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Amusan, L. M. and Ayo-Yussuf, Kehinde and Ogunde, Ayodeji and Tunji-Olayeni, P .F and Afolabi, A.O. and Owolabi, J. D (2018) WORK ORDER BUILDING INFORMATICS PLATFORM FOR PLANNING RESIDENTIAL BUILDING PROJECTS AND MAINTENANCE WORK. International Journal of Civil Engineering and Technology (IJCIET), 9 (9). pp. 135-146. ISSN 0976-6316

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Building and facility maintenance is one of the important aspect of life cycle of a building or facility, and this has been done overtime with manual approach which tends to create an effectiveness gap between the time of ordering for work and the execution time, therefore the need for an automation system. Therefore adopting an automated system that could help in proper management of the maintenance process is highly essential. The study aims to fill the knowledge gap through developing a platform through which facilities and building users can request for maintenance work to be done, this would eliminates delay in work execution and request processing and aids maintenance planning scheduling and execution. The platform is compact and well guided with a view to facilitating and eliminating facility and building maintenance vices. Also the knowledge gap was filled based on data obtained through questionnaire survey that was conducted between 2017 and 2018 in Nigeria involving 60 residential accommodations with maintainable facility components, while the task of developing the web platform was achieved with tools like PhP and MySQL. Descriptive statistics, categorical regression and factor analysis, mean item scores, simple percentages were used to analyze the data. The following parameters were investigated and analyzed; factors influencing the effectiveness of the proposed maintenance platform, critical success factor in deployment of the interphase, importance of web based maintenance work order portal system, critical components for an effective payment platform and creating a sustainable web-based platform. The study identified important factors, which are critical to the realization of the sustainable platform as, include high human-machine compatibility, good internet and intranet facility, high ergonomic component design, effective return time in request execution, eliminating delay in work execution among others. The above factors formed part of the contribution of the study to the body of knowledge in the field of ICT applications in building and facility maintenance operations. The study concludes by bringing to the fore parameters like access to regular power supply and computer literacy, technical intelligence or know-how among others as factors that influences the usefulness of the Web-based maintenance work order platform interface.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Information, Work order, Platform, Planning, Residential Building.
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: 14 Jun 2021 14:53
Last Modified: 14 Jun 2021 14:53

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