Autodesk and Pitney Bowes Software, Inc. announced they have entered into a strategic alliance agreement. The new agreement will serve as a framework for both companies to provide resources, services and solutions.
The American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS) announced that Dr. Franz Leberl will be the first recipient of the newly created ASPRS Outstanding Technical Achievement Award (OTAA).
To be successful, today's companies require tactics involving innovation, creativity and business savvy. Survey firms need avant-garde business strategies rather than reactive and symptomatic fixes. Such strategies require the fusion of the geo-technical profession and business perception.
Registration is now open for the RIEGL International Airborne and Mobile User Conference, "RIEGL LiDAR 2012", in Orlando, Fla. The User Conference will be held on February 28 through March 1 at the Hilton Orlando in Orlando, Fla.
The MAPPS Winter Conference, which will be held January 22 - 26, 2012, at the Arizona Biltmore Hotel in Phoenix, will once again feature a popular "speed dating" session to help introduce groups of firms for potential future business opportunities. This year's "speed dating" theme is matching hardware/software producers with service firm users.
Imagine working around the clock, with geospatial data coming at you from every direction, and being responsible for managing and assimilating every piece. A record-fast turnaround isn’t fast enough; your client needs the data yesterday.
In the initial planning stages of each project, President Zhong Chen, PE, PLS, issues a challenge to his staff: “Try to identify different ways to approach each task.” This focus on innovation has led Dynasty Group to broaden its scope beyond a typical engineering and land surveying consulting firm.
Ten years ago, Borbas Surveying & Mapping started turning down residential work except for well-paying projects performed as part of litigation or title claims. It began devoting more time to municipal infrastructure, open-space preservation and school projects, and it eliminated its engineering staff to avoid competing with engineering company clients. At the same time, the company began investing in its GIS capabilities and in the professional development of its staff. Today, the firm is thriving and is well respected for its work.
In the January 2020 issue of POB, find out how surveying and monitoring played a key role in Long Island Rail Road's much-anticipated main corridor track addition. Also in this issue, learn about emerging trends for drones in 2020.