Bristol Drugs Project appoints new IT partner

Prominent drug and alcohol treatment charity, Bristol Drugs Project (BDP). has appointed Wiltshire-based IT services and solutions expert, Mintivo.

The appointment aims to enhance the charity’s services for the thousands of individuals it supports annually in and around the city.

BDP, with a history spanning 38 years, is embarking on a digital transformation journey facilitated by Mintivo’s expertise. This five-year collaboration will provide round-the-clock IT support to over 80 staff and volunteers, ensuring smoother operations and improved accessibility for clients.

Ben Judd, BDP’s Director of Business Development, expressed enthusiasm for the enhanced capabilities a streamlined IT system will bring. He emphasised the potential efficiencies that will translate into an even better service for BDP’s clientele, stating:

“Our sector has embraced modern ways of engagement, but our IT infrastructure has lagged behind. With Mintivo’s support, we can leverage platforms like Microsoft Teams to reach those who struggle to access traditional services due to various commitments.”

Judd highlighted the significance of transitioning to a cloud-based system, foreseeing reduced office space pressure and enhanced remote work efficiency. Mintivo’s offerings, including managed IT support and cybersecurity, align with BDP’s goals of preparing for future growth and technological advancements.

Alex Jukes, Mintivo’s Commercial Director, underscored the transformative impact remote work capabilities will have on BDP’s operations. He expressed excitement about leveraging Mintivo’s experience to support a respected charity and facilitate its evolution towards a more efficient and future-ready IT infrastructure.

Mintivo’s successful track record in the charity sector, coupled with its commitment to understanding BDP’s unique needs, secured the partnership. Judd commended Mintivo’s proactive approach, emphasising the alignment with BDP’s progressive ethos.

The collaboration between Mintivo and BDP signals a commitment to innovation and excellence in service delivery.

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