Commentary: Some simple steps can help governments upgrade IT systems
Integrating services and sharing resources is one way that governments can combat the challenge of shallow pockets and out-of-date IT systems. To ensure success, many factors must be considered, including sufficiently understanding the needs of the organization, outsourced partners and system functionalities.
Adopting shared services models also may help consolidate technology to reduce operating cost and reduce budgetary stress. By following some simple steps, government organizations will be well on their way to reaping the benefits of those models.
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