11 episodes

Come for a peek behind the federal acquisition curtain as we gain insights from acquisition professionals at the US Department of Veterans Affairs and dissect varying relevant topics. In this five-episode series we will explore topics such as proposal evaluations, innovation, debriefs, and more!

TAC Talks is premiering Tuesday, September 29th!

The Department of Veterans Affairs does not endorse or officially sanction any entities that may be discussed in this podcast, nor any media, products or services they may provide.

TAC Talks Department of Veterans Affairs

    • Government
    • 5.0 • 14 Ratings

Come for a peek behind the federal acquisition curtain as we gain insights from acquisition professionals at the US Department of Veterans Affairs and dissect varying relevant topics. In this five-episode series we will explore topics such as proposal evaluations, innovation, debriefs, and more!

TAC Talks is premiering Tuesday, September 29th!

The Department of Veterans Affairs does not endorse or officially sanction any entities that may be discussed in this podcast, nor any media, products or services they may provide.

    Program Management in Acquisition

    Program Management in Acquisition

    In our final episode of the season we discuss the application of program management best practices within the acquisition framework to increase transparency, empower business owners and stakeholders to drive key decisions, and enhance the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA’s) efforts to efficiently and effectively acquire goods and services within the established cost, schedule, and scope of the procurement. Not only does this support VA in effectively meeting its mission, it enhances the Veteran experience through successful execution and delivery of products and services that support delivery of care and benefits.

    • 35 min
    Innovation in Acquisition

    Innovation in Acquisition

    In this episode we discuss the Federal Government’s initiative, and the Technology Acquisition Center’s actions, to transform Federal acquisition by driving innovation through various tools, training, and more flexible and innovative acquisition practices.

    • 33 min
    Category Management

    Category Management

    In this episode we discuss the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) progress towards implementing the Federal Government’s policies relating to the use of category management.

    • 30 min
    TAC Engineering Tech Tips

    TAC Engineering Tech Tips

    In Series 2, Episode 2, we discuss the role of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Technology Acquisition Center’s (TAC’s) Engineering Service Division in the acquisition process, as well as tips for developing requirements documents and much more valuable, technical insight.

    • 37 min
    Fair and Reasonable Determinations

    Fair and Reasonable Determinations

    In this episode we break down the techniques and tools the government uses to determine fair and reasonable pricing.

    • 22 min
    Evaluations

    Evaluations

    Our experts discuss how the government determines it evaluation factors and provide many tips and suggestions for vendors to consider in their contract proposal.

    • 26 min

Customer Reviews

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14 Ratings

14 Ratings

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Really good podcast for entrepreneurs who want to contract with the federal government. Really good insights.

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