Sunset Research Teams

CII's first research team began in 1984. Click a team's name below to go to its listing in the CII Knowledge Base (KB). Some teams have multiple listings because they appear in more than one area of the KB. A few other teams do not have any products in the KB.


1     CICE Impact Evaluation (1984-88)
2     Productivity Measurements (1984-88)
   
3     Constructability (1984-88)
4     Industry Data and Statistics (1984-90)
5     Contracts (1984-88)
6     Cost/Schedule Controls (1984-88)
   
7     Materials Management (1984-88)
8     Design (1984-89)
   
9     Technology (1984-89)
     
10   Quality Management (1985-89)
11   Employee Effectiveness (1985-90)
   
12   Project Organization (1985-90)
   
13   Safety (1985-90)
14   Education and Training (1985-91)
   
   
15   Technology Survey (1987-93)
16   Advanced Technological Systems (1987-92)
17   Construction 2000 (1987-91)
   
18   Partnering (1987-91)
19   Insurance (1987-93)
20   Electronic Data Management (1987-92)
21   Project Team Risk/Reward Allocation (1987-92)
22   U.S. Navy Demonstration Project (1987-94)
23   Dispute Prevention and Resolution (1987-93)
     
24   Contracting Phase II (1988-93)
25   Computer Integrated Design and Construction (1988-94)
26   Retrofit Projects (1988-94)
27   Change Order Impacts (1988-92)
   
28   Construction Work Force (1988-92)
29   Modularization (1988-92)
30   International Construction (1988-93)
     
31   Total Quality Management (1990-93)
32   Zero Accidents (1990-93)
33   Overtime (1990-92)
34   Constructability Implementation (1990-92)
35   Owner Engineering Organization (1990-93)
36   Quality Performance Measurement (1990-94)
37   Project Team Building (1990-93)
38   EPC Flexibility (1990-92)
     
39   Pre-Project Planning (1991-94)
40   Continuing Supervisory Education (1991-95)
41   Schedule Reduction (1991-95)
42   Barriers to Implementation (1991-94)
     
43   Project Change Management (1992-94)
44   Drug Free Workplace (1992-93)
45   Workers’ Compensation Insurance (1992-95)
46   Technology Strategy (1992-95)
47   Piping Function (1992-95)
48   Environmental Remediation Technology (1992-95)
49   International Standards (1992-95)
50   ADA Impacts (1992-94)
51   Utility Pilot Projects (1992-94)
     
101   Design for Safety (1993-95)
102   Partnering II (1993-96)
103   Project Organization II (1993-96)
105   Project Team Communications (1993-96)
106   3D/CAD Link (1993-95)
107   Predictive Tools (1993-95)
     
110   Electronic CII Documents (1994-95)
111   Owner/Contractor Work Structure (1994-96)
112   Cost Effective Engineering (1994-96)
113   Front End Planning (1994-96)
114   Contractor Compensation (1994-97)
     
120   Emerging Construction Technologies (1995-96)
121   Planning for Startup (1995-97)
122   Life Cycle Analysis for Projects (1995-97)
123   Modeling Lessons Learned (1995-97)
124   Re-Engineering the EPC Process (1995-97)
125   Information Management Impacts (1995-97)
     
130   Reforming Supplier Relationships (1996)
131   Improving Early Estimates (1996-99)
132   Information Highway Applications (1996-98)
133   Design/Build (1996-97)
134   High Performance Work Teams (1996-98)
135   Attract/Maintain Skilled Work Force (1996-98)
136   Jobsite Wireless Computing (1996-97)
137   Multi-Skilled Craft Capabilities (1996-97)
     
140   Project Incentives (1997-99)
142   Design for Maintainability (1997-99)
143   Craft Productivity Improvement (1997-2000)
     
150   Fully Integrated and Automated Project Process (FIAPP) I (1998-99)
151   Radio Frequency Tagging (1998-2001)
152   3D CADD in FIAPP (1998-2001)
153   Effects of Field Rework (1998-2001)
154   Electronic Simulation in Construction (1998-2001)
155   PDRI for General Building Projects (1998-99)
156   Engineering Productivity Measurements (1998-2001)
157   Technology Assisted Learning (1998-2000)
158   Cumulative Change Order Impacts (1998-2000)
     
