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This research is a collaborative effort between the Construction Industry Institute (CII) and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) that has identified practices for project security of industrial projects during the planning and execution phases of projects to...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Sustainability%2c-Environmental-Security/topics/BMM-Security 4/8/2016 4:40:55 PM
Commissioning and startup (CSU) success is a key driver of overall capital project success. The research team identified 16 critical success factors (CSFs) that drive commissioning and startup success, and then characterized these factors with recommended timing of implementat...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Commissioning%2c-Startup-Handover/topics/RT-312 2/7/2016 6:18:33 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
Partnering s bottom line: a construction industry process that strengthens both projects and partners, tightens schedules, safeguards quality, and enhances each partner s competitive edge.The CII Partnering II Research Team is a follow-up to the original CII Partnering Task Fo...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Project-Organization-Communication/topics/RT-102 2/7/2016 6:10:02 AM
This Topic has been superseded by RT-102. Within the construction industry, partnering, or an optimum relationship between a customer and supplier, offers many opportunities to improve the total quality and cost effectiveness of construction projects while developing an atmos...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Project-Organization-Communication/topics/RT-018 2/7/2016 6:09:18 AM
RT-172 focused on using Supply Chain Management (SCM) tools on capital projects and the benefits of employing SCM. SCM was developed as a result of EPCs/End-Users inability to complete projects on time. The research argues that by using SCM on capital projects stakeholders thr...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Procurement-Contracts/topics/RT-172 2/7/2016 6:13:14 AM
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
Innovation is an extremely important and essential ingredient for growth and sustainability in the global EPC industry. Currently, there is a deep concern and problem that innovation is lacking in the industry. Through years of research, interviews, and actual case studies RT-...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Business-and-Project-Processes/topics/RT-243 2/7/2016 6:16:09 AM
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
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