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This research is a collaborative effort between the Construction Industry Institute (CII) and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) that has identified practices for project security of industrial projects during the planning and execution phases of projects to...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Sustainability%2c-Environmental-Security/topics/BMM-Security 4/8/2016 4:40:55 PM
This research covers the benefits of Pre-mobilization planning by a contractor for competitively bid, fixed-price construction. The ultimate goal of this topic is to define a planning structure which best a) assures development of an accurate cost proposal and other bid submit...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Procurement-Contracts/topics/RT-006b 6/2/2016 1:35:09 PM
Project controls information should be accurate, continuously generated, and effectively communicated during all phases to support good decision-making on individual projects, within portfolios, and across organizations. Stakeholders demand accurate and timely project data to ...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Project-Controls/topics/RT-316 2/7/2016 6:18:47 AM
Project organization is a task that has been disputed and approached in many different ways over the years, but through studies it has been found that common practices and core fundamentals can be found in all successful projects. Developing a project should be viewed as mana...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Project-Organization-Communication/topics/RT-012a 2/7/2016 6:09:01 AM
Indirect Construction Costs (IDCC) are project expenses incurred by the primary construction company for supportive functions and shared general resources that are typical for proper execution of field construction operations and are not accurately or feasibly identifiable wit...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Project-Controls/topics/RT-282 2/7/2016 6:17:46 AM
Lack of defined scope, significant project complexity and risk, owner and contractor staffing considerations, and schedule pressures often compel owners to consider reimbursable contracting methods for their projects. Owners face a steep learning curve when they first employ r...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Procurement-Contracts/topics/RT-260 2/7/2016 6:16:57 AM
Construction is unique when compared to manufacturing, process, distribution, transportation, and other industries. Each construction project is different: most contracts are awarded based on a competitive bidding or selection process; projects usually must be planned and exec...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Construction-Execution/topics/RT-006c 6/6/2016 8:31:02 AM
Important UpdateRT-361 upgraded the Project Definition Rating Index Industrial Projects (also known as PDRI Industrial) to PDRI MATRS (pronounced PDRI matters ) by combining two major research efforts:RT-113, which introduced the Project Definition Rating Index (PDRI) i...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Project-Planning/topics/RT-331 7/24/2017 10:42:39 AM
This Topic has been superseded by RT-166 Research Team 166 supersedes the prior research conducted by Research Team 42. However, RT-042 provides a good primer on the subject of barriers to implementation. The objective of Research Team 42 was to identify and study the impact...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Business-and-Project-Processes/topics/RT-042 2/7/2016 6:20:20 AM
Lessons Learned (LL) is knowledge gained from experience, successful or otherwise, for the purpose of improving future performance. In an effort to promote success and achievement, each company should develop a Lessons Learned Program (LLP). A LLP involves the people, processe...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Business-and-Project-Processes/topics/RT-230 2/7/2016 6:15:34 AM
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