IBM (NYSE: IBM) has secured a $488.66 million contract to continue helping the Department of Veterans Affairs sustain and enhance its personnel data management and processing platform.
The company will provide renewal subscription services to its shared service software as a service offering to support the sustainment and enhancement of VA’s HR Smart enterprise human resources system, according to a notice posted on SAM.gov.
Work also includes system enhancements, data migration and transition support services.
The sole-source contract has a one-year base period of performance with four option years and two optional task orders.
HR Smart is an Oracle-based integrated platform that manages talent acquisition and development, employee benefits and retirement and financial management.
VA also plans to award a competitive contract in the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2023 to modernize and transition to a new human capital management platform. The new system is expected to be fully operational within five years of the award.