Technology giant IBM announced that it has been awarded a 10-year $123 million contract by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to replace the agency's 50-year-old legacy human resources application with a new system delivered in a software-as-a-service (SaaS) model, according to eWeek.
IBM will deliver what it refers to as a first-of-its-kind private-sector HR technology solution for the U.S. federal government. IBM has been selected as the HR Line of Business (LOB) Shared Services Center (SSC) provider for the VA and will build, operate and maintain a new HR system to be deployed across the enterprise to deliver a standardized and interoperable human resources experience.
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