GAO DECISIONS AND REPORTS

Performance evaluations could better assess management and operating contractor costs.


Agencies may use both the CPARS text and ratings when evaluating past performance for source selection.


Agencies may use CPARS evaluations to eliminate offerors from a source selection.


A protest related to past performance was sustained due to a latent ambiguity in the solicitation.


Agencies are not limited to the specific past performance references proposed by an offeror.  Agencies may consider any relevant CPARS ratings when evaluating past performance.