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Handover and Closeout DefinitionPerform regulatory, contractual, archival and Owner required activities to close the project in an orderly manner. Once complete, the project Handover Closeout has been fulfilled. The facility Handover may occur early during this phase if a ...
/resources/knowledgebase/project-phases/handover-and-closeout 2/15/2016 10:30:32 PM
Project outcome predictability is actually influenced by factors across multiple core competencies intrinsic to capital project delivery. The team found that the processes and tools used to generate, communicate, and revise a project s cost and schedule forecasts are as divers...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Project-Controls/topics/RT-291 5/4/2016 1:35:57 PM
Timely and accurate materials flow is a critical component of capital project success. All too often, even well planned and executed projects face disruptions to materials flow. Indeed, late or missing materials are common occurrence on almost every project. While there are ma...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Business-and-Project-Processes/topics/RT-344 7/16/2018 2:24:23 PM
This research indicates a direct relationship exists between the level of pre-project planning effort and project success. Pre-project planning is defined as the process of developing sufficient strategic information with which owners can address risk and decide to commit reso...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Project-Planning/topics/RT-039 2/7/2016 6:19:44 AM
The research identifies a new project delivery system for capital projects. The essential question answered was that if the capital project industry does not exist, and a new need were created for it, what would it look like? The findings indicate that the key factors that con...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Business-and-Project-Processes/topics/RT-271 4/22/2016 3:05:18 PM
Research Team (RT) 265 was chartered to research the possibility of improving the cost, schedule, quality, and safety of field project operations through the application of industrial engineering (IE)/manufacturing techniques to everyday construction issues. The team isolated ...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Construction-Execution/topics/RT-265 2/7/2016 6:17:22 AM
Previous research has established that effective communications are essential to the successful completion of engineer-procure-construct (EPC) projects. However, this finding would be of little benefit without a reasonable means of measurement.In 1996, the research team for RT...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Project-Organization-Communication/topics/RT-105 2/7/2016 6:10:11 AM
The successful execution of capital projects depends on the effectiveness of project teams team members with diverse backgrounds, conflicting goals, and who answer to different employers. Just as the process of design and construction calls for the input of different discipl...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Project-Organization-Communication/topics/RT-204 2/7/2016 6:14:43 AM
Co-sponsored with CURTFrontline supervisors Foremen and General Foremen are responsible for translating construction plans into productive practice. Despite the importance of these roles, RT-330 s experience and research findings indicate weaknesses in frontline supervisio...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Construction-Execution/topics/RT-330 2/7/2016 6:19:03 AM
A well-prepared early estimate enables businesses to make sound economic decisions. An early estimate helps to formulate execution strategies, provides a basis to plan engineering and construction, and serves as a baseline for changes.The research team has developed a Best Pr...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Project-Controls/topics/RT-131 2/7/2016 6:11:31 AM
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