolation concerns pertinent to worldwide public sector organisations.  The paper also explores the t ...

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 ...

With only 14% of UK businesses being aware of the fines they will face for failing to protect data under GDPR, the next six months or so will witness a collective panic as organisations rush to become compliant. The third post in our GDPR series argues that the myopic approach of focusing only on penalties and compliance costs misses the point completely. GDPR imposed improvem ...

Post 1 in our series of blog articles designed to raise awareness of GDPR, the EU’s new Global Data Protection Regulation coming into effect on the 25th May next year, presented a short overview of the new directive, what it means for your organisation and the risk of severe penalties for non-compliance. In Post 2, we provide best-practice advice to guide you on your GDPR comp ...

In a recent blog post, we presented evidence suggesting that UK business leaders lack awareness and understanding of GDPR – the EU’s new Global Data Protection Directive, especially when compared with their continental European counterparts. With only 14 per cent of businesses being aware of the fines they could face for failing to protect personal data, UK business appears to ...

New research from Gowling WLG, the multinational law firm, suggests that UK business leaders are less aware of the digital risks facing their organisations compared with their continental European counterparts. In particular, business executives in the UK are at the end of the queue in terms of their knowledge and understanding of GDPR – the Global Data Protection Directive  co ...