LPTALicensed Physical Therapist Assistant
LPTALaboratoire de Physique Théorique et Astroparticules (Theoretical Physics Laboratory and Astroparticles; Montpellier, France)
LPTALouisiana Physical Therapy Association (Baton Rouge, LA)
LPTALowest Priced Technically Acceptable (contract)
LPTALightweight Third-Party Authentication (computer security)
LPTALiaoning Post and Telecommunications Administration (China)
LPTALight Producing Transgenic Animal
LPTALake Park Townhome Association (Lake Park, NC)
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Eliminate LPTA and staff augmentation contracting other than for commodity services with minimal mission impact," Defense Business Board Report, July 24, 2014.
Options for vendor selection include LPTA, or a Lowest Price Technically Acceptable offer, and participation by small business.
Further analysis showed that SeRTs were only weakly correlated with audiometric thresholds: HINT thresholds did not correlate with either LPTA (r = 0.
Le repondant de Blainville mentionne que la ville n'a jamais envisage, meme avant l'adoption de la LPTA, de developper son espace agricole.
Deltek s new GovWin IQ report The Lowest Price Technically Acceptable (LPTA) Procurement Landscape outlines trends in agency use of LPTA, discusses the risks and issues associated with improper use of LPTA, and provides LPTA use profiles for agencies in the Department of Defense as well as the top 10 civilian agencies.
Beyond LPTA, one may use a tradeoff to award the proposal to a higher rated, higher priced offeror.
Sometimes LPTA makes sense but it doesn't make sense if we are willing, as we usually are, to pay a little more for a much better product.
Victor Gavin, Program Executive Officer for Enterprise Information Systems, said the LPTA approach is critical to ensuring a competitive environment moving forward.
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.
the LPTA process can be appropriate for commoditized services with clearly defined requirements, but not for complex services that support sophisticated, high-risk missions.
Some people argue that LPTA means we will receive an inferior product, but that's not true.
In appropriate circumstances, combined with effective competition and proper contract type, LPTA can drive down costs and provide the government with a best-value solution.