According to a new report from O’Reilly Media, persistent skills shortages are continuing to frustrate European organisations in their attempts to keep pace with global cloud developments. As a result, the adoption of cloud-based data infrastructures and cutting-edge solutions, such as analytics and artificial intelligence (AI), has been much slower in Europe compared to the r ...

Microsoft have recently announced the general availability of Power BI Home. As organisations foster a data driven culture, it becomes critical for employees to have access to the right tools for finding, organising and deriving actionable insight from the increasing volume of data being generated. Power BI Home provides users with a personalised landing page allowing them to ...

As the volume and complexity of data continue to grow exponentially, organisations need a fast, secure and easy-to-use analytics solution to extract actionable insights. The short video below shows how Heathrow, one of the world’s busiest airports, combines Microsoft Power BI and Azure to develop insights from the massive amount of real time data it collects, improving the tra ...

To deliver value in a rapidly changing business environment, the Modern Intranet requires the following features: Speed of implementation Convenient UI and UX Mobile friendliness Content personalisation AI-powered functionality Integrated working environment Social emphasis Advanced analytics See our previous blog post - Thinking of Modernising your Intranet? Depl ...

In a recent blog post, we announced that Bridgeall had been awarded Microsoft Gold Partner status in seven different competencies covering Application Development, Cloud Platform, Cloud Productivity, Data Analytics, Data Platform, Datacenter and Enterprise Mobility Management. This has just increased to eight with the addition of Gold Competency in Windows and Devices represen ...

Digital technology has already helped to shape a new culture of work – from cubicles and silos to collaborative workspaces; from rigid hierarchies to more openness, flexibility and inclusion; from individual achievement to team work and shared success; from limited data to boundless information. With the competitive stakes getting higher, organisations need to be more creative ...

Last week marked the second anniversary of the worldwide launch of Microsoft Teams.  Over this period, and as stated in a recent blog post, Teams has emerged as the platform for workplace communications, collaboration and workflow efficiency. To mark it’s second birthday, Microsoft have released updated statistics on Teams usage. As shown below, more than 500,000 organisatio ...

Interesting new research from Microsoft, conducted by Altimeter Group and the University of St. Gallen, examined the relationship between AI and successful leadership. The results provide useful insights supporting organisations on their AI journey. The study, based on research involving 800 business leaders across seven European countries and the United States, identified sig ...

Microsoft Teams is rapidly emerging as the platform for workplace communications, collaboration and workflow efficiency, but is your organisation leveraging its full potential? In a recent blog post, Microsoft shared the ten latest Teams integrations for working smarter, including integrations for customer feedback, employee polls, workflow and project management, automation, ...

In preparation for the North American SharePoint Conference 2019 taking place in Las Vegas May 21-23, Microsoft are running a series of SharePoint webinars covering the following topics: February 27, 2019 at 8am PT: Share and work together with confidence inside and outside your organisation. March 6, 2019 at 8am PT: Employee engagement across your intelligent intranet. Ma ...