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The construction industry requires comprehensive predictive tools that will allow measurement of critical indicators and accurate predictions of project success while a project is progressing. Project success is normally defined as meeting the project criteria for cost, schedu...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Project-Controls/topics/RT-107 2/7/2016 6:10:17 AM
Assessment of project progress and performance is critically important to the successful delivery of capital facility projects. Major challenges are related to the lack of consistent, objective, and reliable project controls metrics and indicators. Without the appropriate use ...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Project-Controls/topics/RT-322 6/7/2016 8:52:53 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
Timely and accurate materials flow is a critical component of capital project success. All too often, even well planned and executed projects face disruptions to materials flow. Indeed, late or missing materials are common occurrence on almost every project. While there are ma...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Business-and-Project-Processes/topics/RT-344 7/16/2018 2:24:23 PM
The objective of CII Research Team (RT) 281 was to investigate @the skill set that will be required by the project manager of the future.@ The research found that the duties and responsibilities of construction project managers (PMs) are currently undergoing a significant shif...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Human-Resource-Management/topics/RT-281 2/7/2016 6:17:43 AM
Almost every project requires some level of field design support during execution. This research examines the results of utilizing increased on-site design instead of remote or home office based design, and presents conclusive evidence that performing design activities on-site...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Design-Planning-Optimization/topics/RT-163 2/7/2016 6:13:01 AM
Project professionals have a plethora of recommended project management processes to help them deliver individual projects, but which practices, techniques, processes, and technologies are most effective for managing a portforlio of projects?@To answer this question, RT-303 ex...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Project-Program-Management/topics/RT-303 4/19/2016 2:55:07 PM
Central to a program of construction productivity improvement is a focus on craft worker productivity and its relationship to best practice use. Direct work typically amounts to no more than 35-45 percent of a craft worker@s time on the job. Improving craft productivity requir...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Construction-Execution/topics/RT-252 2/7/2016 6:16:28 AM
Continuous improvement is the essential component of long-term success.@ However, opportunities for improvement are not always successfully implemented.@ IS 31 addressed the gap between development of a vision for organizational improvement and successful implementation of tha...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Business-and-Project-Processes/topics/IS-31 4/22/2016 3:29:32 PM
This research team analyzed and documented the Quality Management (QM) systems, programs, and improvement activities currently used in the Capital Facilities Delivery (CFD) industry.Key elements of an effective QMS were identified as reported by owners, contractors, and suppli...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Quality-Management/topics/RT-254 2/7/2016 6:16:35 AM
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