Skip to main content
U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government

Best Value Continuum


Belongs to Collection: Knowledge Nugget


FAI, "Best Value Continuum," FAI Media Library, accessed February 21, 2024 17:06,


During the “Best Value Continuum” Knowledge Nugget, you will learn about the Best Value Continuum, which defines the importance of evaluation factors in negotiated acquisitions. The Best Value Continuum ranges from acquisitions that prioritize cost or price over technical factors (lowest price technically acceptable/LPTA), to acquisitions that prioritize technical factors over cost or price (tradeoff).


An official website of the General Services Administration

Looking for U.S. government information and services?