Tag Results for Sentinel (10)

  1. Good IT News, Bad IT News at Department of Justice

    The annual report by the Department of Justice's Office of the Inspector General (OIG) on the state of IT in the DOJ says that the FBI has made progress in implementing its Sentinel system. The report notes that, "Over the past several years, the FBI has instituted better IT management processes and controls through its Life Cycle Management Directive. Continuity in both the FBIâ''s CIO position and its project management staff â'' a huge problem in failed previous efforts â'' also has stabilized. In addition, all of the FBIâ''s IT activities have been centralized under …

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  2. Maybe They'll All Quit

    Zalmai Azmi, the FBI's CIO, was reported in Federal Computer Week as saying that, "Cultural differences are the biggest obstacle preventing intelligence agencies from starting information-sharing programs." He reportedly went on to say that, â''The introduction of new blood would help do things differently." Good luck. I thought that too over thirty years ago when I worked as a junior engineer in the Defense Department. I still hold that same thought today. I wonder if Azmi is hinting that there may be problems behind the scenes with Sentinel, the follow on to the infamous Virtual Case File …

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