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This project explored and defined the functional requirements for a Building Information Modeling (BIM) standard for architectural precast concrete, focusing on the multiple exchanges between architect and precast contractor. It is now recognized that a BIM standard is needed ...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Design-Planning-Optimization/topics/FT-05 2/28/2020 3:08:45 PM
Innovation is an extremely important and essential ingredient for growth and sustainability in the global EPC industry. Currently, there is a deep concern and problem that innovation is lacking in the industry. Through years of research, interviews, and actual case studies RT-...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Business-and-Project-Processes/topics/RT-243 2/7/2016 6:16:09 AM
This research project discusses how information reuse can improve data transfer between project phases and encourages the various parties involved to exchange intelligent, structured data rather than documents.Reuse is driven by a single question: What is the cost and benefit ...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Information-Management-Technology/topics/FT-13 3/2/2020 3:03:59 PM
Advances in field technology and real time reporting have many benefits. Among the most often cited are from the reduction in construction time to provide significant savings with less rework for construction operations with improved quality and productivity. The construction ...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Construction-Technology/topics/FT-04 3/24/2020 3:20:20 PM
Knowledge Area DefinitionProject Controls is a process that encompasses the resources, procedures, and tools for the planning, monitoring, and controlling of all phases of the capital project lifecycle. This includes estimating, cost and schedule management, risk management, c...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/project-controls 2/15/2016 10:22:34 PM
Electronic Data Management (EDM) for the purposes of this research focuses on the implementation of information management technologies and work processes to support the capital project delivery process. The specific EDM technologies referenced in this Topic Summary includes r...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Information-Management-Technology/topics/RT-020 2/7/2016 6:09:24 AM
Project Controls DefinitionThe function responsible for supporting Project Management in a number of activities including planning, estimating, scheduling, budgeting, forecasting, and performance measurement, evaluation and correction. The functions activities span across all...
/resources/knowledgebase/project-functions-or-roles/project-controls 2/15/2016 10:39:48 PM
Planning DefinitionThe work a manager performs to predetermine a course of action. The function of planning includes the following activities: Forecasting, Objective Setting, Program Development, Scheduling, Budgeting, and Policies and Procedures Development.Topic Summaries
/resources/knowledgebase/10-10-metrics/planning 2/5/2016 12:32:00 AM
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 325 (RT-325) aimed to develop a general framework for succession planning for early to mid-level employees across the construction industry up to the level of Project Manager (PM), which is deemed to be one of the key positions of project delivery. The team condu...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Human-Resource-Management/topics/RT-325 2/7/2016 6:19:00 AM
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