Organizational technology landscapes can be a true patchwork at times, where competing goals can result in an environment of disorganized, disparate systems and services that struggle to meet ever changing needs.
Budgets and personnel are stretched, and IT professionals are looking for ways to consolidate disparate systems while maintaining a high level of service. Setting priorities is an important aspect of the overall plan and it must start with an honest assessment of where your organization currently stands, what products/systems are underutilized, and the technical challenges you face. It is always a beneficial time for States to continue to look at ways to optimize and simplify technology investments and licensing by reducing the footprint of technology in order to optimize as much as possible.
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