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Microsoft Adds to ‘Leader’ Position in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant

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Two additional Microsoft offerings have recently been added to the ‘Leader’ position in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant – Data Management Solutions for Analytics (DMSA) and Content Collaboration Platforms. For the former, the company’s placement was accredited to its ‘ability to execute and completeness of vision’ with Microsoft DMSA providing customers with a solution to ‘realise the   …Continue Reading


GDPR (Post 3): A Strategic Opportunity Not a Threat

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With only 14% of UK businesses being aware of the fines they will face for failing to protect data under GDPR, the next six months or so will witness a collective panic as organisations rush to become compliant. The third post in our GDPR series argues that the myopic approach of focusing only on penalties   …Continue Reading


GDPR (Post 2): Ensuring Compliance

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Post 1 in our series of blog articles designed to raise awareness of GDPR, the EU’s new Global Data Protection Regulation coming into effect on the 25th May next year, presented a short overview of the new directive, what it means for your organisation and the risk of severe penalties for non-compliance. In Post 2,   …Continue Reading


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