The FBI Finally Abandons Paper, Goes All-Digital

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August 7, 2012 by Volamoot at Mashable!


The Federal Bureau of Investigation’s agents have finally made the leap into the future, upgrading from paper files to a digital case management system at a cost of more than $600 million.

Sentinel, the agency’s all-digital system, features a web browser-style user interface that allows agents to enter and review information about cases or suspects. Agents can do quick searches to see if one of their cases has any similarities to other cases, an improvement which should speed up investigations. Additionally, agents can electronically sign documents using an identification badge reader.

Certain elements of Sentinel have been in use by FBI agents f…
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via Mashable http://mashable.com/2012/08/07/fbi-digital/

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