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This research was sponsored by the CII Construction 2000 Task Force to identify trends that will influence projects and competition of the future; intended for senior managers, strategic planners, managers responsible for facility engineering and construction, and operations m...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/General-CII-Information/topics/RT-017b 6/12/2016 11:42:01 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
CII member firms that provide both design and construction services should formulate a plan for integrating design and construction functions through the integrated database concept (IDB). Design firms that have established long-term relationships with owner clients will be be...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Information-Management-Technology/topics/RT-002a 6/20/2016 12:43:03 PM
CII established the Global Engineering Work Force Research Team to develop a detailed understanding of the critical activities required for successfully implementing a global engineering team. The goal was to develop an implementation tool to address the comprehensive issues i...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Project-Organization-Communication/topics/RT-211 2/7/2016 6:14:54 AM
This research study was limited to an investigation and prediction of the characteristics of the construction craft work force in the year 2000 as influenced by changes in the United States demographic composition, economic, social, technological, organizational, managerial, ...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Human-Resource-Management/topics/RT-028 2/7/2016 6:09:32 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
Knowledge Area DefinitionProcurement is the acquisition of goods, services or works from an outside external source. Companies and public agencies often develop and follow defined procurement processes which are intended to promote fair and open competition for their business ...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/procurement-contracts 2/15/2016 10:20:01 PM
The primary purpose of these studies was to examine the efficiency and cost effectiveness of the use of computer aided design, engineering, and construction management, and the challenges that companies faced with its implementation. Despite the studies reported in these docum...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Information-Management-Technology/topics/RT-008a 6/20/2016 2:47:58 PM
A need for an industry-wide construction productivity measurement baseline was recognized for a number of years leading up to this research effort. Construction productivity data for nationwide use was either not available or considered unreliable. The Business Roundtable Cons...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Construction-Execution/topics/RT-002 2/7/2016 12:08:31 AM
Indirect Construction Costs (IDCC) are project expenses incurred by the primary construction company for supportive functions and shared general resources that are typical for proper execution of field construction operations and are not accurately or feasibly identifiable wit...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Project-Controls/topics/RT-282 2/7/2016 6:17:46 AM
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