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This research was sponsored by the CII Construction 2000 Task Force to identify trends that will influence projects and competition of the future; intended for senior managers, strategic planners, managers responsible for facility engineering and construction, and operations m...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/General-CII-Information/topics/RT-017b 6/12/2016 11:42:01 AM
Significant use of modular construction is occurring across many sectors of the industry, with pockets of enhanced modular execution driven mostly by owners needs for faster project delivery. RT-255 builds on the work of RT-232 and found that the shipbuilding industry s Inter...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Modularization/topics/RT-255 2/7/2016 6:16:38 AM
This Topic has been superseded by RT-257Materials Management is best defined as the planning and controlling of all material and equipment so that they are requested in advance, obtained at a reasonable cost, and are available when needed. The project materials management proc...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Materials-Management/topics/RT-007 2/7/2016 6:08:46 AM
Cost effectiveness is a key performance indicator for construction projects and the construction industry as a whole. The Business Roundtable s Construction Industry Cost Effectiveness (CICE) Project was conducted to evaluate the areas of the construction industry, which lacke...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Business-and-Project-Processes/topics/RT-017a 2/7/2016 6:09:15 AM
Project controls information should be accurate, continuously generated, and effectively communicated during all phases to support good decision-making on individual projects, within portfolios, and across organizations. Stakeholders demand accurate and timely project data to ...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Project-Controls/topics/RT-316 2/7/2016 6:18:47 AM
Labor productivity, craft training, and the declining number of entrants into construction crafts present critical challenges for the construction industry. This research report examines the effect of various labor utilization strategies for a multi-skilled workforce. The work...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Human-Resource-Management/topics/RT-137 2/7/2016 6:11:53 AM
This research publication is concerned with the planning of construction to support startup. While some discussion of startup is included to help the reader understand the constructor s role in the process, major emphasis is on how the constructor converts from a mode which is...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Commissioning%2c-Startup-Handover/topics/RT-006e 4/22/2016 4:51:39 PM
Design for Maintainability, RT-142, is the gift that keeps on giving. It will improve project return on investment, allows for a smoother project startup, realizes less project rework, produces a less costly maintenance investment, and results in a lower life cycle cost. It wi...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Design-Planning-Optimization/topics/RT-142 2/7/2016 6:12:02 AM
RT-232 investigated the potential for adapting shipbuilding techniques to the construction industry. RT-232 was specifically focused on what enabled the shipbuilding market share to shift from the U.S. to Europe and Asia in roughly two decades. It found that this transition wa...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Modularization/topics/RT-232 2/7/2016 6:15:41 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
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