VA T4NG

The Salient CRGT Governmentwide Acquisition Contract (GWAC) Program Management Office (PMO) provides a streamlined, repeatable process for swift task order evaluations and bid responses. The PMO executes a rapid-response capability for strategic corporate programs, improves responsiveness and effectiveness to customers, partners, and stakeholders.

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Transformation Twenty-One Total Technology Next Generation (T4NG) Program provides a total solution including, but not limited to, the following functional areas: program management; strategy; enterprise architecture and planning; systems/software engineering; software technology demonstration and transition; test and evaluation; independent verification and validation; enterprise network; enterprise management framework; operations and maintenance; cybersecurity; training; IT facilities; and other solutions encompassing the entire range of IT and health IT requirements, to include software and hardware incidental to the solution. These services, as well as related IT products, may encompass the entire lifecycle of a system. Moreover, services and related products covered under this contract shall be global in reach and the contractors must be prepared to provide services and deliverables worldwide.

Contract Information

Contract Number
VA11816D1018

Period of Contract
03/07/2016–03/06/2021

Prompt Payment Terms
Net 30

Type
Multi-Agency Contract (MAC) IDIQ Multiple Award
Available to Department of Veterans Affairs and other federal agencies

Contact Information

We invite you to learn more about how we can help you achieve your goals through VA T4NG.

Contracts Manager
Debra Vanderhoof
703.891.8605
Debra.Vanderhoof@salientcrgt.com

Sponsor
Department of Veterans Affairs

Partners

  • Atlas Research
  • Advanced Systems Design
  • CALIBRE
  • Dynamic Integrated Services, LLC
  • Earthling Security
  • Elite Management Solutions
  • ERP International LLC
  • Innovative Management Concepts, Inc.
  • Insignia Technology
  • Kinney Group
  • T and T Consulting Services, Inc.
  • Veterans Engineering

Additional Information

T4NG is an Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) Multiple Award Task Order (MATO) contract. Individual Task Orders shall be issued on a performance-based Time-and-Materials (T&M), Cost reimbursement, and/or Firm-Fixed-Price (FFP) basis. The ordering period shall be five years with one five-year option. The maximum overall value of the T4NG contract for both the base period and options is $22.3 billion.

Information Innovators, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Salient CRGT, will provide support to the following service areas under the T4NG Contract:

Program Management, Strategy, Enterprise Architecture and Planning Support
The objective of this task is to provide Program and Project Management, monitoring and analysis, strategy, enterprise architecture, and planning support on an enterprise or individual project level. Program Management support is critical to the organization achieving strategic goals and fulfilling mission requirements within programmatic constraints.

Systems/Software Engineering
The objective of this task is to provide engineering expertise to analyze system concept, system design and interoperability, and provide recommendations for optimization. The contractor shall review and analyze development, production, and system support proposals. The contractor shall conduct trade-off/best technical approach analyses including cost estimation and cost benefit (e.g. Return on Investment (ROI)), analysis of alternatives, engineering studies, develop System Engineering Plans (SEPs), design plans, and technical reports.

Software Technology Demonstration and Transition
The objective of this task is to provide demonstrations and transition support for advanced software technologies. This functional area involves evaluating existing and emerging software technology products against the needs of current system development and support efforts, demonstrating specific technologies in the context of supported systems, and transitioning effective technology solutions into use. Current technology areas of focus for VA include software architectures, databases, web-based applications, mobile applications, telehealth, enterprise solutions, wireless, and security. This mission is a critical aspect of VA’s ability to improve and advance its software engineering capability.

Test and Evaluation (T&E)
The objective of this task is to provide T&E support in all phases of the systems/software development life cycle to include preparation of test plans and procedures, design tests cases, conduct tests, witness tests and provide technical support, coordinate test plans in accordance with appropriate regulations, and analyze/evaluate/document test results. The contractor shall participate in technical analyses, code reviews, and other reviews as required.

Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V)
The objective of this task is to provide an independent review of products developed by other entities. The contractor shall review, evaluate, validate, and verify processes, procedures, and methodologies used in developing, testing, maintaining, and securing third-party systems/software.

Enterprise Network
The objective of this task is to provide systems/network administration and infrastructure support, as well as data, voice, and video systems services to meet the organization requirements.

Enterprise Management Framework
The objective of this task is to provide services in support of executing the EMF, to include, but not limited to:

  1. Development of Open Database Connectivity (ODBC)/Java Database Connectivity (JDBC) connectors from existing software tools (for example: solar winds, SMS) to a federated data repository
  2. Performance, Functionality and Validation testing and documentation of technologies (for example: WAN optimization, thin computing, virtualization, de-duplication, Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI))
  3. Testing which may involve the comparison of multiple technology vendors in support of a specific technology direction
  4. Evaluation of the emerging technologies that enable organizational efficiencies
  5. Development of solution driven architecture
  6. Analysis and review of proposed solutions (internal and external) for technical merit and compliance to Organizational Technical Standards and published standards
  7. Information regarding any/all systems operating in the VA computing environment for inclusion in the One-VA Systems Inventory

Operations and Maintenance (O&M)
The objective of this task is to operate, repair, and maintain systems, applications, and IT environments in support of applications and/or system components for various environments. Environments requiring O&M tasks may include pre-production, production, test, training, disaster recovery/fail over, or any other combination of IT accounts. O&M includes but is not limited to, preventive maintenance and scheduled maintenance, activities to retain or restore systems (such as testing, measurements, replacements, and adjustments), and other routine work required to maintain and/or enhance IT systems. The contractor may also be required to provide software, infrastructure, platform, telecommunications, and storage as a service through a subscription or other means. The contractor may also be required to recommend best practice for requirements analysis, planning, design, deployment, and ongoing operations management and technical support. The contractor shall also maintain a current and up-to-date library of all operational documentation, logs of operational events, maintenance of operational monitoring and management tools, operational scripts, and operational procedures.

Cyber Security
The objective of this task is to define and deliver strategic, operational and process aspects of cyber security solutions. The contractor shall ensure adequate LAN/Internet, data, information, and system security in accordance with organization standard operating procedures, conditions, laws, and regulations. The contractor shall follow all applicable organization policies and procedures governing information security. VA mandates compliance with the protection of Personal Identification Information (PII).

Training
The objective of this task is to provide identify training requirements, obtain or develop training programs and conduct training for technologies, systems, applications, and products at any stage of the lifecycle. This includes, but is not limited to IT workforce development and competency-based training, newly developed systems, as well as existing deployed systems, current systems, and any updates or changes to migrated systems. The contractor shall develop training plans, manuals, and other training documentation or training aids. Electronic training tools such as video teleconferencing and computer-based training shall be employed to enhance the effectiveness of training materials and courses. The contractor shall conduct training for personnel to ensure proper operation, maintenance, and testing of systems, applications, and products. The contractor shall provide training and knowledge transfer to technicians and other staff with regard to services and associated products delivered under any functional areas described herein. The training allows personnel the ability to operate and maintain the product or process in the future. The contractor shall identify and/or provide any additional training required by end-users, technicians, or any other staff for implementation, maintenance, and use of specified deliverables.

Information Technology Facilities
The objective of this task is to provide a total IT solution to the customer to include incidental facility design and modification services, conducting site surveys, facility connectivity, and installation.