Category Archives: Office 365

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


Microsoft on Track to Hit $20 Billion Cloud Revenue Target

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Starting in September of last year, we published a series of five blog posts presenting best-practice advice covering strategic use of the cloud. Based on an extensive review of current research on cloud adoption trends around the world, The Cloud (Part 1) concluded that a tipping point had been reached. Over the next few years, worldwide   …Continue Reading


Transforming Work with Microsoft Teams (Videos)

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In our first blog post of 2017, we argued that successful digital transformation requires a combination of technology AND organisational change. Effective use of digital technology and excellence in software development provide the foundations for working differently. The greatest business value is derived, however, when technology is used to support organisational change, transforming processes and   …Continue Reading


Seven Ways Digital Technology Can Help the Recovery of North Sea Oil and Gas

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As technology, economic and political trends continue to disrupt the industry, an excellent new report from McKinsey outlines five ‘big ideas’ for the oil and gas organisation of the future. The global oil and gas industry, according to the authors, is facing three game-changing trends. First, from resource scarcity to resource abundance, leading to significantly   …Continue Reading


Microsoft’s New UK Data Centres Will Boost Cloud Adoption

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As a major supplier of Azure cloud and Office 365 solutions, Bridgeall welcomes last week’s announcement by Microsoft that it has opened its first cloud-based UK data centres. The three new data centres, located in London, Durham and Cardiff, should help to ease some perceived customer concerns about the cloud, especially in relation to data   …Continue Reading


Leveraging the Cloud for Business Continuity

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Business continuity and disaster recovery planning are an essential component for every successful business, regardless of their size, sector or location. Availability and reliability are two of the most important aspects of any successful plan. Implementing effective disaster recovery and business continuity can be a complicated and costly exercise, with less than 50% of organisations   …Continue Reading


How to install Office on a shared computer

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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   …Continue Reading


How to connect Outlook users to Office 365

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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   …Continue Reading


Avoid hidden pitfalls when migrating to Office 365

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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.   …Continue Reading


Do you work in the 3rd sector or for a non-profit organisation?

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Do you spend a lot of time carrying out paper based processes and trying to find information stored in multiple locations? If so, you could be eligible for a free Office 365 subscription from Microsoft. Microsoft strives to make its software accessible to non-profit organisations through their software donation programs. To be eligible for the   …Continue Reading