What were 2012's top issues and trends?

Editor Nick Wakeman looks back at 2012, and picks the stories and trends that had the biggest impact on 2012, and some that we'll continue to feel in 2013.

Former GTSI CEO gets a new gig

Sterling Phillips, who is credited with turning around GTSI and then selling the company, has been named CEO of U.S. Investigations Services.

InSysCo wins $90M in info processing task orders for IRS

InSysCo wins five task orders under TIPSS-4 to support the IRS.

Contractors: Don't shirk your cloud responsibilities

GTSI Chief Technology Officer Jim Sweeney brings his views on the critical role contractors play in helping customers understand and embrace the power of cloud computing.

For new owner, GTSI a dream come true

Where does GTSI's new owner, Unicom Global, see opportunities ahead in the government market?

GTSI stock purchase completed; Unicom merger nears

Unicom plans to conclude merger as soon as practicable and without vote or meeting of GTSI stockholders.

10 named to $775M Marines hardware award

The multiple award contract provides a mechanism for a wide array of computer equipment for the Corps.

GTSI’s acquisition plan clears shopping deadline

Permitted 30-day period to solicit alternative acquisition proposals ends without better offer.

GTSI 1st quarter numbers show revenue up, losses down

Company realizes 8.6 percent increase in revenue for first quarter 2012 compared to corresponding quarter a year ago.

GTSI to be sold to Unicom for $76.67M

Cash tender offer is unanimously approved by special committee of GTSI directors and GTSI board.

GTSI deal brings fresh start to longtime player

Unicom takes plunge into the government market with acquisition of GTSI Corp. What is it getting that it couldn't build on its own?

Air Force names 9 winners on $6.9B NetCents II contract

Product portion of huge IT procurement vehicle goes to large, small companies.

GTSI ends quarter, year with steep revenue declines

Revenue losses neared 50 percent.

Army clamps down ITES hardware contract

ITES-2H becomes Army only vehicle so its life can be extended until a new award is made.

GTSI cut HR VP as part of broader downsizing effort

The firing of Bridget Atkinson was not based on performance but part of a restructuring that also eliminated 42 positions, GTSI CEO says.

GTSI fires HR VP as realignment efforts continue

Bridget Atkinson will continue to provide up to 50 hours a month of transitional consulting services to GTSI through February as company works on new business model.

2011's top (maybe best?) personnel moves

There was plenty of hiring activity in the executive suite during 2011. Editor Nick Wakeman reviews some of the bigger moves.