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DoD Releases 2023 Small Business Strategy

The Department of Defense (DoD) released its Small Business Strategy today. The strategy promotes a strong, dynamic, and robust small business industrial base by focusing on reducing barriers to…

DoD Releases 2023 Small Business Strategy

DoD Releases 2023 Small Business Strategy
Mr. Ken Carkhuff
The Department of Defense (DoD) released its Small Business Strategy today. The strategy promotes a strong, dynamic, and robust small business industrial base by focusing on reducing barriers to entry, increasing set-aside competitions, and leveraging programs to grow the industrial base.

Strategic Objective 1: Implement a Unified Management Approach for Small Business Programs and Activities
1.1. Implement a Unified Management Structure by Establishing a Group to Integrate Small Business Programs and Activities
1.2. Train and Credential a Unified Small Business Professional Workforce
1.3. Streamline Entry Points and Improve Small Business Access to Decision-Makers

Strategic Objective 2: Ensure the Department’s Small Business Activities Align with National Security Priorities
2.1. Stabilize and Scale Programs that Help Small Technology and Manufacturing Businesses Deliver Capabilities to the Warfighter
2.2. Utilize Data Tools to Understand and Expand Small Business Participation and Spending in Order to Ensure a Robust and Resilient Industrial Base
2.3. Expand Policy and Process Engagement of Small Business Professionals and Senior Leaders on Small Business Matters

Strategic Objective 3: Strengthen the Department’s Engagement and Support of Small Businesses
3.1. Improve Outreach and Communications with Small Businesses
3.2. Provide Cybersecurity Training and Resources to Small Businesses
3.3. Educate Small Businesses on Risks of Foreign Ownership, Control, and Influence

To read the rest of the strategy visit https://www.defense.gov/News/Releases/Release/Article/3279279/dod-releases-small-business-strategy/.