Information technology is a critical part of a municipality’s annual spending. It’s important for towns and cities to flesh out a fairly detailed IT budget to help uncover inefficiencies, save money, and better execute operational goals.
While you don’t necessarily have to create an extremely detailed IT budget, there are certain components that should be present—even for a small municipality.
This guide includes:
- Essential components of an IT budget
- A 5-question IT budget assessment
- Tips on presenting IT budgets to council
- IT budgeting examples and formats