The Government’s evaluation of bidders’ past performances sometimes seems murky. In submitting their proposals, bidders are given the opportunity to put their best foot forward – to identify “relevant” past performance and objective assessments of how well they performed the work. But what if the Government ignores the past performance submissions and uses something else to evaluate past performance? That’s what happened to JMark Services in a bid to provide intelligence instructor services for the Air Force.
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