NHS NSS operates at the heart of NHS Scotland providing a wide range of shared services on a national scale using best-in-class systems and standards. Fifty-five core services are provided under twelve broad categories including Information and Intelligence; Health Protection; Specialist Healthcare; Logistics; Procurement; Programme Management; Facilities; Legal; Information Te ...

Power BI, the business analytics solution from Microsoft, will soon have a much extended range of AI capabilities including text analytics, image recognition and the ability to create machine learning models. The new AI features, announced on the Power BI blog, include: The incorporation of Azure Cognitive Service (ACS) capabilities into Power BI providing powerful ways to ...

According to a 2017 report from PwC (Sizing the Prize), launched at the World Economic Forum in China, global GDP will be 14% higher in 2030 as a result of AI - the equivalent of $15.7 trillion, more than the current output of China and India combined. The increase in GDP will be driven by labour productivity improvements combined with the increase in consumer demand resulting ...

Project Management Institute (PMI), the world’s leading association for project, programme and portfolio management professionals, has released three new thought leadership reports on navigating the ‘new normal’ of disruptive technologies. Not surprisingly, professional project, programme and portfolio management approaches are viewed as being critical to successful digital tr ...

Community Justice Scotland (CJS) is the national body responsible for reducing re-offending. Launched in April 2017, it replaced eight separate community justice authorities. The organisation’s vision of breaking the cycle of re-offending is achieved through constant innovation and partnership working to develop new ways of supporting offenders, their families and support agen ...

For the second year running, Microsoft SharePoint has been recognised by Gartner as a Leader in the Content Services Platforms Magic Quadrant for 2018, being placed highest on the ‘Ability to Execute’ scale. With more than 350,000 organisations around the world now using SharePoint, active users have grown by over 90 percent, and the data stored in SharePoint by 250 percent, i ...

As well as ensuring outstanding IT systems, always on time and within budget, Bridgeall’s passion for ‘Delivery Certainty’ provides additional benefits to our client base across the public and private sectors. Being innovative and embracing new ideas, we are always willing to share lessons learned from the diverse range of projects delivered, leveraging our experience and expe ...

Bridgeall’s Public Sector Digital Transformation Forum, taking place on the 1st November, is close to being oversubscribed. Organised in collaboration with Exactive, Redspire and Microsoft, the highly interactive forum will review the digital challenges facing Scotland’s public services; the progress being made; barriers to be overcome; presenting scenarios covering the public ...

In a recent blog post, we announced that Bridgeall had been awarded Microsoft Gold Partner status in five different competencies: Application Development, Cloud Platform, Cloud Productivity, Data Analytics and Data Platform. This has just increased to seven with our best-in-class capabilities being recognised with the award of two additional Gold Partner accreditations for Dat ...

Bridgeall’s Public Sector Digital Transformation Forum, in collaboration with Exactive, Redspire and Microsoft, takes place on the 1st November, 2018. With the focus shifting from the WHY to the HOW of transformation, the highly interactive forum will review the digital challenges facing Scotland’s public services; progress being made; barriers to be overcome; presenting scena ...