Category Archives: Software Development

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


Data Quality Critical to the Success of ‘Open Water’

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In a recent blog post, we argued that there would be ‘winners’ and ‘losers’ in the deregulated non-domestic water market in England. ‘Winners’ will be water utilities who leverage the full potential of digital technology to drive competitive advantage in at least five key areas: engaging and connecting with customers; building digital operating advantage; deriving   …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


We need you!

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It’s been a very busy year at Bridgeall, in fact ever since we moved into our swish new offices in Glasgow’s George Square the action has been non-stop. One of our teams of highly skilled Software Engineers spent the first few months of 2015 developing innovative new software which has now been launched to the   …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


Get Ready For Competition

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From 1st April 2017, non-household water customers will be able to choose their water supplier. To be able to conduct business in the new competitive landscape, water companies will need to split out their wholesale and retail operations in order for their wholesale business to be able to transact with their own retail arms and   …Continue Reading


Top 10 reasons why you need a good Project Manager

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The role of Project Manager is crucial for a successful project but what is that they actually do? 1. Really Understand the customer’s requirements and business processes 2. Communicate – Internal & External 3. Planning, Planning & Planning 4. Effective & Efficient Team Working – Internal & External 5. Manage Change 6. Risk Management 7.   …Continue Reading


Key features of Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2015

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First released in January 2003, Microsoft Dynamics CRM has provided users and organisations with powerful capabilities. Microsoft Dynamics CRM continues to grow and the 2015 release contains new features and capabilities allowing businesses to further their abilities to deliver amazing customer experiences. 1. Sales Key Features Product Families Companies will be able to boost selling   …Continue Reading


3 Reasons to use Twitter Bootstrap

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Twitter Bootstrap is a front-end framework used for web application development. It has been designed to be intuitive and pretty for the users of web applications, and to be quick and easy to use for the developers of web applications. Below are just a few examples of why, at Bridgeall, we use the framework for   …Continue Reading


Remote Debugging a Dynamics CRM Plugin

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One of the main challenges surrounding the development of plugins for Dynamics CRM, is the difficulty in debugging errors. There are many ways to debug your code, such as checking the event viewer for any exceptions thrown, check the associated system jobs within the CRM UI, making use of the “ITracingService” within your code etc.   …Continue Reading