Paul F. Hahn

Paul F Hahn
Mr. Paul F. Hahn has more than 30 years of experience in the positioning
industry. He has worked as a land surveyor, construction surveyor, in
sales, marketing and product development for surveying and construction
instrument manufacturers.  Paul was a contributor to the Automated Machine
Guidance (AMG) developments at Spectra Precision during the early days of
AMG.  He has held senior management positions at several companies within
the positioning industry including, Carl Zeiss, Nikon, Geotronics, Spectra
Precision, Trimble Navigation and now as President of a firm that
continues to provide technical, marketing and business consulting to
geomatics product providers.

For the last 20 years, he has been a pundit of the Return on Investment
analysis approach for adopting productivity-enhancing technologies.

Paul will contribute "The Bottom Line" to Machine Control Online, a column
focused on that all-important facet of any business.

A note from Paul:

"All capital investments require careful scrutiny of their Return on
Investment.  What factors contribute to this return?  How long will it
take?  What are the financial ramifications after the break-even date?
What emerging technologies could impact your bottom line? Are there labor
or regulatory issues that could constrain your adaptation of advanced
technology?  Where are we in the technology adaptation life cycle? What
are the different entry levels for automated machine guidance (machine
control) and what are their price points?  How do these issues impact your
bottom line?"

Stay tuned for future installments of "The Bottom Line", from Paul Hahn.
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Saturday, 22 September 2012 Finding Government Contracts Paul Hahn 46518
Sunday, 17 June 2012 Jumping In With Both Feet - RDO Integrated Control's Tom Potter Paul F. Hahn 53429
Saturday, 05 May 2012 The Bottom Line - Been there. Done that. Paul F. Hahn 51293
Thursday, 12 April 2012 Total Stations—The Other Machine Control Sensor and More Paul Hahn 98464
Saturday, 18 February 2012 How to Find Government Contracts Paul F. Hahn 58443
Sunday, 01 January 2012 Qualifications and Motivation Paul F. Hahn 13821
Wednesday, 02 November 2011 Insights from an Industry Veteran Paul F. Hahn 11223
Saturday, 01 October 2011 Review of a Must-Read GPS Book Paul F. Hahn 8910
Saturday, 03 September 2011 The Real World Impact of Machine Control-Part VI Paul F. Hahn 7890
Sunday, 14 August 2011 The Real-World Impact of Machine Control-Part V Paul F Hahn 5129
Tuesday, 26 July 2011 Taking Control of Your Bottom Line Paul F. Hahn 4861
Friday, 03 June 2011 The Real-World Impact of Machine Control- Part IV Paul F. Hahn 4447
Saturday, 07 May 2011 The Real World Impact of Machine Control-Part III Paul F. Hahn 4331
Sunday, 03 April 2011 The Real World Impact of Machine Control-Part II Paul F. Hahn 4231
Wednesday, 23 March 2011 Re-Thinking Return on Investment Analysis Paul Hahn 2949
Monday, 07 March 2011 The Real World Impact of Machine Control Paul F. Hahn 4474
Sunday, 06 February 2011 Optical Total Stations in Construction Paul F. Hahn 4030
Sunday, 02 January 2011 Trimble Dimensions Re-Visited Paul F. Hahn 4573
Saturday, 27 November 2010 A Visit to Trimble Dimensions 2010 Paul F. Hahn 4080
Saturday, 30 October 2010 Machine Control - a Disruptive Technology Paul F. Hahn 4466
Saturday, 02 October 2010 Productivity Report - CAT Road Construction - Report Discussion Paul F. Hahn 5816
Sunday, 01 August 2010 What's up with this SITECH business? Paul F. Hahn 5146
Sunday, 06 June 2010 Test Drive Machine Control - Look before you leap alternatives Paul F. Hahn 3893
Sunday, 09 May 2010 The Bottom Line: Is Machine Control Just for the Big Guys? Paul F. Hahn 6115
Saturday, 03 April 2010 The Bottom Line: Scanning, Monitoring and Mobile Mapping Paul F. Hahn 3416
Sunday, 07 March 2010 Specialized Total Stations for Construction Layout, Machine Control and More Paul F. Hahn 8466
Sunday, 31 January 2010 The Bottom Line: Reflectorless Total Stations & Their Applications Paul F. Hahn 13492
Sunday, 03 January 2010 The Bottom Line: Layout Tools Paul F. Hahn 5229
Sunday, 29 November 2009 Old Dogs/Young Pups: Balancing Experience and New Technology Paul F. Hahn 3432
Monday, 02 November 2009 The Bottom Line: The True Cost of Machine Control Paul F. Hahn 5803
Saturday, 05 September 2009 The Bottom Line: Machine Control and American Transportation Agencies Paul F. Hahn 4153
Tuesday, 11 August 2009 The Bottom Line: 3D Machine Control in the Landfill Industry Paul F. Hahn 4890
Saturday, 04 July 2009 The Bottom Line: Position, Information and Communications create endless possibilities Paul F. Hahn 3297
Monday, 08 June 2009 The Bottom Line: Re-Thinking Return on Investment Analysis Paul F. Hahn 4115
Saturday, 02 May 2009 The Bottom Line: Entry Points to Machine Control - Paul F. Hahn Paul F. Hahn 4239
Friday, 03 April 2009 When to Invest in New Technology Paul F Hahn 4143
Saturday, 28 February 2009 The Bottom Line - The decision to invest in Machine Control Paul F. Hahn 3598
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