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The visualization of construction models and environments has already benefited the construction industry in numerous scenarios and tasks. Now, immersive virtual reality (IVR) presents a more immersive and intuitive visualization approach for industry professionals. However, u...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Construction-Technology/topics/RT-TC-02 3/15/2019 4:22:26 PM
This research indicates a direct relationship exists between the level of pre-project planning effort and project success.@Pre-project planning is defined as the process of developing sufficient strategic information with which owners can address risk and decide to commit reso...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Project-Planning/topics/RT-039 2/7/2016 6:19:44 AM
CII commissioned RT-181 in response to the increasing trend among U.S. firms (owners and contractors) pursuing projects outside of North America which carried with them risks unique to projects in foreign jurisdictions.@These risk factors are specific to international projects...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Risk-Management/topics/RT-181 2/7/2016 6:13:23 AM
Human resources are the most valuable aspect of any effort to upgrade productivity and quality control. Therefore, to attain the goal of more and better construction for the money, it is necessary to upgrade the supply and preparedness of human operatives at all levels.@The CI...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Professional-Development/topics/RT-014b 2/7/2016 6:09:08 AM
Changes and the resulting contract change orders are a source of concern to owners and contractors alike. Changes are an important contributor to cost overruns, schedule extensions, and contract acceleration. This research examines the quantitative effect of changes on labor p...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Construction-Execution/topics/RT-027b 6/6/2016 1:14:22 PM
As the Baby Boomer generation nears the traditional retirement age of 65, organizations in most industries are finding themselves facing a potential mass exodus of their most senior and experienced employees; the situation in the capital projects industry is no exception.@As o...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Professional-Development/topics/RT-292 4/25/2016 1:42:55 PM
Counterfeit, fraudulent, and suspect items (CFSI) continues to be a threat to the capital projects industry.@The research team reconfirmed the status of the CFSI threat, while at the same time updating and expanding upon the research of RT-264, Product Concerns in Low-cost Sou...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Quality-Management/topics/RT-307 4/25/2016 2:40:50 PM
This research provides a standardized approach to identifying and communicating owner value interests for a project and aligning the engineering and construction (E@C) response. The findings indicate that owner@s value interests are granular and not just macro level items such...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Business-and-Project-Processes/topics/RT-266 4/22/2016 2:58:15 PM
The development of a formalized mechanism to identify new technologies was initiated by conducting an extensive literature search. This search was necessary to establish a knowledge base associated with construction areas and the nature of research and development taking place...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Construction-Technology/topics/RT-015 5/18/2016 12:42:38 PM
This research is very relevant to the construction industry safety programming. In fact the methodology to develop a near miss reporting program can be applied to any industry that is interested in improved safety performance.@This topic covered leadership commitment, employee...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Safety/topics/RT-301 4/25/2016 3:58:29 PM
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