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A Digital Government Technology Platform Is Essential to Government Transformation

Published: 23 January 2018

ID: G00344044

Analyst(s): Bill Finnerty


Governments must address their decaying technology infrastructure and become productive members of the digital ecosystem. Government CIOs can make the case for sustained IT modernization funding by showing how digital platforms are vital to lowering risk and achieving business transformation goals.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Inspire the Organization's Leadership to Invest in a Platform Approach to Digital Government
  • Provide Incentives to Business Units for Participation in a DGTP by Securing Executive Sponsorship
  • Reorganize IT Around Business Capabilities, and Address IT Skills Gaps to Ensure the IT Organization Delivers the Value of a Platform

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