The Department of Veterans Affairs is looking for potential sources that can help modernize and sustain the agency's enterprise human resources system envisioned to support over 400K employees including managers and other personnel.
The VA said in a request for information posted Friday on SAM.gov that it is conducting market research to support its goal of evolving the HR Smart authoritative HR and personnel data system.
HR Smart is meant to help the department's Enterprise HR Services Directorate achieve its five-year roadmap for an integrated HR platform that performs human capital as a service and software as a service functions and handles procedures such as talent acquisition and development, credentialing, financial management, employee benefits and retirement support.
VA's current Oracle-based platform is interoperable with approximately 70 systems and has the capacity to perform over 1M HR-related transactions.
According to the RFI document, HR Smart must have updated features that augment robotic process automation, machine learning, artificial intelligence, unified employee data records and standardized U.S. federal HR data.
Responses to the solicitation are due on Jan. 14, 2021.