INPUT’s Raleigh State & Local Executive Breakfast Recap: Will North Carolina Privatize State IT?

Senior Analyst Chris Cotner recaps last week’s state and local executive breakfast in Raleigh, North Carolina.

For those in attendance at INPUT’s North Carolina State and Local Executive Breakfast in Raleigh on April 15, 2011, future IT business prospects with state and local governments are certainly improved after the presentations from the CIOs in the state, City of Raleigh, and City of Durham. Q&A moderator Dr. Alan Shark (PTI) suggested the same when he asked the audience “Who is feeling good about IT business opportunities in the state now?” For the record, almost all hands in the audience of 126 IT executives went up in response to Dr. Shark’s astute observation. The biggest news of the day was likely from the state CIO, Jerry Fralick, who indicated that in regards to state IT, “everything is on the table” for assessment of the possibility of privatization; this really is good news for the IT contracting community interested in doing business with North Carolina.

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