IT Budget Template

This template helps organizations create 5-year IT budgets for everything from their technology priorities to recurring expenses. Download the Guide

A Guide to Municipal IT Budget Planning

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 […]

Municipal IT Budgeting in Three Parts: From Broken to Visionary

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Information technology is a critical part of a municipality’s annual spending. Yet, we find that many municipalities often don’t know where to begin with IT budgeting. 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. This article gives you […]

Case Study: Overhauling a Small Utility Commission’s IT with Strategic Budgeting

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Seabrook Island Utility Commission Seabrook Island Utility Commission provides safe, high-quality water services to its community in North Charleston, South Carolina. The area is growing rapidly in both population and economic development. As a result, the service demands on the Commission are increasing and they realized technology had become a burden holding them back instead […]

IT Spending Benchmarks: Too Much, Too Little, Or Just Right

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How Much Should You Spend on IT? Some organizations overspend and get frustrated by a lack of return. Others sink into technical debt by underspending and incur efficiency losses. But how do you know if you’re overspending or underspending? A recent study found that 44% of organizations planned to increase IT spending for 2020, up […]

Procurement Tips to Reduce IT Costs

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Advances in technology and Internet functionality have lowered the costs of what used to make websites so expensive. By examining each piece of your website, you might find some opportunities to save significant money.