This report summarizes the status of the UK public sector ICT transport software market. It is intended both for those currently working with public sector clients, and those considering this market for the first time.
Introduction and Landscape
UK council''s spend £30m per annum on software supporting transport infrastructure across the country. With public finance''s increasingly restricted engineers, contractors and key decision makers in local authorities are turning to technology to reduce the cost of roads and public transport through better management.
Key Features and Benefits
Kable covers the use of ICT in the public sector across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
Key Market Issues
- Gain insight into the UK public sector transport software marketplace.
- Gain insight into the UK public sector ICT local government marketplace.
Whilst the market is comparatively small compared to other segments and dominated by entrenched, specialist vendors the industry is undergoing radical change. Programmes like the joint Highways Agency and Rijkswaterstaat project exploring common platforms and increased use of enterprise ICT to manage road traffic provide opportunities to enter this market without established products. Meanwhile, increasing use of local transport coupled with reducing budgets forces councils to look at technology to better manage their networks.