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Continuous improvement is the essential component of long-term success.@ However, opportunities for improvement are not always successfully implemented.@ IS 31 addressed the gap between development of a vision for organizational improvement and successful implementation of tha...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Business-and-Project-Processes/topics/IS-31 4/22/2016 3:29:32 PM
Design effectiveness (DE) is the degree to which the project design effort contributes to achieving targeted project value objectives. Simply put, effective design enhances project value, and to achieve project goals, design must be effective.To achieve design effectiveness it...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Design-Planning-Optimization/topics/RT-233 2/7/2016 6:15:44 AM
driving effective use of capital through rework reduction rt-252 piw1011 construction productivity research program improved cost, reduced schedule, increased productivity
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/construction-execution/topics/rt-252#presentation226 4/17/2019 7:30:33 PM
The business world is interconnected electronically: communication is instantaneous and the need to access vital information is often immediate. To maintain global competitiveness and to benefit from the sweeping changes taking place in the business world, the construction ind...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Information-Management-Technology/topics/RT-125 2/7/2016 6:11:25 AM
RT-319 was chartered to make the case for Advanced Work Packaging (AWP) as a CII Best Practice, to extend and validate the findings of RT-272 Advanced Work Packaging.@AWP is a disciplined approach to project planning and execution to increase project performance and predictabi...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Construction-Execution/topics/RT-319 5/4/2016 2:22:20 PM
RT-171 creates a systematic method and a decision framework to appropriately consider the implementation of prefabrication, preassembly, modularization, and off-site fabrication (PPMOF) practices during the concept and detailed scope phases. A series of questions are provided ...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Modularization/topics/RT-171 2/7/2016 6:13:10 AM
Human resources are the most valuable aspect of any effort to upgrade productivity and quality control. Therefore, to attain the goal of more and better construction for the money, it is necessary to upgrade the supply and preparedness of human operatives at all levels.@The CI...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Professional-Development/topics/RT-014b 2/7/2016 6:09:08 AM
Problem Statement:Administration boards and courts recognize that effects of cumulative impact can go beyond the initial change itself.It is difficult for owners and contractors to agree that cumulative impact exists, let alone come to an equitable adjustment for it.Research O...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Project-Program-Management/topics/RT-158 2/7/2016 6:12:46 AM
Trust is believed to be a factor in reducing project costs, while a lack of trust in business relationships is thought to be related to inefficiencies and increased project costs.A trusting relationship between the parties is based on a mutual understanding of each other@s cap...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Project-Organization-Communication/topics/RT-024 2/7/2016 6:15:53 AM
RT-310 was chartered to investigate project alignment and coordination to improve construction performance. Surprisingly, industry surveys indicated that alignment is a common problem.@Sixty percent of survey respondents rate alignment less than good, that the industry is not ...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Project-Planning/topics/RT-310 5/4/2016 2:17:10 PM
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