FlipSide

By the numbers: Small businesses

Mark Twain is famous for popularizing the opinion of 19th-century British Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli that “there are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies and statistics.”

The government information technology market is flush with numbers. And as Disraeli’s sentiments hint, you can change the meaning of the numbers depending on how you use them.

Earlier in this issue, we listed the top 100 small businesses. But there are many ways to look at small businesses.

Analysts at Input, a market research firm, offered the following views on small businesses in the government IT market.

Click here to enlarge charts (.pdf).

charts

Featured

  • Defense
    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) reveal concept renderings for the Next NGA West (N2W) campus from the design-build team McCarthy HITT winning proposal. The entirety of the campus is anticipated to be operational in 2025.

    How NGA is tackling interoperability challenges

    Mark Munsell, the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency’s CTO, talks about talent shortages and how the agency is working to get more unclassified data.

  • Veterans Affairs
    Veterans Affairs CIO Jim Gfrerer speaks at an Oct. 10 FCW event (Photo credit: Troy K. Schneider)

    VA's pivot to agile

    With 10 months on the job, Veterans Affairs CIO Jim Gfrerer is pushing his organization toward a culture of constant delivery.

Stay Connected

FCW INSIDER

Sign up for our newsletter.

I agree to this site's Privacy Policy.