After years of benign neglect from the Office of Federal Procurement Policy, it looks like the use of past-performance data in contractor selection might be back on the agenda. On July 1, the administration published an amendment to the Federal Acquisition Regulation that requires agencies to file past-performance report cards on their contractors in a central location, the Past Performance Information Retrieval System. The administration plans to spot-check some of the cards for completeness.
Kelman, Steven. "Past Performance Returns." Federal Computer Week. July 22, 2009.