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Lowest Price Technically Acceptable Overrated, Overused?

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Author: Will Goodman

The Lowest Price, Technically Acceptable (LPTA) source-selection method is overused, and that overuse harms the products and services that our warfighters rely on. While LPTA has a proper function in the acquisition of commodities and commoditized services, the increased use of the LPTA in recent years means that the tool has expanded into other areas where it does not belong.

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