A survey by Gartner shows that government leaders are prioritizing digital transformation as a top business priority for 2018, according to CIO New Zealand.
Runner-up priorities include security, governance, and technology initiatives.
From the article:
Gartner, meanwhile, says cloud solutions, cybersecurity and analytics are the top technologies of government CIOs for new and additional spending in 2018. Datacentre infrastructure is the most commonly targeted for cost savings.
While only 5 per cent of government CIOs considered security and risk as crucial to achieving the organisation’s mission, 17 per cent expect to boost spending in cyber/information security.
This indicates that security is not a competitive differentiator for government, but additional spending over historical levels in this area is warranted as a response to relentless attempts to exploit system vulnerabilities, says Rick Howard, research vice president at Gartner.
Read the full article: Inside the Government CIO Agenda | CIO