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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
This research is the first effort of CII, published in July 1986, to define and quantify the benefits of an effective constructability program. It defines constructability as the optimum use of construction knowledge and experience in planning, design, procurement, and field o...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Design-Planning-Optimization/topics/RT-003 2/7/2016 6:08:34 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
The construction industry requires comprehensive predictive tools that will allow measurement of critical indicators and accurate predictions of project success while a project is progressing. Project success is normally defined as meeting the project criteria for cost, schedu...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Project-Controls/topics/RT-107 2/7/2016 6:10:17 AM
RT-114 was charged with developing a breakthrough approach to compensate contractors based upon the overall business success of a venture.@It is important to note that compensation was interpreted broadly to include reward, recognition, payment, future opportunities, expanded ...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Procurement-Contracts/topics/RT-114 2/7/2016 6:10:59 AM
Several crew scheduling options are available to contractors and owners when they need to complete a project on time or compress or accelerate a schedule. Techniques such as overtime, shift work, rolling or straight four-ten hour days, and other innovative schedules each have ...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Construction-Execution/topics/RT-185 2/7/2016 6:13:38 AM
Front end planning is arguably the single most important process in the facility project life cycle. It is focused on creating a strong, early link between the business or mission need, project strategy, scope, cost, schedule, and maintaining that link unbroken throughout the ...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Project-Planning/topics/RT-213 2/7/2016 6:15:03 AM
Previous CII research on productivity has taken management@s perspective. In 2004, however, CII sought a new perspective of construction productivity: that of the craft worker. CII formed the Work Force View of Construction Productivity Research Team (RT-215) to collect data o...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Construction-Execution/topics/RT-215 2/7/2016 6:15:10 AM
The primary purpose of this research is to clarify and raise the industry@s awareness of the broad range of issues and drivers that influence how engineering value on capital projects can be optimized. RT-245, Maximizing Engineering Value in Projects, is follow-on research to ...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Design-Planning-Optimization/topics/RT-245 2/7/2016 6:16:16 AM
The focus of this study was to:Document practical applications of Schedule Reduction TechniquesVerify their potential for schedule reductionDescribe successful implementation stepsHighlight success factors and barriersMake recommendations for current and new users@This study r...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Project-Controls/topics/RT-041 2/7/2016 6:20:16 AM
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