Industry Trends

Business, Politics, and Engineering at this Year’s ACEC Annual Convention

Posted on Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018 by Rick Worrel
In Industry Trends, tagged in rick worrel acec national convention

Two weeks ago, I was at the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) Annual Convention in Washington D.C. During the three days I spent in the capitol, I spoke with business owners and legislators about issues the engineering industry is facing. Below, you’ll find my highlights from the trip, as well as key takeaways on our […]

Part II: How Driverless Cars Are Changing Our Roadways

Posted on Wednesday, April 18th, 2018 by Peggy Amor
In Industry Trends, Transportation Engineering, tagged in Tags: , affinis autonomous cars driverless vehicles

This week, we’re continuing our series on autonomous cars. In this post, Mike McKenna, Cliff Speegle, and Lee Baer, are dissecting how driverless vehicles could impact our roadways, workday, and community. How do you think they will impact our roadways? Lee: I think there will begin to be separate lanes – one for autonomous cars […]

Part I: How Driverless Cars Are Changing Our Roadways

Posted on Friday, April 13th, 2018 by Peggy Amor
In Industry Trends, Transportation Engineering, tagged in Tags: , , affinis autonomous cars driverless vehicles

Autonomous or driverless cars are making headlines around the world. With tech developers and car manufacturers caught in an arms race, many are left wondering what they can expect and how to best prepare their communities. We recently interviewed three co-workers, Mike McKenna, Cliff Speegle, and Lee Baer, on the subject. The result is this […]

Economist Reveals Expectations vs. Reality for the U.S.

Posted on Wednesday, November 8th, 2017 by Rick Worrel
In Industry Trends, tagged in Tags: 2017 Affinis Industry Summit

A few weeks ago, Dr. Chris Kuehl, Managing Director of Armada Corporate Intelligence, offered economic insight at Affinis’s third Industry Summit. In his presentation, “Are We Where We Thought We Would Be? – The Economy at the End of 2017,” he offered a number of takeaways. We found these to be particularly compelling. Many post-election […]