When I spotted your column title “Are your skills scalable?” I thought the title contained the term salable. After I read the column I think both terms apply, although I believe the term “transferable” better expresses the points you are making.
The technology ecosystem aiding land surveyors and GIS professionals of today is rapidly advancing, incorporating more features and functions that are enabling faster deliverables in sleeker and smaller form factors.
I couldn’t agree more with your editorial. Even though I’ve never been formally hired as an instructor at an academic institution, I’d always taken advantage of any opportunity and forum to preach the gospel of land surveying and geomatics.
More and more, I am reading stories regarding the diminishing number of licensed land surveyors across our country. The numbers are staggering and paint a sobering picture of the state of this wonderful profession.