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Cost Realism: Agency Must Evaluate Employee Compensation Rates

the GAO held that an agency erred by basing its realism evaluation on offerors’ fully burdened labor rates, without considering whether the direct rates of compensation were sufficient to recruit and retain qualified personnel. Continue reading

Agency’s Reliance on Unstated Evaluation Criteria Leads to Sustained Protest

A solicitation’s evaluation criteria are tremendously important. Continue reading

GAO greenlights $58 billion in DoD TRICARE awards, denying nine industry protests

The protests were widely expected because of the sheer dollar volume of the contracts Continue reading

Ambiguous Contractor Teaming Agreement Sinks CIO-SP3 Proposal

Joint venture partner or subcontractor? Continue reading

GAO sustains protest in National Guard IT contract

The Government Accountability Office upheld the protest of an incumbent vendor who lost a contract award in a case that points to the high level of complexity involved in IT and government contracting. Continue reading

GAO sustains protest in National Guard IT contract

The Government Accountability Office upheld the protest of an incumbent vendor who lost a contract award in a case that points to the high level of complexity involved in IT and government contracting. Continue reading

IFB, federal government requests dismissal of complaint in supplier dispute

The Veterans Administration and IFB Solutions Inc. are asking a federal judge to dismiss a complaint filed in a legal fight over which nonprofit group should have priority in providing eyeglasses to veterans. Continue reading

Aneesh Chopra: Relying on Bid Protests Is ‘Absurd’

“This protest thing really ticks me off; it is so pathetic,” Chopra said. Continue reading

Steve Koprince: GAO bars contractor from filing bid protests

A legitimate complaint against government wrongdoing, or merely a nuisance? Continue reading

Insufficient Experience Information Sinks Offeror’s Proposal

An offeror’s failure to provide the type of past performance information mandated by a solicitation led to the offeror’s elimination from consideration for a major GSA contract. Continue reading