Small Business Administration (SBA)
FITARA grades mostly hold, improve amid agencies shift to remote work
IT modernization scores were generally strong as agencies accelerate, but cybersecurity remains a gap area.
Lawmakers question SBA technology investments after loan system outages
The Small Business Administration proposed replacing E-Tran by 2015, but in 2020 the loan system continues to be updated in lieu of modernization.
CDM is securing agencies involved with coronavirus response, including vaccine research
The program is helping the most at-risk agencies improve their network visibility and data protection.
GSA launches $50B STARS III solicitation for small IT businesses
The solicitation comes just days after GSA announced it is canceling its $15 billion Alliant 2 Small Business governmentwide IT contract after it was plagued with protests.
Maria Roat: Government must become more digital to respond during crises like COVID-19
There are still necessary opportunities to improve things like "authentication and identity management as we interface with our citizens," said Roat.
Keith Bluestein takes over as CIO of the Small Business Administration
He returns from NASA, where he served as associate CIO for enterprise services and integration.