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The History of Writing the History of Surveying in Ohio

In the 1960s, the Ohio Society of Professional Engineers’ magazine, “Ohio Engineer,” published several articles about surveying in Ohio by J. Merrill Weed, a prominent engineer and writer. 


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Professional Pay on an Uptrend

Conducted by BNP Media's Market Research department, the 2013 study reveals a number of key trends in surveying and mapping and provides insights on how firms and individuals are dealing with changing markets and converging technologies.


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Redefining Your Value Proposition

What should you do if prospective clients no longer seem to value your work? Should you lower your pricing structure to match the competition? Invest in new technology to make your firm stand out? Bolster your marketing efforts to highlight your strengths? Throw in the towel?


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Step 5: Create the Client Agreement

In the last article (POB February 2013), we discussed presenting the proposal to your prospective client. The notes you took during that presentation (you did take notes, right?) will form the foundation for the fixed-price agreement (FPA).
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International Appeal

Serving a global market presents challenges and opportunities. The key is understanding what you’re getting into before you take the leap
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Share and Share Alike

Embracing cloud collaboration can lead to new revenue sources for geospatial firms.
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Value Pricing: Step 4: Present the Proposal

When we implement value pricing, we promise to put our clients in charge.
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The 'Lucky' Surveyor

I’ve never had any luck. I can’t win at poker, although I enjoy the game. 

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Don't Give Up on Acquiescence

Acquiescence can have many meanings, depending on the court in which the word is spoken.
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Objective Uncertainty

Fundamental to a well-reasoned opinion on the location of property boundaries, also known as a survey of property, is being able to properly interpret a deed. Proper interpretation of a deed requires understanding uncertainty.
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HxGN Live

More than 3,500 attendees from more than 70 countries attended HxGN Live, the annual Hexagon AB user conference, at the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas on June 3-6. About 450 keynotes and panel discussions were held, and several companies from around the world exhibited their geospatial products. Here are a few snapshots from the event.

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2015 January

In this January 2015 issue of POB, we take a look at integrated technologies that provide real-time 3D measurements of a Brisbane construction site.

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Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS)

With the unmanned aerial system (UAS) presence growing in surveying, you will in 2015:
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