Tuesday, September 16

Advancing knowledge retention in the workplace

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Imagine being a young professional, someone who has grown up with electronics and smart devices, having to dig through file cabinets or boxes in search of an important document. The reality is, not only is this perceived as an outdated mode of documentation, it makes the transfer of knowledge more complex and cumbersome than necessary.

When long-time employees retire or leave the organization for other reasons, it can be mean a difficult road ahead for employers, especially if adequate steps have not been taken toward institutional and employee knowledge retention.

Monday, September 15

Half a million page views for geoAMPS . . . and counting

geoAMPS reached a milestone in September 2014 by surpassing half a million page views of its content posted on the Renewable Energy World website.

geoAMPS began posting content on the Renewable Energy World website at the start of 2013. Currently, geoAMPS receives more than 40,000 content page views per month.

geoAMPS' COO invited to speak at Ohio Diversity and Leadership Conference


geoAMPS Chief Operating Officer Leena Madan has been invited to speak during the 7th annual Ohio Diversity and Leadership Conference scheduled for Oct. 30-31 in Columbus.

Presented by the Ohio Diversity Council, the theme of this year’s conference is “We are Just Getting Started.” The conference affords organizations the opportunity to explore tools and resources necessary to build diverse workforces and remain competitive in the global market. It is a chance for individuals to network and grow in their knowledge of diversity and leadership.

Tuesday, September 9

geoAMPS team accepts ALS Ice Bucket Challenge


geoAMPS took the Ice Bucket Challenge, helping the ALS Association reach Challenge donations in excess of $111 million as of Sept. 8, 2014.

Eighteen members of the geoAMPS team, including Chief Operating Officer Leena Madan, accepted the Challenge and were doused with buckets of water and ice.

Thursday, August 28

Customers use geoAMPS software for 5,300 projects

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geoAMPS software has been utilized by the company’s clients for more than 5,300 projects. Located in the Columbus, OH, area, geoAMPS is in its third year of operation, specializing in software solution to manage land rights and infrastructure assets.

geoAMPS offers 11 software products, each designed to meet the needs of a specific industry. There are software products for land services, oil and natural gas, renewable energy, land reclamation, road transportation, rail transportation, surveying, GIS, telecommunications, government assets and project management, and document processing.

Monday, August 25

Gaining knowledge retention in energy industries

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It is a trend that has become increasingly apparent for the past decade or more. America’s workforce is getting older. In many industries, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports, the labor force is at or rapidly approaching retirement.

A new article from geoAMPS discusses the impacts of an aging workforce in energy industries, and viable solutions. The article is published on The Daily Energy Report website. It made the site’s list of Most Popular Posts.

Wednesday, August 20

Shortage of workforce talent anticipated for renewable industries

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It is projected that by 2020, there will be a shortage of 3 million experienced technicians and other professionals in renewable energy industries worldwide. Unless action is taken, the industries will have difficulty keeping pace with the increased demand for clean, renewable energy.

Steps to help build skills within these industries are discussed in a new article from geoAMPS posted on The Energy Collective website.