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Title: IR105-2 - Compass: Communications Project Assessment Tool, Version 2.1
Publication Date: 12/1/2011
Product Type: Implementation Resource
Status: Tool
Pages: 0
Designed as a diagnostic tool for project managers to assess a project team's communications effectiveness during the design and construction phases of an EPC project. Updated software consolidates and analyzes survey data, then reports results in an overall communications effectiveness score.

NOTE: This publication's accompanying beta software is a proof of concept and is available for informational purposes only.

By downloading or purchasing this publication, you understand and accept that its accompanying software may stop opening or running properly on future platforms and is not supported or maintained by CII.

Both the publication and its software are protected by applicable copyright restrictions as set forth by CII.

Any party interested in adapting this software is invited to contact CII Associate Director for Deployment to discuss licensing.
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Welcome to the second version of the Communications Project Assessment (Compass) tool. The first version was developed by the Construction Industry Institute (CII) Project Team Communications Research Team (RT105) and was released in its original format in 1996. In 2011, the CII Knowledge Management Committee (KMC) reviewed the original publications and then updated and published the second version in Microsoft Excel 2007 format, along with a second version of the team’s research summary. The Compass tool is designed to enable project managers to assess project team communications during the execution phases of EPC projects. The tool targets three project groups: project management, engineering, and construction.