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 ...

In recent blog posts, we argued the case for Digital Workplaces. Organisations that adopt a digital first culture, combined with strong digital leadership, can break free from the limits imposed by outdated systems and outdated management thinking. Embedding technology at the core of everything the organisation does will result in a more collaborative, cost efficient, agile, r ...

In a recent blog post, we used tag clouds to highlight the main differences between pre-digital and digital workplaces. Many organisations (probably the majority) remain stuck in a pre-digital time warp with hierarchy, bureaucracy, legacy technology, legacy management thinking, siloes, red tape and a control mentality fossilising old practices, processes and employee thinking. ...

In the third and final post summarising the recent Microsoft/LBS research report on digital workplaces, we cover the positive benefits in terms of talent acquisition and retention. The previous two posts highlighted benefits in relation to higher productivity, creativity and collaboration. Transform to Win the Talent War Based on a detailed study of 20,000 employees working i ...

As reported here, 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 cultures – higher productivity; creativity and collaboration; talent recruitment and retention. Our previous post rep ...

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 Partn ...

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 ...

In a recent blog post, we explained the concept of digital workplaces using four tag clouds - Digital Workplaces Explained in Four Tag Clouds. For Bridgeall, a digital workplace is one which leverages the full potential of technology to rethink the way things are done, breaking free from the limits imposed by legacy systems and legacy management thinking. An organisation which ...

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 Micro ...