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David Hubler

David Hubler is the former print managing editor for GCN and senior editor for Washington Technology. He is freelance writer living in Annandale, Va.

TOP 100: Boeing uses diversity, tech investments to weather stormy market

The Boeing Co. relied on its successful commercial aircraft business to help the rest of the company make technology investments during an otherwise down market.

Are you hot enough for a NVTC Hot Ticket?

The Northern Virginia Technology Council named its slate of winners of its annual Hot Tickets Awards.

Early prep helps Boeing weather downturn

Boeing Co. looked ahead in 2012 to avoid this year's fiscal storms by restructuring and reinvesting savings to build its cyber and command and control businesses and as a result it solidified its Top 100 ranking.

CSC resets with inward look

Computer Sciences Corp.'s transformation journeyis well underway as it completes the "getting fit" stage by rebuilding its operating model.

Proactive steps sharpen L-3 focus

L-3 Communications spins off Engility and restructures business units to bring a more solutions-based approach to the federal opportunities.

Merger-born Novetta promptly grows by M&A

Novetta Solutions spends its first year in business making deals and looking for more as budget constraints create the opportunity for a tech renaissance. What and who are they buying? What's the focus of their tech-rich strategy?

Stottlemyer explains Acentia's vision for acquisitions

The pursuit of the perfect acquisition of Acentia started with 150 prospects before narrowing down to three targets and finally the closing of one deal, for 2020 Company. But it all started with a clear-eyed vision that CEO Todd Stottlemyer explains step-by-step.

SAIC completes purchase of large healthcare services provider

Acquisition of maxIT expands SAIC's services and solutions to commercial hospital groups and other medical organizations.

Which agencies are poorest in contractor clearance reciprocity?

Despite recent initiatives and established laws, new survey finds security clearance reciprocity remains a major problem for federal contractors.

CACI wraps up purchase of fed financial services firm

Acquisition strengthens CACI’s presence in business system solutions, government transformation markets.

QinetiQ provides tech expertise for Navy combat program

Contract calls for engineering, technical management support for manned and unmanned combat craft.

TASC gains place on GSA's MOBIS schedule

Contractor will offer agencies management consulting and acquisition management services, among others.

Booz Allen, CACI win Navy metrics work worth $240M

Work centers on determining required output, identifying and removing barriers to Navy enterprise goals.

ITT Exelis buys aerial signal sensor manufacturer

Space Computer Corp. will become a part of Exelis Geospatial Systems.

ICF provides EPA with risk assessment tech support

Contract calls for assisting EPA office’s chemical mixtures exposure issues.

Dell to pay $2.4B for IT management software firm

Acquisition will provide Dell with critical components to expand software capabilities within its new Software Group.

Harris to upgrade first-responder regional network in Virginia

New communications system will link 184,460 residents in several counties and towns

NVTC’s Kilberg joins UVA Board of Visitors

Technology council’s president and CEO is one of six new appointees selected by the Virginia governor.

Network traffic visibility provider hires fed sales exec

Dennis Reilly's mandate calls for creating federal market sales strategy to expand Gigamon’s presence in government agencies.

Lockheed shuffles space and IS business units leadership

Moves represent step ups and new position for executive pair.