1. IAW FAR 2.1 and 37.6, discuss the differences between a PWS, Statement of Work (SOW )and Statement of Objectives (SOO)
2. Define Performance Based Services, including the features that make a service performance based. What are the perceived benefits of PBSA according to the Guidebook for the Acquisition of Services?
3. How does the Government ensure quality performance from a contractor using the performance based approach?
4. Describe at least two incentives that may improve contractor performance when using Performance Based Services. (Specifically address how a contractor can be incentivized using the particular method. Discuss the immediate and long term affects.)
5. Discuss 2-3 challenges that Department of Defense (DOD) faces when using performance based services.
6. Discuss a GAO Decision/Document that supports the use of Performance Based Services. You may use either: B-405377, the McConnel Group, Inc., October 2011 or B-298411 Advanced Systems Development, Inc., September 19, 2006. Note: if you find a different case that you feel is more relevant or timely, you may use it, but clear this with your instructor in advance.