Demand for Security
security as a top priority
4.5* Cybersecurity/ Security
3.8 Disaster recovery planning/
3.8 Data center consolidation
*The survey asked 131 federal technology decision-makers to rate (on a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being "not at all important" and 5 being "extremely important") IT initiatives in terms of importance and current leadership focus.
Budget woes topped the list of barriers to the effective execution of IT projects.
31% Lack of budget
23% Conflicting or poorly defined requirements
19% Shortage of skilled staff
9% Poor project management
8% Legacy systems
3% Lack of transparency on project performance
SOURCE: "2011 Federal Government IT Priorities Survey" (InformationWeek, October 2011)
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