Tag Archives for government 2.0

You Beta Believe It: FCC.gov reimagined and redesigned for Open Government

Written by: Derek Yale Subscribe to this Author's RSS feed

On Tuesday, April 5th, MetroStar Systems announced our support in the successful development and redesign of the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) FCC.gov website into a new digital platform: http://beta.fcc.gov!

Beta FCC.gov Screenshot

CongressCamp Unconference Notes and Thoughts

Written by: Gerald Irish Subscribe to this Author's RSS feed

I attended a couple of sessions at the Congress Camp ‘unconference’ a few weeks ago at George Washington University. I had never attended an unconference before so part of my reason was to get a feel for what they’re all about.  My weekend itinerary was jam-packed so I was only able to attend 2 sessions […]

CongressCamp Unconference Notes and Thoughts

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I attended a couple of sessions at the Congress Camp ‘unconference’ a few weeks ago at George Washington University. I had never attended an unconference before so part of my reason was to get a feel for what they’re all about.  My weekend itinerary was jam-packed so I was only able to attend 2 sessions […]

MetroStar CEO interviewed by Federal Computer Week

Written by: Daniel Nguyen Subscribe to this Author's RSS feed

MetroStar Systems‘ CEO Ali Manouchehri was recently interviewed by Doug Beizer of Federal Computer Week in an article titled “5 Reasons Why DOD Should Embrace Social Media (and 5 reasons why not)” The article lists 5 reasons why the Department of Defense (DOD) should embrace social media… Web 2.0 technology improves collaboration. It streamlines internal […]

Open Government & Innovations [OGI] Conference: Review and Resources

Written by: Daniel Nguyen Subscribe to this Author's RSS feed

Last week I was the chosen one from MetroStar Systems to attend the Open Government & Innovations Conference [OGI] at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC.  The conference was held on Tuesday, July 21 & Wednesday, July 22, and it was two days of entertaining and quality keynote speeches, presentations, and panels.  […]

Liveblogging BlogPotomac in Falls Church, VA

Written by: Mahdi Gharavi Subscribe to this Author's RSS feed

Today, MetroStar is attending BlogPotomac! We’re here at the State Theatre in Falls Church, VA, ready to listen to some great presentations and learn from the top personalities that the blogosphere has to offer. Tickets to this event have been sold out for about a month, and since we have the privilege of being here, […]

Government 2.0 Panel at Center for American Progress

Written by: Derek Yale Subscribe to this Author's RSS feed

Today the MetroStar Team has journeying down the Center For America Progress in the nations capital to hear Tim O’Reilly, Andrew Sherry, Alec Ross, and Faiz Shakir speak on a panel about “Web 2.0 and the Federal Government”. If you cannot attend, you can watch the live webcast of the panel event. Overall the talk […]

Government 2.0 Follow-up Questions to Attendees!

Written by: Jenni Hubacher Subscribe to this Author's RSS feed

Hey everyone! I was not able to attend the Government 2.0 Conference and wanted to get input from it.  This will also help those in the future who decide to attend an un-conference/barcamp.  Answering some of these questions would help to learn more about the event.  If there is anything else you feel necessary to […]

Live Blogging Day 2 at Government 2.0 Camp

Written by: Mahdi Gharavi Subscribe to this Author's RSS feed

It has been another hazy morning in Georgetown, we could have used better wheater & less humidity.  Today has been a smaller crowd with a few different faces (some people could not make it on Friday) which is typical of the second days at Barcamps.  Many people fall off cause of weekend enguagements, family responsibilities […]

Live Blogging Day 1 at Government 2.0 Camp

Written by: Mahdi Gharavi Subscribe to this Author's RSS feed

The MetroStar Team is down in Georgetown at Government 2.0 Camp conversing with the Gov 2.0 tribe.  We have been running into people we have been virtual peers with for awhile, and getting a chance to talk about important leading issues of concern for our government.  The opportunities are here, there are many problems that […]