Geoff Weisenberger, Staff Editor, and Alex Schultz, Editorial Intern

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Healthcare Facilities August 1, 2005

A View from the Top

The times, they are a-changin' and in this year's CSE Giants survey, we made it a goal to figure out what consulting engineers are doing about it. Specifically, we asked firms what sorts of "additional" services they're pondering or have already put to use to stay competitive. We also asked about internal business practices, including employee benefits and recruiting new talent. The answers won't shock you, but may provide some insight as to why these firms remain leaders in the engineering world. A new role As downsizing, outsourcing, consolidation and a more "one-stop-shopping" approach to life become prevalent, even consulting engineers are finding they must reinvent themselves and perform duties that take them well beyond their traditional M/E/P roles. On the subject of new offerings, commissioning topped the chart.

By Geoff Weisenberger, Staff Editor, and Alex Schultz, Editorial Intern