DOJ Drops Plan For New Case Management System

Law360, New York (September 20, 2010, 5:29 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Justice has pulled the plug on a new case management system that would have allowed its Civil, Criminal, Antitrust, Environmental and other divisions to share case information, but required another $193 million in funds, President Barack Obama's information chief revealed Monday.

The end of the project comes as part of a governmentwide effort to trim costly and ineffective technology initiatives, Chief Information Officer Vivek Kundra told the Federal Chief Information Officers Council.

The project was years behind schedule and had already blown...
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