Construction managers, architects, and civil engineers are working in an environment of rapidly changing and improving information technologies. This handy manual explores the entire spectrum of IT applications in construction, from traditional computer applications to emerging Web-based and mobile technologies. Information can be applied to firms of all sizes and features suggestions for IT solutions that can be implemented for complex projects as well as small, low cost ventures. Estimating, scheduling, web logs, project web portals, content management systems, document management systems, 4D CAD, mobile and field computing, and wireless computing are all discussed. Benefits: state-of-the-art coverage examines a broad range of available IT solutions, including data exchange, integration, and interoperability between different applications special consideration is given to the needs for both information and knowledge management capabilities helpful guidelines for implementing an IT project include defining the goals of a project and taking into account the available resources clearly illustrates the latest developments in software and information technology as it applies to constructionThis handy manual explores the entire spectrum of IT applications in construction, from traditional computer applications to emerging Web-based and mobile technologies.
|Title||:||Information Technology for Construction Managers, Architects and Engineers|
|Publisher||:||Delmar Pub - 2007|