Projects are Life: Rafik Ishaya, Fullerton Engineering

Rafik Ishaya is an expert project manager. He has spent 19 years at Fullerton Engineering and 25 total working in critical infrastructure industries. That kind of expertise is hard to come by. Sitting down and learning from Rafik was a real treat. The message that stuck with us after our conversation is: the key to successful project management is data integrity. About Rafik Ishaya: Rafik is a Vice President at Fullerton Engineering, and was previously the Director of Operations there, working to lead the development of new projects. Before leading …

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Reaching ROI: Performance Management

This is part two of a series about calculating ROI for investing in innovative software Great organizations are data-driven Having access to better intelligence is one thing, but applying it to critical problems is another. That’s where great organizations shine: they incorporate data, information, and intelligence into their decision-making processes to challenge assumptions, validate outcomes, and move forward with confidence. It also allows them to build alignment and trust because they bring together the wisdom of their individual contributors, teams, and corporate divisions. Consider how much data is created in …

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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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