Construction Company Builds a Computer Systemby Jerald L. Rounds, Assoc. Prof. of Constr. Engrg.; Iowa State Univ., Ames, IA,
Gary Warning, Office Mgr. and Secretary-Treasurer; Story Construction Co., Ames, IA,
Serial Information: Civil Engineering—ASCE, 1986, Vol. 56, Issue 1, Pg. 59-61
Document Type: Feature article
The case history of the computerization of a construction company is presented. The report reviews the stages that the company went through from manual operations for bookkeeping, estimating, scheduling, and project management to automated systems with a service bureau to in-house computing. Employee attitudes are discussed and the impacts of computerization are reviewed.
Subject Headings: Construction management | Computing in civil engineering | Construction companies | Project management | Systems management | Case studies | Scheduling | Automation
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