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Lifting the Curtain: Past Performance



FAI, "Lifting the Curtain: Past Performance," FAI Media Library, accessed June 14, 2024 20:27,


The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the American Council for Technology and Industry Advisory Council (ACT-IAC) have collaborated on a series of acquisition-based presentations called “Lifting the Curtain.” The purpose of these sessions is to educate both Government and Industry on the how Government and Industry respond to each other during the acquisition lifecycle.


This seminar will focus on past performance and offer valuable insight and useful information on the purpose, selection, and evaluation of past performance information that is beneficial and applicable to both government and industry acquisition professionals. A panel of subject matter experts from government and industry will unveil best practices, techniques, and “tips of the trade” about past performance information and address questions that you have probably asked yourself at one time or another: What is the Government’s objective in soliciting past performance information on a contractor? How does industry choose the projects it wishes to present as examples of past performance? Is there an issue in presenting the same past performance examples across multiple projects? Is past performance effective as everyone presents projects that “receive an A”? What other sources does Government use or should use in assessing past performance? Do past performance examples in the management and/or technical volumes have a positive effect on the evaluation? Is there a better way for Government to assess past performance?

If you are a federal acquisition workforce member and would like to receive continuous learning points (CLPs) for viewing this recording, you can sign up for the event via the FAI CSOD.


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