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VA Eyes Vet-Owned Firms for Management Contracts

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The Veterans Affairs Department plans to tap veteran-owned firms for management expertise and business support services through a five year contract starting in June.

VA said its Agile Delivery of VA Imminent Strategic and Operational Requirements -- or ADVISOR -- indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract will cover four service groups:

  • Oversight, including program and project management, strategic planning and performance measurement.
  • Improvement, namely business process reengineering, improvement and management; change management and transition; and quality measurement.
  • Data and Analyses, including studies, analyses, and information and records management.
  • Training

VA said it plans to make multiple awards to service disabled veteran owned small businesses and veteran owned small businesses through a procurement it plans to release by the end of January.

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