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Monitor Site Specific KPIs

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James Thorpe
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I need to monitor and produce site specific KPI.
Any useful link which fully emphasize on this issue will be appreciated.
If you have any good report which show that how to monitor and produce site specific KPI, please forward me a copy of it on jthorpe2008@yahoo.co.uk.
Thanks

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Safak Vural
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Dear planners,

Please check http://kpilibrary.com/
A usefull site.

Regards,

Safak
Rex Lorenzo
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Hi Scarlett & rest of PP member,

Sorry for the confussion. Just mis interpret the definition as shown in link WIKI that mentioned;

KPI (Key Performance Indicator) as a summarised measurement of indicators that can be used to assess the performance of the project.

I thought that KEY is a generalized term whether it is an Schedule, Cost, Safety, Quality, etc....indicators.

Anyway whatever it is, that’s how we monitor the performance of inherited schedule without any resources.

Cheers,
RL
Samer Zawaydeh
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Dear Rex,

SPI is and efficiency rating for work accomplished, this is an "Earned Value Analysis" ratio.

SPI = Earned Value / Present Value

KPIs = Key Performance Indicators. This is associated with the output of the process, is it meeting its requirements or not. This is a quality issue.

Dear Scarlett,

Wishing you a successful career.

With kind regards,

Samer
Scarllet Pimpernel
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Dear Rex,

Your post make me more confuse.

The thread is about KPIs.

Your post is SPI.

Is KPI the same as SPI?

It is for this reason that I think KPI is very advance topic. A lot of people got confuse.

Many thanks,
Scarlett
Scarllet Pimpernel
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Dear Samer,

I thank you for sharing your ideas.

I think this topics is too advance for me to understand.

Many thanks,
Scarlett
Rex Lorenzo
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Dear All,

One of our inherited schedule from our previous planner/scheduler is an ought to be baseline program without any resources (cost/materials/manhour). Interesting is that, only few onsite activities with greater than 7 days duration and none had more than 14 days. The project is 9 months contract and they already in their 3rd months.

Since S-curve was not introduced, we created a progress monitoring tabulating the completion of all activities that fall in periodic end week (Saturday as end week)then gathering all actual finish dates in the same periodic week.

Does this monitoring could be consider as SPI?
Samer Zawaydeh
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Dear Scarllet,

The idea behind the KPIs is to monitor the activities that maximize the customer satisfaction and minimize the cost.

For quality monitoring; you can include a numerical rating on the inspection request as follows:
Approved =4
Approved as noted = 3
Work may not proceed. Make changes are resubmit = 2
Work is rejected =0
You can also include the time spent in checking the inspection request. Hence you have two data. You will need to monitor the ratio over time.

For Safety, You have several items:
1. Rate the safety training given to each person before entering site.
2. Rate the safety plan submitted before the execution of each job.
3. Rate the Tool Box meetings.
4. Rate the number of incidents at site.
5. Rate the Daily Safety Report. And formulate a ration from the number of manhours worked at site without injury with the number of incidents.

Usually this is monitored with the Management Report on a monthly basis.

With kind regards,

Samer
Scarllet Pimpernel
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Dear Samer / James,

How to do a KPI?

for example, I want to do a KPI on my project:

Construction, Quality, Safety, Cost, etc.

What are the data I need to know and monitor?
How often we report KPI, weekly, bi-weekly, monthly, quarterly, annually, etc.

Many thanks,
Scarlett
Samer Zawaydeh
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Dear James,

I have not read on this specific issue before. But if you search the net, you might be able to find what you want.

Otherwise, I am glad to write a paper with you about the subject. The paper would be public, then you can custom tailer it to your specific need. Email me if you are interested and we will work on it together.

With kind regards,

Samer
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James Thorpe
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Thanks Samer for your reply.

Can you please give me any link/doc/report which may help me more on that issue?

Regards,

James
Samer Zawaydeh
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Dear James,

The basic principle would be to maximize the shareholders satisfaction and minimize the cost.

The actual area that you would want to monitor at site in my opinion are:

1. Manpower (availability and skills)
2. Material (availability and quality)
3. Equipment
4. Schedule (Planned vs actual)
5. Rates of completion
6. Quality of completed products.
7. Testing completed and the results
8. Invoicing
9. Visits by stakeholders
10. Out of scope works; changes and variations.

With kind regards,

Samer
James Thorpe
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KPI stands for Key Performance Indicators which allows us to benchmark projects and the company against a range of data sets.

A few KPI’s are listed below:

* Client Satisfaction
* Defects
* Construction Time & Cost
* Productivity
* Profitability
* H&S
* Employee Satisfaction

Regards
James
Mike Testro
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Hi James

What does KPI stand for?

Best regards

Mike Testro