Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)

SBA adapting IT systems providing COVID-19 relief amid program changes

by • 1 week ago

The Biden administration made more changes to the Paycheck Protection Program on Wednesday, necessitating tweaks to E-Tran.

Lawmakers question SBA technology investments after loan system outages

by • 8 months ago

The Small Business Administration proposed replacing E-Tran by 2015, but in 2020 the loan system continues to be updated in lieu of modernization. is adding a new agency, and also vetting ‘liveness detection’ technology

by • 10 months ago

The Small Business Administration created an identity broker to integrate 16 legacy systems with the single sign-on service 18F provides.

Maria Roat officially named deputy Federal CIO

by • 10 months ago

The prominent leader in the federal IT space leaves the Small Business Administration, where she has had first-hand experience with the pressures on federal IT created by the coronavirus pandemic.

SBA loan system woes may persist with more stimulus legislation likely

by • 10 months ago

The agency stood up PPP and EIDL portals quickly, but E-Tran timed out repeatedly on lenders applying for the second round of coronavirus loans for small businesses Monday.

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