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Changes and the resulting contract change orders are a source of concern to owners and contractors alike. Changes are an important contributor to cost overruns, schedule extensions, and contract acceleration. This research examines the quantitative effect of changes on labor p...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Construction-Execution/topics/RT-027b 6/6/2016 1:14:22 PM
Owners, designers, and construction contractors are all aware that introduction of changes into a project can lead to problems and hinder project success. Changes interrupt the flow of work, create delays, cause schedules to slip, and inflate costs which in turn might generate...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Project-Program-Management/topics/RT-043 2/7/2016 6:20:23 AM
RT-334 defined out-of-sequence work (OOS) as an activity or series of activities that are not performed according to a planned logical productive sequence. Despite the seriousness of the challenges that OOS imposes on the construction industry, the existing body of literature ...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Risk-Management/topics/RT-334 7/25/2017 1:20:35 PM
This Topic has been superseded by RT-257Materials Management is best defined as the planning and controlling of all material and equipment so that they are requested in advance, obtained at a reasonable cost, and are available when needed. The project materials management proc...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Materials-Management/topics/RT-007 2/7/2016 6:08:46 AM
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/risk-management/topics/rt-280#presentation40 6/30/2012 12:00:00 AM
Feasibility Definition Identify a potentially beneficial business opportunity and perform initial analysis, scoping and Order of Magnitude Estimate to determine whether the opportunity is worth further investigation.@ Completion of the Feasibility Phase may or may not result ...
/resources/knowledgebase/project-phases/feasibility 2/5/2016 12:27:19 AM
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/project-program-management/topics/rt-303#presentation6 7/1/2014 12:00:00 AM
Project organization is a task that has been disputed and approached in many different ways over@ the years, but through studies it has been found that common practices and core fundamentals can be found in all successful projects. Developing a project should be viewed as mana...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Project-Organization-Communication/topics/RT-012a 2/7/2016 6:09:01 AM
Advances in technology have many benefits. Among the most often cited are improved quality and productivity. The construction industry lags compared to most industries in regard to utilizing advances in technology. The opportunity to improve construction productivity exists, h...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Construction-Technology/topics/RT-240 2/7/2016 6:15:56 AM
Knowledge Area DefinitionThe project organization (or project team) is a group of persons organized to perform a project within an enterprise. Communications is the process of determining the information and communications needs of the project stakeholders: who they are, what ...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/project-organization-communication 2/15/2016 10:22:02 PM
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