160   Making Zero Accidents a Reality (1999-2002) extended by BOA 11/2000
    [new title: Achieving Zero Injury Objective on Shutdown Projects]
161   Executing Small Capital Projects (1999-2001)
162   Fully Integrated and Automated Project Process (FIAPP) II (1999-2001)
    [changed to a Steering Committee by BOA in 2001]
163   Evaluating On-Site Design (1999-2002)
165   Project Delivery and Contract Strategy (1999-2001)
166   Barriers to Implementation Update (1998-2001)
     
170   Making Virtual Teams Work (2000-01)
171   Modularization and Offsite Assembly (2000-02)
172   Supply Chain Management Concepts (2000-02)
173   Update Construction Technology Needs (2000-02)
     
180   e-Commerce Applications for Construction (2001-02)
181   Risk Analysis for International Projects (2001-03)
182   Addressing Shortage of Skilled Craft Workers in the U.S. (2001-03)
183   Design Practices to Facilitate Construction Automation (2001-03)
184   Value Engineering Toolkit (2001-03)
185   Cost Effectiveness of Innovative Crew Scheduling (2001-02)
     
190   Owner’s Role in Construction Safety (2002-03)
191   Lean Principles in Construction (2002-04)
192   Engineering Productivity Measures II (2002-03)
193   Radical Reduction in Project Cycle Time (2002-04)
     
200   Attract, Recruit, and Retain Construction Leaders (2003-04)
201   Achieving Learning Organizations in the EPC Industry (2003-05)
203   Do It Right the First Time (2003-05)
204   Owner’s Role in Project Success (2003-06)
205   Commodity vs. Value Added Contractor Services (2003-05)
     
210   Contracting to Appropriately Allocate Risk (2004-07)
211   Effective Use of the Global Engineering Workforce (2004-05)
213   Support for Pre-Project Planning (2004-06)
214   Trade-Off Between Cost and Schedule (2004-06)
215   Work Force View of Construction Productivity (2004-06)
216   Target Safety: Programs Focused on Preventing Specific Injuries (2004-06)
     
220   Leading Indicators to Project Outcome (2004-06)
221   Information Flow to Support Pre-Project Planning (2004-07)
222   Best Practices for Design in Fast-Track Projects (2004-07)
     
230   Effective Management Practices and Technologies for Lessons Learned Programs (2005-07)
231   Construction Industry Craft Training (2005-07)
232   Examination of the Shipbuilding Industry (2005-06)
233   Planning for, Facilitating, and Evaluating Design Effectiveness (2005-07)
234   Implementation Road Map of Lean Construction at Project Level (2005-07)
     
240   Leveraging Technology to Improve Construction Productivity (2006-08)
241   Optimizing the Value of Construction in Front End Planning (2006-08)
242   Front End Planning for Renovation/Revamp Projects (2006-08)
243   Enhancing & Expanding Innovation in the Engineering & Construction Industry (2006-09)
244   Global Project Control and Management Systems (2006-09)
245   Optimizing Engineering Value in Projects (2006-08)
     
250   Sustainable Design and Construction (2007-08)
251   Nanotechnology and its Impact on Construction (2007-08)
252   Construction Productivity Research Program (2007-13)
253   Estimating as a Competency in Capital Projects (2007-09)
254   Quality Management Best Practice Refresh (2007-09)
255   Adaptation of Shipbuilding Production Systems to Construction (2007-09)
256   Project Site Leadership Role in Improving Construction Safety (2007-09)
257   Global Procurement & Materials Management Best Practice Refresh (2007-09)
258   Information Integration Work Process Changes (2007-09)
     
260   Reimbursable Contracts (2008-11)
261   Optimizing Jobsite Organization (2008-11)
263   Globalization (2008-10)
264   Product Integrity Concerns in Low-Cost Sourcing Countries (2008-10)
265   How to Use Industrial Engineering/Manufacturing Techniques for Enhancing Project Performance (2008-10)
266   A Standardized Approach to Identify and Define Owner Value Interests and Align the E&C Response (2008-10)
268   Project Definition Rating Index Tool for Infrastructure Projects (2008-10)
269   Real Time Pro-Active Safety in Construction (2008-10)
RES-CPF 2010   Project Execution Planning for Building Information Modeling (2008-10)
     
270   Applicability of CII Best Practices by Industry Sector and Project Type (2008-11)
271   Innovative Project Delivery Processes – Is there a better way? (2009-11)
272   Enhanced Work Packaging: Design through WorkFace Execution (2009-11)
     
