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Integrated Construction Information by M. Betts, P.S. Brandon, Martin Betts Nfa

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By M. Betts, P.S. Brandon, Martin Betts Nfa

The development is an information-intensive quarter and coffee degrees of productiveness are usually blamed on insufficient integration of knowledge. This booklet indicates how the differenct forms and assets of knowledge will be built-in to learn person development initiatives, building businesses and within the development at world-wide point.

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Survival, stay in business All project information All applications in project delivery process Create new market Fischer et al. (1993) attempted to list the various values of these four dimensions of integration to indicate increasing levels of integration. However, they found that it is not always necessary to reach the previous step to go to the next level of integration. For example, a firm could well opt to first integrate goals and then tackle knowledge or model integration. Yet a framework such as this is important to distinguish different forms and stages of integrated construction information and for all in practice and research to be able to cross-refer to different initiatives using a common understanding.

Bradshaw, D. (1990) Building blocks of efficiency. Financial Times, 30 August, p. 18. I. W. (1990) Competing Through Information Technology. Harvard Business School Video Series, Harvard, MA. Daniels, C. (1991) The Management Challenge of Information Technology, The Economist Intelligence Unit Management Guides, London. J. (1989) Management Strategies for Information Technology, Prentice Hall, London. 16 THE PURPOSE AND DEFINITION OF INTEGRATION Fischer, M. (1989) A Constructability Expert System for the Preliminary Design of Reinforced Concrete Structures.

In some cases it has led to changes in business performance and strategy that has been of major significance to nations. Our argument here is that such a management approach may become of prime concern to the way construction is managed in the future in which case this issue would become a prime determinant of why we would aim for integrated construction information. 6 THE PURPOSE AND DEFINITION OF INTEGRATION We can illustrate the basis of the new production philosophy and our current preoccupation with conversion activities in construction with a simple example drawn from Koskela and Betts (1993).

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