Ryan Schradin
Ryan Schradin
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Ryan Schradin is a communications expert and journalist with more than a decade of experience. Ryan has edited and contributed to multiple popular online trade publications focused on the digital design, security, satellite, unified communications and network infrastructure industries. He serves as the executive editor for the GovDesignHub. In addition to his work with the Hub, he serves as the Executive Editor of the Government Satellite Report and the Modern Equipment Manufacturer online publications. In his spare time, he enjoys hiking across the great state of Virginia with his wife, Sarah, and their rescue pup, Brooklyn the Adventure Dog, who is 13lbs of pure furry fury.

Chip Barret on the role technology plays in providing public works in an evolving municipality

Every year, the American Public Works Association (APWA) names 10 leaders in public service and public works as their “Leaders of the Year.” These individuals are the public and private employees that have dedicated their careers in the service of…

BIM solutions spark infrastructure improvements in underserved communities

BIM solutions are being utilized in underserved comminutes throughout the world for infrastructure and historical preservation. KnowledgeWell, comprised of professionals who volunteer to share their capabilities with the emerging world, has had a hand in multiple BIM projects that aim…

New materials mean new capabilities for the military

In the past, if you were looking to build a new weapon system or military platform, there were only so many different options for the materials that were available to you. A hundred years ago, that was restricted to things…

3D printing a jawbone? How additive manufacturing could cut the cost of healthcare

You need only to look at the last presidential election to realize that healthcare is a hot topic in this country. If you polled Americans on the street, most would admit that healthcare in this country is broken, but almost…

Upcoming event to focus on the future of making things in government

If you’re in the Washington, D.C. area and your job focuses on making things for or on behalf of the government, we have an exciting new event that you’re going to want to know about. On May 8, 2018, technology…

Autodesk’s digital manifesto details an exciting future for construction

Every few decades, new technologies come along that are truly disruptive and revolutionary – capable of shaking up the way we work, live and play. Once these new technologies enter the marketplace, nothing is the same again, as “business as…

Enabling better constituent service with video

Tuesday was officially tax day. Although many Americans – especially those that are on top of things – probably completed and filed their taxes months ago, there are always going to be a sizeable segment of the population that decided…

Learn about the new features and toolsets in AutoCAD 2019

The launch of a new version of your favorite and trusted software product can be frustrating. Changes to the user interface (UI), functionality or capabilities of something you use every day in your professional life can be uncomfortable. However, there…

FCW Market Insights: BIM Poised for Greater Adoption

BIM is gaining wide adoption used across the private sector because of its ability to help eliminate mistakes in the construction process and make the design process easier, more collaborative and more visual. However, despite these benefits, the government has…

Constructing with the Power of Digital

New technologies are entering the marketplace that have the potential to disrupt and improve the way the government designs and constructs buildings and other public works projects. In this “Digital Manifesto,” Autodesk looks at these new technologies and discusses the…