Input claims that the U.S. government is going to be spending more money on KM, primarily associated with Homeland Defense. This CIO article hints at the bigger question: All the technology in the world won't fix the differences between the agencies that all share similar information, each with a different view on it.
In a report released a few weeks ago, Input predicts that the federal government will boost its spending on knowledge management (KM) products and services at a compound annual rate of 9 percent from 2003 to 2008. That translates from an initial investment of $820 million to $1.3 billion.
Yes, I am catching up on my CIO reading, in case it isn't obvious.