Bridgeall are pleased to announce that we now hold Microsoft Gold Partner status in five different competencies: Application Development Cloud Platform Cloud Productivity Data Analytics Data Platform Managing Director, Stephen Beer, states: “We are delighted that our passion for delivering exceptional software, putting clients at the heart of everything we do, is being recogn ...

A recent article, published by Utility Week (login may be required), provides a useful round-up of the main issues and challenges facing water retailers fifteen months into the open market for non-domestic water in England. While customers are beginning to benefit from a more open, competitive marketplace, water retailers continue to grapple with challenges resulting in higher ...

In a recent series of blog posts, we examined the ‘hot topic’ of Digital Workplaces; work environments leveraging the full potential of technology for rethinking the way things are done, breaking free from the limits imposed by outdated systems and outdated management thinking.   Many organisations remain stuck in a pre-digital time warp; with hierarchy, bureaucracy, legacy tec ...

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that adopt a digital first culture, combined with strong digital leadership, can break free from the limits imposed by outdated systems and outdated management thinking.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, re ...

Microsoft has announced that its SharePoint software will be made available on Mixed Reality headsets with the creation of SharePoint Spaces - an “immersive environment for data manipulation and visualization”. The company hopes that by bringing SharePoint into the virtual reality world, businesses will use it for on-boarding new employees, training courses and product developm ...

A recent article on the InfoQ web site summarised the current state-of-play in relation to digital transformation in the oil and gas industry. A new wave of disruptive technologies are transforming the industry including the cloud, social media, sensors, mobility, artificial intelligence, virtual reality, big data and analytics. Core business processes are being re-platformed, ...

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 in ...