Implementing IT in Construction
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Implementing IT in Construction by James Sommerville
Book DescriptionContrary to stereotype, the construction industry has embraced IT with some vigour. Computers are used effectively across the sector and this use is increasing. A range of new issues have emerged in consequence. This practical book draws on direct industrial experience and examines the role of IT within a range of enterprises operating in the construction and property industry. Emphasis is given to the human side of IT and the effects of the implementation of IT systems on them. The functionality of the IT systems is considered, as is the design brief and the operation of the applications. Case reviews of a range of applications are discussed and issues arising from their implementation are explored. Pitfalls, benefits and experience shapers are reviewed and presented systematically so the reader can consider these in the light of their own experience. Outlining key drivers for advanced students and for professionals who may have to face these issues in the future, Implementing IT in Construction clearly presents the value of IT implementation and the benefits of a number of IT applications.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415370523
(234mm x 156mm x 12mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 29-Sep-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Examines the role of IT within a range of enterprises operating in the construction and property industry. This book emphasises the human side of IT and the effects of the implementation of IT systems on them. It discusses case reviews of a range of applications, and explores issues arising from their implementation.
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Author Biography - James Sommerville
James Sommerville holds a Chair in Construction Management within the School of the Built & Natural Environment at Glasgow Caledonian University. He is a chartered surveyor and builder with considerable industrial experience both in the UK and the Middle East. Throughout his career he has been immersed in the identification, development and implementation of bespoke IT systems for organisations large and small. Nigel Craig is a Research Fellow within the School of the Built & Natural Environment at Glasgow Caledonian University. He gained extensive site experience within the construction industry prior to undertaking his post-graduate studies. He continues his research into IT in the industry and to secure his PhD.
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