As we approach a post-Brexit world, urgent action is required to address the UK's productivity problem. There are two main ways of improving this.  We could all work longer hours and harder OR we can leverage the full potential of emerging technologies for building Modern Intelligent Workplaces, rethinking ‘the way things are done around here’, breaking free from the limits i ...

As we prepare for our end of October Change Leaders Forum with Microsoft, Empowering the Modern Intelligent Workplace, a new podcast from McKinsey argues that successful digital supported change programmes require executives to apply equal discipline and rigour to the hard and soft elements that matter. The main soft issues are organisation, people and culture. The podcast is ...

As stated in previous blog posts, Microsoft is positioning Teams as the enterprise hub for teamwork and collaboration combining chat, video meetings, calling and files into a single, integrated app. Used by over 13 million people worldwide, effective use of Teams has become critical for empowering the Modern Intelligent Workplace. The video below presents a short overview of ...

Our Change Leaders Forum ‘Empowering the Modern Intelligent Workplace’ takes place on the 30th of October. The Forum will examine the issues and challenges facing public and private sector organisations in building Modern Intelligent Workplaces, the progress being made benchmarked against accepted best practice, barriers to be overcome, with highly practical advice for ‘gettin ...

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potential of emerging technologies for building Modern Intelligent Workplaces, breaking free from the limits imposed by outdated systems.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 ...

Twenty-five questions to help you assess whether there is a need for change within your organisation. To what extent do you agree/disagree with the following? Our organisation is too hierarchical, bureaucratic and controlling. Excessive use of email has become a major productivity buster. We have too many pointless meetings to attend. Major scope for productivity improve ...

Our previous post promoting the Bridgeall/Microsoft Change Leaders Forum: Empowering the Modern Intelligent Workplace highlighted the ongoing problem with low productivity in the UK when benchmarked against our international competitors. Two new research studies have identified poor technology as a major contributing factor. According to a large-scale survey by Opinium Resear ...

Scotland’s productivity has been stagnant for the last decade. We remain stuck in a second quartile position, ranked 16th out of 37 OECD countries. The position for the UK is no better with productivity remaining close to bottom of the G7 league table.  For both public and private sector organisations, there are two main ways of improving this.  We could all work longer hours ...

Productivity in Scotland 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. We can all work longer hours and harder. Alternatively, we can leverage the full potential of emerging technologies for building Modern Intelligent Workplaces, rethink ...

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 ...