Gartner Research

Transitioning to Digital Government Primer for 2016

Published: 18 January 2016

ID: G00292998

Analyst(s): Jeff Vining, Rick Howard


Traditional government planning and management practices can stifle the agility and innovation needed to meet the demands of a digital society. Government CIOs can lead the transition to digitally enabled service models by developing strategies that can be successfully implemented in the public sector.

Table Of Contents



  • Top Challenges and How Gartner Can Help
    • What are the main components of an effective digital government strategy?
    • How do I successfully plan and implement a digital government strategy at the national or regional level?
    • How do I successfully plan and implement a digital local government or smart city strategy?

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  • Suggested First Steps
  • Essential Reading

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