As technology, economic and political trends continue to disrupt the industry, an excellent new report from McKinsey outlines five ‘big ideas’ for the oil and gas organisation of the future. The global oil and gas industry, according to the authors, is facing three game-changing trends. First, from resource scarcity to resource abundance, leading to significantly lower prices ...

The Cloud (Part 1) in this series presented evidence showing that cloud adoption by UK organisations has increased significantly in recent years. A tipping point has been reached. There is still a long way to go, however, before the full benefits of the cloud are being realised. For businesses not currently using the cloud, or at an early experimental stage of adoption, popula ...

On the 7th of October, four hearty souls from the Bridgeall team will brave the cold by sleeping outside to raise much needed funds for the Action for Children charity. Byte Night is Action for Children’s biggest annual fundraiser, and is a national ‘sleep-out’ event. Hundreds of people from the technology industry give up their beds for one night to help change the lives of v ...

Power BI is a suite of tools from Microsoft that automatically transforms your organisation’s data into rich visuals. It creates 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 in your organisation, Powe BI provides the tools to transfor ...

As cloud adoption reaches a tipping point, it is essential that ‘best-practice’ is followed to enable organisations to derive the full benefits of what the cloud has to offer. In Part 1 of our new blog series, we present a brief review of ‘The State of the Cloud in 2016’, globally and in the UK. Subsequent articles will dispel popular misconceptions about the cloud before movi ...

While cloud adoption has increased significantly in recent years, there is still a long-way to go before UK organisations are leveraging the full potential of what the cloud has to offer. Adoption is being held back by fear, uncertainty and doubt. In a series of blog posts starting next week, we will dispel many of the perceived objections that organisations have regarding th ...

As a major supplier of Azure cloud and Office 365 solutions, Bridgeall welcomes last week’s announcement by Microsoft that it has opened its first cloud-based UK data centres. The three new data centres, located in London, Durham and Cardiff, should help to ease some perceived customer concerns about the cloud, especially in relation to data location, sovereignty and security. ...

Business continuity and disaster recovery planning are an essential component for every successful business, regardless of their size, sector or location. Availability and reliability are two of the most important aspects of any successful plan. Implementing effective disaster recovery and business continuity can be a complicated and costly exercise, with less than 50% of orga ...

Bridgeall are delighted to announce that we have been recertified for ISO 9001 and have also achieved ISO 27001 in record time. Great credit to a great team here at Bridgeall. ...

Another successful implementation of a business critical solution with our partner Iomart.  Read the full details here. ...