While agencies had more to do, the pressing and unique circumstances of this year had them moving boulders that had been blocking progress.
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A lesson from the Small Business Administration’s experience is that ongoing initiatives toward IT modernization tend to prepare agencies for unexpected emergencies.
Deputy CIO Guy Cavallo said the Small Business Administration has weathered COVID-19 by approaching its routines from fresh angles.
With the provisions of the CARES Act, SBA has pushed out more funds in the past four months than it had in all of its history put together.
“Most people are working in systems that do not support them,” Hillard said. “If you find what’s in it for them and start to approach [engagement] from that angle, that is a way to take disengaged employees and bring them back to the light.”
When the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES) Act was passed in March, the Small Business Administration (SBA) was suddenly in charge of ten times the amount of usual funds to distribute to small businesses.
Like many protagonists, how cloud’s saga ends is largely determined by environment and investment, and over the years, safe to say, “results may vary.”
At GovLoop’s online training, experts shared insight into gov tech trends for 2020: being customer-centric through strategic data and shared services.
According to a 2018 survey, 80% of IT decision-makers migrated applications back from the public cloud. Why? During GovLoop’s recent online training, experts weighed in.
FITARA is misnamed, but that’s not to suggest the law has failed to transform the way federal agencies go about investing in technology.