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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
In 2016, CII and the Charles Pankow Foundation co-funded a research team that examined schedule performance measurement. This research built upon the theoretical foundations for a schedule performance measure (or index) developed in previous research. Specifically, the purpose...
/topic-summaries-data/cpf/cpf-rga-07-16-construction-industry-validation-of-schedule-performance-measure 11/18/2019 8:06:26 AM
This research team analyzed and documented the array of uses for design models to be leveraged in the construction stage to support field construction tasks. The team identified 30 model uses, as well as model use progressions in which the information is transferred or modifie...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Construction-Technology/topics/RT-324 2/7/2016 6:18:56 AM
The Project Definition Rating Index (PDRI) for Small Industrial Projects is a powerful and easy-to-use tool that offers a method to measure project scope definition for completeness, by providing descriptions of critical elements to allow the project team to quickly identify p...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Project-Planning/topics/RT-314 2/7/2016 6:18:36 AM
RT-153 was tasked with identifying the variables that predict field rework, beginning in the early design and definition phase. The team defined Rework as @activities in the field that have to be done more than once in the field, or activities that remove work previously insta...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Quality-Management/topics/RT-153 2/7/2016 6:12:20 AM
Research Team (RT) 31 followed two distinctly different areas in the general subject area of quality. The first is Total Quality Management (TQM).@Publication SP31-1 Implementing TQM in Engineering@and Construction defines@four elements associated with TQM implementation.TQM ...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Quality-Management/topics/RT-031 2/7/2016 6:18:26 AM
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
Project Definition Rating Index (PDRIx) for Manufacturing @ Life Sciences Projects is a scope definition tool developed specifically by the MLS sector. It is designed to help project teams with both a building and an industrial process inside the facility measure the degree of...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Project-Planning/topics/RT-MLS-02 7/13/2018 1:13:05 PM
In response to growing CII member interest in the issue of counterfeiting, RT-264 investigated and has made recommendations on product integrity concerns from low-cost sourcing countries. Data were collected from face-to-face interviews, as well as photographic and documentary...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Quality-Management/topics/RT-264 4/25/2016 2:19:17 PM
Defects in engineering/design deliverables negatively affect project performance in terms of cost, schedule, and safety, by causing significant amounts of rework in the design and/or construction phases. RT-320 offers capital project teams key guidance on assessing both the de...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Quality-Management/topics/RT-320 6/3/2016 8:28:21 PM
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