FITARA is misnamed, but that’s not to suggest the law has failed to transform the way federal agencies go about investing in technology.
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The Small Business Administration is challenging the government’s conventional approach to cybersecurity and has managed to simplify operations, reduce costs and improve visibility on its network.
Results from going to the cloud are apparent, but the long-term benefits will continue to show up in the communities that are being serviced, such as Puerto Rico.
The Small Business Administration is a leader in IT modernization. GovLoop talked to SBA CIO Maria Roat to pinpoint what led to the agency’s success.
A recent Small Business Administration pilot program shows how the cloud could reinforce the security of the federal government’s internet connections.
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 »