IDC FutureScape: Worldwide National Government 2023 Predictions

IDC FutureScape: Worldwide National Government 2023 Predictions

This IDC study provides 10 predictions for the worldwide national government market."From shifting to a digital business, attracting and retaining critical skills, selecting IT suppliers based on ESG value, and protecting agency data and personally identifiable information (PII) from nation-state attacks to reassertion of digital sovereignty, national governments face interconnected imperatives," says Adelaide O'Brien, research vice president, IDC Government Insights. "IDC's national government predictions address these imperatives with actionable advice for IT and agency leadership," she adds.

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IDC FutureScape Figure
Executive Summary
IDC FutureScape Predictions
Summary of External Drivers
Predictions: Impact on Technology Buyers
Prediction 1: Due to Recent Economic and Geopolitical Events, by 2024, 45% of National Governments Will Consider Digital Sovereignty Critical to Protect Key National Infrastructures for Nation Survivability
Associated Drivers
IT Impact
Guidance
Prediction 2: By 2023, 65% of National Governments Will Require Compliance, with Cybersecurity Mandates Strengthening Security Requirements, Addressing Supply Chains, Streamlining Reporting, and Enforcing Sanctions
Associated Drivers
IT Impact
Business Impact
Guidance
Prediction 3: Led by the United States, by 2025, 40% of National Governments Will Adopt Immersive Learning Technology in Critical Sectors to Accelerate Education, Hone Skills, and Engage and Retain Employees
Associated Drivers
IT Impact
Guidance
Prediction 4: By 2024, 30% of National Governments Will Make Digital Service More Inclusive, and 20% Will Invest in Inclusivity Through Digital Services
Associated Drivers
IT Impact
Business Impact
Guidance
Prediction 5: 35% of National Governments Will, by 2027, Create Next-Generation Warfare Divisions to Creatively Leverage Innovation Accelerators and Crowdsourced Intelligence in Geopolitical Conflict
Associated Drivers
IT Impact
Business Impact
Guidance
Prediction 6: By 2026, National Governments and International Institutions Will Double Their HumTech Investments to Assist People Displaced Because of Conflict, Disasters, Famine, and Climate Change
Associated Drivers
IT Impact
Business Impact
Guidance
Prediction 7: By 2024, 25% of National Governments Will Focus on Compliance Frameworks and AI-Driven Content Moderation to Mitigate Rampant, Disruptive Misinformation and Address the Loss of Consensus Reality
Associated Drivers
IT Impact
Business Impact
Guidance
Prediction 8: By 2025, 60% of National Governments Will Deploy Cloud Billing and Reporting Tools for Financial Accountability of the Variable Spend of Multiple Clouds
Associated Drivers
IT Impact
Guidance
Prediction 9: By 2026, 45% of Nations Will Negotiate Digital Trade Agreements with Like-Minded Partners to Guarantee Movement of Selected Data Across International Borders
Associated Drivers
IT Impact
Guidance
Prediction 10: By 2024, 20% of G20 Countries Will Mandate Government Executives to Justify IT Investments and Select IT Suppliers Based on ESG Value Metrics
Associated Drivers
IT Impact
Business Impact
Guidance
Advice for Technology Buyers
External Drivers: Detail
Storms of Disruption — Accelerating, Interconnected Uncertainty
Geopolitical Reality — Sovereignty in the Digital World
Cybersecurity and Risk — Scaling and Evolving Threat Environment
Meaningful Intelligence — Differentiated Decision Power
Embracing the Metaverse — New Levels of Immersion
Mainstream ESG — Sustainability Is Measured and Mandatory
Digital Business — Stepping Stone to the Future Enterprise
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