VA dismisses SAM contractors, suspends project
The Veterans Affairs Department is suspending immediately development of a strategic asset management information technology effort and dismissing the contractors, said VA Chief Information Officer Roger Baker.
In a Feb. 28 interview with FierceGovernmentIT, Baker said that the SAM program, the only portion of the Financial and Logistics Integrated Enterprise project to have escaped cancellation in July 2010, will undergo a five-month pause while the VA reexamines its development approach.
Project contractors General Dynamics and MITRE are being terminated for convenience, Baker said. Some governmental staff will be reassigned, he added. Read more…
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