Government contractors may face performance evaluations by federal agencies that erroneously or capriciously capture the efficacy of their work, at times by seemingly arbitrary standards. These evaluations can hobble key abilities to gain new projects — the lifeblood of federal contractors.
In his article for Modern Contractor Solutions, Federal Government Contracts and Procurement Partner Nicholas Solosky details how the Contract Disputes Act (CDA) creates the framework for handling “claims” against the government on Federal contracts and discusses key evaluation issues, including:
- Past Performance
- Ratings and Narratives
- CPARS Procedure/Timeline
- Practical Resolution Strategies