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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
Process Industry Practices (PIP): Opportunities for Collaboration​
/resources/knowledgebase/board-of-advisors-meeting-downloads/fall-2019-board-of-advisors-meeting/boa1910-pip 10/22/2019 10:58:37 AM
This source document compares U.S. construction industry with the Japanese and Korean construction industries. The construction process in Japan is similar to that in the United States. All the larger general contracting companies have design-construct capabilities. The greate...
/topic-summaries-data/sd-and-sp/sd-37-japanese,-korean-and-u-s-construction-industries-(archived) 4/22/2016 3:39:48 PM
Research Team 6 is a group of six research topics in the area of Project Controls by CII published in 1985 to 1990. Although technology and experience have improved, the principles and practices are still very relevant and valuable today. This material serves as the primer for...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Project-Controls/topics/RT-006g 6/10/2016 2:09:13 PM
Knowledge Area DefinitionProcurement is the acquisition of goods, services or works from an outside external source. Companies and public agencies often develop and follow defined procurement processes which are intended to promote fair and open competition for their business ...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/procurement-contracts 2/15/2016 10:20:01 PM
Risk Management DefinitionThe function responsible to support Project Management and the Project Business Sponsor in defining and recommending mitigations for all significant project risks. The service may be provided by the Owner, the Contractor or a third party consultant.T...
/resources/knowledgebase/project-functions-or-roles/risk-management 2/15/2016 10:41:12 PM
Quality Management DefinitionThe function responsible to support Project Management in developing and executing Quality Assurance and Quality Control measures across all phases of the project and spanning all function. Most Quality Control measures are executed by the discipl...
/resources/knowledgebase/project-functions-or-roles/quality-management 2/15/2016 10:41:23 PM
CII s Strategic Plan, developed by the Strategic Planning Committee (SPC), provides direction and operating principles and is intended as a guide for planning and execution of institute activities. The planning horizon is three to five years and is to be reviewed annually to e...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/General-CII-Information/topics/SPC 4/25/2016 12:25:56 PM
The construction industry is passive in regards to the use of technology during construction activities. Prospects for future industrial development point to a growing use of technology in all industry sectors. Currently, technology is predominantly being developed in other in...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Construction-Technology/topics/RT-173 2/7/2016 6:13:17 AM
Nanotechnology in construction is generally understood as the understanding and control of materials at the nanoscale and the improvements of fabrication processes, tools, and techniques for the production of bulk quantities. Huge benefits are predicted for nanotechnology appl...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Construction-Technology/topics/RT-251 2/7/2016 6:16:26 AM
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