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Productivity measures how efficiently resources (e.g., human resources) are used to produce outputs. Benchmarking productivity has long been regarded as a better instrument for companies / projects to drive their work process improvement than the traditional project controls m...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Performance-Assessment/topics/BMM-Productivity 6/6/2016 3:23:34 PM
Research Team 156, published in December 2001, was established to determine a valid measurement approach to drive improvement that present day design tools lack.@@This research discovered that the majority of participating companies were utilizing engineering productivity meas...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Performance-Assessment/topics/RT-156 2/7/2016 6:12:39 AM
Research Team 192 (RT-192) was commissioned as a follow-up to the Engineering Productivity measurement Research Team (RT-156). Their primary objective was to continue development of a standardized productivity measurement methodology.The focus of RT-192 remained on the evaluat...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Performance-Assessment/topics/RT-192 2/7/2016 6:13:51 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
Changes and the resulting contract change orders are a source of concern to owners and contractors alike. Changes are an important contributor to cost overruns, schedule extensions, and contract acceleration. This research examines the quantitative effect of changes on labor p...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Construction-Execution/topics/RT-027b 6/6/2016 1:14:22 PM
This research team, under the guidance of the CII Breakthrough Strategy Committee, redefined delivering engineering information by supplementing three-dimensional visual aids to engineering drawings. The team considered how engineering information has traditionally been receiv...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Construction-Technology/topics/RT-327 5/2/2016 1:24:59 PM
Advanced Work Packaging (AWP) promotes a disciplined approach for project planning and communicating project scope from conception to turnover delivery. The deliberate engineering and construction management practices, required in AWP, are essential to improving craft labor pr...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Construction-Execution/topics/RT-272 5/4/2016 2:12:18 PM
Engineering is one of the most critical aspects of any successful project. Perception within the construction industry holds that current engineering practices are not cost effective. Project costs are scrutinized more and more every day, and engineering is no exception. Owner...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Design-Planning-Optimization/topics/RT-112 2/7/2016 6:10:42 AM
effective use of the global engineering work force rt-211 ac05 effective use of the global engineering workforce improved cost, improved engineering productivity
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/project-organization-communication/topics/rt-211#presentation141 6/30/2005 12:00:00 AM
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
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