Octo Consulting Group was awarded a 10-year $27M contract to automate and innovate the FBI Lab Division’s (LD) Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS). Octo Consulting Group is a leading technology and management consulting firm focused on providing federal government agencies with creative and actionable business solutions in the areas of technology solutions, program management, performance based acquisition, IT management consulting, organizational change and business transformation.
The Octo Consulting Group team will provide an end-to-end electronic/automated evidence tracking capability and will, for the first time, provide visibility directly into evidence tracking and forensic examinations. The system benefits are extensive and the highlights include: Electronic evidence tracking, Reduction in time spent executing manual processes in every aspect of the forensic analysis lifecycle, Elimination of unnecessary delays for tracking down information, Enhanced evidence prioritization improving LD response time for time-sensitive submissions, Improved communication with the field via evidence status updates to case agents through unclassified email and information exchange with Sentinel, and an overall increase in the LD‘s capacity to produce quality results in a timely manner.
Brian Swenson, EVP for Octo Consulting Group's National Security Sector stated, "Having supported the FBI IT Branch since 2007, Octo is proud and thrilled to help automate and streamline such a critical mission modernization effort for the FBI Laboratory as well as their State and Local partners."
Ashok Nare, CTO for Octo Consulting Group stated, “This win reinforces Octo's continued focus and success in supporting mission-oriented technology and modernization solutions similar to our work for the OSHA, the U.S. Census Bureau, as well as the Defense and Intelligence Community."
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