FBI looks in-house to complete Sentinel system

Tuesday - 8/3/2010, 1:25pm EDT

The FBI wants to rely more on its own information technology staff members rather than outside contractors to complete its new electronic information and case management system that's faced delays and is estimated to cost hundreds of millions of dollars, FCW reports. FBI Director Robert Mueller told a Senate panel that the bureau is working with outside experts to come up with the best way to complete the final two phases of developing the program, named Sentinel. Lockheed Martin was awarded a contract to develop the multi-phased program in 2006. Sentinel is meant to provide the bureau with a Web-enabled electronic case management system.

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