Processor Magazine, government agencies will be spending about one tenth of one percent less this year than they did in 2012.
Spending is going up in three areas: Mobile technologies, IT modernization, and cloud computing. Gartner points out that cloud computing expenditures are treated as operational expenses. By contrast, buying in-house servers and networks to support traditional processing would be treated as a capital expenses.
Gartner also mentions that fifty-two percent of government organizations support the BYOD (bring your own device) to work movement, and allow personal smartphones to be used on the job.