Articles by Christine L. Grahl

Risky Exposure

The first time Tracie Ross told her husband that she was concerned about a spot on his face, Don Ross, RPLS, brushed the idea aside. It was just a typical mole, he thought. She mentioned that it seemed to be getting larger, but Don wasn’t worried. He was only 35 years old, and he felt fine. ...
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Editor's Points: The art of reinvention.

At a conference I attended earlier this year, I encountered an individual whose career path intrigued me.
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Web Exclusive: Conference Recap: Preparing for Change

Despite the challenging economy, a record crowd of more than 1,500 people attended the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS) 2009 Annual Conference March 9-13 at the Marriott Waterfront Hotel in Baltimore. The conference marked the 75th anniversary for the society and carried the theme “Reflection of the Past – Vision of the Future.” ...
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Web Exclusive: Conference Recap: Trimble Dimensions 2009

More than 2,400 people from 67 countries attended the Trimble Dimensions 2009 International User Conference in Las Vegas Feb. 23-25.
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Editor's Points: What's holding you back?

I’m a creative thinker, and I’ve always excelled at generating new ideas. Unfortunately, I’m equally skilled at sabotaging most of those ideas before they ever have a chance to become reality.
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Editor's Points: Releasing your inner entrepreneur.

One of the things I like the most about my job as a writer and editor is the opportunity to talk to people--a lot of different people.
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Conference Recap: Capturing New Opportunities

A number of industries contracted severely in 2008 and are expected to  remain weak. Notably absent from this trend, however, is the broad field of geospatial data capture using laser scanning, LiDAR and other technologies. ...
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Strategies for Success in 2009 and Beyond

Success used to be measured in a months-long backlog of work and double-digit profits. These days, many firms are struggling simply to keep enough work in the pipeline to stay afloat. Cutbacks and layoffs have become the norm in virtually every sector as large and small companies alike batten down the hatches to try to weather the storm. ...
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Editor's Points: What business are you in?

When you’ve been successful in a certain niche for a number of years, it’s easy to fall into the trap of defining yourself and your business by that success.
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Editor's Points: Looking for the Silver Lining.

If you’re a news junkie, like I am, then you already know that the sky is falling. Open any newspaper, pull up any mainstream news Web site or turn on your television, and you’ll likely encounter the words “economic crisis” in short order.
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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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