Government Slideshow: IT Spending Priorities in Local Government

By 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 2011—up 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.

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Driven by the housing crisis:

Mobility/GIS for code enforcement; streamlinedtech for condemnation proceedings; improved public housing administrationtools.

Driven by the housing crisis:

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Green initiatives are on the increase, with 33 notable projects planned in18 states.

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$500:

the amount Virginia is providing in tax credits for every green jobcreated—including IT jobs.

$500:

Educational initiatives:

Online student-performance data; virtual learningproducts; statewide data systems that include public, charter, privateschools.

Educational initiatives:

Hot issue:

Gulf oil spill highlights need for better rapid-response systems

Hot issue:

Hot issue:

Immigration reform demands employment verification systems,birth/death records databases.

Hot issue:

IT vendor priorities:

• Put costs in perspective to projected savings• Stress consolidation, business-process reengineering opportunities.

IT vendor priorities: