Tag Archives for New Media Technologies

Part 2: Possible Use Cases for Microsoft Service Fabric

Written by: Matt Louderback Subscribe to this Author's RSS feed

I’m Excited About Service Fabric. Now What? In my last blog, I looked at some of the common pain points Microsoft Service Fabric can help developers with. This week, we’ll take a closer look at some possible use cases. Use Case A possible use case is for a social network where users can send messages […]

Social Media 101: Listening To Your Fans

Written by: Amir Zonozi Subscribe to this Author's RSS feed

Social Media 101 Tips: Business isn’t as usual; consumers have become empowered, and stronger than ever. Customers are on multiple social media platforms, increasingly vocal and being heard. If you proactively listen to what is being said about your brand, you will stay ahead of the curve, increase revenue, and make important connections with your […]

Why Do Some Products Fail?

Written by: Amir Zonozi Subscribe to this Author's RSS feed

Remember the New Coke experiment or Qwikster from Netflix? They are just two of many products that entered the market with such buzz and hype, yet ultimately made a quick exit. The reality is it is inevitable that some products will fail; actually, the majority of new product launches will fail. Failure isn’t a bad […]

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

Statement Arts Promotes Education In The Arts With Votridea Contest

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

A Single Drop Of Water

Statement Arts, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to bringing the creative visual & performing arts to underserved and/or low-income individuals, recently launched an online contest powered by Votridea, our Social Engagement Platform. The contest, titled “A Single Drop Of Water,” celebrates our most important natural resource — water!

Announcing our Social Innovation Toolbox

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

MetroStar Systems is excited to launch our ‘Social Innovation Toolbox‘ that features three brand new products and services.  The Social Innovation Toolbox features tools that offer creative and effective means to engage with and leverage your communities.  Your community could be your fellow employees in your company, all of the Facebook fans on your fanpage, […]

Vision 21CARE featured on Battlefield Healthcare website

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

MetroStar Systems employee, Sergeant Ross Beurmann, who served in Iraq, was interviewed by MyFoxDC about our program, Vision 21CARE. This video has now been posted on the Battlefield Healthcare website relating to this very topic. IDGA’s 11th Battlefield Healthcare Summit will detail best practices and the next generation in combat medicine and rehabilitative care as […]

Finally Liveblogging the Final BlogPotomac

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

Well folks, here it is. We are in the lovely State Theatre in Falls Church, VA, and BlogPotomac has officially started. Keep up with what’s going on here, and search the hashtag #blogpotomac on Twitter. Our event emcees are Shonali Burke, Principal of Shonali Burke Consulting, and DC Hughes, Photojournalist/Multimedia Producer for Lemur News Images […]

MetroStar to Liveblog Final BlogPotomac

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

These three things I know to be true: Death is inevitable, the tax man will come, and MetroStar will eventually succumb to the liveblogging bug. Can you blame us? The call is from the very last BlogPotomac (ever!). Who are we not to pick up? Yes, folks, this Friday, October 23rd marks the end of […]

X-Life Games surpasses 2,000 registered gamers!

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

. . . MetroStar Systems is pleased to announce that our X-Life Games project has now surpassed 2,000 registered gamers from all around the world!  Our registered gamers represent 99 different countries and many more different cultures. Here’s a list of the Top 5 countries and gamers representing X-Life Games: Egypt               438 Indonesia        323 […]