Guidance and Support for Government Contractors

By: s.m.amend | September 12, 2017

Did you know that over the summer there was a class deviation to the definition of the micro-purchase threshold?  Most people didn't! Unless you are keen on reading FAR Part 2 daily, you may have missed this deviation.


Class Deviation- 2017-O0007, Increased Micro-Purchase Threshold. This clause deviation is effective on Sept 01, 2017, and remains in effect until incorporated into the DFARS, or until otherwise rescinded.

“Micro-purchase threshold,” means $5,000 (10 U.S.C. 2338), except it means-

    (1) For DoD acquisition of supplies or services for basic research programs and for activities of the DoD science and technology reinvention laboratories, $10,000 (10 U.S.C. 2339);

    (4) For acquisitions of supplies or services that, as determined by ...

By: s.m.amend | March 07, 2016

Julie Linton

Julie Linton joined Arrowhead Solutions’ team in January 2016.  She brings with her 12 years’ of contract knowledge and experience from both the government and industry side. One of those years even took her to Kuwait where she had a chance to work for the Army and support the war effort.

Julie is a Certified Professional Contracts Manager (CPCM), DIWIA Level 2 Certified in Contracts, and earned her MBA with an emphasis in Procurement and Acquisition Management (2006).  Julie currently serves as Membership Co-Chair for the Denver Chapter of the National Contract Management Association (NCMA).  She is also very involved with a religious organization and loves the various responsibilities and opportunities that has provided for her to serve.

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By: Jordan M. Lebowitz | January 19, 2016

The Basics of Government Subcontracting

Did you know that if you purchase or subcontract anything under your government contract that you are subject to almost all the same rules as the federal government follows?  By using your contract money to procure goods or services to support that contract, you are using taxpayer money that is subject to many rules and possibly audit. This one hour webinar will provide you with the key pieces of information on how to properly spend your contract money and also reduce your corporate risk.  An audit is something many government contractors will face, if you are caught not spending the money correctly, you could be subject to repaying the government or fines.  This webinar will provide you with informati...

By: Jordan M. Lebowitz | January 04, 2016

The Basics of Government Contracting


What does it mean when someone says their company is a Government Contractor?  As a commercial company, what do you need to know about having the Government as your customer?  If you have already won government contracts, what critical information do you need to know to be successful?  The big prime contractors of the world have hundreds of specially trained government contract professionals helping them navigate through the maze of regulation, process, and compliance. For the past 7 years, Arrowhead has been training government contractors of all sizes (from 2 person companies to $4B companies) on how government contracting works, what is most important to know, and how to stay profitable while working f...

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