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Survey Analysis: Results Show How Government CIOs Are Tackling Modernization

Published: 07 June 2019

ID: G00386444

Analyst(s): Dean Lacheca


Legacy is a financial and technical obstacle to digital transformation and optimization of government. Government CIOs must be pragmatic, outcome-focused leaders who translate technology debt and strategic options into modernization journeys that engage executive leaders and deliver mission results.

Table Of Contents

Survey Objective

Data Insights

  • There Is No One-Size-Fits-All When It Comes to Modernization
  • There Are No Overnight Successes in Legacy Modernization
  • Funding Legacy Modernization Is Significant and Difficult to Obtain and Maintain
  • What This Means to Different Regions, Tiers, Segments or Areas of Government
  • Recommendations
  • Methodology

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