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: |

The Markup: October 10, 2017

October marks the beginning of fiscal year 2018 for the federal government. To kick off the first quarter, we have marked up the top trending stories from the first few weeks in October. This week's Markup features the following news stories and publications beginning with National Cyber Security Awareness Month. This is an annual campaign run by

By | 2017-10-12T16:25:21+00:00 October 10th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: |

MetroStar Systems Named Finalist of 2017 Moxie Award

MetroStar Systems Named Finalist of 2017 Moxie Award MetroStar Systems is pleased to have been named a finalist for the 2017 Moxie Award, said Ali Reza Manouchehri, Co-Founder of MetroStar Systems. “I want to congratulate our team for enabling us to be recognized as among the boldest and most innovative

By | 2018-01-08T16:14:56+00:00 October 5th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: |

MetroStar Systems Ranks in Computerworld 2017 Best Places to Work in IT

Reston-based MetroStar Systems adds another laurel to its growing portfolio of recognition as the IT services company has been included in IDG’s Computerworld 2017 Best Places to Work in IT. “We’ve always understood that human capital is our most crucial asset,” says MetroStar CEO and Co-founder Ali Reza Manouchehri. “It’s the people in our

By | 2017-09-25T17:46:29+00:00 June 12th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , |