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Corporate Culture: A Major Barrier to Successful Digital Transformation (Infographic)

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In a previous blog post, we discussed the mutually dependent relationship that exists between Technology AND Organisation. We argued that the failure to recognise this relationship is one of the main reasons why so many organisations struggle to derive maximum value from emerging digital technologies. New evidence from a comprehensive report by Capgemini (with Brian   …Continue Reading


Is Public Sector Digital Transformation Being Held Back By a Growing Skills Shortage?

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According to a new report by the Cloud Industry Forum (CIF), the UK public sector is struggling to leverage the full potential of digital transformation due to a growing digital skills gap. The lack of technical expertise and digital proficiency is hampering the ability to deliver digital services and must be addressed if organisations are to   …Continue Reading


Accelerating Transformation (Part 4): Six Key Questions to Address in Developing a Digital Strategy

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The fourth article in our series on ‘Accelerating Transformation’ provides practical advice on developing an agreed digital vision and strategy for your organisation. As argued in Part 1, most senior executives now accept that their organisations need to transform digitally. It is somewhat surprising, therefore, that many have not yet developed a coordinated digital strategy   …Continue Reading


Microsoft Azure: The World’s #1 Cloud Services Platform

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An interesting article, bound to stimulate some controversy, has just been published on the Forbes Tech site. The author, Bob Evans ex-VP of Strategic Communications at SAP and Chief Communications Officer at Oracle from 2012 to 2016, argues that contrary to accepted wisdom Microsoft Azure, not Amazon Web Services, is the ‘biggest and best dog’   …Continue Reading


How the Public Sector Can Remain Agile Beyond Times of Crisis

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Although based on US research, an interesting new report from McKinsey adds value to the on-going debate regarding public sector digital transformation in the UK, especially organisational barriers to change. Based on case examples dating back to the 1980s, the main theme of the report is that public sector organisations are perfectly capable of being   …Continue Reading


The Cloud and Digital Transformation

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Welcome to the first 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. As stated in a previous post (Technology AND Organisation are Key), successful digital transformation requires the integration of strategy, people, processes, systems, organisation, culture   …Continue Reading


Microsoft Azure Achieves ISO 9001:2015 Certification

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Microsoft have announced that its Azure cloud platform, and several other Microsoft online services, have now obtained ISO 9001:2015 certification. The latest certification represents the 5th ISO certificate that Azure has received and is based on seven key principles of quality management, evaluated by an independent third-party. The certificate also covers 52 other online services   …Continue Reading


Software and Technology: The Engine Driving Digital Transformation (Video)

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The topic of digital transformation has been covered extensively on the Bridgeall blog – see Category Archives: Digital Transformation. Throughout the various posts, we have emphasised that successful digital transformation requires the integration of strategy, people, processes, systems, organisation, culture AND technology. The failure to recognise this mutual dependency is one of the main reasons   …Continue Reading


What Transformational Leaders Have In Common

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A recent paper, published by the Harvard Business Review, provides valuable insight into the characteristics of transformational leaders – defined as CEOs who have led the most successful strategic repositioning of their companies, creating new offerings and business models targeted at emerging growth markets. According to the authors, transformational CEOs share five common characteristics and   …Continue Reading


Competing in 2020: Winners and Losers in the Digital Economy

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The first post in our new blog series on Accelerating Digital argued that the urgency of digital transformation is now widely accepted by most senior executives. Few remain to be convinced about the disruptive impact of emerging technologies. With the focus shifting from the WHY to the HOW of transformation, Post 3 hinted at a   …Continue Reading