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Human Resources DefinitionExamines if the project is staffed correctly, with a minimum amount of staff turnover and appropriate training, and measures if people are capable of achieving project goals.Topic Summaries
/resources/knowledgebase/10-10-metrics/human-resources 2/15/2016 10:42:54 PM
Construction DefinitionThe function responsible for the completion of all activities in the Construction Phase. A number of other functions will act in a supportive role in the Construction Phase. During the Concept, Detail Scope, Detailed Design Phases, the Construction Fun...
/resources/knowledgebase/project-phases/construction 2/15/2016 10:29:59 PM
Planning DefinitionThe work a manager performs to predetermine a course of action. The function of planning includes the following activities: Forecasting, Objective Setting, Program Development, Scheduling, Budgeting, and Policies and Procedures Development.Topic Summaries
/resources/knowledgebase/10-10-metrics/planning 2/5/2016 12:32:00 AM
Architects Engineering DefinitionThe functions responsible for the technical completion of the Concept, Detailed Scope, and Detailed Design Phases. In addition, they may have assignments in the completion of the other phases.Topic Summaries
/resources/knowledgebase/project-functions-or-roles/architects-engineering 2/15/2016 10:39:30 PM
The Project Definition Rating Index (PDRI) Small Infrastructure Projects is a powerful and easy-to-use tool that offers a method to measure project scope definition for completeness. The tool provides descriptions of each critical element allowing project teams to quickly id...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Project-Planning/topics/RT-314a 2/7/2016 6:18:39 AM
RT-319 was chartered to make the case for Advanced Work Packaging (AWP) as a CII Best Practice, to extend and validate the findings of RT-272 Advanced Work Packaging. AWP is a disciplined approach to project planning and execution to increase project performance and predictabi...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Construction-Execution/topics/RT-319 5/4/2016 2:22:20 PM
Many firms with world-class safety records have been frustrated by the inability to make step-change improvements in safety. Traditional monitoring of lagging indicators of safety performance has not achieved the desired step-change of improvement of construction safety. Many ...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Safety/topics/RT-284 5/4/2016 2:06:13 PM
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
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
Basic methods for physically putting work in place have not changed dramatically in the last 30 years. The availability of a large supply of trained construction workers has traditionally been assumed when planning projects. That availability, combined with an emphasis on shor...
/resources/knowledgebase/knowledge-areas/Construction-Technology/topics/RT-016 2/7/2016 6:09:12 AM
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