Tag Archives for Government

FedTalks2011

Written by: Bryan Roberts Subscribe to this Author's RSS feed

I had the pleasure of attending FedTalks2011 – an event held October 11, 2011 at the Warner Theater in Washington D.C. The event was hosted by FedScoop and brought together “the greatest minds in government and business technology to discuss how innovation can aid in the way government works.” I was introduced to top White […]

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.  […]

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 […]

Social Norm! Connect.State.gov

Written by: Ali Manouchehri Subscribe to this Author's RSS feed

We recently worked on a really cool government 2.0 project using the Ning platform.   Our incredibly talented team in New Media Services launched this in 6 weeks. This was truly a rewarding project…move away pin pal and say hello to: http://connect.state.gov