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Paving the way to the vision of digital construction: a strategic roadmap

Rezgui, Y and Zarli, A 2006, 'Paving the way to the vision of digital construction: a strategic roadmap' , Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 132 (7) , pp. 767-776.

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Abstract

The paper provides a synthesis of the construction industry needs and requirements in relation to the adoption and use of information and communication technologies ICT. This is based, on the one hand, on existing research and technology development initiatives commissioned at a national and European level, and, on the other, on a wide consultation with construction industry key players across Europe. A framework, used as a basis for capturing industry requirements, and formulating an ICT vision, has been defined. Five priority areas have been identified with the potential to solve the ICT related problems of the construction industry, namely: knowledge management, legal and contractual aspects management, quality and performance management, total lifecycle management, and human aspects management. The ICT vision, enabled by addressing these priority areas, has been formulated on a consensus basis, and a detailed roadmap has been developed providing a pragmatic implementation of the proposed vision.

Item Type: Article
Themes: Subjects / Themes > T Technology > TH Building construction
Subjects / Themes > Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA075 Electronic computers. Computer science > QA076 Computer software
Built and Human Environment
Subjects outside of the University Themes
Schools: Colleges and Schools > College of Science & Technology > School of the Built Environment
Journal or Publication Title: Journal of Construction Engineering and Management
Publisher: American Society of Civil Engineers
Refereed: Yes
ISSN: 07339364
Depositing User: H Kenna
Date Deposited: 06 Jan 2009 17:19
Last Modified: 20 Aug 2013 16:51
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/927

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