The Development of the Surveyor's Profession in
by Geom. Gianfranco Morocutti
We live in the so-called "post
industrial" era in which there is a shift from the fields of
"manufacturing" towards those of "intellectual
work" - which expand by means of associations or merely by the
proliferation of "knowledge workers", who offer themselves
as service bodies aiming to satisfy the needs of the global market.
The new professional system offers an ever greater
supply of intellectual service networks, with a consequent creation of
circulating capital in regional markets and at an international level.
The client plays an active part in the process of development of new
strategies and services which contribute in a important manner in
determining the qualitative characteristics of the service product and
the characteristics of price with a fair balance between costs and
The market therefore tends to turn towards those
professionals who are capable of creatively using the various know-hows
applied to the fields of knowledge and services.
It is then the market which creates the necessary
mechanisms for development of the economic system, making use of the
professional services at various levels.
In the light of the changes and the proposals for
reform which are underway, it will be necessary even for the surveyor
to adjust or model him/herself, possibly according also to the
expectations of the sector - even if it is known that the future model
of the Italian Surveyor will not follow exactly that of the past.
The future of the Italian Surveyor is tied, as is
also that of its European counterpart, to a constant updating of the
knowledge of data and systems which modern society requires for the
management of the country, land property and real estate. The Surveyor
is also required to have the ability to work in exclusive contexts as
well as in interdisciplinary systems.
Real estate, land property and land are in general
subject to measurement, evaluation, protection, transfer and
transformation. It is necessary to add new services to the typical
professional services of the past, since these are requested by the
market in an interdisciplinary and integrated manner in both a social
and professional context - where "partnership" prevails over
Geom. Gianfranco Morocutti
Consiglio Nazionale Geometri
Via Barberini, 68