Booz Allens's $133M VA Award May Be Biased: Report

Law360, Chicago (December 21, 2011, 6:37 PM EST) -- The government's award of a $133 million contract to Booz Allen Hamilton Inc. for U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs information security services may have resulted from a biased bid evaluation process, according to a VA watchdog's report released Tuesday.

In a review, the VA's Office of Inspector General found that the Secure VA-Chief Information Security Officer Support Services acquisition process demonstrated a potential bias because the awarding agency considered a bidder's knowledge of VA procedures and practices as a significant selection factor without disclosing the importance...
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