Can engineers evolve into successful finance professionals?

KARUN JAIN | July 6, 2016

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What do Taavet Hinrikus, co-founder of TransferWise and and Jeffrey Sprecher, chairman of NYSE, have in common? They have an engineering background along with an MBA degree.

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COVID-19: The Economic Impact on Construction

Article | March 16, 2020

Publicly panicking a world by stating that this is a pandemic isn’t going to solve the immediate problem the world is facing. We are already hearing China is reporting that its citizens are getting a better handle on containing the virus, which is great news from a human, public health, and economic perspective. Perhaps the biggest lesson, as I have stated in a column in Connected World, is that we need to get our own supply-chain house in order. Case in point: construction is instantly feeling the crunch.

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IFS CLOUD FOR CONSTRUCTION – THE TIME TO TRANSITION IS NOW

Article | May 13, 2021

Theconstruction industryhas long been challenged by a number of inefficiencies. As countries across the world look to stimulate their economies into recovery, investment in infrastructure and construction projects is at the forefront for many—meaning now is the time for construction companies to face and resolve their inefficiencies. In an earlier blog I looked atkey trends in the industry for 2021and noted that increasing productivity is still one of the major hurdles that the industry needs to overcome. However while there is no one-size-fits all to resolving this, there are some general themes that can be adopted by all who are ready to transition to a more dynamic, agile and profitable construction company which is centered around the adoption of best practices.

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Small Business Loans For Construction During Coronavirus

Article | April 8, 2020

On Friday, March 27th, President Trump signed the COVID-19 stimulus bill, known as the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act. This law provides significant support, resources, and $350 billion in loans and grants to construction businesses. In this article, we’ll cover what contractors and suppliers need to know about the small business loan program, including who qualifies, and how to apply for an SBA loan.

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Infrastructure Policy Watch: EU climate deal proposed, while UK financing and planning steps forward

Article | May 4, 2021

In this fortnightly blog, ICE's Director of Policy Chris Richards looks at developing policy landscape for infrastructure, what decisions mean, and their implications, so that infrastructure professionals can play their part in shaping the discussion.

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