Engineering Inc. - March/April 2008 - (Page 1)

engineeringInc. march/april 2008 ● Table of conTenTs Vol. 19, No. 2 12 FEATurES ELECtioN PrEviEw positions on key industry issues by leading presidential candidates, and how to analyze election polling. 10 18 bottom-LiNE strAtEgiEs Sound financial management tactics help firms “beyond the numbers.” From thE grouNd uP Innovative land development solutions. 22 28 36 2008 ANNuAL CoNvENtioN PrimEr A preview of ACEC’s 2008 Annual Convention and Legislative Summit. 2007 ACEC/PAC hoNor roLL 18 Dynamic Duo 28 COvEr STOry bim Implementation issues delay the transition to next-generation modeling. 12 2 LEgisLAtivE ACtioN 8 House supports aid to engineering students; stimulus package includes beneficial tax provisions; Bush budget slashes infrastructure programs. ACross thE FEdErAtioN 30 Highlights of ACEC State Organization activities. busiNEss iNsights 34 Online repository of engineering contracts; new book details CMAr process. mEmbErs iN thE NEws 43 Michael r. Flannery appointed president and CEO of Woolpert, Inc.; Al Barkouli named president and COO of David Evans and Associates, Inc. DEpArTMEnTS 30 From ACEC to You BIM, election, ACEC Convention. NEws & NotEs 4 CELSOC becomes ACEC/ California; $458 million Big Dig settlement. mArkEt wAtCh Dubai, Abu Dhabi market surge. 6 Engineering Inc. promotes the advocacy and business interests of ACEC by offering news, legislative analysis and business practice information to member firms, clients, opinion leaders and policy makers. The articles and editorials appearing in this magazine do not represent an official ACEC position or policy unless specifically identified as doing so.

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Engineering Inc. - March/April 2008

Engineering Inc. - March/April 2008
Table of Contents
From ACEC to You
News & Notes
Market Watch
Legislative Action
Election Preview
Bottom-Line Strategies
From the Ground UP
2008 Annual Convention Primer
Across the Federation
Business Insights
2007 ACEC/PAC Honor Roll
Membrs in the News

Engineering Inc. - March/April 2008