Your article from [GeoDataPoint, December 2016] elicited a couple of comments.
From your article, Shannon Doyle, GISP, highlighted a number of different ways one might go about defining a professional of any kind.
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.