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A need for an industry-wide construction productivity measurement baseline was recognized for a number of years leading up to this research effort.@Construction productivity data for nationwide use was either not available or considered unreliable. The Business Roundtable Cons...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Construction-Execution/topics/RT-002 2/7/2016 12:08:31 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
Productivity measures how efficiently resources (e.g., human resources) are used to produce outputs. Benchmarking productivity has long been regarded as a better instrument for companies / projects to drive their work process improvement than the traditional project controls m...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Performance-Assessment/topics/BMM-Productivity 6/6/2016 3:23:34 PM
Central to a program of construction productivity improvement is a focus on craft worker productivity and its relationship to best practice use. Direct work typically amounts to no more than 35-45 percent of a craft worker@s time on the job. Improving craft productivity requir...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Construction-Execution/topics/RT-252 2/7/2016 6:16:28 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
Previous CII research on productivity has taken management@s perspective. In 2004, however, CII sought a new perspective of construction productivity: that of the craft worker. CII formed the Work Force View of Construction Productivity Research Team (RT-215) to collect data o...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Construction-Execution/topics/RT-215 2/7/2016 6:15:10 AM
Research Team 192 (RT-192) was commissioned as a follow-up to the Engineering Productivity measurement Research Team (RT-156). Their primary objective was to continue development of a standardized productivity measurement methodology.The focus of RT-192 remained on the evaluat...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Performance-Assessment/topics/RT-192 2/7/2016 6:13:51 AM
This research evaluates the effectiveness of strategies used to improve labor productivity on construction projects. Specifically, it investigates the impacts that early design, early material delivery, and extra construction equipment have on craft productivity. This is calle...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Construction-Execution/topics/RT-143 2/7/2016 6:12:06 AM
Changes and the resulting contract change orders are a source of concern to owners and contractors alike. Changes are an important contributor to cost overruns, schedule extensions, and contract acceleration. This research examines the quantitative effect of changes on labor p...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Construction-Execution/topics/RT-027b 6/6/2016 1:14:22 PM
Have you ever walked into a model review session or looked into a model and wondered about the level of maturity for the deliverables?Over the past decade, the adoption of a model-driven approach to engineering has dramatically changed the delivery and coordination methods in ...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Project-Controls/topics/RT-332 7/24/2017 2:13:47 PM
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