280   Methods for Dealing with Uncertainty: Applying Probabilistic Controls in Design and Construction (2010-12)
281   Project Management Skills of the Future (2010-12)
282   Managing Indirect Costs (2010-12)
283   Modularization (2010-12)
284   Driving to Zero with Safety Leading Indicators (2010-12)
     
290   Quantifying the Impact of Change from Project Authorization to Start-up (2011-12)
291   Improving the Predictability of Accurate Project Outcomes (2011-12)
292   Knowledge Transfer from the Near Retirement Generation to the Next Generation (2011-12)
293   Strategies for HSE Hazard Recognition (2011-12)
294   Deploying Best Practices in Unfamiliar Countries (2011-12)
     
300   True Impact of Later Deliverables at the Construction Site (2012-14)
301   Using Near Miss Reporting to Enhance Safety Performance (2012-14)
302   Interface Management (2012-14)
303   Managing a Portfolio of Small Projects – Metrics for Improvement (2012-14)
304   Sustainability Practices and Metrics for the Construction Phase of Capital Projects (2012-14)
305   Measuring Project Complexity and Its Impact (2012-17)
306   Quantitative Measurement of PM Competencies (2012-14)
307   Mitigating Threats of Counterfeit Materials in the Capital Projects Industry (2012-14)
     
310   Improving Engineering and Procurement Alignment and Coordination with Construction (2013-15)
311   Successful Delivery of Flash-track Projects (2013-15)
312   Best Practices for Commissioning and Start-up (2013-15)
313   Creating Standards for Industry-wide Quality Metrics (2013-17)
314   PDRI Tool for Small Industrial Projects (2013-15)
314a   PDRI Tool for Small Infrastructure Projects (2015-16)
315   Successful Delivery of Mega-projects (2013-15)
316   Instantaneous Project Control Systems (2013-15)
317   Safety Performance through Operational Discipline (2013-15)
318   Is There a Demographic Craft Labor Cliff that Will Affect Project Performance? (2013-15)
319   Transforming the Industry: Making the Case for AWP as a Standard (Best) Practice (2013-15)
RES-CPF 2015   Maximizing Success in Integrated Projects (2013-15)
     
320   Definition and Measurement of Engineering/Design Deliverable Quality (2014-16)
321   Using Precursor Analysis to Prevent Low-Frequency High-Impact Events, Including Fatalities (2014-16)
322   Improving Project Progress and Performance Assessment (2014-16)
323   Finding Leading Indicators to Prevent Premature Starts, and Assuring Uninterrupted Construction (2014-16)
324   Future Construction Needs of Virtual Design Models (2014-16)
325   Best Practices for Succession Planning (2014-16)
326   Maximizing Virtual Team Performance in the Construction Industry (2014-16)
327   Innovative Delivery Methods of Information to the Crafts (2014-15)
     
330   The Role of Frontline Supervision in Improving Construction Productivity and Performance (2015-17)
331   Assessing the Maturity and Accuracy of FEED to Support Phase-gate Approvals (2015-17)
332   Measuring Progress and Defining Productivity Metrics in Model-based Engineering (2015-17)
333   Transition Management between Construction Completion, Pre-commissioning, Commissioning, and Operations (2015-17)
334   Best Practices for Preventing Out-of-sequence Construction Activities and Minimizing their Impacts (2015-17)
335   Improving the U.S. Workforce Development System (2015-17)
     
340   Corporate Best Practices for Successful Productivity Improvement Programs (2016-18)
341   Integrated Project Delivery for Industrial Projects (2016-19)
344   Improved Integration of the Supply Chain in Materials Planning and Work Packaging (2016-18)
     
DCC-01   How to Double Productivity (2017-18)
DCC-02   Construction Readiness Assessment for Productivity Improvement (2017-18)
MLS-01   Flexible Facility Development for Manufacturing & Life Sciences (2017-19)
MLS-02   PDRIx for Manufacturing & Life Sciences (2017-18)
PUI-01   Identifying and Evaluating the Impact of Regulations throughout the Project Life Cycle (2017-19)
     
360   Future of the Built Environment (2018-19)
361   Development of the PDRI Maturity & Accuracy Total Rating System (MATRS) (2019)
CII-CPF-RGA 02-18   Revisiting Project Delivery Performance (2018-19)
CII-15-19-WATERLOO   Improved Integration and Implementation of CII’s Best Practices through the IFP (Industry Foundation Processes) System (2018-19)
TC-01   Bridging the Gap between Engineering and Construction Piping 3D Models to Support Advanced Work Packaging (2018-19)