Gartner Research

Market Trends: Vertical-Specific Software in State and Local Governments

Published: 14 July 2015

ID: G00278253

Analyst(s): Anurag Gupta , Katell Thielemann


This research analyzes government vertical-specific software market dynamics. Strategic planners within software and professional services firms should use this document to identify major market segments, trends and business opportunities within state and local governments.

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Market Trend

  • Government's Increasing Interest in Leveraging VSS Technology Is Spurring Consistent Market Growth and Investment in This Sector
  • Budget Deficits and Squeezed Funding for State Governments and Local Councils Is Creating Demand for Cloud-Based Models
  • Citizen Engagement Is Propelling the Push for Online Transactions/Mobility as a De Facto Standard for VSS Software
  • Changing Reimbursement Models in Healthcare That Reward Value (and Outcomes) Rather Than Plain Volume (Number of Patients) Is Creating Demand for Solutions That Work Across Social Care and Healthcare
  • Popularity of Smart City Initiatives and Interest in Optimizing Resources Are Creating Demand for Analytics-Led Solutions in Public Safety

Contrarian View

  • If Data Confidentiality and Citizen Privacy Are Compromised

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