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Dec 2015 - IDC FutureScape - Doc # 259881

IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Governments 2016 Predictions

Authors: Yayoi Hirose, Peng Ma, Alison Brooks, Ph.D., Mukesh Chulani, Massimiliano Claps, Ruthbea Yesner Clarke, Shawn P. McCarthy, Adelaide O'Brien, Gerald Wang, Alan Webber, Lianfeng Wu, Mark Yates, Scott Lundstrom
Abstract

This IDC study uses the IDC FutureScape framework and outlines key recommendations for government CIOs and other top-level executives who need to anticipate the best course for IT strategic planning. The framework begins by assessing some of the key external drivers that have the potential to shape business directions. Then the methodology develops a number of IT predictions, translating insights into the actions CIOs can take to address wide-ranging developments. Within the next two years, government executives are expected to undertake several initiatives that reach across multiple strategic areas. Based on our analysis of many of these efforts, IDC lists our top 10 predictions.

"The IDC FutureScape methodology can help governments identify key issues that they will need to deal with in the months ahead," said IDC Government Insights Research Director Shawn P. McCarthy. "And it can help IT leaders and agency executives understand some of the ideas and tools they can tap into as they address this changing IT environment."

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Subscriptions Covered

IDC Government Insights: Asia/Pacific IT Opportunity: Government , IDC Government Insights: Canada Industry Technology Advantage Program , IDC Government Insights: Canadian IT Opportunity: Government , IDC Government Insights: European Government Digital Transformation Strategies , IDC Government Insights: Smart Cities Strategies , IDC Government Insights: United States Digital Government Innovation and Transformation (DGIT) Strategies , IDC Government Insights: United States Government Digital Transformation Strategies , IDC Government Insights: United States Government IT Transformation Strategies , IDC Government Insights: United States IT Opportunity: Government , IDC Government Insights: Worldwide National Security and Intelligence

Regions Covered

Worldwide

Topics Covered

Analytic applications, Big Data analytics and discovery, IT operations and implementation, Information protection and control, Infrastructure and platform clouds, Internet of things, Security management, Technology buyer

Vertical Markets

Government investments, Smart cities

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