STAMFORD, Connecticut – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Information Services Group (ISG) (Nasdaq: III), a leading global technology research and consulting firm, said today it is expanding its ISG Provider Lens ™ research program to help state and local governments and higher education institutions across states -United to assess and select their technology and business service partners, under a new agreement with the National Association of Public Procurement Agents (NASPO).
ISG said NASPO has appointed it as a preferred partner for technology research and advisory services within the NASPO value point™ cooperative buying program. The program provides the best value and contract terms on a range of services to state agencies, county and city governments, public universities, and school districts in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and the U.S. territories.
ISG said it was chosen for the program on the basis of its extensive experience in providing technology consulting services to the U.S. public sector, coupled with its research to assess market-leading vendors, ISG Provider Lens. ™, which helps companies around the world assess their current supplier relationships, new commitments and available offerings.
“We are delighted and honored that NASPO has chosen ISG as their preferred technology research and advisory partner to support its member organizations,” said Nathan Frey, Partner, ISG Public Sector. “Government entities at all levels struggle to serve their constituents with limited budgets and outdated technology. We look forward to helping them make important decisions about their ongoing IT transformation programs and get the most out of taxpayer dollars.
ISG’s comprehensive vendor assessment research will help government IT, procurement, finance and operations managers select the best third-party vendors to support their technology modernization efforts, said Jan Erik Aase, partner and global leader of ‘ISG Provider Lens Research.
“ISG Provider Lens ™ is one of the most influential and benchmarked research series in the global technology and business services industry,” said Aase. “Expanding our coverage to providers who provide specialized services to the US public sector is a natural evolution of our core offering for the global commercial sector. Every year, we continue to expand our vendor assessment research to cover more technology solutions, industries and markets. ”
Aase said the new public sector offering will be very differentiated from the research provided by ISG to commercial enterprises. “Our vendor assessments in this space will focus on the unique requirements of government entities and the particular challenges they face,” he said. “This is not a business search redirected to a new audience. This is an entirely different research specifically tailored to the public sector.
ISG will launch its all-new ISG Provider Lens ™ research offering by publishing a quadrant dedicated to the US public sector in its 2021 corporate reports on Digital Workplace Solutions and Services, due out in November, and Automation smart, scheduled for December.
In 2022, ISG will publish nine market reports dedicated to the US public sector, assessing providers providing services to the public sector in the following areas:
BPO Purchases – T1
Microsoft Partner Ecosystem – Q1
Cybersecurity – T2
Private / hybrid cloud – Q2
Future of Work – Services and Solutions – Q3
Workday Partner Ecosystem – Q3
Oracle Partner Ecosystem – Q4
Public Cloud – Q4
AWS Partner Ecosystem – Q4
ISG Provider Lens ™ research is currently evaluating vendors serving 26 technology and solutions related markets including the digital workplace, cybersecurity, intelligent automation, mainframe modernization, public cloud, and more. ISG also evaluates vendors providing specialized services to industries such as banking, healthcare, insurance, life sciences, manufacturing, retail, utilities and energy. In total, ISG will produce more than 600 individual reports this year in several geographies. Each report includes exclusive ISG price benchmarking data and ISG Star of Excellence ™ customer experience research, among other features unique to ISG.
About ISG Provider Lens ™ Research
The ISG Provider Lens ™ Quadrant research series is the only service provider assessment of its kind to combine empirical and data-driven research and market analysis with the real-world experience and observations of the advisory team. world of ISG. Companies will find a wealth of detailed data and market analysis to help them select suitable sourcing partners, while ISG advisors will use the reports to validate their own market knowledge and make recommendations to corporate clients. ISG. The research currently covers providers offering their services worldwide, in Europe, as well as in the United States, Germany, Switzerland, United Kingdom, France, the Nordic countries, Brazil and Australia / New Zealand, with additional markets to be added in the future. For more information on ISG Provider Lens research, please visit this Web page.
A supporting body of research, the ISG Provider Lens Archetype reports, offers an unprecedented assessment of suppliers from the perspective of specific types of buyers.
ISG (Information Services Group) (Nasdaq: III) is a leading global technology research and consulting company. A trusted business partner of more than 700 customers, including more than 75 of the world’s 100 largest companies, ISG is committed to helping businesses, public sector organizations, and service and technology providers achieve operational excellence and faster growth. The company specializes in digital transformation services including automation, cloud and data analytics; procurement advice; managed governance and risk management services; network operator services; design of strategy and operations; change management; market intelligence and technology research and analysis. Founded in 2006, and headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut, ISG employs more than 1,300 digitally ready professionals operating in more than 20 countries — a global team known for their innovative thinking, market influence, deep industrial and technological expertise. and its world-class expertise. Industry’s most comprehensive market data-driven research and analysis capabilities. For more information visit www.isg-one.com.