Automate critical infrastructure project forecasting to adjust for the unknown

When managing critical infrastructure projects, projects almost never go exactly according to the project forecast or schedule. Especially when managing a high volume of complex projects, there are many points of possible friction, delay, and error. There are certain variables out of your of control. The baseline and dependencies you set are likely to change. So, planning, project scheduling, and setting expectations are important. Your foundation matters, but your initial forecast is going to look different from the actuals. Simply put, plans change. Unexpected change brings unknown variables, and unknowns …

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Predictions for 2019 and beyond from the FierceWireless Next Gen Wireless Networks Summit

“2019 will be the most interesting year in this industry that we’ve seen in a long time.” If you were at the FierceWireless NextGen Wireless Networks Summit in Dallas, Texas last week, you know that big changes are coming. After a packed day of insights on the state of telecommunications infrastructure today, the evening’s dinner featured a panel of industry analysts offering their predictions on the future of the industry. The panelists included: Mike Dano, Editor-in-Chief, FierceWireless Iain Gillott, President, iGR Mark Lowenstein, Managing Director Analyst, Mobile Ecosystem Joe Madden, …

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Fullerton partners with Sitetracker to efficiently and dynamically manage project workflows

This week, Sitetracker is announcing a partnership with Fullerton who will be using the  Sitetracker Platform to efficiently and dynamically manage project workflows. They will reduce the time spent gathering data and creating reports, compress project timelines, and more efficiently track and manage projects. For over 20 years, Fullerton has provided wireless and wireline service providers with superior engineering and site development solutions for all generations of telecommunications technologies. Their team of engineers, project managers, site acquisition specialists, construction managers, and designers have successfully participated in the design and analysis …

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Central Hudson Gas & Electric and Sitetracker partner to manage thousands of T&D asset repairs more efficiently

Originally posted via PR Newswire: This week, Sitetracker and Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corporation are announcing a partnership to track, prioritize, and manage the repair and replacement of thousands of Central Hudson’s electric transmission and distribution assets. Central Hudson will use Sitetracker to address the dramatic increase in assets that have been identified as requiring repair or replacement as part of a comprehensive inspection process, contributing to Central Hudson’s mission to deliver safe, reliable electricity to its 300,000 electric customers in New York State. Each year, Central Hudson is …

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PROJECTS are LIFE: Stacie Esposito

Name this job: manages 450 to 500 projects at the same time, spends 80% of her time inputting data, creating and distributing reports, and providing daily updates to her clients. About Stacie Esposito Stacie graduated from San Francisco State University with a degree in Television and Radio — which is not the typical path to project managing thousands of tower modifications for major carriers. She did, however, start her career in the industry right after college at the recommendation of a friend at T-Mobile. Within two years, Stacie would be …

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An expert take on how to realize the promise of smart cities

If you live in a city, you can probably name at least three things you want to improve. Some common answers are: Traffic congestion Parking availability Cell service Public wifi access Pollution & garbage removal These issues affect us all. Making improvements in all of these areas requires municipalities to evaluate and adopt technologies that make cities smarter. Smart cities offer innovative solutions to these pervasive problems, but there are many challenges to getting there. The processes to deploy and maintain so much critical infrastructure is daunting — smart city …

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