A previous blog post presented a short summary of progress made during year one of the open water market in England, deregulated on 1st April 2017. The post concluded that the first twelve months been very successful but with some outstanding issues remaining to be resolved. These included poor data quality, inaccurate billing, customer service and SME market awareness. Similar ...

The need for public sector organisations to transform digitally is now widely accepted. Few senior executives remain to be convinced! With the focus shifting from the WHY to the HOW of transformation, the Accelerating Digital Interactive Forum for Public Sector Leaders will present scenarios covering the public sector workplace of the future. Organised by Microsoft Gold Partner ...

Based on a detailed study of 20,000 employees working in European medium-to-large size organisations across different industries, recent research by Microsoft, in association with London Business School, identified three major benefits of digital workplaces defined as organisations making full use of modern technologies combined with strong digital leadership and digital cultur ...

In a recent blog post, we explained the concept of digital workplaces using four tag clouds - Digital Workplaces Explained in Four Tag Clouds. For Bridgeall, a digital workplace is one which leverages the full potential of technology to rethink the way things are done, breaking free from the limits imposed by legacy systems and legacy management thinking. An organisation which ...

As reported previously, Bridgeall played a key role in the successful launch of the deregulated Open Market for commercial water in England which came into effect on the 1st April last year (see Bridgeall’s Deep Water Knowledge Delivers Certainty for English Water). Working closely with CGI, we successfully launched the Central Market Operating System (CMOS), the system underpi ...

Previous Bridgeall blog posts have argued that successful digital transformation requires the integration of strategy, people, processes, systems, organisation, culture AND technology. The failure to recognise these mutual dependencies is one of the main reasons why many attempted transformations will fail. Digital Culture: Your Competitive Advantage Recent research by Microsof ...

In Part 4 of our series on 'Introducing Bridgeall', we present a representative sample of recent projects providing a snapshot of what we do. Bridgeall has successfully delivered client projects across a broad range of sectors including Utilities and Energy, Central and Local Government, Financial Services, Education, Health, Manufacturing, Transportation, Professional Services ...

This, as they say, is cool! Microsoft has recently announced preview of the Power BI for Mixed Reality app. As regular readers of the Bridgeall blog will know, we are strong advocates of the business benefits to be derived from using Power BI, a suite of tools from Microsoft that automatically transforms your organisation’s data into rich visuals. Positioned as a leader in Gart ...

Last week marked the first anniversary of the worldwide launch of Teams, Microsoft’s chat-based, meetings, calling and enterprise voice collaboration tool.  Built on the strength of Office 365, and fully integrated with SharePoint, Teams has become a market leader in enterprise collaboration with an estimated 120 million users across 200,000 organisations. This includes SMEs, p ...

Bridgeall's passion for delivery and putting clients at the heart of every engagement has been widely recognised through the award of various accreditations including Microsoft Gold and Silver Partner status, ISO 9001 & 27001, Crown Commercial Service Supplier, Cyber Essentials, the Scottish Government's Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) for the provision of digital services ...