Program Management

How Online Anger Pollutes Public Sentiment

by Chris Deffenbaugh February 6, 2017

Bill Gates once said, “In this industry, by the time you realize you’re in trouble, it’s already too late.” And while he was referring specifically to the technology and software sectors, a parallel can also be drawn to the U.S. energy industry: By the time you realize you’re facing a public opinion deficit, it’s likely […]

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Building Stronger Project Teams with Co-Location

by Jennifer Berry November 16, 2016

We’ve all seen sitcom episodes where the lead character takes a piece of string and divides their room down the middle, sectioning off their “territory.” Whether it’s Marsha and Jan on The Brady Bunch or Stephanie and DJ on Full House, the divider was always designed to defuse some conflict involving a violation of personal […]

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FAA Clarifies UAV Rule, Paves Way for Larger Fields of Operation

by Steve Santovasi June 29, 2016

In recent years, the engineering and construction industries has started to see progress on the expanded use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) for commercial applications. On June 21, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approved expanded regulations on permissible UAV altitudes to include objects higher than 400 feet, as long as the operator remains within 400 […]

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Emerging UAV Technology Simplifies Pipeline Permitting Process

by Steve Santovasi January 28, 2016

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) — more commonly called drones — are changing the world as we know it. Not since the Internet or cell phones has a technology been so quickly adopted and used for multiple applications across such a wide range of industries. And nowhere is that more true than in the world of […]

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How Technology Helps Tackle Tough Pipeline Projects

by Robert Young September 17, 2015

Few projects are more difficult to manage than complex linear projects, whether it’s a pipeline carrying natural gas across rugged terrain or a transmission line spanning multiple jurisdictions. But the good news is technology can help streamline multifaceted projects like these by improving the quality, accuracy, efficiency and collaboration among team members. OneTouchPM: Simplifying Project […]

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