Government IT spending to grow 14% in Brazil

IDC Brasil says that the government sector, taking county, state and federal levels into consideration, expects to increase IT spending by 14% to approximately R$4.9 bln. The government sector spent R$4.3 bln on IT 2004, which made it Brasil’s third highest technology investing sector. From this total, the federal government accounted for more than 60% of the investments, focusing its efforts on acquiring analytical enabled tools.