May 16, 2022

Library of Congress OIG Releases “IT Modernization Evaluation Report” (Final Report)

From the Report:

The Office of the Inspector General (OIG) engaged an independent contractor, Obsidian Global, LLC, to evaluate the Office of the Chief Information Officer’s (OCIO) plan for the Library’s information technology (IT) modernization efforts. Specifically, Obsidian was engaged to determine whether the Library’s IT modernization plans provide a logical and measurable methodology to ensure its progress towards a modern IT infrastructure. Obsidian compared OCIO’s IT modernization efforts with industry and federal best practices for project, schedule, and cost management.

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