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Productivity improvement within the construction industry is a critical aspect of successful project planning and execution. Specific productivity practices have demonstrated improvements at the activity, trade, and project levels. However, results have been inconsistent and p...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Project-Program-Management/topics/RT-340 7/10/2018 3:11:24 PM
RT-234 was launched to understand secrets of success in applying lean at the project level and to translate this understanding into an implementation road map.@The intent of this research is to provide guidance for an owner, engineer, or constructor firm, and to assist owner o...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Construction-Execution/topics/RT-234 2/7/2016 6:15:47 AM
Project Definition Rating Index (PDRIx) for Manufacturing @ Life Sciences Projects is a scope definition tool developed specifically by the MLS sector. It is designed to help project teams with both a building and an industrial process inside the facility measure the degree of...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Project-Planning/topics/RT-MLS-02 7/13/2018 1:13:05 PM
Materials management is a complex and comprehensive process involving people, organizations, technologies, and processes that manage the definition, sourcing, planning, quantification, supplier qualification, purchasing, supplier QA/QC, expediting, transportation, logistics, a...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Materials-Management/topics/RT-257 2/7/2016 6:16:45 AM
This Topic has been superseded by RT-230 This research team focused on proving that there is value in managing organizational knowledge. Knowledge originates from the experiences of the elements of an organization and is retained in the form of corporate memory. Through their...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Business-and-Project-Processes/topics/RT-123 2/7/2016 6:11:18 AM
International standards currently being created and implemented will have a major impact on the competitiveness of the U.S. construction industry. These could potentially have a negative effect on the ability for U.S. construction firms to compete globally, if the new standard...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Business-and-Project-Processes/topics/RT-049 2/7/2016 6:20:39 AM
RT-172 focused on using Supply Chain Management (SCM) tools on capital projects and the benefits of employing SCM.@SCM was developed as a result of EPCs/End-Users inability to complete projects on time.@The research argues that by using SCM on capital projects stakeholders thr...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Procurement-Contracts/topics/RT-172 2/7/2016 6:13:14 AM
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/construction-execution/topics/rt-272#presentation30 6/30/2013 12:00:00 AM
A need for an industry-wide construction productivity measurement baseline was recognized for a number of years leading up to this research effort.@Construction productivity data for nationwide use was either not available or considered unreliable. The Business Roundtable Cons...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Construction-Execution/topics/RT-002 2/7/2016 12:08:31 AM
Productivity measures how efficiently resources (e.g., human resources) are used to produce outputs. Benchmarking productivity has long been regarded as a better instrument for companies / projects to drive their work process improvement than the traditional project controls m...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Performance-Assessment/topics/BMM-Productivity 6/6/2016 3:23:34 PM
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