U.S. Marine Corps

Enhancing Operational Effectiveness with Infrastructure Modernization and Managed Services Marine Corps Enterprise Information Technology Services (MCEITS) delivers a flexible infrastructure that provides Marines with network interoperability, access to logistical data, domain security, collaborative applications, and IT service management. MetroStar Systems provides infrastructure modernization services to MCEITS, including application development, Operations and Maintenance (O&M),

By | 2017-12-18T01:03:40+00:00 December 15th, 2017|Categories: Case Studies|Tags: , , , |

U.S. Department of State

Project Management Solutions for Quick Collaboration The State Department's Human Resource/Executive Office (HR/EX) needed a consistent managed services approach to identify, prioritize, and successfully execute a portfolio of IT initiatives and projects to support its worldwide diplomatic readiness mission. MetroStar Systems designed and manages a world-class Project Management Office (PMO) for the

By | 2018-01-06T01:37:40+00:00 December 1st, 2017|Categories: Case Studies|Tags: , , |

Get the Total for Calculated Columns in SharePoint

Creating a Calculated Column MetroStar previously published a blog on using the DataView Web Part and SharePoint Designer to get the total on a Calculated Column. This is because SharePoint does not do totaling on Calculated Columns Out of the Box (OOB). Here we discuss an alternative method that does not have any restrictions

A Look at Microsoft’s SharePoint Mobile App

When will the mobile app be released?For companies that heavily utilize Microsoft SharePoint, a mobile solution is on its way. The official SharePoint mobile apps will be released later this month for iOS, and later this year for Windows Mobile and Android.I, myself, have not had the chance to play with any betas of the

Why We Choose SharePoint

For nearly a decade, experts in our Collaboration practice have developed SharePoint solutions internally and for our customers. Whether developing a content management system, building intranets, or managing infrastructures to enhance efficiencies, SharePoint’s dynamic capabilities have enabled us to work with clients to increase their return on investments. The following are key points to

SharePoint Limitations & Solutions [Video]

Though you might be brimming with excitement from our last Metrostar Minute on Top 5 SharePoint Capabilities, we would be lying if we said that there weren’t some limitations to SharePoint. Prior to any large-scale implementation, for example, we advise that you have a well-planned governance and taxonomy of your digital properties to prevent

Top 5 Capabilities of SharePoint [Video]

SharePoint has become an essential tool for organizations (like ours) looking to organize, store, and share information from anyplace, anytime. Already, 80 percent of Fortune 500 companies use SharePoint software for document management. With its easy-to-use and customizable interface, the software has helped teams boost their productivity. Among its many powerful capabilities, below are