Author Archives: Debbie Brown

Innovative Management Concepts, Inc.

Bid protest challenging the agency’s evaluation under the technical and past performance factors is denied where the record reflects that the agency’s evaluation was reasonable and consistent with the terms of the solicitation.      

Safer Federal Workforce Task Force COVID-19 Workplace Safety: Guidance for Federal Contractors and Subcontractors

On September 9, President Biden announced his Path Out of the Pandemic: COVID-19 Action Plan. One of the main goals of this science-based plan is to get more people vaccinated.  As part of that plan, the President signed Executive Order 14042, Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, (“the order”) which directs executive departments […]

E3 Federal Solutions, LLC d/b/a Avantus Federal

Bid protest alleging that agency conducted unequal discussions during oral presentation portion of the procurement is denied where the exchanges between the agency and the vendors amounted to clarifications and where the awardee did not revise or modify its quotation.    

Deloitte Consulting, LLP

Bid protest challenging award of a federal supply schedule (FSS) task order is sustained where the awardee’s quotation represented that the awardee would provide services exceeding the scope of the underlying FSS contract.    

FreeAlliance.com, LLC; Radus Software LLC/Radus CTA; Mobomo, LLC

Bid protests challenging the agency’s evaluation of technical quotations are sustained where the record shows that the agency applied unstated evaluation criteria in the evaluation under the key personnel experience and past performance evaluation factors, and where the agency did not adequately document the basis for assigning adjectival ratings for the technical evaluation.     […]

QVine Corporation; Digital Age Experts, LLC

1. Agency reasonably assessed a significant weakness in protester’s technical proposal based on protester’s failure to meaningfully address solicitation requirements regarding information security. 2. Agency evaluated technical proposals in a manner that was consistent with the solicitation’s evaluation criteria, which provided for assessing the extent to which proposals balanced the solicitation’s potentially competing objectives of […]

Octo Metric, LLC

Bid protest alleging that agency misevaluated proposals and made an unreasonable source selection decision is denied where the record shows that the agency’s evaluation was reasonable and consistent with the terms of the solicitation.      

Booz Allen Hamilton, Inc.

Bid protest challenging agency’s evaluation and selection of a higher-rated, higher-priced proposal for award is denied because the agency’s evaluation and best-value tradeoff decision were reasonable and consistent with the terms of the solicitation.      

Janus Global Operations, LLC

Bid protest is denied where agency’s evaluations under each of the evaluation factors, along with its best-value tradeoff determination, were reasonable and consistent with the solicitation requirements and the stated evaluation criteria.        

Chronos Solutions, LLC; Inside Realty, LLC; BLB Resources, Inc.

Bid protests challenging the terms of a solicitation are sustained where the agency did not consider significant changes in the law, as well as the agency’s policies and market conditions, directly applicable to the single-family mortgage insurance program for which the solicitation seeks asset management services; and where consideration of these changes could likely materially […]