Gartner Research

Market Insight: What U.S. Federal Government Buyers Want in 2017

Published: 28 February 2017

ID: G00325708

Analyst(s): Katell Thielemann


U.S. federal agencies are caught between the realities of a sprawling and costly legacy environment and the aspirations of an agile and empowering digital future. Technology strategic planners can use the 2017 Gartner CIO survey data to tailor their segmentation, positioning and messaging efforts.

Table Of Contents


  • 2017 Business Priorities
  • 2017 Technology Priorities

Background and Context

  • Today's Challenges
    • Modernization
    • Funding and Budgets
    • The Talent Gap
    • How Much Control?
  • Tomorrow's Opportunities
    • Early Stages on the Digital Journey
    • Biggest Impact From Digital Initiatives
    • Promising Digital Technology Focus Areas
    • Digital Innovation Decision Makers

The Impact

  • Recommendations


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