Will DOJ Tech Project Die After 10 Years?

January 20, 2012
FedCyber Wire, Financial, Technology
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A secure, interoperable radio network that the Department of Justice has been working on for more than a decade and that has cost the agency $356 million may be headed for failure, according to a new report by the agency’s inspector general.

According to the report, inadequate funding, frequent revisions to DOJ’s plans, and poor coordination threaten the success of the Integrated Wireless Network (IWS) and could leave the agency with obsolete radio equipment that doesn’t communicate well with other radio systems, which could in turn pose a threat to public safety.

via InformationWeek Government, continued here.