Microcomputers in Construction Claims

by Robert B. McCullough, Construction Performance Specialists, Inc, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Excellence in the Constructed Project


The increase in litigation is driven primarily by economic factors. The increased use of microcomputers has followed as a direct result of the need for better information control and dissemination. Construction claims invariably involve a large number of documents. The management of these documents and the data they contain is paramount to showing entitlement to a particular claim item. This paper discusses the methods of using microcomputers to capture data from a wide variety of sources and to categorize and sort it for evaluation.

Subject Headings: Economic factors | Information management | Construction management | Construction industry | Computing in civil engineering | Systems management | Claims | Construction costs

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