|[December 04, 2012]
IDC Government Insights Releases Top 10 Market Predictions for 2013
FRAMINGHAM, Mass. --(Business Wire)--
Government Insights today hosted a webinar titled, IDC
Government Insights Predictions 2013: U.S. Government,
highlighting market predictions for the year ahead. Featuring analysts Thom
McCarthy, and Adelaide
O'Brien, the session provided organizations (and government
agencies) with insight and perspective on long-term industry trends
along with new themes on the horizon. The Predictions Web conference
series is designed to help company leaders capitalize on emerging market
opportunities and plan for future growth. An audio replay of today's Web
conference will be available within 48 hours; to access the replay and
receive a complimentary copy of the presentation, please visit: http://bit.ly/GI_Predictions2013_Government.
The Top 10 Predictions for 2013 are:
Prediction 1 - Infrastructure consolidation will hit its peak
as governments accelerate cloud adoption by over 50% above 2012
levels, accounting for more than 7% of all government IT spending.
Pediction 2 - Tactical deployments of Big Data solutions will
grow by over 30% CAGR and will accelerate broader pervasive analytics
deployment, laying the foundation for Smart Government.
Prediction 3 - Agencies/organizations/offices will rapidly
begin to rationalize and establish baseline costs for IT assets and
identify endpoint device choices - PCs, tablets, and smart phones -
for "best use."
Prediction 4 - Mobile devices and apps, smart sensors, cloud
computing solutions, and citizen-facing portals will create a 48%
increase in digital information, creating new records management
access and retrieval issues.
Prediction 5 - Cloud sharing/collaboration among governments
(federal, state, and local) and shared services will account for 18%
of the government cloud market and create new business models for IT
procurement and provisioning.
Prediction 6 - Though they continue to lag behind other
industries in investing in social business software, 35% of government
organizations will initiate social analytics tools evaluation and/or
Prediction 7 - All levels of government will accelerate mobile
applications development. In 2013, 35% of new federal and state
applications will be mobile and 45% of new local applications will be
Prediction 8 - Over 40% of U.S. local governments will be in
the research and evaluation stage for Smart City pilots/projects and
50% of these will begin some level of implementation in 2013.
Prediction 9 - Government organizations that promote open data
will foster 25% more private commercial activity in apps and services
that will facilitate improved outcomes across a range of government
Prediction 10 - Public/private partnerships will be redefined
based on mutual mission goals and outcomes that create mutual
government/commercial partnership and research benefits.
"Operational efficiency and mission effectiveness are the key drivers
for IT value in government in 2013," said Thom
Rubel, Vice President, IDC (News - Alert) Government Insights. "Government
organizations are rapidly adopting 3rd platform technologies - big
data/analytics, cloud, social business and mobility in tactical ways
that will quickly transcend to broader 'Smart' strategies. In addition,
the coming year will present significant changes in
government/commercial partnerships to achieve mutual goals."
For additional information about these predictions or to arrange a
one-on-one briefing, please contact Sarah Murray at 781-378-2674 or email@example.com.
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About IDC Predictions
A hallmark of IDC's offering for three decades, the annual Top 10
Predictions reports provide our outlook on the IT market, across
industries, for the coming year. During the next 60 days, IDC will
publish dozens of Top 10 Predictions documents for 2013. Please visit www.idc.com/predictions2013
for a complete listing.
About IDC Government Insights
IDC Government Insights assists government policy, program, and IT
leaders, as well as the suppliers who serve them, in making more
effective technology decisions by providing accurate, timely, and
insightful fact-based research and consulting services. Staffed by
senior analysts with decades of government and IT industry experience,
our global research analyzes and advises on business and technology
issues facing the Federal/Central and local/provincial Governments.
International Data Corporation (IDC)
is the premier global provider of market intelligence, advisory
services, and events for the information technology market. IDC is a
subsidiary of IDG, the world's leading technology, media, research, and
events company. For more information, please visit www.idc-gi.com,
email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call
703-485-8300. Visit the IDC Government Insights Community at http://idc-insights-community.com/government.
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