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Mobile IT: Phase II Report Now Available

Austin, TX, March 28, 2012 — Fiatech has announced the publication of "User Acceptance of Mobile IT, Phase II." The report can be obtained here.

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New Survey Shows That Engineering Majors Dominate The Job Market

WORCESTER, Mass. – March 31, 2010 – In the winter 2010 salary survey by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE), most of the top 10 disciplines are engineering fields, and graduates with bachelor's degrees are earning among the highest salaries. The new survey reinforces a June 2009 Forbes.com article, which reported that “engineer” is one of the hardest jobs to fill in America. All of this bodes well for Worcester Polytechnic Institute's (WPI) engineering graduates, who are enjoying high placement rates and starting salaries that exceed the national average, even in a still-challenging financial climate.

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Capital Projects Roadmap Element #8 “User Acceptance of Mobile IT” Project

AUSTIN, TX, June 17, 2008 - End user acceptance of technology has been identified by both COMIT and FIATECH as a critical factor affecting the success and failure of mobile IT projects. Both organizations are seeking to better understand how to effectively overcome user-centered barriers to successfully implementing technology related  to usability, training and change management.

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FIATECH Launches Project Aimed at Developing Core Technology Competencies

AUSTIN, TX, May 28, 2008 - FIATECH has initiated a new project to identify unique post secondary educational institutions' programs and catalog instructional techniques used to teach design and construction technology. The project will be led by Allan Chasey, Ph.D., P.E., from Arizona State University and will include industry input. By identifying innovative and successful industry and academic programs that currently exist in academic institutions, these programs can be used to assist and expand the technology enabling efforts throughout the construction and engineering industry. This project was identified in the Element 8 (Technology and Knowledge-Enabled Workforce) section of FIATECH's Capital Projects Technology Roadmap, which aims at achieving a better, more highly trained, technology-educated workforce.

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FIATECH and COMIT Partner to Accelerate the Use of Mobile IT in Construction

AUSTIN, TX, June 18, 2007 – FIATECH, and COMIT (Construction Opportunities for Mobile IT), a UK-based industry organization, have joined forces and signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to provide accelerated results and emerging technology deployments to their respective members and the engineering and construction industry at large.

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