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The Middle East, Africa, and Turkey Government Sector Top 10 ICT Predictions for 2014

LONDON, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- just published a new market research report:

The Middle East, Africa, and Turkey Government Sector Top 10 ICT Predictions for 2014

This IDC Government Insights study provides our top 10 ICT market predictions for the government sector in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) in 2014, with the aim of helping government organizations and suppliers in the region make informed decisions. It addresses the key issues, conditions, and challenges that government officials and organizations must address as they perform their roles and meet their responsibilities in terms of ICT strategic planning, investment decision making, and technology program delivery.

"Online transactional government services have seen good traction among citizens and residents across the Middle East and Africa. IDC expects that the ongoing push toward the greater mobile enablement of government services in the region will further increase the trend toward self-service utilization," -- Research Manager Mukesh Chulani, IDC Government Insights, the Middle East, Africa, and Turkey


Table of Contents


In This Study

Situation Overview

Future Outlook

1. Multi-Channel Strategies Will Drive Citizen/Resident Services Penetration and Usage in the GCC; Mobile Technology Will be a Game Changer

2. Across Africa, Mobile-Enabled eGovernment Services Will be Created by In-Country Online Communities

3. The Focus of Governments Across Africa on Developing Sustainable ICT Sectors Will Shift to a Higher Gear

4. Saudization Initiatives Will Impact Saudi Arabia's Skills Shortage and Market Stability, but the Managed Services Alternative Will Only Receive a Lukewarm Response

5. Investment into Resolving the Skills Shortage Will Focus on Mobile Tech

6. Governments Will Focus on Strengthening the Security of National Information Assets, Expanding Agencies That Monitor and Protect the National Frontline Against Cyberattacks

7. The Need for Better Procurement Management Will Lead to Increased Use of Technology to Combat Revenue Leakage from Fraud and Corruption

8. Increased Focus on Smart City Initiatives Will Lead to an Acceleration of Related Projects Across the GCC

9. In Turkey, Local Government Bodies Will Adopt Cloud Faster Than Their Central Government Counterparts Due to the Limited Availability of Resources

10. Big Data Analytics Projects Will Be Jointly Initiated by Turkish Government Entities to Support Their Service Transformation Efforts

Essential Guidance

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Figure: MEA Government Sector IT Spending, 2013

Figure: Emirate of Dubai: Use of Government Services by Channel

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The Middle East, Africa, and Turkey Government Sector Top 10 ICT Predictions for 2014

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