Alexandra Goin
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Alex Goin is a Staff Writer for the GovDesignHub, alongside a steadily growing list of other online trade publications focused on communications solutions, government technology, and cybersecurity. When she's not writing, she spends her free time educating thousands on lizard care, hanging out with her five lizards, animating, and going to EDM festivals.

The Growing Demand for Infrastructure Resiliency—How Digital Transformation Can Help

Infrastructure is one of the least technologically transformed sectors in the economy. And the challenges that resulted from the COVID-19 pandemic illustrated just how badly critical infrastructure needs digital modernization. As a result, there is a global consensus that critical…

Why the Time is Now for Digital Transformation in Military Manufacturing

Many of today’s military platforms and weapons systems are delivered behind schedule and over budget. Worse, some of these incredibly expensive systems are delivered without the capabilities promised, or are less effective than originally anticipated. For example, simply look at…

3 Key Takeaways From Autodesk’s 2023 State of Design & Make Study

Earlier this year, Autodesk partnered with Ipsos, a leader in global research and insights, to create the 2023 State Design and Make Study. This detailed and deep dive into how digital transformation is impacting the people that design and make…

How 3D modeling is changing roadway construction—FDOT on the new Howard Frankland Bridge

The use of 3D modeling has sparked widespread interest in the construction industry in recent years. Aside from an improved review of designs, 3D modeling can reduce rework by catching issues earlier, reducing costly mistakes. Building Information Modeling (BIM), coupled…

Overcoming the Environment – How Craitor is Enabling 3D Printing at the Tactical Edge

In our last article on the GovDesignHub, we sat down with Eric Shnell, the CEO and Founder of Craitor, a company that’s working collaboratively with the U.S. Marine Corps to develop a 3D printer that can function at the very…

How 3D Printing Can Assist the Warfighter in the Field—Craitor Explains

Military vehicles and weapons systems operate in harsh, austere environments that constantly punish parts and create the need for maintenance and repair. Unfortunately, a weapon system or military vehicle in need of repair is one that can’t benefit the warfighter…