The South African government has made a comittment to utilise ICT extensively as part of improving service delivery and internal process efficiencies. In line with this, the level of expenditure at both national and provincial government level has increased steadily over the past two to three years. The governments' focus in ICT spend has been mainly for Software and Professional IT services. Several projects across the different provincial departments present exciting market entry opportunities for ICT vendors and service providers. This Market Insight provides a comprehensive view of the various oportunities and key best practices they need to adopt in order to effectively penetrate the provincial government sector.