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Australian quantity surveyors utilize ICT and ERP system improving efficiency

Chan, Eric 2013, Australian quantity surveyors utilize ICT and ERP system improving efficiency, Engineering management reviews, vol. 2, no. 4, pp. 103-114.

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Title Australian quantity surveyors utilize ICT and ERP system improving efficiency
Author(s) Chan, Eric
Journal name Engineering management reviews
Volume number 2
Issue number 4
Start page 103
End page 114
Total pages 12
Publisher Science and Engineering Publishing Company
Place of publication Riley, Ind.
Publication date 2013
ISSN 2326-5884
2326-5876
Keyword(s) quantity surveying
information communication technology
enterprise resource planning system
Summary Despite Information Communication Technology (ICT) can help to improve efficiency and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system has been widely perceives as an efficient mean, diffusion rate is slow in construction industry and amongst quantity surveying profession. Today, quantity surveyor must frequently communicate with other stakeholder throughout the design and construct process and using information technology is a must. The more technologies evolve, the more quantity surveying with change and evolve to utilize these technologies. This paper, through literature review, firstly identifies perceived benefits of using ICT/ERP system, secondly concludes the critical success factors that may affect decision of adopting ICT/ERP tool in practice, and thirdly to suggest three effective evaluation tools before/after implementing ICT/ERP strategy. The ultimate goal is to advise how Australian quantity surveyors (QS) can utilize ICT and ERP system to improve efficiency.
Language eng
Field of Research 120201 Building Construction Management and Project Planning
120203 Quantity Surveying
Socio Economic Objective 970112 Expanding Knowledge in Built Environment and Design
HERDC Research category C1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30060942

Document type: Journal Article
Collection: School of Architecture and Built Environment
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