Infrastructure is failing. It’s that simple. We’ve been saying it for years, but like a lack of cybersecurity initiatives, it doesn’t seem to be concerning enough for people to enlist action. But with that being said, I have to really wonder how much we all really get it? Or are we just putting profit above risk? For several decades now industry experts and professors alike have been sounding alarms about our failing infrastructure. Let me say at the outset, I am not putting the blame on any one company. At this point there is a lot of blame to go around. Perhaps we can put some of the blame the area. I think once corporate America got a taste of huge returns there was no going back. You just can’t put the toothpaste back in the bottle. Since the ‘80s investors are demanding double-digit returns. As a result, we are not seeing the improvements being made in the necessary infrastructure. As most of you will recall, the ASCE (American Society of Civil Engineers), released its “report card” of sorts that assigns grades to different types of infrastructure here in the U.S. These grades are given on a scale of
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