The Government Accountability Office this week overturned the Homeland Security Department's award of a department-wide financial management system to CACI, sources familiar with GAO's decision told Nextgov.com. GAO spokesman Chuck Young confirmed the agency's decision in an e-mail.
The audit agency is recommending that DHS issue a revised solicitation that better reflects its actual needs, accept modified proposals and conduct a new competition, the sources said.
Global Computer Enterprises, which had provided the Transportation Security Administration and the U.S. Coast Guard with Web-based financial management services, protested the contract award in November 2010, about a week after the department selected CACI for the work. The contract has a potential value of $450 million.
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