Your article from [GeoDataPoint, December 2016] elicited a couple of comments.
From your article, Shannon Doyle, GISP, highlighted a number of different ways one might go about defining a professional of any kind.
When I spotted your column title “Are your skills scalable?” I thought the title contained the term salable. After I read the column I think both terms apply, although I believe the term “transferable” better expresses the points you are making.
I couldn’t agree more with your editorial. Even though I’ve never been formally hired as an instructor at an academic institution, I’d always taken advantage of any opportunity and forum to preach the gospel of land surveying and geomatics.