Tag: Management

Motivational Monday: Focused Organization of Boundary Surveying Monuments

In this week’s Motivational Monday episode, I discuss using a more focused, and list based organization, of the boundary monuments called-for, found or not found. Watch the Motivational Monday Video: Focused Organization of Boundary Surveying Monuments

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Motivational Monday: Don’t Forget To Have Fun! Bonus Video

Fun In The (Cold) Sun

Here’s the bonus video for Associate & Premium Members, which builds on the last video: Motivational Monday: Don’t Forget To Have Fun! You can watch the Motivational Monday video in that post. In this week’s Motivational Monday episode, I move away from the

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Motivational Monday: Don’t Forget To Have Fun!

Sledding Fun

In this week’s Motivational Monday episode, I move away from the nose-to-the-grindstone topics of late, and discuss how we need to make sure we’re having some fun, too! Really, what are we accomplishing with greater productivity and profitability if those

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Geo-Knowledge Workers Needed for Land Surveying and Geomatics Success

Tablet Computer

A Knowledge Workers Main Capital is Knowledge Wikipedia begins defining a Knowledge Worker as: “Knowledge workers are workers whose main capital is knowledge”. Is knowledge your main capital? The term “knowledge worker”  was first used by Peter Drucker in the late 1950’s to describe post-industrial employees working primarily with,

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Google Maps Coordinate Workforce Management Tool

Google Maps Coordinate

Google Maps Coordinate Helps The Right People Get The Right Jobs Done Faster! The above statement, taken from the below Youtube video’s description, highlights the potential of Google Maps Coordinate. I’ve investigated many work process, job management and scheduling software

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Land Surveying 911: Should I Pay For AutoCAD Civil 3D Training Or Try To Learn It On My Own?

Land Surveying 911

In this Land Surveying 911 series article, some names have been changed to protect the inquisitive. Submit your Land Surveying 911 request using the form at the end of this article. Steven, who owns a professional land surveying company struggling

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Land Surveying 911: Which Land Surveyors Should I Layoff And Which Should I Keep?

Land Surveying 911

In this Land Surveying 911 series article, some names have been changed to protect the inquisitive. Submit your Land Surveying 911 request using the form at the end of this article. Dan, the survey manager of a struggling professional land

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Autodesk Introduces Cloud-based Product Lifecycle Management

Autodesk Cloud-based Product Lifecycle Management

Autodesk Introduces Cloud-based Product Lifecycle Management New PLM Offering Unveiled at Autodesk University 2011 Autodesk University 2011 LAS VEGAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK) today previewed a new solution designed to transform how manufacturers manage the entire lifecycle of a product–from

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Professional Land Surveyor News-Docupoint Releases DrawingSearcher Version 2011

Docupoint Releases DrawingSearcher Version 2011 Las Vegas – Docupoint™ announced at Autodesk University in Vegas the availability of the NEWEST release of DrawingSearcher™ – Version 2011, the “Google®-like Search Engine for AutoCAD®”.   DrawingSearcher 2011 is compatible with AutoCAD 2011 and all prior

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Sometimes It’s Time To Clean The Works

Week in review, the good, the bad, and the ugly. This past week was, for me, both productive and frustrating all at the same time. While I accomplished a lot of what I set out to do, by weeks end

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5 Saturday Tips for a More Productive Next Week

Here are a few tips to help you succeed in having a more productive next week. Question: Why Saturday? Answer: Why not? No seriously now; because the best way to execute success is to plan for success. The day really

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Professional Land Surveyor News: Pöyry Awarded EUR 2.1 Million Surveying Project for Pumped Storage Hydropower Plant in Switzerland

Professional Land Surveyor News: Pöyry Awarded EUR 2.1 million Surveying Project for Pumped Storage Hydropower Plant in Switzerland Pöyry, a global consulting and engineering company dedicated to balanced sustainability, has been awarded the owner’s surveying contract for the new Linth-Limmern pumped

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Professional Land Surveyor News: Trimble Acquires LET Systems to Expand its Utilities Solutions for Smart Grid Outage and Incident Management

Trimble Acquires LET Systems to Expand its Utilities Solutions for Smart Grid Outage and Incident Management SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 5, 2010 — Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today it has acquired privately-held LET Systems based in Cork, Ireland. LET Systems is

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The Halo Effect: … and the Eight Other Business Delusions That Deceive Managers

The Halo Effect: … and the Eight Other Business Delusions That Deceive Managers Editorial Reviews From Publishers Weekly This tart takedown of fashionable management theories is a refreshing antidote to the glut of simplistic books about achieving high performance. Rosenzweig,

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Professional Land Surveying Business – 5 Steps to Get More Work

In these tough economic times new work is harder and harder to come by. While cost cutting is so very important, you shouldn’t cut back too much on your marketing efforts, if you can afford it. Some of the following

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