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Supply Chain Management Definition Examines the strategies used by the project team to promote enhanced working relationships amongst all project stakeholders including those in the project supply chain.Topic Summaries
/resources/knowledgebase/10-10-metrics/supply-chain 2/15/2016 10:43:27 PM
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
Since the 1960s, the industry has responded to demands for quicker project delivery by developing techniques such as fast tracking which is the overlapping of engineering, procurement and construction, and PEpC which is the early inclusion of procurement in the project cycle. ...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Design-Planning-Optimization/topics/RT-311 2/7/2016 6:18:30 AM
Front end planning is arguably the single most important process in the facility project life cycle. It is focused on creating a strong, early link between the business or mission need, project strategy, scope, cost, schedule, and maintaining that link unbroken throughout the ...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Project-Planning/topics/RT-213 2/7/2016 6:15:03 AM
The primary purpose of the research was to identify and describe the primary components of a comprehensive process for management and elimination of quality-error related costs for construction sites. While many errors and omissions occur in the scope development process and d...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Quality-Management/topics/RT-203 2/7/2016 6:14:40 AM
Injury, illnesses, and (more recently) near-miss safety data is collected each year from CII member companies, both owners and contractors and is reported in CII s annual Safety Report, first published in 2001. CII began collecting safety data from member companies in 1989, wi...
/topic-summaries-data/pac/pac-safety-performance-assessment-safety-reports-(annual) 4/25/2016 3:08:41 PM
An effective team building process can bring significant, not simply marginal, improvements in project execution and results. Use of team building represents a step change in the way projects are managed and in the ultimate project performance.It is not uncommon during the d...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Project-Organization-Communication/topics/RT-037 2/7/2016 6:19:20 AM
CII s Strategic Plan, developed by the Strategic Planning Committee (SPC), provides direction and operating principles and is intended as a guide for planning and execution of institute activities. The planning horizon is three to five years and is to be reviewed annually to e...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/General-CII-Information/topics/SPC 4/25/2016 12:25:56 PM
This research is the first effort of CII, published in July 1986, regarding cost and schedule control. Prior research conducted by The Business Roundtable Construction Industry Cost Effectiveness Project indicates that Poor scope definition at the estimate (budget) stage and ...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Project-Planning/topics/RT-006a 2/7/2016 6:08:43 AM
This material is a summary and examination of a CII research team s findings resulting from a survey of 104 contractor and owner organizations worldwide. The topic provides an overview of when, why, and how probabilistic approaches are used, and documents the kinds of successe...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Risk-Management/topics/RT-280 2/7/2016 6:17:40 AM
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