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DoD Immediately Implements Portion of Enhanced Debriefing Requirements

The DoD has issued a class deviation to immediately implement part of the the enhanced debriefing requirements mandated by the 2018 National Defense Authorization Act. Continue reading

VA SDVOSB Rule of Two: Court Provides Important Guidance for Protesters 

In a recent decision, the Court of Federal Claims dismissed a rule of two challenge because, according to the Court, the protester only identified one SDVOSB–itself–that was likely to submit an offer at a fair and reasonable price. Continue reading

GAO: Understated Pricing Alone Isn’t “Unbalanced Pricing”

As the GAO wrote in a recent bid protest decision, unbalanced pricing doesn’t exist merely because some of an offeror’s line item prices are low. Continue reading

GAO Confirms: No Protests of Most Subcontract Awards

In a recent decision, the GAO confirmed that, except in very narrow circumstances, it won’t decide protests challenging subcontract awards. Continue reading

DISA’s $902M Comms Contract Hit with Protest

Hewlett Packard Enterprise is protesting the Defense Information Systems Agency’s award of a $902 million communications infrastructure contract. Continue reading

NIH names first group to CIO-SP3 Small Business on ramp

Forty companies have been qualified by the National Institutes of Health as potential winners of the first on ramp for the $20 billion NIH CIO-SP3 Small Business contract for IT integration and outsourcing support. Continue reading

GAO Sustains Protest of $771 Million Defense Intelligence Agency Contract

The contracting giant ManTech Advanced Systems International protested the award in October, saying the defense agency didn’t adequately explain its decision. Continue reading

Bid Protests for Small Businesses

Bid-protest procedures vary from jurisdiction to jurisdiction.  The expense of a bid protest often increases with the formality and length of the proceedings. Continue reading

SSA vs. SSEB: Protest Sustained Where Ratings Changes Weren’t Reasonable

The SSA has a good deal of discretion, but that discretion isn’t unlimited. Continue reading

Does the Court of Federal Claims give Alliant 2 protestors more hope than GAO?

The battle for the next great IT services governmentwide acquisition contract took  a bit of an unusual turn in early December when Obxtek Inc. filed a protest of the Alliant 2 awards in the Court of Federal Claims. Source: Does the Court of Federal Claims give Alliant 2 protestors more hope than GAO? – FederalNewsRadio.com