A recent Small Business Administration pilot program shows how the cloud could reinforce the security of the federal government’s internet connections.
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Improving the SBA’s web presence was about more than technology and design changes; it marked the need for a complete culture shift.
If you’re a teacher, you know that keeping the attention of even one student can be a difficult task. But what about if you have to train a community of over 28 million — and you have to do it virtually? That was the question recently facing the Small Business Administration (SBA). As the agency thatRead… Read more »
Cross Government Collaboration: Lessons from Superstorm Sandy Rear Admiral Steven Smith, Director of SBA Disaster Planning Unit Desiree Matel-Anderson, Chief Innovation Advisor, FEMA Marion McFadden, Chief Operating Officer, Hurricane Sandy Rebuilding Task Force Admiral Steven Smith, begins the Cross-Government Collaboration session with a illustrative anecdote. In 2008, after Hurricane Ike, he described a meeting ofRead… Read more »
Here are some stats: there are 28 million corporations in America. 60% are small businesses. Women own 30% of small businesses. That number has grown exponentially in the past few years, to become the fasting growing segment in the corporate world. One of the keys to that growing number is getting women owned businesses involvedRead… Read more »
In response to the open government directive and plain language initiative, SBA sought to create a two-year plan to increase participation and transparency among its main constituents, small businesses. With the help of GovDelivery Digital Communication Management (DCM), SBA was able to expand its email communication, increase the number of visitors to its website, andRead… Read more »
In the changing government market, small businesses are becoming even more critical to enabling agencies to accomplish their missions. Yet despite new rules, regulations and goals, there still seems to be a disconnect between agencies and those small business. What can be done to make the match between the two sides? The government’s renewed interestRead… Read more »
Acquiring government contracts can be no easy task for small businesses. That’s where the Small Business Administration comes in. The SBA works with small businesses and federal agencies to help connect them. Christopher Dorobek spoke with Michael Chodos of the SBA on his radio show the DorobekINSIDER about what the SBA is doing for smallRead… Read more »
If the demand is there, small business will gladly find a way to deal with increased taxes and regulations, and demand is the only way to increase our hiring. That said, I have a very inexpensive way Government can help Small Business demand nationwide for pennies on the dollar. Start a Government Small Business InternetRead… Read more »
The US Small Business Administration (SBA) launched its first mobile application (app) immediately following National Small Business Week 2011. The app was developed under a public-private partnership with Palo Alto Software and is currently available for iPhone/iPod/iPad with additional platforms to be added soon. This new tool connects entrepreneurs with 3,000+ business coaching centers, 14,000+Read… Read more »