carve for construction readiness

Ensure a productive start to construction

Carve supports you in adopting a Construction Readiness Assessment process that ensures a productive start to construction.

  Conduct efficient construction readiness assessments starting early in

Detailed Design

  Identify categories that need improvement

  Prioritize action items to address the gaps

  Re-assess progress until you achieve construction readiness based on

CII industry benchmarks

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Carve for Construction Readiness addresses project readiness needs for…

Project Managers

Visibility into risk and alignment of project objectives with business drivers.

Construction Managers

Opportunity to provide input into constructability, coordination and sequencing of activities.

Owners

Clear and objective process to measure construction readiness that ensures decisions can be made based on facts.

Project Organization

Leveraging applied analytics to identify areas for continuous improvement for your project organization.

Carve for Project Managers & Construction Managers

Carve provides a standard and objective process that easily identifies the gaps that must be addressed to achieve readiness and ensure a productive start to construction.

Project dashboard highlights overall risk

Engage your project stakeholders in a visual manner that easily highlights the level of readiness at the overall project level as well as at the category level. 

Your data can be filtered in many ways to give you the summary view needed to support your decision making.

Easily identify areas that need improvement

The readiness scores are updated in real time as you proceed through the assessment. The readiness level is indicated with colours so participants have a an easy and clear visualization of the current score.

The overall readiness score is indicated with a gauge allowing you to see your status according to industry guidelines.

PDF summary report to help align Project Leaders and Owners

Generate a concise summary report allowing project stakeholders to make decisions based on facts.

The report includes:

  • A summary of the assessment results overall and broken down by category
  • A list of missing/incomplete elements
  • Attendees
  • Action items

The application and the resulting report provide a consistent application of the practice across the organization. The centralized data supports comparison and analysis of construction readiness scores across an entire project organization.

Customize Construction Readiness template

The ability to configure the Construction Readiness template and related aspects such as terminology and scoring ranges helps address the most significant barriers to introducing a change in process and make it fit-for-purpose to your organization.

Some common considerations for custom configuration include:

  • Departmental/unit considerations (e.g. names, roles, responsibilities)
  • Policies and procedures within the organization
  • Gate deliverables and project phases
  • Regulatory requirements
  • Industry-specific terms
  • Language translations

Carve for Owners

The Construction Readiness Assessment gives you a consistent and objective process to measure readiness which can reduce the chances of cost and scheduling overruns in the construction phase.

Clear & objective process to measure progress

Carve delivers clear, graphical indicators for each category within the Construction Readiness Assessment.

The Readiness Chart displays readiness in comparison to industry targets and also clearly illustrates the differences between the current assessment and the previous assessment so that you can see where progress has (or hasn’t) been made.

Concise information that supports decision making based on facts

The assessment data can be filtered to see which categories require more attention in order to achieve readiness. In addition, action items can be assigned to each element to ensure follow-up.

Following the assessment, action items can be ordered by priority with a simple drag-and-drop action.

These action items are included in the summary report for project stakeholders to follow-up and ensure completion.

Carve for your Project Organization

Carve provides those responsible for your center of excellence or continuous improvement with a comprehensive insight into your construction readiness progress.

Manage assessment data within portfolios

You have the flexibility to create portfolios to which projects can be assigned allowing you to easily review the progress and risk level of projects at the portfolio level. 

Within the dashboard view, project leaders can monitor the progress of construction readiness assessment scores across all projects within the portfolio.

Customization options to support organization-wide adoption

Easily customize several aspects of the Construction Readiness Assessment to make it fit-for-purpose to your organization:

  The Construction Readiness template – to reflect your industry processes,

 terminology, etc.

  Labelling of project phases or gate deliverables

  Score ranges and colours

 

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