Rapidly increased adoption of digital platforms has taken the world of business by storm. In Scotland alone, ‘digital’ contributed £10.3bn to the economy last year, well above the national average. CBI Director-General, John Cridland noted: “Both the public and private sectors have much to gain from harnessing the benefits of digital technology. The UK is the tech capital of Eu ...

Companies often require Microsoft Office to be installed on shared computers. If the system administrator installs it under their own account then it will use up one of their licences. It is possible to configure office 2013 (office 365) as being a shared computer and thus not using up one of your licences. This can be done using the office deployment tool: (https://technet.mic ...

CGI has been selected by Market Operator Services Ltd (MOSL) to design, build and operate a central market system to support the operation of the English water market when competition is introduced to non-household customers in April 2017. The five-year contract is valued at approximately £15 million. As part of the contract, CGI has partnered with Bridgeall. CGI and Bridgeall ...

With the fast pace of innovation constantly accelerating, it’s becoming increasingly expensive to keep investing in the latest and greatest IT solutions. At the same time, relying on older solutions while your competitors invest in new ones gives them a leg up on you to anticipate, manage, and respond more quickly to change. By turning to Microsoft Azure and the cloud, you can ...

As momentum gathers apace towards 1st April 2017, when non-household customers in England will be able to choose their water supplier, all water companies are readying themselves for the competitive market. Attention has to be rightly focused on the market processes and obligations and the consequent impact on company culture, internal teams, processes and systems. Experience f ...

It’s been a very busy year at Bridgeall, in fact ever since we moved into our swish new offices in Glasgow’s George Square the action has been non-stop. One of our teams of highly skilled Software Engineers spent the first few months of 2015 developing innovative new software which has now been launched to the market and we have been swamped with interest from both new and exis ...

Bridgeall is delighted to be selected as a finalist for the Best Performing Business (11-50) at the 2015 Glasgow Business Awards. The nomination for the award is based on Bridgeall’s innovative growth strategy and excellent performance over the past 12 months. Going up against five other finalists, Bridgeall will compete for the prestigious award, with the winner being announce ...

When performing an Exchange to Office 365 migration you might find you have issues getting users Outlook to connect to the Office 365 account (Local exchange will often be left active so users AD accounts will still contain local exchange attributes.). If you create new profile and enter the 5 registry values (in the AutoDiscover key) you should be able to get around this. You ...

Office 365 is widely used in businesses of all sizes. At Bridgeall, we have migrated many companies from Exchange to Office 365 and, now we know the pitfalls, we have created a slick migration process. To save you time and effort we thought it would be useful to share details of the niggles we’ve encountered. Pre-Migration We always follow best practise and therefore before we ...

1.  Themes: Themes are in everybody’s favourite list and with good reason. We’ve been working with Microsoft Dynamics CRM since the 2011 version – back in the days of the good old grey forms. We’ve always wanted the ability to change the look and feel of the application, to style it up and brand it, but it just hasn’t been possible. Until now… With the new Themes feature you ca ...