Managing Computers

by David C. Johnston, (M.ASCE), Principal Engineer; Kimley-Hornand and Assocs., Inc., 9330 LBJ Freeway, Suite 790, Dallas, TX 75243,

American Society of Civil Engineers, New York, NY
978-0-87262-499-3 (ISBN-13) | 0-87262-499-4 (ISBN-10), 1985, Soft Cover, Pg. 51

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Conference information: A Symposium of ASCE Convention | Detroit, Michigan, United States | October 21-22, 1985

Out of Print: Not available at ASCE Bookstore.

Document Type: Book - Proceedings


The papers in this book address the impacts of computers on the organization, the individual, and project management. On the organizational level, topics include managing the introduction of CADD and of decentralized computer use. On the individual level we find forecasts on the impacts on the individual, his professional work, his computer work at home, and his role in guiding change. Software and techniques for computerized project management in the engineering firm are presented.

Subject Headings: Project management | Computing in civil engineering | Computer aided design | Forecasting | Engineering firms


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