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Amusan, L. M. and Oloniju, Leke I, and Akomolafe, Maryam and Makinde, Adebisi and Peter, Nkolika Joy and Farayola, Hezekiah and Osawaru , FAITH (2018) ADOPTING INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY IN CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY. International Journal of Mechanical Engineering and Technology (IJMET), 9 (1). pp. 739-746. ISSN 0976-6359

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Information communication technology has brought numerous innovative success in the construction industry and this has lead to increase in productivity in construction industry. The study presented in his context is about adoption of information telecommunication technology in the construction industry using Nigeria as point of focus with a view to enhancing ICT application for better productivity. Sample size of 195 was used for the study. Finally, it is notable from the survey that the most prominent factors affecting the use of ICT in the Nigerian construction industry are as follow: budget limit for investment, inadequate knowledge about the profit of ICT investment, high cost of employing professionals, lack of staff with appropriate skill and knowledge in ICT and cost of training professionals. These factors explain that the current level of ICT usage in Nigerian construction industry. Uptake of various applications in construction operations would undoubtedly promote productivity.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Information, Telecommunication, Adoption, Investment, Barrier
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General)
T Technology > TH Building construction
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering, Science and Mathematics > School of Engineering Sciences
Depositing User: Mrs Hannah Akinwumi
Date Deposited: 20 Sep 2018 11:55
Last Modified: 21 Sep 2018 09:14

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