The Analysis Group, LLC
B-401726,B-401726.2: Nov 13, 2009
The Analysis Group, LLC (TAG), of Falls Church, Virginia, protests the issuance of a task order to Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), of McClean, Virginia, under request for quotations (RFQ) No. GSC-TFMG-09-32148, issued by the General Services Administration (GSA) to acquire--on behalf of the Department of the Air Force's Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations, Plans, and Requirements, Strategic Plans and Policy Division (A5XP)--various support services in connection with A5XP's mission. TAG asserts that the agency did not evaluate quotations in accordance with the terms of the solicitation, improperly held discussions only with SAIC, and did not adequately consider circumstances showing that SAIC may have an "impaired objectivity" organizational conflict of interest (OCI).
We sustain the protest on the bases that the agency improperly conducted discussions solely with the winning vendor, SAIC, and did not adequately consider whether SAIC had an impaired objectivity OCI.