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RT-334 defined out-of-sequence work (OOS) as an activity or series of activities that are not performed according to a planned logical productive sequence. Despite the seriousness of the challenges that OOS imposes on the construction industry, the existing body of literature ...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Risk-Management/topics/RT-334 7/25/2017 1:20:35 PM
Radio frequency identification (RFID) involves the use of tags, or transponders, that collect data and manage it in a portable, changeable database; communicate routing instructions and other control requirements to equipment; and withstand harsh environments. RFID technology ...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Construction-Technology/topics/RT-151 2/7/2016 6:12:14 AM
Construction sustainability is the construction phase implementation of practices, strategies, and actions that address current and future environmental, social, and economic needs, while considering capital project safety, quality, cost, and schedule. This research identified...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Sustainability%2c-Environmental-Security/topics/RT-304 4/8/2016 4:45:55 PM
The Power, Utilities, and Infrastructure Sector Committee (PUIC) formed Research Team PUI-01 (RT-PUI-01) to answer an essential question:@What is the current best practice for decision-making methodologies to proactively identify, evaluate, and respond to the impacts of regula...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Business-and-Project-Processes/topics/RT-PUI-01 6/25/2019 8:22:33 AM
Productivity improvement within the construction industry is a critical aspect of successful project planning and execution. Specific productivity practices have demonstrated improvements at the activity, trade, and project levels. However, results have been inconsistent and p...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Project-Program-Management/topics/RT-340 7/10/2018 3:11:24 PM
The objective of CII Research Team (RT) 281 was to investigate @the skill set that will be required by the project manager of the future.@ The research found that the duties and responsibilities of construction project managers (PMs) are currently undergoing a significant shif...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Human-Resource-Management/topics/RT-281 2/7/2016 6:17:43 AM
The successful execution of capital projects depends on the effectiveness of project teams@@ team members with diverse backgrounds, conflicting goals, and who answer to different employers. Just as the process of design and construction calls for the input of different discipl...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Project-Organization-Communication/topics/RT-204 2/7/2016 6:14:43 AM
This study assessed the impact, in a large project setting, of the Five High-Impact Zero Accident Techniques identified in the 1993 Zero Injury Techniques CII Study. Ten key topic areas were identified that contribute to improved safety performance. The five from the 1993 stud...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Safety/topics/RT-160 2/7/2016 6:12:48 AM
Engineering and/or Construction (E/C) customers are becoming increasingly aware that there is an ever-changing global marketplace and that sharp and growing international competition exists in every business field. For sustained competitiveness and growth in the international ...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Business-and-Project-Processes/topics/RT-030 2/7/2016 6:18:02 AM
Trust is believed to be a factor in reducing project costs, while a lack of trust in business relationships is thought to be related to inefficiencies and increased project costs.A trusting relationship between the parties is based on a mutual understanding of each other@s cap...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Project-Organization-Communication/topics/RT-024 2/7/2016 6:15:53 AM
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