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Infrastructure Outlook: Power Distribution Networks Must Perfect Data Quality and Governance

February 26, 2020 - in Articles, Column

The electric utility industry is undergoing a major transformation driven by new sources of energy generation (solar and wind power), consumer demand for faster and more-affordable services, cybersecurity, and Big Data. Gathering data to harvest insights and…

Subway Station Modernization: Design-Build Team Upgrades Six NYC-Area Transit Stations

February 26, 2020 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

  In two projects, New York City’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) and a design-build team of Urbahn Architects, HAKS (now Atane Consulting)…

Excerpts from an Interview with the CEOs of Bentley Systems and Topcon

February 21, 2020 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

In October 2019, Informed Infrastructure Editorial Director Todd Danielson went to Bentley Systems’ Year In Infrastructure conference in Singapore.…

Project Management Insights: Delivering on Brand Is Integral to AEC Marketing and Management

February 21, 2020 - in Articles, Column

How you deliver projects either supports or hurts your branding. At a rudimentary level, the role of marketing is to create awareness and generate demand for a company’s product or service. The brand is the link to the buying marketplace, and it’s the…

What Do You Want to Get Out of a Conference?

February 21, 2020 - in Articles, Event Coverage, Events, Featured, Showcase

Continuing Education | Industry Demos | Career Development | Camaraderie | Global Networking | Dynamic Speakers | Awards & Recognition | World Class Exhibitors | Industry Field Tours | Professional Motivation The 2020 IECA Annual Conference and Expo, being…

Change Leader: Engineering Is Much More Than What’s Taught in School

February 17, 2020 - in Articles, Profile

These profiles are based on interviews, and the opinions and statements are those of the subject and are not necessarily shared or endorsed by this publication. Sinéad Mac Namara is an associate professor at Syracuse University, teaching structural engineering…

Change Leader Full Interview: Engineering Is Much More Than What’s Taught in School

February 17, 2020 - in Articles, Interview

Sinéad Mac Namara is an associate professor at Syracuse University, teaching structural engineering courses for the School of Architecture and the College of Engineering and Computer Sciences. She also co-authored a book, Collaborations in Architecture and…

Executive Corner: What’s a Good Outside Board Director Worth?

February 17, 2020 - in Articles, Column

So you’ve finally decided to add an outside, independent director to the board of your privately held A/E firm. You’ve even identified several candidates. Now the question is what (if any) compensation to offer them. For an independent party to take on…

Thoughts From Engineers: A River Runs Through It: When Green Infrastructure Is More Than a Bit Player

February 5, 2020 - in Articles, Column

Urban water management is on course to complete an evolutionary circle. When cities began to modernize more than 100 years ago, the goal was to dispose of wastewater as quickly as possible. Engineers studied the physics of natural systems with an eye toward…

Future Forward: Sensors Are Just Part of Intelligent Water Systems

February 5, 2020 - in Articles, Profile

These profiles are based on interviews, and the opinions and statements are those of the subject and are not necessarily shared or endorsed by this publication. Albert H. Cho is vice president and general manager, Advanced Infrastructure Analytics, Xylem.…