GSA sustains Boeing protest of Seat Management awards
- By Christopher J. Dorobek
- Aug 31, 1998
The General Services Administration last week upheld Boeing Information Services
Inc.s protest of the agencys Seat Management Program contract awards.
It is unclear, however, what the ruling will mean for the company, the PC outsourcing
program or the eight winning Seat Management vendors. In agreeing that the Vienna, Va.,
companys protest had merit, a senior GSA procurement official did not opt to halt
work on Seat Management, award the company a contract or nix the contract of any of the
Gabrielle James, a contracting officer with the Seat Management Program Office in
GSAs Federal Technology Service, said there are many ways the programs
managers could respond to the ruling.
But, James said, the ruling does not imply that Boeing will be granted an
award, nor does it change the eight contracts that GSA awarded.
The Seat Management Project office has until Sept. 20 to respond to the latest ruling,