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This research was undertaken to better understand the flow of information during front end planning. In addition, this research sought to better understand front end planning and to identify areas where it may be improved.The front end planning process was carefully diagrammed...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Project-Planning/topics/RT-221 2/7/2016 6:15:24 AM
This robust empirical study of over 200 capital facility projects was co-funded by CII and the Charles Pankow Foundation. Using a variety of statistical methods to model the relationships between project delivery and project success, the primary finding of the study is that ow...
/topic-summaries-data/cpf/res-cpf-2015-maximizing-success-in-integrated-projects 5/23/2019 10:35:08 AM
The construction industry is passive in regards to the use of technology during construction activities. Prospects for future industrial development point to a growing use of technology in all industry sectors. Currently, technology is predominantly being developed in other in...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Construction-Technology/topics/RT-173 2/7/2016 6:13:17 AM
The purpose of this research was to identify ways to improve the efficiency of the piping engineering process.The piping function in the engineering and construction industry frequently is inefficient and problematic. Improving the piping function could amount to an average sa...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Design-Planning-Optimization/topics/RT-047 2/7/2016 6:20:34 AM
Modularization entails the large-scale transfer of stick-build construction effort from the jobsite to one or more local or distant fabrication shops/yards in order to exploit one or more strategic advantages. However, the construction industry has been slow to achieve high le...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Modularization/topics/RT-283 2/7/2016 6:17:49 AM
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
Capital facility construction projects are extremely complex, typically involve several organizations, and represent significant financial investments. All parties involved in the construction process; owners, designers, and constructors strive for project success. This resear...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Project-Planning/topics/RT-012b 6/12/2016 12:59:46 PM
A learning organization is skilled at creating, acquiring, sharing, and applying knowledge, and embracing change and innovation at all levels, resulting in optimum performance and maximum competitive advantage. The EPC industry has a definite need for knowledge-based services ...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Professional-Development/topics/RT-201 4/25/2016 8:33:32 AM
The Project Definition Rating Index (PDRI) Small Infrastructure Projects is a powerful and easy-to-use tool that offers a method to measure project scope definition for completeness. The tool provides descriptions of each critical element allowing project teams to quickly id...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Project-Planning/topics/RT-314a 2/7/2016 6:18:39 AM
RT-310 was chartered to investigate project alignment and coordination to improve construction performance. Surprisingly, industry surveys indicated that alignment is a common problem. Sixty percent of survey respondents rate alignment less than good, that the industry is not ...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Project-Planning/topics/RT-310 5/4/2016 2:17:10 PM
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