Transition to Digital Government

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Accelerate Digital for Future-Ready Government

Many government CIOs say their digital initiatives are maturing, but they often confuse progress with maturity. 

Governments around the world had to adapt to radically shifting conditions during the COVID-19 pandemic. While most were successful, digital initiatives will remain critical to pivot and continue to deliver against new demands. 

Our new guide for Government CIOs will help you invest in future-ready capabilities and accelerate digital by focusing on 3 key priority areas. Complete the form to know more.

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    Drive successful digital government initiatives

    Digital maturity in government remains low. Government CIOs recognize the value of digital government transformation and understand that their agencies must be agile and innovative to succeed, but struggle to be responsive in developing and successfully completing digital initiatives. Agencies need a digital change agent to enable them to harness the power of data and drive efficiency.

    80% of government organizations are still at the initial or developing digital maturity stages
    Around one-third of government organizations are, however, feeling increasing urgency to transform

    Make government data-driven

    Data is at the heart of the digital government transformation. The transition to digital government requires careful planning and a focus on outcomes. To be successful, government CIOs must guide the digital journey, tackling both the strategic and tactical challenges with a relentless focus on using and sharing data to make government services more proactive, and its operations more efficient.

    Around one-third of government organizations are, however, feeling increasing urgency to transform

    Develop digital initiatives

    Gartner provides leadership support across the federal, state and local government sectors to help leaders and their teams improve organizational efficiency and drive digital government transformation. Our data-driven expertise enables leaders to manage talent, make critical business decisions, displace costs, and mitigate risks to agency and department missions.

    Master CIO in Government

    The opportunity has never been greater for government CIOs to help lead their organizations through this period of uncertainty, and in the process, become a world-class digital government. This research outlines the 10 common traits of a master CIO to help you become a dynamic and inspirational leader.

    Government CIOs Must Resist Transformation Hype and Focus on Digital Optimization

    Digital transformation in government is practically impossible when business models are inflexible and not easily disrupted. CIOs can increase their effectiveness and influence by managing transformation hype while continuously delivering solutions that optimize government services.

    Digital Maturity in Government: Lofty Ambitions Seldom Lead to Tangible Impacts

    Data shows governments have low to moderate maturity for delivering public services in the digital age, with rigid service delivery models and ineffective metrics. Government CIOs can use this research to have a greater impact on the digital transformation of their organizations.

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    The IT Roadmap for Digital Business Transformation

    Most CIOs have a common question - What is the best way to scope, scale, and lead digital transformation?

    Download our roadmap to discover the best practices successful CIOs and IT leaders follow to drive effective digital transformation initiatives.

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