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Executive Corner: Focus On Three Key Areas to Prepare for the Future

July 29, 2022 - in Articles, Column

As A&E firms are planning the remainder of 2022 and beyond, it’s critical to be informed on today’s industry trends. As growing pipelines and increased revenue projections increase across the industry, firms are focusing on their people, their technology…

Executive Corner: Don’t Neglect Post-Pandemic Employee Engagement

June 3, 2021 - in Articles, Column

For this installment of “Executive Corner,” we explore how the A&E landscape has changed during the pandemic, particularly in terms of employees…

Executive Corner: Lost Value in M&A: A New Way to Create and Capture Value

April 27, 2020 - in Articles, Column

Buying or selling a firm creates risk and opportunity for both buyers and sellers. Up to 30 percent of a firm’s potential value is lost during and after…

Executive Corner: The R&D Tax Credit: Major Savings Available for Architects and Engineers

April 17, 2018 - in Column

When it comes to taxes, the main focus for architecture and engineering firms of late has been the new tax law and the opportunities it’s providing companies to grow and reinvest in their businesses. For this installment of “Executive Corner,” Russ Ryan,…

Executive Corner: It’s Critical to Understand Why a Project Is Valuable

June 1, 2017 - in Articles, Column

Effective architecture and engineering (A/E) firm leadership starts with the understanding that we’re in the business of delivering projects, and these projects are managed and delivered by people. To effectively run the business, leaders need clear and…

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,…