The Traveler’s Technology Toolbox

When I traveled to Japan, Project Fi connected me to the internet, Google Maps told me where to go, Google Translate filled in the gaps of my Japanese. Not only did tech change the way I traveled, it changed the digital landscape as I traveled. Technology Makes it Easier

By | 2017-01-12T21:36:08+00:00 August 24th, 2016|Categories: Culture, Innovation|Tags: , , |

How to Score Your Dream Internship

As job opportunities become more and more competitive for recent graduates, companies are more interested in candidates who already have some professional experience. Instead of spending the summer on the couch stuffing your face with junk food, getting fried outside by the pool every day, or listening to your parents bug you about your laziness

GMU Usabilathon Recap

Last Saturday, MetroStar Systems opened its doors to George Mason University’s Human Factors and Applied Cognition students for a 9-hour Usabilathon, which challenged them to build visualization projects from social media data. We were honored to have the opportunity to host GMU’s incredibly talented students during #UsabilathonDC and observed great examples of how to make

By | 2018-01-02T21:09:58+00:00 April 11th, 2016|Categories: Career Growth, Culture|Tags: , , , , |

3 Key Traits of Usable Data Products

In case you missed it, earlier this month MetroStar Systems partnered with George Mason University and Zoomph for GMU’s annual Usabilathon. The Usabilathon, an initiative led by GMU’s Human Factors and Applied Cognition program, provides graduate students with an opportunity to hack client driven solutions. Usabilathon participants were challenged to build a product that