Read how analytics and cloud computing serve government performance, services and transformation.
Government IT decision makers are developing more sophisticated uses of analytics and cloud to improve operational economics, citizen services and mission delivery. This white paper presents the transformational shifts that government is undergoing, through the Delivering Public Service for the Future framework developed by Accenture, fueled by these enabling technologies and illustrating each shift with government use cases.
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This white paper is sponsored by Accenture and is based on briefings and IDC Government Insights primary and secondary research. In this white paper, IDC Government Insights presents to government CIOs and line-of-business managers a snapshot of how government entities are utilizing analytics and cloud computing to transform the way they manage IT resources while providing better services to the operational aspects of their organization. This transformation is occurring in four structural shifts as defined by Accenture's vision of Delivering Public Service for the Future:
IDC Government Insights believes that the underlying enabling capabilities of analytics and cloud computing continue to bring more line-of-business professionals into discussion with their IT organizations about how to improve business performance, enhance products and services, generate new revenue streams and innovate mission delivery. This white paper presents use cases illustrating that the deployment of analytics and cloud is about making IT more efficient and flexible in serving overall line-of-business needs.
The Four Shifts of Government Transformation
(NOTE: Use case examples in full report, available for download)
Discussion of Accenture
With today's heightened sense of fiscal responsibility, the public sector's push to cut costs, capture owed revenue and boost performance is stronger than ever. High performance hinges on the ability to gain insights from data that organizations need to make better decisions faster. Accenture helps government clients worldwide harness the power of analytics to improve processes and achieve better outcomes. From strategy to execution, Accenture provides a blend of experience, innovative tools and alliances with leaders in business analytics software and services to inform real-time decisions. Accenture analytics also provide comprehensive and detailed reports that combine insight and help drive value within agencies.
Accenture views cloud as an integrating technology, combining analytics and big data to create insights, mobility solutions to connect people, processes to enhance decision making and security tools to provide exploratory analysis to help forestall intrusion attempts. Accenture provides a cloud platform for government based on recognized industry infrastructures, platforms and services. Accenture is investing heavily in cloud, having recently announced a $400 million investment in professional services capabilities including training, building new and existing offerings and developing assets across the cloud stack of infrastructure, platform and services.
Deep industry knowledge, ecosystem relationships and experience from a wide range of integration projects have informed Accenture's view of "delivering public service for the future" and enabled the creation of differentiated solutions that address governments' unique issues and challenges.