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3 edition of Guidebook for performance-based services acquisition (PBSA) in the Department of Defense. found in the catalog.

Guidebook for performance-based services acquisition (PBSA) in the Department of Defense.

United States. Office of the Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition Reform.

Guidebook for performance-based services acquisition (PBSA) in the Department of Defense.

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Published by Defense Acquisition University Press in Fort Belvoir, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. Dept. of Defense -- Procurement.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesPerformance-based service acquisition
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsUC263 .U56 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 50 p. ;
    Number of Pages50
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3997856M
    LC Control Number2001344115

    Gee, J. The Procurement Revolution. Cloud is relatively lower cost and could generate strong ridership and farebox returns. A new approach for contracting these kinds of services is recommended.

    In Julythose FAR changes were initiated with the publication of proposed rulemaking. For intercity passenger rail, total ridership and ridership by quarter for the St. The purpose of this publication is to assist agencies in developing policies and procedures for implementing PBSC. Air Force adopted a comprehensive performance-based approach to contracting for base support services, which OFPP adopted for government-wide use in October An analysis of services acquisition suggests that while PBSA may be useful for routine, common, and relatively simple services, it is not as applicable for services that are too long-term and complex to permit complete specification of results and competitive pricing at the outset of contracting. He is a graduate of University of California at Los Angeles.

    Sanderson, G. These terms must also be meaningful to a knowledgeable third party so that, if a dispute arises, he can determine whether the contract terms have been fulfilled or not. Thus a user-based approach, rather than an objective checklist approach, has been found to be superior for evaluation the quality of intangible services. Google Scholar Pegnato, J. Because the PRIIA Section regulations allow states and other sponsors to unbundle various aspects of passenger rail service and contract with different entities for different service features, additional scrutiny of the quality of contract operations is desired. Williams, R.


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Guidebook for performance-based services acquisition (PBSA) in the Department of Defense. by United States. Office of the Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition Reform. Download PDF Ebook

The parties would specify requirements in terms of results whenever possible, unless they agree that specification of process would be better. The broader category of know-how, etc. Measurable Performance Standards: To determine whether performance outcomes have been met, defines what is considered acceptable performance.

Sanderson, G. Several options for reporting performance data are discussed in the following subsections.

Contract Management:

The main factors would be experience, past performance, and key personnel qualifications. The two states that jointly manage the Amtrak Cascades service, Oregon and Washington, have adopted a service assessment program to maintaining accountability for Guidebook for performance-based services acquisition book operators and corrective actions for deficiencies in the service delivery.

Services are always rendered in response to actual circumstances and conditions. The two corridors to Duluth and Rochester are expensive to implement but provide good ridership, albeit with limited farebox recovery. Instead, the government develops a Statement of Objectives SOO or Performance Work Statement that describes the overall outputs and objectives but does not specify how to achieve those outputs.

Federal Highway Adminis- tration, U. He entered the field in through the Air Force "Copper Cap" program and worked as a contract negotiator and contracting officer in several Air Force weapon system program offices.

This is the site where the Office of Federal Procurement Policy posts its performance-based documents. Agencies should consider this reality in determining the appropriate acquisition incentives.

Kolb, L. In Julythose FAR changes were initiated with the publication of proposed rulemaking. The U. The purpose of the measure is to track the passenger use of modes other than highways in Missouri.

Passenger Surveys To supplement the operational and CSI data supplied by the service operator, some state DOTs and other public agencies that sponsor intercity passenger rail services conduct surveys of passengers onboard trains to gather information about passenger characteristics and prefer- ences.

Attempts to apply contracting methods which are inappropriate to the services being acquired have often resulted in unsatisfactory performance and contract administration problems, as reflected in several internal agency investigations and evaluations, General Accounting Office Reports, and OFPP studies.

Guidance needed for using performance-based service contracting GAO However, it is important to note that if multiple categories of technical data or even FAR data is to be acquired, multiple categories of technical data clauses must be inserted and each contract line item number CLIN must be specifically drafted to cover each separate CATEGORY of technical data e.

Performance Based Acquisition

Government acquisition officials and industry representatives have expressed doubts about the success of PBSA, independent reviews have not validated predictions and anecdotal claims of improvements in quality and reductions in cost, and people at the working level are frustrated.

From the perspective of a contractor, the most Guidebook for performance-based services acquisition book aspect of this area is protection of competitive advantage from disclosure to its competitors. However, long-term and complex services confront agencies with unique quality assurance problems.

An indication of whether the goal has been met, the 5-year perfor- mance trend, and the desired trend are also given graphically, rather than numerically, for ease of understanding. They would use earned value management techniques Guidebook for performance-based services acquisition book appropriate.

The Gray Notebook reports several performance statistics and pro- vides quarterly updates for the Amtrak Cascades route, a state-supported intercity passenger rail corridor between Seattle, Washington, and Portland, Oregon, with extensions to Vancouver, British Columbia, and Eugene, Oregon.

In sum, contract law and court enforcement cannot ensure satisfactory service and cannot remedy poor performance. Proposed rule changes to 48 CFR Parts 2, 7, 11, 16, 37, and 39 under FAR Case are intended to help agencies make better progress implementing performance-based methods and address their difficulties in applying these methods effectively.

Wenzel, T.Performance Based Payments Guide Introduction. Although Performance Based Payments (PBPs) have been authorized for use as a type of customary contract financing sincemost contracting and acquisition professionals are not familiar with the steps necessary to create an. (a) FAR has established the policy to use a performance-based contracting approach for all services except construction, A&E, services incidental to commodity purchases, and utilities.

Use of any other approach has to be justified. Pilot contracts yielded cost savings and increased customer satisfaction. (b) Improves business results! Jul 01,  · E-book or PDF. A COR's Guide to Statements of Work, Performance Work Statements, and Statements of Objectives Guidebook for Performance-Based Services Acquisition (PBSA) - Department of Defense - Washington.

In-text: (Guidebook for Performance-Based Services Acquisition (PBSA), ) Your Bibliography: Guidebook for Performance-Based.pdf FAR has established the policy to use a performance-based contracting approach for all services except construction, A&E, services incidental to commodity purchases, and utilities.

Use of any other approach has to be justified. Pilot contracts yielded cost savings and increased customer satisfaction.

(b) Improves business results!The Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) The Guidebook for Performance-Based Services Acquisition (PBSA) in the Department of Defense December is an outstanding resource with many examples and ideas; Army Material Command (AMC) PamphletGuide for Preparation and Use of Performance Based Specifications.The book highlights ebook key elements of performance-based acquisition which encourage innovative business practices and emphasizes that performance-based acquisition requires the participation of all stakeholders – the users, the acquisition workforce and industry – to ensure the requirement is adequately satisfied.