Beware the Toxicity of Lowest Price, Technically Acceptable Purchasing

“Lowest Price, Technically Acceptable (LPTA)” is a US government purchasing strategy that has leaked its way into where it doesn’t belong; buying complex services and/or products in the private sector. And like toxic waste, it’s …

The Service Contract Manifesto

A declaration of customer-contractor interdependence. In the course of history, it becomes necessary to state the separate and equal principles that bind customer and contractor together in commerce. As business practices evolve, both customer and …