Articles by Christine Grahl

Underground Intel

An RFID infrastructure marking system simplifies the location and mapping of underground utilities.
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Editor's Points: Making Your Work Count

What is your first thought when talking to a prospective client? Do you try to sell them on your latest new service? Are you thinking about the next bill you have to pay?
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Sight Lines: RIEGL's "˜Incessant Pursuit of Excellence'

In the race to achieve better, faster and cheaper 3D laser scan data, RIEGL is in a class of its own.
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Sight Lines: What FARO Dreams About

During the FARO 3D Documentation Conference in Orlando, Fla., Feb. 21-22, FARO Technologies CEO Jay Freeland gave the 275 professionals in the audience a peek within the mind of the company.
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Editor's Points: What Are You Wasting?

Each year for the past several years, I’ve received a package around the holidays.
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A Safety Makeover for Lady Liberty

Laser scanning provides valuable data in the $27.25 million renovation of the universal symbol of freedom.
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MAPPS 2012 Winter Conference Addresses Key Issues

How can surveying and mapping firms get their representatives in government office to understand and support their concerns? How will unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) affect the market, and how quickly will these changes occur?
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Carlson's Supervisor+ GPS Tablet Offers "˜Paradigm Shift' in Workflow

Officially launched at World of Concrete on Jan. 23, the Supervisor+ GPS tablet-or SuperG for short-opens a broad range of capabilities for firms that are seeking to increase their productivity and remove data access limitations.
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Sight Lines: 6 Strategies of Successful Surveying Firms

Why do some firms succeed where others struggle? Is it really necessary to keep up with technology? How can a surveying firm stay profitable in this “new economy”? Here are six key strategies being implemented by some of today's most successful firms.
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Embracing Change

A willingness to think outside the box, invest in new initiatives and take strategic risks allows Meridian Associates to chart a successful course.
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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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2014 October

In this October 2014 issue of POB, we explore cities across Europe pursuing new sustainable energy policies. Also, read how 3D laser scanning produces a winning topographic survey for a high school football field and running track.

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