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Evaluation of project managers has traditionally been a qualitative assessment. While previous CII research teams have studied Project Manager skills (RT-281 Project Manager Skills for the Future), prior research had not been done on quantitatively determining competencies. Th...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Human-Resource-Management/topics/RT-306 2/7/2016 6:18:11 AM
RT-310 was chartered to investigate project alignment and coordination to improve construction performance. Surprisingly, industry surveys indicated that alignment is a common problem.@Sixty percent of survey respondents rate alignment less than good, that the industry is not ...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Project-Planning/topics/RT-310 5/4/2016 2:17:10 PM
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 from RT-113 is unique in that it supports two CII Best Practices: Front End Planning and Alignment.Research has proven that project success is greater when an increased level of pre-project planning is used. Value includes:Increased predictability of cost and schedule...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Project-Planning/topics/RT-113 2/7/2016 6:10:55 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
These two Benchmarking and Metrics (BMM) reports published in 2001 and 2006, report on leading data at the time of publication regarding extent of implementation and beneficial impact of information technologies to support project execution and improve performance. Principal ...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Information-Management-Technology/topics/BMM-ITImpact 6/26/2016 3:10:11 PM
The Project Definition Rating Index (PDRI) @ Small Infrastructure Projects is a powerful and easy-to-use tool that offers a method to measure project scope definition for completeness. The tool provides descriptions of each critical element allowing project teams to quickly id...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Project-Planning/topics/RT-314a 2/7/2016 6:18:39 AM
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
Companies in the construction industry need to move in a fast pace to effectively and efficiently improve performance in industry drivers (security/safety, cost efficiency, quality, schedule, environmental stewardship, or risk containment). In order to manage these drivers and...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Business-and-Project-Processes/topics/RT-184 2/7/2016 6:13:35 AM
Research Team (RT) 36 consists of four publications issued between 1992 and 1994 that are focused on methods for measuring quality performance in the engineer-procure-construct (EPC) process. The CII Quality Performance Measurement research team introduces a systematic approac...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Quality-Management/topics/RT-036 2/7/2016 6:19:16 AM
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