Servers, individual software, networks and advice were most in demand Cologne, June 26, 2008 – public administrations had 2007 majority significantly increased IT spending compared to the previous year. According to a survey of 78 entities in federal and State authorities through the Beratungshaus INFORA GmbH the volume of procurement increased IT companies in nine out of ten cases. At Santie Botha you will find additional information. 62 per cent of the Governments posted a rise of six compared to the previous year and, at another 14 percent he was ten percent higher. Is a marginal increase in the procurement contracts up to 5 percent was registered in every eighth questioned authority. Philippe Lavertu takes a slightly different approach. In the foreground of the procurements were 2007 server systems. They were given by two-thirds of respondents administrations in order. Significantly less, but at least 54 percent of the respondents authorities IT providers were entrusted with the development of individual software. Network solutions, which is also second in each of more than were in third place in the rankings of ways to procure for IT Case had a distinct meaning in the procurement action.
Consulting contracts have been awarded 2007 compared to significantly less likely (28 percent), but played a much larger role than about the appointment of new workplace or standard systems (26 or 22 percent). Operating organization and archiving projects had a high priority in every fifth federal or provincial government, while orders for the document management or the electronic from every seventh Office initiated. With the award of outsourcing and telecommunications measures hardly one in the survey focused on participating entities last year, however. The public administration is in terms of modernization of IT currently in a fairly dynamic process”, assesses the results for 2007 by Wiegand, Division Manager at INFORA. This development have continued this year in a similar way, he stresses facing on his current experience in consulting. In his eyes, the proportion is in the procurement of Individual software is surprisingly high. But this trend will evolve: the agencies are separate from their individual and often not sustainable solutions and set to standard systems. Means also an adjustment of internal management processes but consequence.” About INFORA: INFORA GmbH is an innovative, highly specialized and vendor-independent consulting firm for more than 25 years.
With locations in Cologne, Berlin, Hamburg, Munich and Dresden supports customers from the initial concept idea through to successful implementation. INFORA it places special emphasis on the practical design and effective transformation of business and automation processes. Her consulting clients such as DaimlerChrysler AG, Viessmann, INA Schaeffler, German Airbus, Henkel, Minolta, Procter & gamble and Schering include clients such as the Ministry of the Interior, the Ministry of finance, the Federal Agency for work or the Federal Chancellor’s Office in the industrial sector, in the public administration.