ZIFFPAGE TITLEFBI Base CaseBy Deborah Gage | Posted 2005-04-06 Email Print
The federal agency stumbled in its attempt to trade a paper-based filing system for an electronic one. Experts offer tips on how the agency can regain its balance.
FBI Base Case
Headquarters: J. Edgar Hoover Building, 935 Pennsylvania Ave. N.W., Washington, DC 20535-0001
Phone: (202) 324-3000
Chief Information Officer: Zalmai Azmi
Financials: $4.3 billion in funding for fiscal year 2003; $4.75 billion for fiscal 2004
Challenge: Centralize and coordinate the design, purchase and deployment of all information-technology projects.
- Create a case management system with the Department of Justice and the Department of Homeland Security in which at least 80% of the requirements are common.
- Meet a new timetable to develop the case management system within four years.
- Avoid sinking more than the $104 million, already spent, on project costs that cannot be recovered.