Public Sector Focus

04.12.18

New framework addresses the importance of digital transformation for the public sector

Source: Advertisement feature

Ryan Reed, head of public sector sales at Swiss Post Solution (SPS), reveals the new ESPO 390 framework, which can help address the need for digital transformation across the public sector. 

The administrative and financial burden of manual processes and physical records is taking its toll on across the public sector. The government’s Digital Strategy recognises the necessity of digitisation to improve the ease and efficiency of user experience by making public services ‘digital by default.’

The new ESPO 390 framework addresses the need for digital transformation within the public sector, in terms of the huge benefits of digitisation and the detrimental cost of maintaining physical processes. The framework provides quick, simple, and competitive access to a range of document scanning solutions within the public sector – from end-to-end scanning through to retrieval, storage, destruction, and enhanced security. It is a significant step in the government’s digital agenda objective, providing a centralised group of approved suppliers.

The framework went live on 22 October this year, and SPS has been awarded a place on all four lots of the new framework offering end-to-end scan, records storage and digital transformation, and highly secure services. SPS secured a strong score against other competitors for all services within the framework.

As a leading global document management company, SPS already provides document processing and scanning services to high-security clients, both in the public and private sectors. This experience, and our new position on the framework, places us in a prime position to deliver digital transformation and scanning services across the public sector, and work with you to unlock the benefits of digitisation.

Digital transformation is something SPS has experienced first-hand through our work with government bodies. We provided hybrid mail services to one of the largest London councils for correspondence with over 136,000 households. Through remote printing, mail preparation time was saved by 30% - valuable staff time that could be re-invested into other areas critical to maintaining public services. A central digital file also provided a full audit trail for full visibility and control of processes, which were almost impossible to monitor in their physical format.

Digitisation is an essential component in the future of the entire public sector to reduce deficits and transform pubic services. The ESPO 390 framework acknowledges this, and as the leading supplier on the framework, SPS will be a trusted partner on your digital transformation journey.

SPS recently launched an invitation-only, private forum for NHS trusts to learn, share, and engage with their peers.

If you wish to gain access to exclusive and unique thought-leadership pieces, in addition to articles with the sector’s latest news, click here.

For further information on SPS, please contact:
Ryan.reed@swisspost.com

 

Enjoying PSE? Subscribe here to receive our weekly news updates or click here to receive a copy of the magazine!

Comments

There are no comments. Why not be the first?

Add your comment

 

public sector executive tv

more videos >

latest public sector news

Herefordshire children’s services to be reviewed in wake of ‘appalling’ High Court rulings on ‘serious and serial’ failings

21/01/2019Herefordshire children’s services to be reviewed in wake of ‘appalling’ High Court rulings on ‘serious and serial’ failings

Children’s services at Herefordshire Council are to be reviewed following an extraordinary council meeting in the wake of two “appall... more >
Liverpool council to hire 160 new staff in ‘unprecedented’ investment in children’s social care

21/01/2019Liverpool council to hire 160 new staff in ‘unprecedented’ investment in children’s social care

Liverpool City Council has pledged to hire 160 new staff as part of an £8m restructuring in a “radical new approach” its childr... more >
Edinburgh council proposes slashing budget by £41m with up to 300 jobs set to go

21/01/2019Edinburgh council proposes slashing budget by £41m with up to 300 jobs set to go

Up to 300 jobs could be cut from Edinburgh City Council as it announces “an unprecedented level of cuts to services” in a bid to cut ... more >

editor's comment

25/10/2017Take a moment to celebrate

Devolution, restructuring and widespread service reform: from a journalist’s perspective, it’s never been a more exciting time to report on the public sector. That’s why I could not be more thrilled to be taking over the reins at PSE at this key juncture. There could not be a feature that more perfectly encapsulates this... read more >

last word

The importance of openness after Grenfell

The importance of openness after Grenfell

Following the recent Grenfell Tower tragedy, Lord Porter, chairman of the LGA, argues that if the public are going to have faith in the safety testing process then everything must be out in the o... more > more last word articles >
149x260 PSE Subscribe button

the raven's daily blog

Blog: 5 minutes with Dr Tracy Vell MBE, Associate Lead for Primary and Community Care, Greater Manchester, Health and Social Care Partnership.

17/01/2019Blog: 5 minutes with Dr Tracy Vell MBE, Associate Lead for Primary and Community Care, Greater Manchester, Health and Social Care Partnership.

Ahead of next month’s EvoNorth event we caught up with Dr Tracy Vell MBE, Associate Lead for Primary and Community Care, Greater Manchester, Health and Social Care Partnership. Dr Tracy Vell MBE shares her thoughts on the Northern Powerhouse, what it means to her and why she thinks it’s important to attend EvoNorth.  W... more >
read more blog posts from 'the raven' >

comment

Government accountability: A year in crises

15/01/2019Government accountability: A year in crises

From Windrush to Univerisal Credit: the Institute for Government’s (IfG’s) accountability lead Benoit Guerin discusses how we can ave... more >
Rethinking public-private partnerships

15/01/2019Rethinking public-private partnerships

Trinley Walker, senior policy researcher at the New Local Government Network (NLGN) considers some different ways of approaching the relationship... more >
Fracking: divest to invest

07/01/2019Fracking: divest to invest

Deirdre Duff, divestment campaigner at Friends of the Earth, takes a look at local authorities’ role in fracking. The fossil fuel indu... more >
Building credit with the public sector

07/01/2019Building credit with the public sector

Mark Morrin, localism lead and principal research consultant at ResPublica, makes the case for salary-deducted lending to sit alongside a broader... more >

interviews

Digital innovation in the public sector: The future is now

17/12/2018Digital innovation in the public sector: The future is now

One of the public sector’s key technology partners has recently welcomed a new member to its team. Matt Spencer, O2’s head of public ... more >
Artificial intelligence: the devil is in the data

17/12/2018Artificial intelligence: the devil is in the data

It’s no secret that the public sector and its service providers need to invest in technology to help make better use of their resources. Bu... more >
New Dorset Councils CEO on the creation of a new unitary: ‘This is going to be the right decision for Dorset’

05/11/2018New Dorset Councils CEO on the creation of a new unitary: ‘This is going to be the right decision for Dorset’

The new chief executive of one of the new unitary authorities in Dorset has outlined his approach to culture and work with employees, arguing tha... more >
Keeping the momentum of the Northern Powerhouse

15/10/2018Keeping the momentum of the Northern Powerhouse

On 6 September, the biggest decision-makers of the north joined forces to celebrate and debate how to drive innovation and improvement through th... more >