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The Federal Highway Administration's (FHWA) International Technology Scanning Program recently sponsored a scan tour to Canada and Europe investigating "construction management practices for effective project delivery, contract compliance, and quality assurance." The investigation focused on innovative practices related to the management and administration of construction contracts that have the potential for application in the United States. One of the key areas investigated by the scan team was measurement and payment for construction. The team found that a broad spectrum of methods were used, in some cases similar to ...
(EMRI) was established in April, 2005 in a Public Private Partnership mode. The Institute provides comprehensive emergency management services for Medical, Police and Fire in the Indian States of Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Uttarakhand, Goa, Tamil Nadu, Rajasthan,Karnataka, Assam,Meghalaya and Madhya Pradesh using a single 3-digit toll-free number 1-0-8 .
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You never get a second chance to make a first impression." This saying is just as true in business as it is in personal relationships. One way you make an impression with your businesss image is through any written materials or correspondence you produce. When you consider that most professionals spend up to 85 percent of their time writing, this is one area that clearly affects your businesss image. How prevalent is poor writing in the workplace? According to the College Boards National Commission on Writing, one-third of todays employees do not have appropriate writing skills. This means that brochures are ineffective, ... market research, surveys and trends
Introducing MindTouch 2010 | MindTouch, Inc Blog
is however, anything but general purpose. This is the most focused product we have ever released. It’s built on the same great platform, but it has been sharpened with a wealth of research about a particular use case, serving a new and emerging market: strategic documentation. An emerging market, one that MindTouch users have been defining for a few years now. Fifteen months ago we set out to better understand how we serve the millions of MindTouch users on our platform. The goal was to identify the top use cases, map those to market opportunity and mission criticality then design and launch solutions for the top few. What ... market research, surveys and trends


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The Alameda Corridor was a rail project designed to consolidate rail traffic between the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach and the rail yards near downtown Los Angeles. It consolidated 90 miles of rail and 200 roadway crossings into a 20-mile high capacity transit corridor between the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles, California. "Twenty-five percent of all waterborne international trade in the United States passes through these ports," representing the third largest shipping container complex worldwide. (U.S. DOT, 1999) The Corridor will provide a capacity of 12.7 million containers per year as opposed to the current 3.5 ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Center for Environmental Excellence by AASHTO: Context Sensitive ...
  Located halfway between Phoenix and the Grand Canyon, State Route 179 offers views of towering red buttes in a high desert landscape. In 2003, the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) initiated an innovative approach to improving the roadway called a Needs-Based Implementation Plan. The 18-month process was a context sensitive solutions approach, consisting of a coordinated, collaborative team effort to assess needs and develop solutions for the nine-mile corridor. The process sought to balance safety, mobility, and the preservation of scenic, aesthetic, historic, environmental, and other community values. ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Embracing Systemic Reform
Despite the emphasis on comprehensive education reform in the federal Race to the Top initiative, current headlines reveal continued pursuit of piecemeal reforms such as pay for performance, teacher tenure, school restructuring, and myriad other stand-alone solutions. The end result of such reforms is a patchwork of misaligned programs that do not consider the ultimate goal: a seamless K-12 education system for all students. In Bringing School Reform to Scale (Harvard Education Press, 2009), I use the stories of five urban school districts to make the case that raising achievement for all students requires systemic change. These ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
MS Tech Invited to Present at EUREKA Innovation Conference at European Parliament
Ness-Ziona, Israel, July 8, 2010 – MS Tech, a world class designer, manufacturer and innovator of advanced detection sensors, announced today that it has been invited to present at the Israel-EUREKA Chairmanship ceremony and conference on Promoting A Culture of Innovation being held at the European Parliament in Brussels on July 13th. MS Tech will be showcased at the Israel-EUREKA Chairmanship event as an example of Israeli technological and scientific innovation. MS Tech is one of only two Israeli technology companies selected to present at the EUREKA conference. Mr. Meir Shitrit, member of the Israeli parliament and Chairman ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


Collaborative Leadership for ESRD Patient Safety
stage of this initiative in collaborative leadership with the two dozen .... of End Stage Renal Disease is one of the tremendous success stories of modern ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
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What are the keys to successful collaborative leadership for transportation mega projects? The Federal Highway Association (FHWA) asked six graduate students from the University of Maryland University College to conduct a study to identify the keys to successful collaboration necessary to implement large-scale transportation mega projects. The FHWA asked the students to research three successful mega projects; the I-15 Reconstruction Project in Utah; the Infrastructure for the 2002 Olympic Winter Games; and the Alameda Corridor Project. In addition, two smaller successful projects, the Big I in New Mexico and the Hyperfix ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
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Transition Time: Creating Powerful Partnerships Between Schools and Workforce Development Centers of the Virginia Community College System Family Partnerships: Creating Powerful Partnerships Between Families and the Arc of Virginia Remember Academic Content with Ease: RACE Ahead with Mnemonics! Check it Out! VDOE Updates Connecting with Students: Strategies for Increasing Graduation Rates Layering Assistive and Educational Technology to Support Universal Design Understanding the Basics of Universal Design for Learning Transition Time: Creating Powerful Partnerships Between Schools and Centers for Independent Living (CILs) Family ...
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I used Skype for stand-up meetings, 15 minutes meeting where I differentiated between 2 issues: Problems and Challenges. Problems – are issues a team member cannot/couldn't solve, so I take ownership and promise to come back with the solution – that can be even a management decision or some lacking information Challenges – are issues a team member just ran into and he thinks he can solve in couple of hours, that means he has time till the next day to solve it, if not it is escalated to a Problem – that can be technical issue. Video conference I used for weekly of biweekly face-to-face status and ...
Google Answers: Customer Plans (like Business Plans)
Hi, I am looking for informaiton on what companies have "Customer Plans" for their businesses. Companies often have "Business Plans" for the coming years, however companies like Tesco (in the UK) have also developed specific "Customer Plans" specifying things like: * Which customers they are going to focus on * What results they are expecting * Which customer segments they plan to grow I am looking for information on what are in such plans and what are the best practices in the area of customer planning. Examples of other companies (and their plans, if public) that have such plans would also be appreciated. Our ...