It takes a 360-degree perspective to close the gap between technology issues and engineering issues. An airport might be today’s cutting edge and tomorrow’s fish wrapper. After all, the value of a system diminishes during its lifetime, especially if it was constructed without accounting for future upgrades. On the other hand, if a system is designed with the flexibility for easy upgrades in mind, its lifetime value is bolstered.
Category Archives: Systems Engineering
Developing Airport Systems Infrastructure Is a Partnership, not a Transaction
Consulting engineers have to be strategic partners for clients. It’s not just about delivering an airport facility that works the way it’s supposed to; it’s about creating success for clients by walking — or flying — with them every step of the way.
A Brief and Moveable History of Aviation Security
In “the business” – those familiar with the vagaries of aviation security – we too often get so immersed that we lose context. Aviation security is not in fact a steady-state feature of aviation, but a constantly evolving response to moving circumstances.