Government Slideshow: IT Spending Priorities in Local GovernmentBy Dennis McCafferty | Posted 06-10-2010
IT Spending Priorities in Local Government
$54.8 billion is the projected value of the state/local government IT marketin 2011up from $52.8 billion this year.
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Justice/public safety is the top local segment, slated to grow by $100million, to $3.8 billion, over the next year.
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Primary and secondary education represent the largest state-level category,expected to grow by $300 million to $6.5 billion.
Driven by the housing crisis:
Mobility/GIS for code enforcement; streamlinedtech for condemnation proceedings; improved public housing administrationtools.
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Green initiatives are on the increase, with 33 notable projects planned in18 states.
the amount Virginia is providing in tax credits for every green jobcreatedincluding IT jobs.
Online student-performance data; virtual learningproducts; statewide data systems that include public, charter, privateschools.
Gulf oil spill highlights need for better rapid-response systems
Immigration reform demands employment verification systems,birth/death records databases.
IT vendor priorities:
â¢ Put costs in perspective to projected savingsâ¢ Stress consolidation, business-process reengineering opportunities.