7 episodes

Inflection points are events that result in significant economic, environmental, geopolitical, societal and technological changes that shape our world. And our world is facing some of its toughest challenges yet: Clean water. Affordable energy. Connectivity. Climate change. Environmental pollution. Economic growth. Our Inflection Points solution briefings are a series of podcasts with Jacobs’ thought leaders and technologists, providing background on these critical issues, the challenges at their core and the actions we’re taking to create a more connected, sustainable world.

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Inflection points are events that result in significant economic, environmental, geopolitical, societal and technological changes that shape our world. And our world is facing some of its toughest challenges yet: Clean water. Affordable energy. Connectivity. Climate change. Environmental pollution. Economic growth. Our Inflection Points solution briefings are a series of podcasts with Jacobs’ thought leaders and technologists, providing background on these critical issues, the challenges at their core and the actions we’re taking to create a more connected, sustainable world.

    Refreshing the World's Water Supply

    Refreshing the World's Water Supply

    Becoming innovative in the handling of water and wastewater is increasingly important around the world. We sat down with Peter Nicol, Jacobs Global Water Market Director in this episode of Inflection Points to learn more about some of the issues and best practices for the proper treatment of this precious life resource.

    • 25 min
    Advancing the Facilities of the Life Sciences Industry

    Advancing the Facilities of the Life Sciences Industry

    Advances in medicine over the past 30 years have extended and improved the quality of life for people around the world. In this episode of Inflection Points, John Noble, Jacobs Vice President and General Manager, Life Sciences talks about the life sciences industry and how integrated project management helps firms get their facilities done on time.

    • 28 min
    Improving the Connectivity of the Smart City

    Improving the Connectivity of the Smart City

    As we look to the future of urban design, municipal services will be increasingly dependent upon better technological interconnectivity. We spoke with Monte Wilson, Global Market Director, Built Environment & Global Vice President, Jacobs, about the importance of good design and how it takes into account citizens, business, transportation, and a host of other considerations in this episode of Inflection Points.

    • 25 min
    Mitigating the Impacts of Floods and Droughts

    Mitigating the Impacts of Floods and Droughts

    As the world is experiencing more severe weather events, communities need to make long-term preparations. In this episode of Inflection Points, Bryan Harvey, Vice President and Head of Major Programs and Projects Group for EMEA for Jacobs, talks about how the number and severity of floods and droughts around the world are encouraging new ways of planning to mitigate the impacts.

    • 28 min
    Managing Built Assets from Concept to Long-term Operations

    Managing Built Assets from Concept to Long-term Operations

    How can businesses and municipalities use asset management as a strategic part of their operations to control costs, increase efficiencies and mitigate risks? To find out, we asked Nina Wollman, Jacobs Vice President and Global Director for Strategic Consulting and Steve Meininger, Vice President – Global Operations Management and Facilities Services to elaborate in this episode of Inflection Points.

    • 30 min
    Tackling the Environmental Challenge of PFAS

    Tackling the Environmental Challenge of PFAS

    PFAS are a large family of organic compounds with widespread use and persistence in the environment. In this episode of Inflection Points, Jacobs Global Environmental Market Director Jan Walstrom and Jacobs Global Water Market Director Peter Nicol discuss the source and nature of PFAS chemicals, why they’re a growing public health concern and treatment and remediation solutions for impacted soil, groundwater and drinking water.

    • 25 min

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