Smart Governmenthttps://idc-community.com/government/smart_governmentIDC CommunityTop 50 Government IT Vendors List Announced by IDC Government Insightshttps://idc-community.com/government/smart_government/top_50_government_it_vendors_list_announced_by_idc_government_insigh<div><p>These <u><a href="">Top 50 rankings </a></u>reinforce the benchmarks laid down last year in the inaugural version of this effort. For over 50 years, IDC has collected and analyzed IT industry data. This annual effort focuses on the Top 50 IT vendors who mainly serve the government market. But we also create an "Enterprise Top 25" list - which ranks the largest IT…</p></div>Shawn P. McCarthyThu, 21 Sep 2017 10:56:39 -0400https://idc-community.com/government/smart_government/top_50_government_it_vendors_list_announced_by_idc_government_insighFederal IT Budget: Growing, But Not Focused on DCOI Compliancehttps://idc-community.com/government/smart_government/federal_it_budget_growing_but_not_focused_on_dcoi_compliance<div><p>We will go into significant detail on these issues during our upcoming Webcast, titled <strong><a href="http://bit.ly/2vgx5w9"><u>T</u><u>he </u><u>State of Federal IT Spending: Looming Challenges for Fiscal Year 2018 </u></a></strong>on Wednesday, Sept. 13, at 11 a.m. EST. Hope you can join us.</p> <p>Here’s a little preview.</p> <p>Before exploring what impact these new spending patterns may have, let’s take a moment to look at…</p></div>Shawn P. McCarthyWed, 06 Sep 2017 10:58:33 -0400https://idc-community.com/government/smart_government/federal_it_budget_growing_but_not_focused_on_dcoi_complianceThe Role of Governments in Countries' Digital Transformationhttps://idc-community.com/government/smart_government/the_role_of_governments_in_countries_digital_transformation<div><p>Government leaders worldwide recognize the value of information  technologies for social and economic development. In the late 1990s, the  advent of the internet drove them to step up support for technology  investment both in the public and private sectors. The goals were to  increase overall access to technology for individual and enterprises,  …</p></div>Massimiliano ClapsWed, 21 Jun 2017 04:17:31 -0400https://idc-community.com/government/smart_government/the_role_of_governments_in_countries_digital_transformationFederal Cloud Spending Trickles Temporarily Downward, While Security Spending Growshttps://idc-community.com/government/smart_government/federal_cloud_spending_trickles_temporarily_downward_while_security_<div><p><strong>The Ups and downs of Cloud</strong></p> <p>For cloud spending, a decline of this magnitude was unexpected, especially given the multiyear double-digit growth trajectory we’ve seen for federal cloud investments. But the good news is that FY17 appears to be an anomaly. The long-term potential for federal cloud growth remains solid, and we very much expect to see…</p></div>Shawn P. McCarthyWed, 26 Apr 2017 16:12:06 -0400https://idc-community.com/government/smart_government/federal_cloud_spending_trickles_temporarily_downward_while_security_The UK Government Transformation Strategy 2017-2020: What the Future Holdshttps://idc-community.com/government/smart_government/the_uk_government_transformation_strategy_2017_2020_what_the_future_<div><p>The UK Government Transformation Strategy 2017-2020 vision is to: "<em>transform the relationship between citizens and the state - putting more power in the hands of citizens and being more responsive to their needs.</em>"</p> <p>There are three main factors that drove the government to design this transformation strategy:</p> <ul> <li>The disconnect between <strong>citizen…</strong></li></ul></div>Massimiliano ClapsThu, 16 Feb 2017 10:27:21 -0500https://idc-community.com/government/smart_government/the_uk_government_transformation_strategy_2017_2020_what_the_future_The Most Effective Border Wall is Electronic, Not Concrete or Steelhttps://idc-community.com/government/smart_government/the_most_effective_border_wall_is_electronic_not_concrete_or_steel<div><p>The same can be said for sensors – if those sensors are located only along the border itself.</p> <p><strong>Spread too Thin</strong></p> <p>Once someone manages to illegally cross a border, including a border wall, the agent said, they can run in any direction. When a border patrol officer arrives in the area where a sensor has been tripped, he or she has to figure out which…</p></div>Shawn P. McCarthyThu, 26 Jan 2017 15:58:56 -0500https://idc-community.com/government/smart_government/the_most_effective_border_wall_is_electronic_not_concrete_or_steelSmart Cities Transportation Research for 2017https://idc-community.com/government/smart_government/smart_cities_transportation_research_for_2017<div><p>I am very pleased and honored to have joined the Smart Cities Team at IDC, a true, if not the first, global industry leader in smart city thought development and advisory. As a certified urban planner, I have always held a profound love for cities, and in particular, transportation—transportation to and within cities—from subways connecting one…</p></div>Mark ZannoniTue, 24 Jan 2017 09:27:30 -0500https://idc-community.com/government/smart_government/smart_cities_transportation_research_for_201710 Predictions for the National Security and Public Safety Space, 2017https://idc-community.com/government/smart_government/10_predictions_for_the_national_security_and_public_safety_space_201<div><p>The IDC FutureScape: Worldwide national Security and Public Safety 2017 Predictions provide IDC's top 10 predictions across the national security and public safety space. These predictions lay out IDC's vision for the 10 most important shifts that will happen in the national security space over the next 36 months and will guide senior government…</p></div>Alan WebberTue, 13 Dec 2016 15:18:34 -0500https://idc-community.com/government/smart_government/10_predictions_for_the_national_security_and_public_safety_space_20110 Predictions for the Worldwide Government Industry 2017https://idc-community.com/government/smart_government/10_predictions_for_the_worldwide_government_industry_2017<div><p>Government IT executives will find themselves at the center of transformation. They should embrace the opportunities or address the risks brought about by the following trends:</p> <ul> <li><strong>Prediction 1</strong>: In 2017, 40% of government CIO offices will have the capabilities to adopt a Leading in 3D model.</li> <li><strong>Prediction 2</strong>: In 2017, 20% of government agencies will…</li></ul></div>Shawn P. McCarthyTue, 06 Dec 2016 11:49:39 -0500https://idc-community.com/government/smart_government/10_predictions_for_the_worldwide_government_industry_2017Top 10 Predictions for 2017 Worldwide Smart Citieshttps://idc-community.com/government/smart_government/top_10_predictions_for_2017_worldwide_smart_cities<div><p>The IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Smart Cities 2017 Predictions provides IDC's top 10 predictions for the 2017 Smart City agenda. These predictions are designed to provide the strategic context to enable government leaders — from mayors and city managers to city council members to CIOs and innovation offices — to transform their organizations through…</p></div>Ruthbea Yesner ClarkeFri, 02 Dec 2016 14:45:37 -0500https://idc-community.com/government/smart_government/top_10_predictions_for_2017_worldwide_smart_cities