Research Slideshow: State IT Budget Trends Report: Bellwether for Any CIO

By Dennis McCafferty  |  Posted 07-30-2010

State IT Budget Trends Report: Bellwether for Any CIO

Two-thirds of state CIOs expect lower IT budgets from 2011 through 2013.

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Only 13 percent of state CIOs expect an increase in IT budgets from 2011 through 2013.

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58 percent of state CIOs outsource at least some of their IT infrastructure operations.

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27 percent of state CIOs plan to expand outsourcing within the next three years.

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66 percent of state CIOs use a shared-services model for some or all IT operations.

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One-half of state CIOs are investigating the use of cloud computing, and one-third are running active or pilot cloud projects.

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50 percent of state CIOs say they use a formal IT portfolio management process.

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32 percent of state CIOs do not formally measure how IT contributes to agency missions and strategies.

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20 percent of state CIOs say they use subjective measures to measure IT performance and how it contributes to progress made in agency strategic plans.

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58 percent of state CIOs own and operate multiple data centers.

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Two-thirds of state CIOs say that state agencies use social media such as Twitter and Facebook.

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Three-fifths of state CIOs say their states are preparing social-media policies for state agencies.

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46 percent of state CIOs oversee policies that mandate "green" IT.

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31 percent of state CIOs are developing policies for "green" IT.

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