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Construction knowledge task group
The construction industry is not maximising the value it extracts from its knowledge, and much of the knowledge it creates does not affect practice on the ground.
This is because practitioners and other stakeholders; may be unaware of knowledge assets, they may not have access to them, they may not have the time or capability to understand them, or they may be in a form that is difficult to apply. As a result, the industry is less productive, less innovative and more likely to make mistakes than it should be.
The Construction Knowledge Task Group (CKTG) includes representatives of institutes, associations and the wider industry. Its purpose is to optimise the creation and dissemination of documented, practical, applicable knowledge that enhances productivity and supports compliance by:
Making it as easy as possible for practitioners and other industry stakeholders to:
For more information see the File:Construction knowledge task group position paper v4.pdf.
 Task group meetings
The second meeting of the of the Construction Knowledge Task Group will take place on Thursday 17 January at 11am in the offices of Cundall at One Carter Lane, London, EC4V 5ER.
The first meeting took place on Friday 28 September in the London Offices of CIOB. This followed an industry working group meeting on 9 May 2018 to establish the level of support for creating a task group.
 Task group resources
- Construction Knowledge Survey results in full. 10 January 2019.
- Construction Knowledge Survey results. Press release. 10 January 2019.
- Construction Knowledge Survey launch. Press release. 1 November 2018.
- File:Construction knowledge task group position paper v4.pdf. July 2018.
- Knowledge gap survey responses. 28 May 2018.
- Construction knowledge gap meeting. 9 May 2018.
- Example industry search engine. May 2018.
- An example RESEARCH FINDINGS article. March 2018
- Research findings dissemination template. March 2018.
- Fit for Purpose launch event. 21 September 2017.
- Fit for purpose - Big data reveals the construction knowledge gap. 21 September 2017.
- Draft construction industry knowledge standard. 2014.
 Task group membership
Membership of the group includes representatives from:
- AEC3 UK
- Constructing Excellence
- Construction Leadership Council
- Designing Buildings Wiki
- Rider Levett Bucknall
- The Get It Right Initiative
- University of Dundee
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