Governments Boosting IT Spending

April 2005
Business Communications Review;Apr2005, Vol. 35 Issue 4, p6
Trade Publication
This article informs that state and local governments are emerging from three years of limited IT spending growth, and will start seeing "slow but steady" increases beginning in 2005. That's the projection from International Data Corp. (IDC), which says the growth is a result of pent-up demand. After several lean years and flat spending patterns, state and local government IT spending is again enjoying moderate growth, according to Shawn McCarthy, program manager at IDC. The company believes that this is an opportune time for IT vendors to target the state and local market space.


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