GAO upholds TASC protests
The Government Accountability Office upheld March 9 two protests against the Homeland Security Department’s award of a $450 million contract to CACI to implement a controversial enterprise resource planning system.
DHS announced it had awarded Arlington, Va.-based CACI the contract to implement the ERP–known as Transformation and Systems Consolidation–on Nov. 19; the two protestors, Global Computer Enterprises of Reston, Va. and Savantage Financial Services of Rockville, Md., filed with the GAO that month
A senior GAO bid protest attorney said in an interview that while the GAO has sustained the GCE and Savantage protests, it still needs a few weeks to edit the decisions before releasing them to the public.
Attempts to reach CACI were unsuccessful; one CACI executive with responsibility over civilian sales said, when contacted by phone, “I don’t know what you’re talking about” and hung up. Read more…
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