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Executive Corner: Is the Future of Your Firm in the Hands of Millennials?

August 8, 2017 - in Articles, Column

One of the largest ownership transition issues A/E firm owners currently face is the same one they faced years ago: finding a way to influence younger employees and warm them to the idea of equity ownership. Luckily, there’s now much more robust qualitative…

Executive Corner: Is the End Near for Traditional Management/Ownership Structures?

August 1, 2016 - in Column

There’s no doubt about it; attitudes regarding ownership, particularly among younger generations, are changing. Why own a car when, with the touch of…

Researchers Try to Cut Costs to Control Aquatic Invasive Plants in Florida

June 28, 2016 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Water

GAINESVILLE, Fla.—Of all the invasive plants in Florida’s waterways, hydrilla costs the most to contain -- $66 million over a seven-year period, a…

Innovyze President Dr. Paul Boulos Honored with ASCE 2016 Parcel-Sverdrup Civil Engineering Management Award

June 14, 2016 - in Design/Engineering, People, Water

Broomfield, Colo., June 14, 2016 — Innovyze, a leading global innovator of business analytics software and technologies for smart wet infrastructure, today announced that Dr. Paul F. Boulos, its President, COO and Chief Innovation Officer, has been selected…

Technical Innovation’s Critical Space Solutions to Showcase Control Room Design at Critical Facilities Summit

September 30, 2015 - in Buildings, Corporate, Design/Engineering

Technical Innovation’s Critical Space Solutions will host a booth at the third annual Critical Facilities Summit in Charlotte, NC, Oct 5th- 7th. This two-and-a-half-day event, designed for senior-level professionals in mission critical facility design, construction,…

Pratt Institute to Launch New Graduate Program In Urban Placemaking and Management

April 7, 2015 - in Corporate, Planning

NEW YORK, April 7, 2015—In fall 2015, Pratt Institute will launch a groundbreaking new graduate program in Urban Placemaking and Management, the first of its kind in the country. The program was featured in the ArtsBeat section of The New York Times on March…

In Floodplains, Protecting People Can Also Improve Habitat Health

March 24, 2015 - in Analysis, Corporate, Stormwater

TACOMA, Wash., March 25, 2015—Floodplains in the Puget Sound region can be managed to protect people and also increase the health of rivers, according to a new U.S. Geological Survey report. USGS scientists mapped both ecological functions and flood-related…

Executive Corner: Managing by the Numbers

February 14, 2015 - in Column

Although the pages of this magazine are largely devoted to the technical aspects of design and construction, this column will focus on the challenges executives face to ensure their firm’s prosperity and longevity. Through two decades of work, I’ve found…

Climate Action Plan Toolkit: EPA Releases Stormwater Climate Change Tool

February 13, 2015 - in Planning, Products, Stormwater

WASHINGTON, Feb. 13, 2015—As part of President Obama’s Climate Action Plan Virtual Climate Resilience Toolkit, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the release of the Climate Adjustment Tool for EPA’s Stormwater Management Model…

FEMA Updates the Federal Flood Risk Management Standard

WASHINGTON, Feb. 5, 2015—On January 30, the President issued an Executive Order 13690, “Establishing a Federal Flood Risk Management Standard and a Process for Further Soliciting and Considering Stakeholder Input.” Prior to implementation of the Federal…