SOURCE: Spigit


December 08, 2009 08:00 ET

MetroStar & Spigit Partner to Bring Social Innovation Software to Enterprises and Government Agencies

MetroStar Systems and Spigit Team to Offer "Idea Management" Solution

PLEASANTON, CA--(Marketwire - December 8, 2009) - MetroStar Systems, a leader in full-service IT and strategies for new media and social networks, and Spigit, the leader in innovation management software for the enterprise, today announced a partnership to bring comprehensive new collaboration solutions to enterprise and government customers. The combined offer will provide clients with a seamless innovation community for idea management.

"We are excited to work with Spigit to offer their idea management software," said Ali Reza Manouchehri, CEO of MetroStar. "By partnering with Spigit, we enable our clients to effortlessly tap into the collective intelligence that already exists within their organizations to share ideas, streamline processes, cut-costs, and drive product discovery."

MetroStar is headquartered in Reston, Virginia, and specializes in systems and software integration for government clients. It provides clients with agile, collaborative solutions designed to integrate people, processes, technology and learning across an organization and geographic boundaries through seven major service groups. MetroStar's clients include: the Assistant Secretary of Defense, Department of State, the United States Marine Corps, and the National Guard, as well as for corporations like Army Air Force Mutual Aid Association, General Dynamics, L3, and XM Satellite Radio.

Spigit's technologies have become the industry standard for innovation management and collaboration for enterprises. Spigit's award-winning innovation solutions are already in use by many Fortune 2000 companies and other well-known brands at the forefront of innovation including: AT&T, IBM, Pfizer, Lloyds Banking Group, MedPlus, Walmart, Southwest Airlines and Choice Hotels International. Spigit was also recently named to InformationWeek's Startup 50 list of the top business technology startups as selected by readers and editors.

"MetroStar's established reputation in the government sector combined with Spigit's award winning innovation management technology provides enterprises with a comprehensive goal-driven collaboration solution," said Paul Pluschkell, CEO and Co-Founder of Spigit. "We have been successful gaining traction in several of the major industries and this partnership with MetroStar allows us to offer our award-winning products to a targeted set of clients within the government sector."

About MetroStar Systems™

For the past ten years, MetroStar Systems™, has transformed from a small start-up into one of America's Fastest Growing Companies (2009), ranked no. 562 by Inc. Magazine with a three-year sales growth of 481.4%. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, MetroStar Systems™ is a Small Business Administration-certified 8(a) firm that provides its clients with agile, collaborative solutions designed to integrate people, processes, technology, and learning across an organization and its geographic boundaries. For additional information, please visit:

About Spigit

Spigit is the leading developer of social productivity software for enterprises to drive innovation and empower decision makers. Spigit's product offerings range from the intra-enterprise InnovationSpigit™ to its customer-facing IdeaSpigit solutions. Spigit currently powers innovation projects at numerous Fortune 2000 companies and has been named Best of Software Interop 2008 and is listed on the AlwaysOn Global 250 list, the power list of the top 250 private global technology companies. For more information, visit

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