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Project outcome predictability is actually influenced by factors across multiple core competencies intrinsic to capital project delivery. The team found that the processes and tools used to generate, communicate, and revise a project s cost and schedule forecasts are as divers...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Project-Controls/topics/RT-291 5/4/2016 1:35:57 PM
The engineering and construction industry increasingly relies on geographically distributed, or virtual, team to execute project work. This research examines ways the construction industry can maximize the performance of virtual teams by exploring current and emerging virtual...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Project-Organization-Communication/topics/RT-326 6/9/2016 3:17:39 PM
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
Advances in technology have many benefits. Among the most often cited are improved quality and productivity. The construction industry lags compared to most industries in regard to utilizing advances in technology. The opportunity to improve construction productivity exists, h...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Construction-Technology/topics/RT-240 2/7/2016 6:15:56 AM
The cost of industrial building construction has risen dramatically in recent years. Excessive construction costs have eroded the competitive position of the US construction industry and are having a similar impact on the manufacturing industry by preventing it from building n...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Construction-Technology/topics/RT-009 2/7/2016 6:08:52 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
Building Information Modeling (BIM) is a process focused on the development, use, and transfer of information in a digital model of a building project. Proper implementation improves design quality, planning, construction, operations, asset management, space planning, maintena...
/topic-summaries-data/cpf/res-cpf-2010-project-execution-planning-for-building-information-modeling 6/26/2016 2:59:22 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
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
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
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