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ICT investment trends in government - Enterprise ICT spending patterns through to the end of 2015

ICT investment trends in government - Enterprise ICT spending patterns through to the end of 2015 is a new market research publication announced by Reportstack. This report presents the findings from a survey of 176 government institutions regarding their Information and Communications Technology (ICT) investment trends. The survey investigates how government institutions currently allocate their ICT budgets across the core areas of enterprise ICT expenditure: hardware, software, IT services, communications, and consulting.

Key Findings
- The survey shows that government institutions are increasing their investment in ICT services by (X%), compared to 2013, and reach (X%) in 2014.
- In 2014, X% of government institutions are planning to increase their overall ICT expenditure (both slightly and significantly) in employee mobile applications.
- Web-based citizen self-service has been assigned the highest investment priority, and X% of respondents are considering it as one of the top three IT projects for government institutions in 2014.

Synopsis
This report presents the findings from a survey of 176 government institutions regarding their Information and Communications Technology (ICT) investment trends. The survey investigates how government institutions currently allocate their ICT budgets across the core areas of enterprise ICT expenditure: hardware, software, IT services, communications, and consulting.

The report illustrates the core technologies enterprises are investing in, including security, content management, and cloud computing. The survey also highlights the approach adopted by government institutions to purchase technology. Through survey, the report aims to provide better insight to ICT vendors and services providers when pitching their solutions to government institutions.

In particular, it provides an in-depth analysis of the following:
- Understand how ICT budgets are set to change in 2014 in terms of their overall size.
- Appreciate how IT budgets are allocated across the core elements of IT spend, including hardware, software, services, communications, and consulting.
- Learn how IT money is being spent in areas such as the data centre, applications, IT management and the network.
- Gain an understanding regarding which ICT functions government institutions are interested in outsourcing.
- Identify government institutions' investment priorities based on their budget allocations across core technology categories such as security, content management, and cloud computing. 
- Learn about the drivers that are influencing government institutions' in each technology category.
- Establish how government institutions' IT budgets are currently allocated across various segments within a technology category.
- Gain insight into how government institutions plan to change their ICT budget allocations across various segments within a technology category.
- Understand the vendor mindshare for various core and advanced technology categories.
- Provides insight into government institutions' preferred buying approaches.
- Comprehend the business and IT objectives that government institutions are looking to achieve through their IT investment strategies. 
- Understand the factors that are influencing government institutions' decision to select an ICT provider.

Reasons To Buy
- This report will help readers to understand how the government institutions' ICT landscape is set to change in 2014.

- Gain a view as to how ICT money is being allocated in your target audience.

- The report covers a detailed breakdown of the opportunities within each of the core areas of ICT spend (hardware, software, IT services, telecommunications and consulting.)

- The report will help users to gain a view of the current strategic objectives of government institutions.

- The report will provide a detailed breakdown of the opportunities within selected technology categories (security, content management, and cloud computing).

- Understand the factors that are influencing government institutions' decision to select an ICT provider.

- Gain a view as to the business and IT objectives government institutions are looking to achieve through their ICT investment strategies.


Companies Mentioned

Amazon web services, ATandT, BT, Check Point, Cisco, Deutsche Telekom/T-Systems, EMC Documentum, Google, HP, IBM, McAfee, Microsoft, Open Text, Oracle (Stellent), Orange, Rackspace, RSA (EMC), Salesforce.com, Symantec, Verizon

To access full report with TOC, please visit ICT investment trends in government - Enterprise ICT spending patterns through to the end of 2015.