Office of Procurement, Acquisition and Logistics (OPAL)
Technology Acquisition Center (TAC)
The Technology Acquisition Center (TAC) has a highly specialized team of IT experienced contracting officers and specialist who are bolstered by a cadre of program management subject matter experts and engineers well versed in the intricacies of IT requirements and emerging industry capabilities. It is this type of team approach to supporting customers which enables the TAC to provide customized, impactful IT solution support within the federal space.
As the proud home of VA’s IT Acquisition Innovation Lab, the TAC uses forward-thinking, agile acquisition methods to procure cutting-edge IT goods and services for customers such as VA’s Digital Service Team, the VA Center for Innovation, the VA Office of Information and Technology, the Veterans Benefits Administration, the Veterans Health Administration, the National Cemetery Administration as well as other Federal agencies.
The TAC manages several strategic enterprise contract vehicles such as the Transformation Twenty-One Total Technology-Next Generation (T4NG) contract for IT services, which is a multi-agency contract, and OMB-designated Tier 2 vehicle. Customers/Business Partners will benefit from this type of contract by seeing cost and schedule efficiencies, as well as being provided a total IT services solution to meet their requirements. TAC enterprise vehicles are also structured to support VA’s statutory mandate to provide contracting preference to Veteran-owned small businesses.
The TAC believes having a strong relationship with our industry partners is a key to success. Having constructive and open dialogue with industry at the appropriate time allows for information sharing and enhances the quality of the requirements executed by acquisition centers.
SAM.gov (previously Federal Business Opportunities (FBO)): FBO.gov has been moved to SAM.gov and is now known as Contract Opportunities. The below links contain current TAC Contract Opportunities. SAM.gov Contract Opportunities is the Federal Government’s website for posting Federal procurement opportunities and pre- and post-award notices for applicable contract requirements.
Forecast of Contracting Opportunities: This forecast tool represents the TAC’s best estimate of procurement opportunities during the current fiscal year. The information is published for planning purposes only and is not an invitation for bids, a request for proposals, or a commitment by VA to purchase products or services. Each acquisition is based on the best information available at the time of publication and may be revised or canceled.