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Studies were performed by the Construction Industry Institute (CII) to determine ways to increase construction effectiveness by improving the contractual relationship between the owner and contractor. CII s Contracts Task Force conducted several studies to investigate construc...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Procurement-Contracts/topics/RT-005 2/7/2016 6:08:40 AM
Research Team (RT) 265 was chartered to research the possibility of improving the cost, schedule, quality, and safety of field project operations through the application of industrial engineering (IE)/manufacturing techniques to everyday construction issues. The team isolated ...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Construction-Execution/topics/RT-265 2/7/2016 6:17:22 AM
RT-133 s charter was to evaluate the Design-Build (D-B) project delivery system, comparing its attributes and success measures to those of two other delivery systems commonly used in building construction: Design-Bid-Build (D-B-B) and Construction Management (CM) At Risk. The ...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Procurement-Contracts/topics/RT-133 2/7/2016 6:11:40 AM
The initial objective of RT-14 (which includes products from Task Force 85-14: Education and Training) was to capture benchmarks on then-current and near-future needs for education and training in construction. Their foundational report was released in 1990, Acquisition of S...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Human-Resource-Management/topics/RT-014a 6/6/2016 1:51:45 PM
The primary purpose of this research was to identify and describe industry norms pertaining to jobsite organizational functional and staffing levels for owners and contractors. The team focused on finding norms that provided the best value for different type of project under d...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Project-Organization-Communication/topics/RT-261 2/7/2016 6:16:59 AM
The Project Definition Rating Index (PDRI) for Small Industrial Projects is a powerful and easy-to-use tool that offers a method to measure project scope definition for completeness, by providing descriptions of critical elements to allow the project team to quickly identify p...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Project-Planning/topics/RT-314 2/7/2016 6:18:36 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
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
In the construction industry, disputes are not uncommon. The CII Dispute Prevention and Resolution Research team was formed to review the causes and administrative costs of such claims, recommend procedures for avoiding claims, and investigate alternatives for early, equitable...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Risk-Management/topics/RT-023 2/7/2016 6:15:30 AM
The primary purpose of the research was to identify and describe the primary components of a comprehensive process for management and elimination of quality-error related costs for construction sites. While many errors and omissions occur in the scope development process and d...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Quality-Management/topics/RT-203 2/7/2016 6:14:40 AM
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