Articles by Christine Grahl

Reducing Risk

December 23, 2013
With lives on the line and OSHA stepping up enforcement, safety compliance is more important than ever for today’s surveying and mapping firms.
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Editor's Points: Some of My Favorites

June 1, 2013
If you haven’t been to lately, you should check it out. We recently overhauled the website and launched a new design that makes it easier for you to find your favorite POB content.

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ROI: How to Make Technology Pay Off

Here are six strategies from a surveying and mapping group on the leading edge.
April 29, 2013
Technology advances are making it faster and easier for surveying and mapping professionals to collect data and provide increasingly sophisticated deliverables that solve complex problems for clients.

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Redefining Your Value Proposition

April 29, 2013
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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Beyond the ‘Cool Factor’

April 26, 2013
I recently received an email from a reader calling me out on a reference I made to “traditional surveying tools” in a previous Editor’s Points column.

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Underwater survey from the shore

Accurate underwater topography leads to improved decision-making in fields such as mining, environmental management and oil production.
April 26, 2013
A remote-control surveying technology makes it easier and safer to gather critical data.<

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The Value of Cutting-Edge Knowledge

April 1, 2013
In magazine articles, at conferences and in casual conversations, surveying and mapping professionals like to talk about cutting-edge technology.
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Why This New Survey Website Is Worth Your Time

March 20, 2013
A website launched in conjunction with National Surveyors Week boasts features that are designed to make finding the right survey tools easier-with a potentially big payoff.
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National Surveyors Week: How Will You Celebrate?

March 6, 2013
On March 17-23, surveyors around the nation will celebrate National Surveyors Week, a week set aside by the profession to promote public recognition of surveying and honor the role surveyors play in the nation’s economy.
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Strength in Numbers

March 1, 2013
Few situations are more frustrating in the business world than the feeling that you’re facing a monumental challenge alone.
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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.


POB August 2014

2014 August

In the August 2014 issue, POB explores how John McAslan + Partners used 3D modeling to facilitate the update design of King's Cross Station. Also, read how keeping workers safe on a rocky, steeply sloped mountainside requires precise, reliable monitoring.

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