Overview: The Government Electronics & Information Technology Association (GEIA) promotes and represents the high-tech industry in business with government. Members include companies that provide the government with electronics and Information Technology (IT) solutions. GEIA studies the market for IT, enabling technologies, and advanced electronics products and services for defense and civil government agencies. It annually produces a 10-Year Defense Electronics Forecast, a 5-year Federal IT Forecast, and an Enabling Technologies Forecast, as well as special market studies such as Services & Support and Information Assurance.
GEIA also provides: information to industry on trends and opportunities; facilitates doing business with government through market-forecasting, councils, and committees; maintains a standards development program; provides industry with information concerning business process challenges; and forms the government market sector of the Electronic Industries Alliance (EIA), which represents high technology trade associations that serve member companies in the telecommunications, consumer electronics, and component parts industries. In recent years, Configuration Management, Systems Engineering, Systems Safety, Earned Value Management, and other standards have been created and/or updated by GEIA.
*Merged with the AeA (formerly known as the America Electronics Association), the Cyber Security Industry Alliance (CSIA), and the Information Technology Association of America (ITAA) in 2009 to form TechAmerica
Specifications: Not available
IPR Policy: Not available
Current Status: Inactive
Last Updated: March 19, 2014