Gartner Research

GIS Trends: Consolidated Cloud Procurements

Published: 15 January 2013

ID: G00239755

Analyst(s): Jeff Vining


This research explores the Western States Contracting Alliance (WSCA) cloud procurement's role in transforming government GIS organizations, and helping them meet the challenges posed by declining budgets and increasing uncertainty.

Table Of Contents
  • Impacts


Impacts and Recommendations

  • Procurement rationalization paves the way for multiagency, public cloud procurements
    • Recommendations
  • Public cloud solutions give agencies alternatives for service delivery by expanding the use of Web services
    • Recommendations

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