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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
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
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was signed into law on July 26, 1990. The Americans with Disabilities Act represents landmark anti-discriminatory legislation on behalf of the disabled community and guarantees that people with disabilities have the same opportunities ...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Design-Planning-Optimization/topics/RT-050 2/7/2016 6:20:42 AM
Construction DefinitionThe function responsible for the completion of all activities in the Construction Phase.@ A number of other functions will act in a supportive role in the Construction Phase.@ During the Concept, Detail Scope, Detailed Design Phases, the Construction Fun...
/resources/knowledgebase/project-phases/construction 2/15/2016 10:29:59 PM
The construction industry is challenged with attracting and retaining qualified workers. Of contractors surveyed for this research, 70% are experiencing shortages of workers nationwide, with some locations reporting turnovers of 400%. Therefore, a work force has turned over fo...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Human-Resource-Management/topics/RT-135 2/7/2016 6:11:47 AM
Front end planning (FEP) is the process of developing sufficient information for stakeholders to address risk and to commit resources to maximize the probability of success. When sound construction input is not sought during FEP, the projects fall short of their goals. This is...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Project-Planning/topics/RT-241 4/8/2016 3:40:18 PM
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/construction-execution/topics/rt-319#presentation289 4/17/2019 7:31:29 PM
The Construction Industry Institute (CII) established the CII Benchmarking and Metrics (BM@M) program in 1995 to provide self-analysis tools to member companies, quantify the benefits of CII Best Practices, and support research teams. By 2002 the program had achieved those goa...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Performance-Assessment/topics/BMM-Summary 6/8/2016 11:35:19 PM
The objective of CII Research Team (RT) 281 was to investigate @the skill set that will be required by the project manager of the future.@ The research found that the duties and responsibilities of construction project managers (PMs) are currently undergoing a significant shif...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Human-Resource-Management/topics/RT-281 2/7/2016 6:17:43 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
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