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  • 1.02.2014

    The Cloud On-Demand: Scale It As You Need It

    Contributed by Jeff Poplin

    Across the U.S., more and more public-sector agencies are discovering the benefits of the cloud as a critical infrastructure tool. This technology ...
  • 12.26.2013

    Giving Back to the Communities We Call Home

    Contributed by Lisa Cochran

    In one of our holiday videos this year, we asked kids, "What is community?" Not surprisingly for a bright bunch of youngsters, ...
  • 12.19.2013

    A Promising Peek at the Dreams of Tomorrow’s Professionals

    Contributed by Alexis Preisser, Justin Fries, Chris Grammier, Ricardo Montalvo, and Lizette Martinez

    Each November, in celebration of American Education Week, a central Florida school district bring business and civic leaders into the classrooms to ...
  • 12.12.2013

    What Does GSA's Green Globes Announcement Mean to the AEC Industry?

    Contributed by Lidia Berger

    On October 25, 2013, the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) issued its recommendation on the federal government's use of third-party green building ...
  • 12.05.2013

    The Value of a Tweet

    Contributed by Bradley Workman, Stuart Geiger, and John Henz

    In mid-September 2013, a powerful storm system overwhelmed Colorado's available flood prevention measures. This five-day natural disaster forced more than 11,000 evacuations ...
  • 11.26.2013

    Have You Ever Heard of a Continuous Flow Intersection?

    Contributed by Raymond Lee

    How many ways can you make a left hand turn? The first, most obvious solution is to move in a counter-clockwise direction. ...
  • 11.21.2013

    Everything Happens Somewhere - an Explanation of GIS Day

    Contributed by Jim Stephens

    Since yesterday, November 20, was International GIS Day, I say happy GIS Day to you! That may beg the question for ...
  • 11.14.2013

    Design in a Different Sense

    Contributed by Rachel Morelli

    Not many people can say that they have had their career path chosen since the fourth grade. From a young age I ...
  • 11.07.2013

    A Lot Changes in a Year

    Contributed by Craig Johnson

    Since late October 2012, a number of Dewberry employees have been working all-out for months. From my vantage point helping coordinate their ...
  • 10.31.2013

    Community Colleges: High Value in the Global Economy

    Contributed by Darren Conner

    My post-secondary education began at Danville Community College near Southside Virginia. I received an associate's degree in pre-engineering and went on to ...
  • 10.24.2013

    Health Care Engineers Week: Serving the Hippocratic Oath

    Contributed by Dan Koenigshofer

    It's good that the National Health Care Facilities and Engineering week is upon us. It allows employees in the patient-care industry to ...
  • 10.17.2013

    Master Planning for the Future

    Contributed by Devin Keeler

    Founded in 1819 by Thomas Jefferson in Charlottesville, Virginia, the University of Virginia (UVA) supports more than 550 buildings that amount to ...
  • 10.10.2013

    Real-Time Simulation Modeling

    Contributed by John Moynier

    Real-Time Simulation (RTS) programs are designed to seamlessly integrate meteorological data; and reservoir operation simulation, hydrologic, and hydraulic models into a calibrated, ...
  • 10.03.2013

    Thirsty Bioswales Improve Water Quality

    Contributed by Ozlen Ozkurt

    New York City has 14 water treatment plants, and on a dry day, these plants collect and treat approximately 1.3 billion gallons ...
  • 9.26.2013

    The Next Generation of Growth in Central Florida

    Contributed by Mike Holbrook

    As a Florida native and a professional planner for more than 30 years, I've seen a lot of change in the Sunshine ...
  • 9.19.2013

    Revitalization - Planning for Stronger Communities

    Contributed by Gary Kirkbride

    At the beginning of my career in the 1980s, I worked for Arlington County, Virginia. I had the opportunity to take part ...
  • 9.12.2013

    Preparedness, Response, Recovery and Something Called a Cooperative Purchasing Program

    Contributed by Shandi Treloar

    Happy National Preparedness Month! For the remainder of the month of September, dozens of public service announcements will be reaching out to ...
  • 9.05.2013

    Revitalizing Middletown Borough’s Historic Downtown

    Contributed by Dan Anderton

    Set along the Susquehanna River near Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, the borough of Middletown was first laid out in 1755. The community served as ...
  • 8.29.2013

    Why We Plan For the Unexpected

    Contributed by Don Stone, CEO

    Two weeks ago I attended the summer membership meeting of the Design Professionals Coalition (DPC). An American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) ...
  • 8.22.2013

    An Innovative Idea for a Challenging Location

    Contributed by Don Hammack

    Working with our long-held client, the Orlando-Orange County Expressway Authority (OOCEA), I was met with the challenge of developing an aesthetically pleasing ...
 
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