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Megan Miller is a senior product marketing specialist for Herndon-based Deltek, the leading global provider of enterprise software and information solutions for professional services firms and government contractors, and can be found at www.deltek.com.
January 20th, 2015 by Megan Miller
Does winter weather have you feeling down? Combat the dark days before spring by focusing on ways to feel empowered and work smarter.
Here are some steps that can help you boost professional goals by optimizing your ERP, no matter what the weather looks like outside.
December 23rd, 2014 by Megan Miller
‘Tis the season for budgeting, planning and forecasting. As you huddle around conference tables setting goals, establishing plans and directing your future for 2015, have you outlined how you will monitor your progress?
What are the key performance indicators (KPIs) that are vital to monitoring your success throughout the year? Selecting the right KPIs gives you visibility into the bright spots and areas of risk at any given time. With performance indicators that are measurable and meaningful, staff can rally behind goals and have a clear understanding of what success looks like.
December 22nd, 2014 by Frederick Rickmann
Article source: AFR ThinkingUrban
Throughout Europe, the 60’s and the 70’s saw a rapid expansion of residential building. In Scandinavia as in most other countries, some of the best planning skills and architectural talent were geared to creating large areas of housing. The modern movement was in full cry and dwellings for all sections of society were erected. Now, only 40 years later, the towering ambitions of the architectural profession are being demolished.
September 19th, 2014 by Gabriel Henrique Ferreira Gonçalves
Project Data – Implementation of Delayed Coke Units and Regenerative Caustic Treatment at Abreu e Lima Refinery in Ipojuca-PE / Brazil. Considered by Petrobras the most modern refinery built in national territory, with capacity to process 240 thousand oil barrels per day.
Photo 01: Aerial View of the Project
August 6th, 2014 by Keith Bentley
CTO Keith Bentley walks through the evolving form factors of computing that led to his co-founding of Bentley Systems, helped shape the company’s development work the past 30 years, and will continue to have an impact on its strategies going forward.
August 4th, 2014 by Greg Bentley
Among the multitude of viewpoints regarding a “new level” of BIM aspirations, I would like to offer Bentley Systems’ perspective, as a leading software provider dedicated to “sustaining infrastructure,” on how and why the advantages at each BIM advancement can accumulate exponentially.
August 4th, 2014 by Lori Dowd
The modern workforce has shifted its focus to better work life balance. As a result, businesses are looking to developers to innovate the physical work environment.
In a series of interviews with StoryTrack’s video production team, Clark Machemer, Vice President of The Rockefeller Group, explains how the urban campus is allowing companies to attract and retain top talent, by catering to their professional and personal priorities. And will also allow companies to continue their growth trajectory for the future.
Lori Dowd: What is the driving force behind the innovations in design and engineering for corporate America.
July 12th, 2014 by Andy Smith
BIM is most recognizable as a product and collaborative process.
As a product, BIM becomes a Building Information Model – a digital representation of physical and functional characteristics of a facility. As such it serves as a shared knowledge resource for information about a facility, forming a reliable basis for decisions during the facility’s lifecycle from inception onward. A Building Information Model includes 2D and 3D computer graphics enriched with non-graphic attribute information describing the components of the design. It may be requested as a project contract deliverable, provided during facility handover, and used for operations.
As a collaborative process, BIM becomes Building Information Modeling – a process by which a group of designers, contractors, material suppliers, and facility owners work together, sharing information about the project. Advanced BIM offerings provide a collaborative process featuring an increased depth of information modeling – beyond design visualization to performance simulation, optioneering, and operational immersion – and increased breadth of information mobility, facilitating collaboration among multiple project disciplines from design through construction and operations.
March 21st, 2014 by Sanjay Gangal
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