Quantity Surveyor (QS)
person who provides financial and contractual advice and services for planning, carrying out and completion (3.5.23) of construction works https://www.iso.org/obp/ui#iso:std:iso:6707:-2:ed-3:v1:en:term:3.8.25
Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA)
RIBA Plan Of Work 2020 0 – Strategic Definition is about determining the best means of achieving the client’s requirements. An open mind is required because a building might not be the most appropriate solution 1 – Preparation and Briefing is about developing the detail of the brief and making sure that everything needed for […]
part of the life cycle (3.2.10), during which an asset (3.2.8) is designed, constructed and commissioned [cited from ISO 19650-1:2018(en), 3.2.11] ISO 19650-2:2018 Standard dedicated to the delivery phase
A plan for the Mobilization of the Delivery Team’s resources in accordance with the Information Standard which is contained in the Appointment or, if no Mobilization Plan is contained in the Appointment, which was included in the Appointee’s tender response, as may be identified in the Information Particulars.  After the appointment and before the […]
A request or offer resulting in a Reliable Promise and is ready to be placed on the Weekly Work Plan (WWP) for performance. An assignment must meet the characteristics for a Quality Assignment prior to inclusion on the WWP1 1 The Massachusetts Port Authority, 2015. BIM Guidelines for Vertical and Horizontal Construction.
Integrated Project Delivery
Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) is a collaboration of all parties, systems and practices to optimize and maximize project success. Defined by the American Institute of Architects, IPD is typically applied to design and construction projects. NOTE: True IPD employs various constructs some of which MPA may be precluded from using by Commonwealth law (such as […]
The person or group that makes assignments to direct workers. Project Architect and ‘discipline lead’ are common names for last planners in design processes. ‘Superintendent’ or ‘foremen’ are common names for last planners in construction processes.   The Massachusetts Port Authority, 2015. BIM Guidelines for Vertical and Horizontal Construction.
Last Planner System®
The collaborative, commitment-based planning system that integrates “should-canwill-did planning” (pull planning, make-ready look-ahead planning with constraint analysis, weekly work planning based upon reliable promises, and learning based upon analysis of Percentage of Plan (or Promises) Completed (PPC) and Reasons for Variance   The Massachusetts Port Authority, 2015. BIM Guidelines for Vertical and Horizontal Construction.
Lean Project Delivery System
An organized implementation of Lean Principles and Tools combined to allow a team to operate in unison.  The Massachusetts Port Authority, 2015. BIM Guidelines for Vertical and Horizontal Construction.
Look Ahead Plan
A short interval plan, based on the pull/phase plan, that identifies all the activities to be performed in the next 6 (or other) weeks. The 6W Look-Ahead Schedule (LAS) is updated each week – always identifying new activities coming 6 weeks out so that the project management team can make appropriate arrangements to assure that […]