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User Survey Analysis: IT Spending Priorities in Government, Worldwide, 2013

Published: 25 January 2013

ID: G00245726

Analyst(s): Rishi Sood, Christine Arcaris


Local and regional government agencies reveal mobile technologies as their top spending priority for 2013, while interest continues to grow in professional services and big data. Providers can use this and other survey data to understand general IT spending plans for government in 2013.

Table Of Contents

Survey Objective

Data Insights

  • Mobile Technologies Top the List of Priorities Worldwide for 2013
  • Cloud Computing Implementation Expected to Rise
  • Big Data Emerging in Modernization Efforts
  • Cloud Computing Tops the 2013 North American List of Priorities
  • BPO, ITO and Application Outsourcing Poised for More Growth
  • New On-Premises Software Licenses Will See Greatest Increase in Software Budgets
  • Rise in VSS and a Shift to Cloud
  • BYOD Still Builds Momentum, but Questions Continue
  • Methodology

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