GSE is a non-profit association of companies, organisations and individuals who are involved in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) solutions based on IBM architectures.

GSE aims to encourage members to exchange experience and information related to ICT, influence ICT product and service providers, and influence the European standards in Information and Communication Technology in the interest of its members.

Formed by the merger of G.U.I.D.E. and SHARE Europe - both well established users organisations with over 35 years of experience each - GSE is an effective forum supporting the needs of today's ICT professional.

GSE is an independent organisation led by volunteers. Active member participation is encouraged and fostered by providing numerous opportunities to share ideas and solutions with industry colleagues, both on a regional and international level

GUIDE SHARE EUROPE holds a type-C ISO membership and is a member of the European ICT Roundtables. This gives GSE members access to a process of Information and Communication Technology standards.