PPIRS

  • VA wait times appear to be going down

    In today’s Federal Newscast, a new study in the Journal of American Medicine Association finds veterans waited fewer days in 2017 than 2014.

  • OFPP tells agencies to get serious about tracking contractor performance

    Agencies must meet annual goals between 2013 and 2015 to enter data into the Past Performance Information Retrieval System. Joe Jordan, the administrator of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy, said inputting and referring to vendor performance information can reduce risks for agencies.

  • Vendor past performance data not up to par

    Agencies making contract awards without fully understanding the contractor’s past successes or failures. GAO makes six recommendations to improve and standardize the information.