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.
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Trefor P. Williams, Ph.D., P.E., is a Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Rutgers University, and a registered professional engineer in New York and New Jersey. He is the author of Information Technology for Construction Managers, Architects and Engineers, © 2007, Delmar Cengage Learning.Review:
"The book covers a wide spectrum - it's obvious that the author is not only knowledgeable about the field of construction, but that he has done an exhaustive search of the literature to tenet-out the best practices and to familiarize himself with the various IT solutions available." - Joe Phelan/Info. Tech, Inc.
One reviewer listed the following as the texts greatest strengths: (1)Wide-range of topics concerning IT construction, (2)Identifies the major, well-known software packages avvailable for web-based project management, (3)Written to an audience with little or a lot if computer/information technology experience. Anyone can understand this text. - James Jenkins/Purdue University
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