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GDPR (Post 1): Getting Ready

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In a recent blog post, we presented evidence suggesting that UK business leaders lack awareness and understanding of GDPR – the EU’s new Global Data Protection Directive, especially when compared with their continental European counterparts. With only 14 per cent of businesses being aware of the fines they could face for failing to protect personal   …Continue Reading


UK Business Leaders Lack GDPR Awareness

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New research from Gowling WLG, the multinational law firm, suggests that UK business leaders are less aware of the digital risks facing their organisations compared with their continental European counterparts. In particular, business executives in the UK are at the end of the queue in terms of their knowledge and understanding of GDPR – the   …Continue Reading


Introducing Microsoft 365

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Unveiled at the recent Inspire premier partner event, Microsoft 365 brings together three primary services – Office 365, Windows 10, Enterprise Mobility & Security – aimed at delivering ‘a complete, intelligent and secure solution to meet the rapidly changing needs of the modern workplace’. 365 will be available in both ‘Enterprise’ and ‘Business’ versions. Available   …Continue Reading


Video: Work Smarter with Workplace Analytics for Office 365

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One of the key pillars of successful transformation is building digital operating advantage – leveraging the full potential of emerging technologies for working differently, improving productivity and efficiency, achieving cost savings, building a more collaborative and agile organisation. Evidence would suggest that most organisations still have a long road to travel before reaching this destination.   …Continue Reading


Accelerating Digital: Ten Short Reads (July 2017)

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A selection of the best short reads on all things digital published over the last two weeks or so. The state of digital in UK local government A recent Bridgeall blog post summarising new research from PwC highlighting major concerns re-the state of digital in UK local authorities including lack of preparedness for cyber-attacks and   …Continue Reading


The State of Digital in UK Local Government

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Recent research by PwC highlights a number of concerns re-the state of digital in UK local authorities. These include a lack of preparedness for cyber-attacks and a significant decline in confidence in the ability of local authorities to implement digital transformation. This is happening against a background where there is growing citizen appetite to have   …Continue Reading


Accelerating Transformation (Part 6): Overcoming Barriers to Progress

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Previous posts in this series have presented very practical advice covering the development of a digital transformation strategy relevant to your own organisation; from understanding your external and internal digital landscape, through agreeing business goals and objectives, to deciding the key digital actions and initiatives you need to implement for ‘getting there’. In a series of   …Continue Reading


Power BI and Digital Transformation (Video)

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Welcome to the second in our series of blog articles covering the key technologies underpinning digital transformation, the range of software support services provided by Bridgeall to help you on your journey – see Software and Technology: The Engine Driving Digital Transformation (Video). In the first article, we argued that the flexibility provided by a Cloud-enabled   …Continue Reading


Microsoft Azure: A Leader in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant

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In a recent blog post, we argued that Microsoft Azure had become the world’s #1 Cloud Services Platform for corporate customers offering more cloud innovation and driving more business value than the competition. In a second post, we argued that Azure was now an ‘indispensable digital transformation enabler’, with the flexibility provided by Azure being essential   …Continue Reading


Accelerating Digital Transformation (Part 5): Key Actions and Initiatives

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In Part 1 of this series on ‘Accelerating Transformation’, we introduced a Six Step approach to developing and implementing a successful digital transformation strategy as summarised in Figure 1 below. Posts 2 to 4 provided practical advice covering the first three steps – undertaking a Digital Landscape Analysis, your Internal Digital Audit, developing an agreed Digital   …Continue Reading