Innovation

The mission of the WGI Innovation Program is to accelerate WGI’s digital transformation and support our commitment to innovative solutions for our clients and the communities we serve.

"Continuous innovation is the cornerstone of tomorrow's best solutions."

- David Wantman, CEO

Our Mission

WGI has spent five decades committed to fulfilling our vision of “Creatively Transforming How our World Is Envisioned, Designed, and Experienced”.

Our innovation program brings together WGI thought leaders and experts located across our divisions and departments with our strategic partners and extended ecosystem, along with WGI Ventures, to not only solve today’s challenges, but to co-create the future with our clients.

As business leaders that create successful and sustainable communities, we apply our company culture, which embraces digital disruption, to help clients envision the art of the possible and make it reality.

History of Innovation at WGI

WGI’s core values and culture of innovation mean we push the boundaries of innovation with our partners helping to unlock new use cases and achieve the accuracies we need for customers.

Early 1980s
Adoption of state-of-the-art computer systems
1989
WGI creates our first GPS positioning jobs
2003
WGI performs first SUE evacuation in Florida. We also established our Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) group.
2004
GPS deployed to every crew
2005
WGI was the first to have a Leica laser scanner in Florida
2010
We become one of the go-to Design-Build relationships for FDOT
2012
BIG RED DOG’s first project in San Antonio wins Real Estate Deal of the Year as named by the San Antonio Business Journal
2015
WGI has over 275 team members and is an INC 5000 firm
2017
First back-pack LiDAR in the Southeast
2019
BIG RED DOG is acquired by WGI, merging the fastest growing firm in Texas into the fastest growing firm in Florida; WGI now has nearly 600 associates across 18 offices nationwide.
2019
WGI forms WGI Ventures, launches first aerial LiDAR platform, and establishes Visualization practice
2021
WGI's Geospatial team combines tech to capture data (LiDAR + Sonar)
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