A literature study of ICT usage in construction project / Mohd Farhan Mohd Mukelas and Emma Marinie Ahmad Zawawi

Mohd Mukelas, Mohd Farhan and Ahmad Zawawi, Emma Marinie (2012) A literature study of ICT usage in construction project / Mohd Farhan Mohd Mukelas and Emma Marinie Ahmad Zawawi. In: 1st International Conference on Innovation and Technology for Sustainable Built Environment 2012 (ICITSBE 2012), 16-17 April 2012, Universiti Teknologi MARA Cawangan Perak.

Abstract

This paper presents literature of ICT usage in construction project. The objective of this study are to identify the type
of ICT can be used in construction industry, to identify the ICT implementation constrains and benefits against
construction, and to analyze the training of ICT program. The study revealed that there were 17 types of ICT
application identified which could be used during construction process, for example e-tendering system used for contractor to find open tender electronically. In addition, 3 ICT training characteristic were found:There are
Training company support, ICT training mode preferences, and ICT competences expectation. Eventually 15 benefits
were found by adopting ICT in construction projects. One example is ICT application lead to time saving.
Meanwhile only 7 weaknesses were identified: one of them is ICT software is costly. This research also aims to
produce framework of ICT development plan by conducting a survey among Malaysian construction organization in order to seek for actual ICT status and their plan for improvement.

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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
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Mohd Mukelas, Mohd Farhan
mfarhanfarhana@yahoo.com
Ahmad Zawawi, Emma Marinie
emmarinie@yahoo.com
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General) > Information technology. Information systems
T Technology > T Technology (General) > Information technology. Information systems > Malaysia
T Technology > TH Building construction > Systems of building construction. Industrialized building
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Perak > Seri Iskandar Campus
Event Title: 1st International Conference on Innovation and Technology for Sustainable Built Environment 2012 (ICITSBE 2012)
Event Dates: 16-17 April 2012
Page Range: pp. 23-28
Keywords: ICT, Construction Project, E-Tendering, Software and Hardware.
Date: 2012
URI: https://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/41758
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