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Structural Solutions: Engineers Need to Take Responsibility for Public-Safety Designs

March 24, 2017 - in Articles, Column

My wife and I have been in Charlotte, N.C., for quite some time now. We’ve watched it grow from a rather sleepy city in the early 1980s to a national banking center despite having to weather the recent financial crisis. Of course, growth means jobs, and…

Aiden Mercer and Cyndi Smith: Going Digital, Impacts of Reality Modeling, Government Uptake, and YII 2017 in Asia

March 6, 2017 - in Interview, Video

Informed Infrastructure interviewed Bentley Systems' Aiden Mercer, Marketing Director, Utilities and Government, and Cyndi Smith, Senior Director of Product…

Video: Mark Biagi and Sandra DiMatteo: Leveraging BIM Investments, AssetWise CONNECT Edition, Drones, Standards and Rail

February 20, 2017 - in Interview, Video

Informed Infrastructure interviewed Bentley Systems' Mark Biagi, Business Development Executive, Asset Performance Products, and Sandra DiMatteo, Marketing…

Change Leader Interview: Insurance and Risk Management Is Crucial for Construction

February 6, 2017 - in Articles, Interview

Andrew Sims is senior vice president, Head of Property and Construction, at Generali Global Corporate & Commercial U.S.A. (GC&C), with more than two decades of experience executing underwriting strategies and processes across U.S. and international…

Video: Greg Bentley Interview Part 3: Selecting Business Partners and Moving YII to Singapore

January 31, 2017 - in Interview, Video

Informed Infrastructure interviewed Greg Bentley, the CEO of Bentley Systems, at the Year In Infrastructure Event held Nov. 1-3, 2017, at the Hilton London Metropole. In Part 3 of this interview, he discusses some of the criteria Bentley uses to select its…

Greg Bentley Interview Part 2: Lifecycle Management, Productizing Services and Tech Uptake in Construction

January 23, 2017 - in Interview, Video

Informed Infrastructure interviewed Greg Bentley, the CEO of Bentley Systems, at the Year In Infrastructure Event held Nov. 1-3, 2017, at the Hilton London Metropole. In Part 2 of this interview, he discusses the importance of lifecycle management and the…

Video: Greg Bentley Interview Part 1: Favorite Projects and BIM Advancements

January 12, 2017 - in Interview, Video

Informed Infrastructure interviewed Greg Bentley, the CEO of Bentley Systems, at the Year In Infrastructure Event held Nov. 1-3, 2017, at the Hilton London Metropole. In Part 1 of this interview, he discusses some of his favorite finalists and winners from…

Video: Bentley’s David Huie and David Burdock Talk Reality Capture and Modeling, LumenRT, and Visualization for Communication

January 9, 2017 - in Interview, Video

Informed Infrastructure interviewed Bentley Systems' David Huie, Product Marketing, Reality Modeling, and David Burdick, Market Development, Visualization, at the Year In Infrastructure Event held Nov. 1-3, 2017, at the Hilton London Metropole. They take turns…

Executive Corner: “I Know that E-mail’s Here Somewhere”

January 9, 2017 - in Articles, Column

Understanding professional liability and managing risk is an important aspect of all A/E projects. For this installment of “Executive Corner,” Russ Ryan, principal at Rusk O’Brien Gido + Partners (e-mail: rryan@rog-partners.com), interviews Ian Howell,…

Final Thoughts: The Tools Are Nothing Without the Engineer

December 19, 2016 - in Articles, Column

In the September/October 2016 issue of Informed Infrastructure, I described showing up for my first day of work back in the early 1970s with my slide rule, mechanical pencil and scales. If I were to start working today, fresh out of college, I wouldn’t have…