PSNGB, the industry association for PSN Suppliers, recently initiated research into senior public leaders’ top challenges and priorities, aiming to articulate how PSN could help address these and deliver much greater benefits across the public sector. Neil Mellor, director, and Howard Inns, research programme leader, elaborate

Essex County Council’s CIO David Wilde discusses how a Public Services Network (PSN) is 
helping to make shared services a reality across the county

It has been more than a year since the first procurements for the Public Services Network (PSN) were launched. It is on track to save the public sector up to £130m a year in Central Government by 2014. A new research paper, compiled by Kable on behalf of BT, looks at the outlook for shared services in light of the opportunities which have emerged though PSN’s implementation