How agencies can meet small biz contracting goal

Tuesday - 6/28/2011, 4:18pm EDT

Guy Timberlake, Chief Visionary Officer and CEO, American Small Business Coalition

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The grades are in. Small businesses earned a record number of contract dollars in 2009. But the government still did not meet its 23 percent goal for contracting with small firms.

Those conclusions are detailed in a new scorecard from the Small Business Administration. Guy Timberlake, Chief Visionary Officer and CEO of the American Small Business Coalition, explains what agencies need to do to increase their scores.