Top 4 CPA Pain Points and How to Iron Them Out

Technology is a double-edged sword made of better processes and a steep learning curve. Time constraints make prioritization more important than ever. Training takes valuable resources, but the future of the industry demands future-ready skills. CPAs have a lot more on their plate than crunching numbers, and success requires an evolution of tech, skills and […]

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4 Ways Land Surveyors Go Beyond the Call of Duty

Land surveying is a rather solitary and focused job. However, the information gleaned from a survey puts professionals in a unique position to help resolve boundary disputes, legal questions, and even the occasional criminal case. If you ever thought surveying needed a bit more excitement, here are 4 ways to stretch your skills and help […]

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Expert Interview Series: Jeff Bradbury of TeacherCast.net About the State of Educational Technology and How it Affects Primary, Secondary, and Professional Instruction

Jeffrey Bradbury, author of Kidblog: An Introduction to Blogging With Your Students, is the creator of TeacherCast.net and the Coordinator for Technology Integration for the Westwood Regional School District in New Jersey. We recently asked Jeffrey to share his thoughts on the evolution of technology in instructional settings in courses that are targeted toward adults […]

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Florida Architects: Make Friends with These Tropical Climate Design Features

The same sunshine that gave Florida its nickname poses special architectural problems. Brilliant sunlight is glorious, but it can be blinding. Warmth is great, but too much of a good thing is too much. Humidity in tropical climates is almost inescapable. It’s also damaging. Smart design considers the location and lifestyle of residents to create […]

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Big Data is a Vital Key to a Terrorist-Free Future

Big Data can help you find a date, pick an investment and choose your next car. It can predict weather patterns, too. It stands to reason that information gathered and analyzed could help predict when and where a terrorist attack might happen, and that’s what researchers are learning. Appearances are no indicator of who might […]

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The AIA: A Rock of Equality in Uncertain Times

Few other industries have as broad and cooperative of an international workforce as architecture. The recent issues affecting policy, passports, worker visas and immigration have the potential to hit the community hard, but the AIA hasn’t wavered. The future isn’t as smooth as it has been in recent years, at least not with regard to […]

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There’s Still Plenty of Room for Women in Architecture

The Architectural Review 2017 Women in Architecture Survey found few surprises about women in the industry. Now in its 6th year, the survey asked 1,277 women and 340 men about issues such as discrimination, bullying and whether or not they’d recommend architecture as a career. The majority of respondents were from the U.K. Only about […]

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Where Green Engineering is Headed in 2017

For more than a decade, American product design and manufacturing engineers enjoyed a period of steady growth in positive green building practices. With the new administration, the engineering industries have taken a bit of an adjustment wobble. Policies might come unwound and industry standards could fall by the wayside. Design and production might ramp up. […]

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PDH Online or Offline Works for Maryland Engineers

Looking for PDH online or offline? Engineers in Maryland have plenty of options for professional development hours, and PDH Academy works for all of them. Convenience, versatility, applicability and cost savings: That’s why so many people choose PDH Academy. Whether your continuing education requirements are rapidly approaching or you just like to plan ahead, here’s […]

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Why are 3D Printers Such a Big Deal?

3D printing lifts designs off the page and puts them in the hands of the product designers who dreamed them. They create a “future is now” scenario in nearly every application, and the industry is just getting started. If you’ve wondered what’s the big deal with 3D printing, here are four of the many reasons […]

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