Implementing Web-Based Collaboration Platforms in Construction: Evaluating the Eastlink Experience
Smit, Debra K., Stewart, Rodney, Wall, John, & Betts, Martin (2005) Implementing Web-Based Collaboration Platforms in Construction: Evaluating the Eastlink Experience. In The Queensland University of Technology Research Week International Conference, 4-5 July 2005, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia.
Web-based collaboration platforms present construction project teams with an opportunity to improve the efficiency of document exchange, better control project communications and enhance team collaboration. However, many construction professionals are still not convinced that these platforms, in their current form, are fit-for-purpose and yield sufficient efficiencies for the construction procurement process. In an attempt to improve the current ICT diffusion process, this paper evaluates the implementation of a web-based collaboration tool on the EastLink project in Melbourne, Australia. Moreover, the paper provides strategies for achieving more effective implementation of web-based collaboration platforms in the construction sector.
The research described in this paper was carried out by the Australian Cooperative Research Centre for Construction Innovation
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Additional Information:||This is a case study on the on line document management system|
|Keywords:||collaboration software platform, inCITE, EastLink, case study, on line document management, construction project|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND DESIGN (120000) > BUILDING (120200) > Building Construction Management and Project Planning (120201)|
|Divisions:||Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering|
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2005 (please consult author)|
|Deposited On:||29 Mar 2006 00:00|
|Last Modified:||29 Feb 2012 13:16|
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