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Previous research has established that effective communications are essential to the successful completion of engineer-procure-construct (EPC) projects. However, this finding would be of little benefit without a reasonable means of measurement.In 1996, the research team for RT...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Project-Organization-Communication/topics/RT-105 2/7/2016 6:10:11 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
This research presents a process to improve the deployment of best practices in unfamiliar locations. The objective of the research is to reduce the gap in the deployment of best practices domestically against the added challenges of deployment abroad. The research effort inte...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Business-and-Project-Processes/topics/RT-294 2/7/2016 6:17:59 AM
Several crew scheduling options are available to contractors and owners when they need to complete a project on time or compress or accelerate a schedule. Techniques such as overtime, shift work, rolling or straight four-ten hour days, and other innovative schedules each have ...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Construction-Execution/topics/RT-185 2/7/2016 6:13:38 AM
The use of three-dimensional computer-aided design (3D CAD) in construction and construction management was identified by the Construction Industry Institute as an important area to investigate because of potential benefits to the industry. Work done in the past in 3D CAD has ...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Information-Management-Technology/topics/RT-106 2/7/2016 6:10:14 AM
Cost estimating is a critical function for successful capital or maintenance projects, and reliable estimates depend heavily on the competency of cost estimators. Owners depend on accurate data to make business decisions, which can heavily impact the profitability of the compa...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Project-Controls/topics/RT-253 2/7/2016 6:16:32 AM
RT-313 was tasked with creating a standard metric for quality that can be used to effectively measure, categorize, and benchmark quality performance across the project delivery process. The capital facilities delivery industry recognizes the need to measure quality, but the fa...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Quality-Management/topics/RT-313 6/3/2016 8:21:46 PM
The objective of the Quality Management Task Force study was to identify and quantify the magnitude of rework costs resulting from quality deviations in design and construction, and to present data that will encourage the construction industry to implement systems such as the ...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Quality-Management/topics/RT-010 2/7/2016 6:08:55 AM
Previous CII research has found that tools for measuring project scope definition and facilitating alignment between project participants are essential to a good front end planning process; and that the greater and more effective the front end planning effort, the greater the ...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Project-Planning/topics/RT-268 2/7/2016 6:17:32 AM
Capital project execution involves the processing of massive amounts of data within and across many interfaces. Information integration is recognized as a way of helping the industry speed project execution while also increasing quality and reducing costs. RT-258 provides a pr...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Information-Management-Technology/topics/RT-258 2/7/2016 6:16:49 AM
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