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"Per Employee" IT Spending: Federal Government is Nearly Four Times the Industry Average

By Shawn P. McCarthy – August 17, 2016
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Does the U.S. Federal government spend too much money for its Information technology solutions? Short answer - yes. But the reasons are complicated and not easy to fix. Compared to other industries, the mission of government is unique, which can make an apples-to-apples comparison of IT budgets a bit of a challenge.
Still, we here at IDC Government Insights wanted to know – how much does the U.S. federal government spend on IT per employee? And how does this expense ratio stack up against other industries?

 

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Shawn P. McCarthy

Research DirectorIDC Government Insights

<p>Analyst and research director at IDC since 2004.</p>

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