Bridgeall Awarded Microsoft Gold Cloud Competency Status

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Bridgeall are delighted to be awarded Gold Competency status as a Microsoft Cloud Platform partner. The award, aimed at partners specialising in the delivery of IaaS and SaaS solutions on Microsoft Azure, reflects our proven expertise and experience in delivering successful Cloud platform based solutions for a broad range of clients. Ken Willcox, Bridgeall Head   …Continue Reading


Microsoft Azure: New Developer’s Guide Available

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An updated second edition of “The Developer’s Guide to Microsoft Azure” has just been released. Available to download as a free ebook, the guide has been prepared to help organisations on their journey to the cloud, whether considering the move or already underway. Written by developers for developers, it provides a detailed overview of what   …Continue Reading


Bridgeall Sponsor the Scottish Sports Futures Awards

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Bridgeall are delighted to be sponsoring the Scottish Sports Futures (SSF) Awards taking place at the Radisson Hotel on the 26th January. The Awards kick start the Scottish Government’s themed ‘2018 Year of Young People’ campaign. A registered charity, the mission of SSF is to develop ‘Active Journeys to Positive Futures’, using the power of   …Continue Reading


Towards PMO Maturity (Part 1)

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The first of two posts covering the evolving role of the Project Management Office (PMO). Part 1 presents a typology of PMOs. Part 2 discusses the growing maturity and strategic role of PMOs as key enablers of change. Introduction As argued in previous blog posts in this series, the PMO is fast becoming the de   …Continue Reading


Public Preview of Azure Location Based Services

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Microsoft have announced the Public Preview availability of Azure Location Based Services (LBS) – a portfolio of geospatial service APIs natively integrated into Azure. The APIs allow developers to create location aware apps and IoT, mobility, logistics and asset tracking solutions with the current portfolio comprising five main services covering Map Rendering, Routing, Search, Time   …Continue Reading


The 2017 European eGovernment Benchmark Report

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The 14th Benchmark Measurement of European eGovernment Services has just been published by the Commission. Based on a survey of 10,000 websites across all EU countries, the benchmark exercise evaluated the quantity and quality of digital service relating to four life events – starting a business, losing and finding a job, studying and family life.   …Continue Reading


The PMO: Critical to Building Agile Organisations

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Previous posts have highlighted the increasingly important role of the Project Management Office (PMO) as a key enabler of change. With successful transformation requiring effective, enterprise-wide project, programme and portfolio management, the PMO is fast becoming the de facto organisational structure for standardising project management best-practice, ensuring that projects and programmes are delivered on time,   …Continue Reading


Graphical Overview of Office 365 Enterprise

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This high level graphical overview of Office 365 Enterprise has just been published on the Iain Fielding blog. Well done Iain, excellent. Please click the image to enlarge: Bridgeall www.bridgeall.com


New PMI Reports Highlight the Importance of Agile to Project Success

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In a recent blog post, we summarised PMI’s 9th Pulse of the Profession Report 2017. One of the main conclusions of the report, based on a global survey of circa 4,000 project management professionals, senior executives and PMO directors, was the increasing use of Agile as a technique for managing projects. A full 71 percent of   …Continue Reading


Microsoft Azure Attains Cyber Essentials PLUS Status

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Bridgeall are delighted to report that Microsoft Azure has attained the UK Cyber Essentials PLUS badge meeting the stringent requirements outlined in the Cyber Essentials Scheme Assurance Framework. Cyber Essentials is a UK Government defined scheme designed to help organisations assess and mitigate risks from common cyber security threats in their IT systems. The scheme   …Continue Reading