Dr. Robert Ball, deputy director of the FDA’s Office of Surveillance and Epidemiology, joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin to discuss more about the Sentinel system and what the agency plans to do.
Innovation of federal IT springs up all over the government, including the IRS’ most recent move to provide more wireless options.
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.
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.
The FBI plans to take over management of Sentinel, its $451 million case management project from primary contractor Lockheed Martin.
The FBI wants to rely more on its own information technology staff members rather than outside contractors.
Author Shane Harris brings us analysis.
The FBI has again paused work on the deployment of a multi-million dollar case-management system called Sentinel. Washingtonian.com is reporting that the bureau has extended a partial stop-work order that was first issued in March.
The FBI has (again) put the brakes on a multi-million dollar plan to fix its creaky computer systems.
The agency plans to deploy a high-speed network, new Office-based PCs, and other infrastructure improvements.