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01
Fri

People of MetroStar: Siti Kamaluddin

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Siti exudes a quiet confidence that’s reflected in her incredible work, her efficiency on the job, and her unceasingly positive attitude. She is one of our trusty mobile developers whose talent and personality make her an absolute joy to be around. 1. Before working at MetroStar Systems, what was the most unusual or interesting job you’ve ever had? […]

Filed in: Employee Spotlight, Mobile

28
Tue

Top Benefits of Going Mobile: Government & Tech [Video]

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Mobile technology isn’t just a vital part of our everyday entertainment — it’s becoming more and more a vital part of our everyday efficiency on the job, especially in the government sector. Our clients within the government have benefited from embracing mobile. They’ve increased connectivity between their teams, enjoyed greater fluidity between work tasks, and spread wider awareness of their initiatives […]

Filed in: Mobile

17
Fri

People of MetroStar: Jesse Hyde

by: Allison Lee | 1 Comment

Jesse Hyde is an integral member of our mobile team. Our mobile lead, Dean Faizal, describes his work ethic best: “Armed with a no-nonsense approach to software development, Jesse builds mobile apps and games with great attention to detail.” 1. Before working at MetroStar Systems, what was the most unusual or interesting job you’ve ever had? I […]

Filed in: Employee Spotlight, Mobile

14
Tue

Cross-Platform Mobile Development [Video]

by: Allison Lee | 1 Comment

When it comes to mobile apps, Apple, Android, and Windows all support varying standard design elements and software development kits. Mobile developers will ordinarily choose between three basic types of apps to build: native, web, and hybrid. Though each type has its own pros and cons, native apps tend to offer the tightest connection and […]

Filed in: Mobile, Tips & Tricks

02
Thu

The Internet of Things (IoT) and Our Mobile World [Video]

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Our world is becoming smarter everyday with the help of mobile and wireless technology. Since the first utter of “IoT,” our teams have kept a close watch on the forecast of IoT, aiming to be the first to provide lean, integrated solutions to our clients. Already, we’ve laid the foundation for devices that traverse traditional boundaries and talk […]

Filed in: Mobile, Technology, Web

18
Wed

People of MetroStar: Jude Doherty

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Jude is a ray of sunshine in our office whose warm smiles and bubbly greetings never grow old. She has the gift of making anyone smile. She often inspires us with her poise, command, and positivity as she’s wrangling big projects and is under immense pressure. 1. Before working at MetroStar Systems, what was the most unusual or interesting job […]

Filed in: Our Culture

17
Tue

6 Elements of a Great Company Culture [Video]

by: Allison Lee | 3 Comments

Though innovation and hard work are integral to a company’s success, culture is the glue that holds its people together. For 17 years, we’ve maintained this belief, and have groomed a resilient culture that reflects the interests, passions, and collective mission of our employees. By doing so, our company has grown from a two-man team to a company […]

Filed in: Leadership, Our Culture

04
Wed

MetroStar Systems Celebrates 17th Anniversary

by: Allison Lee | 2 Comments

Today, MetroStar Systems celebrated 17 years of hard work — and fantastic anniversary breakfasts. Co-founders Ali Reza Manouchehri (CEO) and Robert J. Santos (President) treated the team to a lavish breakfast spread, complete with veggie omelets and french toast. Read more: 5 Essential Qualities of a Healthy Startup, as said by our CEO While 17 […]

Filed in: Our Culture

02
Mon

5 Essential Qualities of a Healthy Startup

by: Allison Lee | 5 Comments

In 1999, a few George Mason University students embarked on a mission to create a solution for Web form automation–kicking off the first of many innovations spearheaded by MetroStar Systems. Since then, MetroStar has bloomed into a full-fledged IT consulting company with expertise in eight practice areas, and awards for excellence in web design, best mobile technology, and “Top 100 best places to work […]

Filed in: Our Culture, Tips & Tricks

19
Tue

SharePoint Limitations & Solutions [Video]

by: Allison Lee | 1 Comment

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 hiccups in the future. […]

Filed in: Collaboration, Tips & Tricks