Government Survey 2021

What facets of information governance are most important to agencies? Which new technologies are they most interested in adopting?

To gather insights about these and other issues affecting agencies, IPRO surveyed records management, IT, legal, data privacy/security, executive management, and other professionals at local, state, and federal government agencies around the country.

IPRO has included some of the key findings in a downloadable infographic.

Here are some of the highlights:

FOIA Challenges

What are the top FOIA challenges agencies are faced with in 2021? The most common response was reviewing records, followed by dealing with multiple data sources.

Information Governance

Professionals at government agencies who handle data and records are not only dealing with a lot of challenges, they’re also juggling various priorities related to information governance. The most commonly cited one was records and information management.

New Technologies

More than half the government agencies surveyed said they are mainly interested in a hybrid of desktop and cloud technology, while about 1/3 said they’re primarily interested in cloud technology. Only about 20% are focused on on-premises technology.

Discover more details about what government agencies are facing.