• FDA’s Sentinel system captures data from medical device issues

    Dr. Robert Ball, deputy director of the FDA’s Office of Surveillance and Epidemiology, joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin┬áto discuss more about the Sentinel system and what the agency plans to do.

  • Agencies’ tech isn’t always behind

    Innovation of federal IT springs up all over the government, including the IRS’ most recent move to provide more wireless options.

  • IT projects pulled from brink of failure

    TechStat is rarely about shutting down problematic technology programs. In an exclusive report, Federal News Radio examines how agencies are using the analysis to support existing improvement plans, to move to agile development and to change its relationship with contractors. CBP, NARA and the FBI are recent examples of agencies taking advantage of the visibility and transparency TechStat brings to get programs back on track and completed.

  • FBI turns troubled into triumph with Sentinel system

    The long-awaited, problematic case management application met full operational capability in May. Jeff Johnson, the FBI’s CTO, said about 30,000 employees have been using Sentinel for about a month. The $451 million program modernizes the FBI’s workflow and document management system.

  • FBI takes control of troubled Sentinel project

    The FBI plans to take over management of Sentinel, its $451 million case management project from primary contractor Lockheed Martin.

  • FBI looks in-house to complete Sentinel system

    The FBI wants to rely more on its own information technology staff members rather than outside contractors.

  • Is the Intelligence Community too big?

    Author Shane Harris brings us analysis.

  • FBI shuts down Sentinel, again

    The FBI has again paused work on the deployment of a multi-million dollar case-management system called Sentinel. is reporting that the bureau has extended a partial stop-work order that was first issued in March.

  • FBI shuts down Sentinel computer program

    The FBI has (again) put the brakes on a multi-million dollar plan to fix its creaky computer systems.

  • FBI CIO unveils next-gen IT strategy

    The agency plans to deploy a high-speed network, new Office-based PCs, and other infrastructure improvements.