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Due to the competitive nature of the construction market and the omnipresent pressures of time and money on large-scale projects, project teams often launch into construction without taking time to adequately assess their construction readiness. As such, this research aims to ...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Project-Planning/topics/RT-DCC-02 7/13/2018 1:12:23 PM
construction readiness assessment rt-dcc-02 ac2018 construction readiness assessment for productivity improvement
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/project-planning/topics/rt-dcc-02#presentation377 7/24/2018 12:00:00 AM
This research presents a process to improve the deployment of best practices in unfamiliar locations. The objective of the research is to reduce the gap in the deployment of best practices domestically against the added challenges of deployment abroad. The research effort inte...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Business-and-Project-Processes/topics/RT-294 2/7/2016 6:17:59 AM
Research Team 140 was tasked with determining if employee-based project incentives result in an increased probability of achieving project objectives, and developing a methodology and tools for selecting and implementing an employee incentive plan. Through research and employe...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Human-Resource-Management/topics/RT-140 2/7/2016 6:11:56 AM
When will our nation invest the resources required to rebuild its construction workforce? Our ability to build and maintain our infrastructure system, once the best in the world, has eroded. We are still a world leader in developing technological innovations, but the workforce...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Human-Resource-Management/topics/RT-335 7/10/2018 2:13:34 PM
Since the 1960s, the industry has responded to demands for quicker project delivery by developing techniques such as fast tracking which is the overlapping of engineering, procurement and construction, and PEpC which is the early inclusion of procurement in the project cycle. ...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Design-Planning-Optimization/topics/RT-311 2/7/2016 6:18:30 AM
Continuous improvement is the essential component of long-term success. However, opportunities for improvement are not always successfully implemented. IS 31 addressed the gap between development of a vision for organizational improvement and successful implementation of tha...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Business-and-Project-Processes/topics/IS-31 4/22/2016 3:29:32 PM
Computer Integrated Design and Construction for the purposes of this research focuses on the implementation of 3D CAD modeling as a tool to improve integrated design and construction. Opportunities for 3D modeling are identified in terms of demonstrated and potential benefits ...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Information-Management-Technology/topics/RT-025 2/7/2016 6:16:19 AM
The transfer of new assets from construction to commissioning, and then on to the owner/operator, can cause confusion and create significant controversy. Today, transfer practices vary considerably across the industry. The practices and methods for defining mechanical completi...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Commissioning%2c-Startup-Handover/topics/RT-333 7/25/2017 9:04:53 AM
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
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