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The Construction Industry Institute (CII) has identified a need to advance construction through the development and implementation of technology. Particularly, research related to construction means and methods is minimal compared to other industries and topics within the cons...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Construction-Technology/topics/RT-046 2/7/2016 6:20:31 AM
Timely and accurate materials flow is a critical component of capital project success. All too often, even well planned and executed projects face disruptions to materials flow. Indeed, late or missing materials are common occurrence on almost every project. While there are ma...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Business-and-Project-Processes/topics/RT-344 7/16/2018 2:24:23 PM
There is a significant potential for RFID technology to automate critical construction industry work processes. RFID is seen as an important technology benefiting the Manufacturing, Consumer Products, Retailing, and Transport and Logistics industries. This topic details the fi...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Construction-Technology/topics/FT-03 2/28/2020 11:07:18 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
This research project@s objectives were to improve the understanding of how project teams are formed and key leaders are selected. It appeared at the onset of the project that a need existed for 1)@a@better understanding of the process that managers use to combine personnel in...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Project-Organization-Communication/topics/RT-103 2/7/2016 6:10:05 AM
International standards currently being created and implemented will have a major impact on the competitiveness of the U.S. construction industry. These could potentially have a negative effect on the ability for U.S. construction firms to compete globally, if the new standard...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Business-and-Project-Processes/topics/RT-049 2/7/2016 6:20:39 AM
Design Workflow plays a very vital role during the Design Planning @ Optimization process and involves the key steps of: Common Design Workflow Checklist, Engineering Data Deliverable to Construction, Managing Piping Systems through Project Information Flow (PIF), and Workflow...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Design-Planning-Optimization/topics/FT-07 2/28/2020 3:58:50 PM
Project controls information should be accurate, continuously generated, and effectively communicated during all phases to support good decision-making on individual projects, within portfolios, and across organizations. Stakeholders demand accurate and timely project data to ...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Project-Controls/topics/RT-316 2/7/2016 6:18:47 AM
The quality of materials and equipment supplied to a capital project directly affects the ability of the project team to complete it on time and on budget. The fact that so many items are custom, one-of-a-kind, or made of rare materials makes supplier quality particularly impo...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Quality-Management/topics/RT-308 4/25/2016 2:46:46 PM
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
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