Home / Tag Archives: IDC

Tag Archives: IDC

Smart Cities Council to Back Tech Acquisitions in 5 US Locations

The Smart Cities Council will give five to-be-determined U.S. cities grants in support of their procurements and deployments of smart technologies in an effort to advance livability, workability and sustainability efforts in those locations. The council said Monday it will conduct a one-day, custom-designed readiness program workshop for the government leaders, commercial and academic experts …

Read More »

IDC: Cloud to Represent 8% of FY 2016 Federal IT Spend, Could Reach 50% Share by 2018

A new report by IDC Government Insights predicts overall agency spend on cloud computing technologies for fiscal year 2016 will represent 8.5 percent of the federal government’s overall information technology budget. That figure represents an increase from the 5-percent share reported for fiscal 2015 as the Federal CIO Council and Office of Management and Budget continue efforts to spur cloud …

Read More »

Judith Lamont: Federal Agencies See Value of Cloud Computing

The Obama administration’s “cloud-first” strategy helps federal agencies leverage data sharing, video conferencing and collaboration tools while saving money, research analyst Judith Lamont writes in a KMWorld Magazine article published Monday. According to Lamont, former Federal CIO Vivek Kundra introduced the program in late 2010 with the goal of helping …

Read More »

IDC: DHS IT Budget Focuses on Legacy Sytems Maintenance

An International Data Corp. study on government agency budgets for information technology says the Department of Homeland Security allots significantly more funds toward legacy systems than new systems, GCN reported Friday. Brian Robinson writes DHS spends 16 percent of IT funding on modernization, compared to other agencies spending approximately 25 percent. “Trying to tie …

Read More »