Nothing will change!
— An OPM procurement team put together a bid evaluation package for a procurement and the team put together a “compliance matrix” for evaluating the bids. This secret matrix was not included in the RFP; however an IDENTICAL matrix was included in a vendor proposal along with much of the specific verbiage from the bid evaluation package. An evaluation team member complained about the obvious leakage but nothing was done. Of course the vendor (one of the largest in the world) with the “insight” won the bid.
— A team of vendors creates, funds and executes a very successful model and practical demonstration of how their software and services can improve the federal hiring process. OPM chooses to not participate but, when the demo proves successful, creates a new service offering by the SAME NAME as the vendor project and sells it to VA using the vendor demo as their REFERENCE and model of operations. OPM made $millions off of this VA sale. (I’m sure that YOU remember it because YOU were a participant!)
— The fact that USAStaffing was largely a ripoff of the QuickHire system you designed is well known. OPM IT covered up their plagarism somewhat by leaving out many of the features they didn’t understand (but made QuickHire the better system.) What happened then? When OPM couldn’t compete fairly and win clients, they un-leveled (is that a word?) the playing field every way they could… like implementing a “requirement” in USAStaffing the same day the requirement was mandated and BEFORE it was communicated to other vendors… like having the OPM Director say that using USAStaffing would always be considered fully compliant but using a vendor application would put an agency “at risk.”
— OPM’s final requirements documentation for Onboarding was held up for TWO YEARS before issue to make sure that their new offering would be “harmonized” with the new requirements.
All the crooks are NOT in GSA..
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