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Program Quality Assurance Documentation
Internal Audit: Department of Transportation
November 2010
ODOT Audit Services Report on the OWIN Program
This audit, requested by the Major Projects Branch Manager, focuses on site acquisition and partnership processes within the Oregon Wireless Interoperability Network (OWIN), which has recently been transferred to ODOT. The objectives of this audit were to (1) determine the adequacy of controls over partnership and site acquisition processes, and (2) determine the extent to which partnership agreements demonstrate equity to the state. Read More 

External Audit: Public Knowledge, LLC
September 2010
Public Knowledge, LLC Report on the Organizational Readiness of the OWIN Program
To assess the OWIN project, Public Knowledge interviewed a number of project team members and user representatives utilizing a readiness assessment tool and reviewed selected project documentation. Read More 

September 2010
Public Knowledge, LLC Summary of the State Benchmarking Study
Public Knowledge conducted a benchmarking study of other states with interoperability projects either completed or currently in progress. Though eight states were initially targeted, communications with only five states was successful. Information from the benchmarking study can be categorized in six area: Project Organizational Structure, Partnership Development, Cost Recovery, Site Acquisition and Construction, and Ongoing Operations and Training. Read More 

Business Case: Federal Engineering
January 23, 2007
Federal Engineering Business Case on a Statewide Public Safety Radio Network
Oregon faces an imminent crisis in its ability to provide reliable communications for first responders. Today's lack of capabilities interferes with command and control operations and hinders their response to emergency calls made by the citizens of this State. It also endangers personnel when they cannot depend on their radios -- their lifelines -- in many parts of the state. Read More 

Cost Refresh: Federal Engineering
September 20, 2010
Federal Engineering Executive Summary of the OWIN Cost Refresh Report
The Oregon Wireless Interoperability Network, through the Oregon Department of Transportation requested Federal Engineering, Inc., prepare an estimate of the total cost for construction that is currently underway, and for the future construction of all subsequent phases of the OWIN construction project. Read More