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Significant use of modular construction is occurring across many sectors of the industry, with pockets of enhanced modular execution driven mostly by owners@ needs for faster project delivery. RT-255 builds on the work of RT-232 and found that the shipbuilding industry@s Inter...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Modularization/topics/RT-255 2/7/2016 6:16:38 AM
Projects in today@s world rely heavily on time to gain a competitive advantage. This has created an increased demand for high performance delivery of a project with a drastic decrease in actual project delivery time. Radical reduction of cycle time refers to the reduction of 2...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Project-Program-Management/topics/RT-193 2/7/2016 6:13:54 AM
The construction industry requires comprehensive predictive tools that will allow measurement of critical indicators and accurate predictions of project success while a project is progressing. Project success is normally defined as meeting the project criteria for cost, schedu...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Project-Controls/topics/RT-107 2/7/2016 6:10:17 AM
Engineering and/or Construction (E/C) customers are becoming increasingly aware that there is an ever-changing global marketplace and that sharp and growing international competition exists in every business field. For sustained competitiveness and growth in the international ...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Business-and-Project-Processes/topics/RT-030 2/7/2016 6:18:02 AM
The initial objective of RT-14 (which includes products from Task Force 85-14: @Education and Training) was to capture benchmarks on then-current and near-future needs for education and training in construction.@Their foundational report was released in 1990,@@Acquisition of S...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Human-Resource-Management/topics/RT-014a 6/6/2016 1:51:45 PM
This research team analyzed and documented the Quality Management (QM) systems, programs, and improvement activities currently used in the Capital Facilities Delivery (CFD) industry.Key elements of an effective QMS were identified as reported by owners, contractors, and suppli...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Quality-Management/topics/RT-254 2/7/2016 6:16:35 AM
Radio frequency identification (RFID) involves the use of tags, or transponders, that collect data and manage it in a portable, changeable database; communicate routing instructions and other control requirements to equipment; and withstand harsh environments. RFID technology ...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Construction-Technology/topics/RT-151 2/7/2016 6:12:14 AM
Re-engineering is a fundamental rethinking and radical redesign of a process to achieve dramatic improvements in performance. The projects which are reengineered due to short schedule, tight budget, or technical complexity by adoption of extraordinary approaches are labeled as...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Business-and-Project-Processes/topics/RT-124 2/7/2016 6:11:21 AM
/resources/knowledgebase/about-the-knowledge-base/multiple-criteria 6/10/2016 12:48:55 AM
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
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