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A well-prepared early estimate enables businesses to make sound economic decisions. An early estimate helps to formulate execution strategies, provides a basis to plan engineering and construction, and serves as a baseline for changes.The research team has developed a Best Pr...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Project-Controls/topics/RT-131 2/7/2016 6:11:31 AM
This report is CII s evaluation of The Business Roundtable s CICE (Construction Industry Cost Effectiveness) comprehensive study on improving cost effectiveness in construction study, followed by multi-stage study on industry exposure to this project. The construction industry...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Business-and-Project-Processes/topics/RT-001 2/7/2016 12:08:08 AM
The quality of materials and equipment supplied to a capital project directly affects the ability of the project team to complete it on time and on budget. The fact that so many items are custom, one-of-a-kind, or made of rare materials makes supplier quality particularly impo...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Quality-Management/topics/RT-308 4/25/2016 2:46:46 PM
Cost estimating is a critical function for successful capital or maintenance projects, and reliable estimates depend heavily on the competency of cost estimators. Owners depend on accurate data to make business decisions, which can heavily impact the profitability of the compa...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Project-Controls/topics/RT-253 2/7/2016 6:16:32 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
Design effectiveness (DE) is the degree to which the project design effort contributes to achieving targeted project value objectives. Simply put, effective design enhances project value, and to achieve project goals, design must be effective.To achieve design effectiveness it...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Design-Planning-Optimization/topics/RT-233 2/7/2016 6:15:44 AM
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/resources/knowledgebase/about-the-knowledge-base/glossary 5/3/2016 3:42:21 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
CII and the Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) conducted a study for the purpose of demonstrating innovative managerial and technological principles developed by CII. The primary objective of the study was to assess the validity and applicability of selected CII pr...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Business-and-Project-Processes/topics/RT-022 2/7/2016 6:15:18 AM
Seamless alignment of owner and contractor personnel is a key to project success. Owner companies are increasingly shifting project responsibilities to contractors which may result in inadequate staffing to develop and execute capital projects. Owners want high quality capital...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Project-Organization-Communication/topics/RT-111 2/7/2016 6:10:33 AM
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