||Information Technology and the Construction Industry:Another Tower of Babel ?
||Alty J L
||The application of information technology (IT) to the constructionindustry has not been outstandingly successful and does not seem to haveproduced the benefits which other industries have achieved. A number ofreasons for this are highlighted, some already well-known. However someserious mismatches between the technologies and the requirements of theindustry are also identified. It is suggested that new developments inmultimedia interfaces and computer supported co-operative working mayreduce this mismatch and result in a higher level of take-up of the technology.
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||human interface; group working; multimedia; construction industry;groupware
Alty J L (1993).
Information Technology and the Construction Industry:Another Tower of Babel ?. Mathur K S, Betts M P, Tham K W (editors); Management of information technology for construction; Singapore, August 1993,