Articles by Christine Grahl

Sight Lines: Work Smarter in 2012

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It’s only January 4, and I’ve already reset my nifty New Year’s resolution app three times. It’s not that I didn’t fully commit myself to my objectives. But let’s face it – old habits are hard to break. That’s why most people (including me) are so cynical about New Year’s resolutions to begin with. A better option is to focus on establishing "essential good habits."
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Editor's Points: The Power of Vision

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What decisions would you make today if money were not an issue? It’s a question worth considering.
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Sight Lines: The Gift of Learning

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How can we encourage more young people to pursue careers in surveying and related fields? A study published earlier this year in the journal Science Education found that students who are interested in math and science at an early age are more likely to pursue eventual careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, collectively known as the STEM fields.
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Sight Lines: Why Greg Bentley Believes in Future City

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In January, thousands of sixth, seventh and eighth grade students will gather in 37 locations around the U.S. to present their ideas for building a futuristic city that meets energy needs and maintains a healthy planet-the theme for the 2011-2012 National Engineers Week Future City Competition. It’s a competition that Bentley Systems has sponsored for more than a decade, and one that CEO Greg Bentley personally champions.
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Sight Lines: Surveying Museum Explores New Outreach Ideas

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What kind of impact would $208 per month have on the public’s perception of the surveying profession?
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Sight Lines: Geospatial Excellence in the Cloud

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Imagine working around the clock, with geospatial data coming at you from every direction, and being responsible for managing and assimilating every piece.
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Some food for thought

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Posted By Kristi Grahl on 4/29/2010 at 10:34 AMSight Lines: What Will Become of ACSM?Kristi To read the rest of this post go to www.i-boards.com/bnp/pob/messages.asp?MsgID=1566233&ThreadID=147434&IsResponse=False#1566233.
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What would you like to know about Ashtech?

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Posted By Kristi Grahl on 2/11/2010 at 2:01 PMI'm working on interview questions for Ashtech's VP and general manager, Francois Erceau, following the company's recent name change. What would you like to know
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Sight Lines: Relentlessly Optimistic

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If I had to define my general outlook on life, I would say I’m a pragmatist. This is probably why I get annoyed at all the talk about the “clean slate” of a new year. I woke up on January 1 with the same challenges I was facing on December 31. It was, after all, just another day. Still, I can’t help admiring the attitude of people like Clay Wygant, senior surveyor for WHPacific Inc., who always seems to exude positive energy.
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Sight Lines: Surveying for a Living

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Last week, I had the opportunity to rub shoulders with some Michigan surveyors at a reception in Novi hosted by a local rep for Leica Geosystems. More than 75 people attended to hear about Leica's new Viva technology, network with each other and talk about business. There were no surprises regarding the latter topic-the Michigan economy has been brutal for just about everyone, and surveyors are among those feeling the pinch. But it’s always interesting to hear different perspectives firsthand.
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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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