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Commercial Market Trends

It’s time to give your local city engineer, professor, or engineering team members a high five as it's National Engineers Week! In the words of Jeff Bezos, “Work hard, have fun, and make history.” In honor of all things engineering, check out the latest market trends, and #ISGIngenuityatWork.

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National Engineers Week – Sports, Recreation, and Public Works Trends

To celebrate engineers week, learn from ISG engineers about trends and best practices in the public works and sports + recreation markets.

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Corporate Community Involvement Builds Partnerships

Due to direct relationships and intimate understandings, resident philanthropic organizations are often well-positioned to rally the communities they serve to provide solutions to local challenges, creating valuable partnership opportunities between non-profits, cities, and school districts. By integrating unique engagement efforts into school organizations - teachers, principals, architects, engineers, and everyone in between can help make educational institutions a success from the community core outward to support positive 21st century plans.

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A Case Study in Unconventional Urban Renewal

Situated in the heart of downtown Sioux City, Iowa, the Promenade is a public space surrounded by the local movie theatre, Sioux City Convention Center, and nearby coffee shops, bars, and restaurants. See how ISG implemented unconventional urban renewal strategies to revitalize this popular space.

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Be Ready. Be Aware. Are You Prepared for NFPA Arc Flash 2018 Updates?

Be aware. Be prepared. Be proactive. NFPA  2018 updates of the 70E (Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace), have a new philosophy for reducing arc flash risk: prevention. Up until now, the standard has typically focused on managing risk, but an emphasis has now been placed on also outlining proactive strategies to avoid arc flash incidents all together. Today, we’re exploring some of the key changes to the manual to help spread the word.

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Labor Shortages Climb + Manufacturers Get Innovative

Join the conversation on how manufacturers across the industrial sector are surviving – and thriving – amidst a weak labor market. Industry, by definition, is taking action. What strategic moves can we make to keep American manufacturing alive and well in today’s labor market?

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How 21st Century Design Maximizes Engagement in PreK-12 Education

Back to school season often begins with educators, administrators, and staff prepping their schools for the incoming classes – rearranging desks, organizing supplies, lesson planning, and hosting orientations. And while educators certainly carry the load in ensuring school districts run smoothly, architecture and interior design makes the grade when it comes to supporting learning styles and maximizing engagement in schools. Get your pencils out to take notes on how 21st century design maximizes engagement in PreK-12 education.

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Event Venue Design: Setting the Stage for Maximum ROI

With help from experienced industry design teams, you can identify the “Goldilocks” seating variety for your unique venue, provide each event goer with their own “golden ticket” to the show, and set the stage for a facility with high ROI. Now THAT’S the best seat in the house!