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Front end planning is arguably the single most important process in the facility project life cycle. It is focused on creating a strong, early link between the business or mission need, project strategy, scope, cost, schedule, and maintaining that link unbroken throughout the ...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Project-Planning/topics/RT-213 2/7/2016 6:15:03 AM
Detailed Design (Engineering) Definition With theDetailed Scope Document as a basis, perform multiple discipline design activities and produce documents in support of procurement, construction, commissioning and startup. The major deliverables from the phase are Issue for Con...
/resources/knowledgebase/project-phases/detailed-design-(engineering) 2/15/2016 10:29:27 PM
Since the 1960s, the industry has responded to demands for quicker project delivery by developing techniques such as fast tracking which is the overlapping of engineering, procurement and construction, and PEpC which is the early inclusion of procurement in the project cycle. ...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Design-Planning-Optimization/topics/RT-311 2/7/2016 6:18:30 AM
Knowledge Area DefinitionThe systematic process of measuring an organization s performance against recognized leaders for the purpose of determining best practices that lead to superior performance when adapted and utilized.Value PropositionThe Construction Industry Institute ...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/performance-assessment 2/15/2016 10:23:52 PM
Important UpdateRT-361 upgraded the Project Definition Rating Index Industrial Projects (also known as PDRI Industrial) to PDRI MATRS (pronounced PDRI matters ) by combining two major research efforts:RT-113, which introduced the Project Definition Rating Index (PDRI) i...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Project-Planning/topics/RT-331 7/24/2017 10:42:39 AM
This source document compares U.S. construction industry with the Japanese and Korean construction industries. The construction process in Japan is similar to that in the United States. All the larger general contracting companies have design-construct capabilities. The greate...
/topic-summaries-data/sd-and-sp/sd-37-japanese,-korean-and-u-s-construction-industries-(archived) 4/22/2016 3:39:48 PM
Continuous improvement is the essential component of long-term success. However, opportunities for improvement are not always successfully implemented. IS 31 addressed the gap between development of a vision for organizational improvement and successful implementation of tha...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Business-and-Project-Processes/topics/IS-31 4/22/2016 3:29:32 PM
Project organization is a task that has been disputed and approached in many different ways over the years, but through studies it has been found that common practices and core fundamentals can be found in all successful projects. Developing a project should be viewed as mana...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Project-Organization-Communication/topics/RT-012a 2/7/2016 6:09:01 AM
Research Team (RT) 31 followed two distinctly different areas in the general subject area of quality. The first is Total Quality Management (TQM). Publication SP31-1 Implementing TQM in Engineering and Construction defines four elements associated with TQM implementation.TQM ...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Quality-Management/topics/RT-031 2/7/2016 6:18:26 AM
This overview document contains the definitions and steps that were necessary to test the implementation of a plug-and-play digital data exchange of a pump (Use Case 1) according to ISO 15926 between the engineering-procurement-construction (EPC) and the owner/operator. In a...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Information-Management-Technology/topics/FT-11 3/2/2020 1:25:52 PM
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