The Markup: Feb. 13, 2018 | The Latest News on Cybersecurity, IT Modernization, & Innovation

The Markup: Feb. 13, 2018 | The Latest News on Cybersecurity, IT Modernization, & Innovation This week’s headlines in Government IT will help to take your mind off the cold! In this week’s edition of the MarkUp, we’ll discuss the cybersecurity risks faced by

By | 2018-02-13T18:52:16+00:00 February 13th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: |

The Markup: Jan. 30, 2018 | The Latest in Defense, Cybersecurity, & Consumer Advocacy News

January has been a hectic month for government IT news. Luckily, The Markup is keeping up with all of the latest headlines. In this week’s edition, we’ll cover the recently-disclosed National Defense Strategy, the Pentagon’s newly-created Chief Management Officer position, and a bill that would restore the State Cyber Office.

By | 2018-02-21T20:40:48+00:00 January 30th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: |

The Markup: Jan. 12, 2018 | The Latest News in Federal IT Legislation & Cyber Defense

We’re starting the year off with some major headlines in federal technology. In this week’s edition, we’ll tell you what you need to know about two major security issues that could impact your agency’s operations (the Meltdown and Spectre attacks), the Defense Department’s upcoming agency-wide financial audit, and an executive

By | 2018-02-21T20:41:52+00:00 January 12th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: |

The Markup: Dec. 22, 2017 | Washington’s Latest IT Modernization & Cybersecurity News

If you’ve been keeping up with The Markup, you know that December has been busy for federal IT news. In this week’s edition, we’ll give you an update on the recently-signed MGT Act, and discuss the American Technology Council’s plan moving forward. We’ll also delve into how a

By | 2018-02-21T20:42:55+00:00 December 22nd, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: |

The Markup Special Report: President Signs MGT Act into Law

President Signs Modernizing Government Technology Act into Law Earlier this week, the highly-anticipated and long overdue piece of legislation to modernize the federal government’s obsolete information technology systems has been authorized by President Trump. What originated as a means of saving taxpayer dollars that went towards maintaining the

By | 2018-02-21T20:44:01+00:00 December 15th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: |

Former EVP & CGO of SRA International Joins MetroStar Systems

MetroStar Systems, a leader in information technology services and government consulting, announced today that it has named Clyde “Tom” Nixon as its Chief Growth Officer. In this role, Mr. Nixon will oversee the company’s growth strategies and further develop its commitment to customer needs by aligning operations with market dynamics and consumer preferences. “We

By | 2018-02-21T20:45:03+00:00 December 12th, 2017|Categories: News|

The Markup: Nov. 30, 2017 | Federal Technology News & Government Analysis

Still recovering from Thanksgiving? No worries – we’ll bring you up-to-speed with all the news you may have missed during your Turkey Day binge. In this issue of The Markup, we’ll update you on the status of the Modernizing Government Technology (MGT) Act and which technologies the government should tackle next, give you a

By | 2017-11-30T22:53:13+00:00 November 30th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: |

The Markup: Nov. 9, 2017 | Federal Technology News & Government Analysis

November is a month for giving thanks. So, thanks to the government, we’re able to mark up top trending stories that impact the federal community and take a deeper look at the latest IT management issues for the public sector. In this issue, explore how technology is transforming the way our government - particularly,

By | 2017-11-30T15:20:25+00:00 November 9th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: |

MetroStar Systems Wins W3 Silver Award for State Department Work

MetroStar Systems has been named winner of the W3 Silver Award by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts (AIVA). The award was presented to MetroStar for its work supporting the U.S. Department of State’s Global Counterterrorism Forum (GCTF). MetroStar helped the GCTF achieve their mission of developing tools and materials that enhance global

By | 2017-11-22T18:38:32+00:00 October 25th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: |

MetroStar’s Blicher Talks Mobile Trends with Federal News Radio

MetroStar Systems’ Freddie Blicher speaks with Federal News Radio about a study indicating how the public interacts with federal agency websites. As a Google Analytics Web Analyst, Freddie shares his insight into what these recent trends mean for government organizations and how they can make their sites more mobile friendly. From tablets to smartphones, understanding

By | 2018-01-12T18:42:47+00:00 October 24th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: |