If you work in the Government acquisition world, this podcast is for you. (not just for Contracting Officers!)
Kevin and Paul return to the topic of source selections and discuss one side of the “best value continuum”. Low Price, Technically Acceptable (LPTA) is a source selection process that is appropriate when best value is expected to result from selection of the technically acceptable proposal with the lowest evaluated price.
Learn how the efficiency of the LPTA process can benefit both Government and Industry (when used appropriately) and the limitations that come with this type of source selection.
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Kevin Jans and Paul Schauer created the Contracting Officer Podcast to help Government and Industry acquisition professionals understand more about how the other side thinks. Admittedly, the podcast’s name sounds very limiting. It is not just for contracting officers or even just for those in the contracting profession. Anyone with an interest in the Federal acquisition world can benefit from the insight and down-to-earth explanations of complicated topics provided by the hosts.