• 110,000 GCN.com Monthly Unique Visitors*
  • 115,000 Total eNewsletter Subscribers

Technology, Tools & Tactics for Public Sector IT

GCN delivers technology tactics for the federal and state & local public sector IT manager who wants to know how it works, what it costs, usability, vulnerabilities and ROI.

Editorial Mission

Public Sector IT managers responsible for acquiring and implementing technology within their organizations face common challenges: scalability, security, reliability and transparency. GCN provides technology assessments, recommendations and case studies to the full scope of technology decision makers in the federal and state & local markets. Editorial topics include big data, cloud, cybersecurity, data centers, mobile and emerging technology.

Audience Profile Source: *Google Analytics

Job Functions

  • Executive/Senior IT Management 24%
  • IT / Systems / Network Management 18%
  • Application Development / Programming 4%
  • Data Communications / Telecommunications 3%
  • IT Project Management 4%
  • Research and Development 5%
  • Engineering/Tech Services 6%
  • Elected Official / Legis Staff / Board /Committee / Commsn Member 8%
  • C-Level Management/Command 9%
  • Program Management 9%
  • Procurement / Purchasing 2%
  • Other IT 8%

Branch of Government/Type of Business

  • State & Local Government 48.2%
  • Federal Defense 18.7%
  • Federal Civilian 33.1%


ROS Banners

Use a run-of-site campaign to build awareness and engagement with the GCN audience.

Contextual Banners

Run an GCN.com banner campaign aligned with content on specific topics (Available topics: State & Local, Mobile, Emerging Technology, Cyber-security, Big Data and Communications/Networking).

Digital Portals

Exclusive sponsor of an GCN.com online targeted content portal containing topic-specific editorial coverage. 


Deliver your message to the GCN audience alongside editorial news and updates.

Editorial Slideshow Sponsorship

GCN-produced editorial slideshows highlight key topics of interest to IT decision makers.

Mobile Sponsorship

Tablet App, Mobile Edition

Reach on-the-go IT professionals while building brand awareness.

Marketing Services

Content Marketing Toolbox

Let our Custom Editorial Team create a unique content package tailored to your organization's needs.

Executive Analysis

Executive Insights, Executive Outlook

These custom content solutions are geared toward IT decision makers who need to understand how a given technology tool or strategy could have an impact on the IT enterprise or agency operations.

Strategic Analysis

GameChanger, Technology Insights, Advanced IT Playbook, eBooks, Best Practices, Tech Tactics, Snapshot Report, Marching Orders, State of States, Field Report, Mandates

These custom content solutions provide IT decision makers and managers with insights into how to fully leverage a given technology tool or strategy.

Thought Leadership

Executive Q&A, Expert Q&A, Guest Column, Viewpoint, Power Player

These custom content solutions spotlight the thought leadership of a vendor and/or a vendor's executive.


The Download, Market Insights, Strategic Research Brief

GCN Media programs developed from in-depth research on a critical topic of interest to the government IT audience.

Technology Templates

Sponsor-directed messaging presented in a content-centric, information-rich design.

Fifty: State & Local Report

Strategic reports dedicated to state & local government programs and priorities.

Digital Dialogue

Extend the life and reach of your webcast with a Digital Dialogue, which captures highlights of your webcast in a printed piece in GCN.

Custom e-Letter

Engage and educate 30,000 targeted GCN government subscribers through a direct-marketing approach.

Custom Aggregated Editorial eNewsletter

This sponsor-directed custom eNewsletter features aggregated content from all PSMG new sources and positions your brand as a thought leader in the government IT space.

Custom InfoGraphic

Key facts, figures and information delivered in a two-page dynamic, high-impact InfoGraphic.

Custom Slideshow

Ten custom slides on a sponsor-identified topic to run on GCN.com for 60 days.

Demand Generation

Content Syndication

Post a whitepaper or educational asset in the GCN.com whitepaper library for lead generation.

Sponsor Webcast

The sponsor proposes the webcast topic, prepares the content and presents in this moderated format.

Government Voice Webcast

Expert government speaker engages audience on topic of interest. Sponsor presents for 5 minutes.

Editorial Webcat

GCN's Editor-in-Chief and Custom Editorial Director offer expert insights into a key topic of interest.

Research Webcast

Findings from sponsored research conducted by PSMG are presented and followed by a sponsor prepared presentation.

Roundtable Webcast

PSMG editor leads an educational session with a government speaker and the sponsor.

GCN Awards Webcast Series

Featured interviews with select GCN Award winners outlining their project initiatives, contracts and trends. Multi-sponsor recognition and alignment with speaker on strategic topics.

Innovation Series

Quarterly 6-8 page PDF focused on State & Local technologies. Sole Sponsorships available.

Sponsor Microsite

Personalized microsite on GCN.com that can host up to 15 sponsor assets for registered download.

Custom Virtual Events

GCN's content, marketing and event experts to deliver a custom virtual event tailored to your needs.


Government Innovation Awards

The Government Innovation Awards honor federal and state & local government teams for their extraordinary IT accomplishments and significant contributions to the performance of their agencies. These accolades recognize the best-of-breed for the top IT programs across the public sector.