State and Local Governments Need IT

State and Local Governments Need IT

State and Local Governments Need IT

$54.8 billion is the projected value of the state/local government IT marketin 2011—up from $52.8 billion this year.
Even as state and local government spending continues to get squeezed by the Great Recession and its aftermath, demand for information technology is growing in the public sector. Among the top priorities for state and local IT decision-makers are justice, public safety, and education, according to INPUT, a top government-focused IT industry tracker.
Dennis McCafferty is a freelance writer for Baseline Magazine.

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