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Reengineering the Supply Chain Using Collaborative Technology: Opportunities and Barriers to Change in the Building and Construction Industry [chapter]

Chris Sauer, Kim Johnston, Khalid Karim, Marton Marosszeky, Philip Yetton
1999 IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology  
The building and construction industry would appear to be an ideal candidate for such IT-enabled reengineering because operations and project delivery are primarily organized around networks of collaborating  ...  both IT adoption and associated supply chain reengineering.  ...  Conclusions The Australian building and construction industry has an opportunity to increase its competitiveness through reengineering the supply chain to increase information and knowledge sharing and  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-35566-5_10 fatcat:zpz7kl4l6bh5tbojszbfdizx6q

SUPPLY CHAIN TECHNOLOGY UTILIZATION IN MALAYSIA CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY

Zulkifli M. Udin, Abdul Aziz Othman, Azhar Ahmad
2015 Jurnal Teknologi  
Supply Chain Technology (SCT) utilization becomes a phenomenon in the construction industry nowadays.  ...  The uses of these technologies have shown an improvement in construction business process particularly in planning and designing processes.  ...  Acknowledgement The authors of this paper would like to thank the Construction Research Institute of Malaysia (CREAM), the research arm of the Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) Malaysia, and  ... 
doi:10.11113/jt.v77.6044 fatcat:glrl77oeu5cr3dxknxrlw7wrli

Information technology as boundary object for transformational learning

Daniel Forgues, Lauri Koskela, Albert Lejeune
2009 Journal of Information Technology in Construction  
Collaborative work is considered as a way to improve productivity and value generation in construction.  ...  This research is unique in presenting an IT strategy in which technology is used as a boundary object to facilitate transformational learning in collaborative design work.  ...  In case 2, technology was central as a boundary object to integrate the network of interactions between the client and the supply chain.  ... 
dblp:journals/itcon/ForguesKL09 fatcat:37g3tbszoff4bcty5yucnqammy

Theoretical Exploration of Supply Chain Viability Utilizing Blockchain Technology

Weili Yin, Wenxue Ran
2021 Sustainability  
It is expected to assist supply chain firms in implementing blockchain technology to increase supply chain viability and improve their capacity to achieve sustainable supply chain development during the  ...  Therefore, improving the supply chain viability is the primary way to deal with the risk of supply chain disruption.  ...  Acknowledgments: This work was supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China of Projects No. 71661029. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su13158231 fatcat:jducxtcmcfeg7hn4dxsrrbaxii

Facilitating Interorganizational Learning with Information Technology

2000 Journal of Management Information Systems  
Collaboration at the industry level could determine standards, or alternatively use the Internet for collaborative forecasting for supply chain management or business-to- business electronic commerce.  ...  For example, in the tex- tile, automobile, and insurance industries, their use of EDI and the Internet for elec- tronic business shows how IT potentially optimizes their supply chain and reduces inventory  ... 
doi:10.1080/07421222.2000.11045648 fatcat:7gnmexk3ajfwdpkzg6gkz5lh7a

Constructing an e-Supply Chain at Eastman Chemical Company

Benjamin Yen, Ali Farhoomand, Pauline Ng
2004 Journal of Information Technology  
integrated systems internally to actually get the value from connecting with us....In pushing others to adopt the technology, we are trying to get the industry to adopt the e-business approach.  ...  Having invested in a state-of-the-art technical architecture that would support interconnectivity with all parties along the supply chain, Eastman was keen to realize the full benefits to be gained from  ...  Additional Readings The Economist Intelligence Unit and KPMG International, "Chapter 3: Chemicals," in  ... 
doi:10.1057/palgrave.jit.2000011 fatcat:tfs3jgycevdnjegjxapm7xpupe

Blockchain Technology: Disrupting The Current Business and Governance Model

2019 International journal of recent technology and engineering  
to use blockchain for land records, identity management, supply chain management, benefit distribution, power distribution, educational certificates, and cross border finance.  ...  Both government, corporate and institutions started exploring the opportunities in blockchain technology which paves a fresh route for beneficial growth and development in this industry.  ...  Table - II - Changing Business Model and Functional ProcessInnovative integrated technology oriented service and product Automate the sourcing and track the supply chain Field Area of Application  ... 
doi:10.35940/ijrte.c5905.098319 fatcat:a3qrc6z47rcr5mvov2jitt2ise

Construction informatics in Turkey: strategic role of ICT and future research directions

Umit Isikdag, Jason Underwood, Murat Kuruoglu, Jack Goulding, Utku Acikalin
2009 Journal of Information Technology in Construction  
Construction Informatics deals with subjects ranging from strategic management of ICTs to interoperability and information integration in the construction industry.  ...  The recent studies in the area highlight the priority themes for Construction Informatics research as interoperability, collaboration support, intelligent sites and knowledge sharing.  ...  cost and the supply chain.  ... 
dblp:journals/itcon/IsikdagUKGA09 fatcat:c2j7xcnaqjgsbb327geqfmmfl4

Strategies for Integrating the Use of Off-Site Production Technologies in House Building

Wei Pan, Alistair G. F. Gibb, Andrew R. J. Dainty
2012 Journal of construction engineering and management  
chains and therefore exposed the business to risks associated with planning and market changes.  ...  Earlier engagement with supply chains was advocated for favoring the offsite approach and improving business efficiency, whilst it also demanded greater commitment of the housebuilder to specific supply  ...  Various industry and research initiatives have attempted to investigate the use of offsite technologies, many focused on examining the attitudes and perceived drivers and barriers and/or providing recommendations  ... 
doi:10.1061/(asce)co.1943-7862.0000544 fatcat:ozzm6hnluzh7nns42atzfbjfdq

Blockchain Technology in Operations & Supply Chain Management: A Content Analysis

Jacob Lohmer, Elias Ribeiro da Silva, Rainer Lasch
2022 Sustainability  
We employ a data-driven content analysis approach to examine previous research on blockchain technology in operations management and supply chain management.  ...  We investigate the extent to which blockchain technology was considered in scholarly works, structure the research efforts, and identify trends, interrelated themes, and promising research opportunities  ...  The categories include research and industry focus, research methods and theories used in the articles, technology interfaces, business areas addressed, potentials and barriers of the technology, adoption  ... 
doi:10.3390/su14106192 fatcat:u7a4lxlhrzfntixnhehgw65psq

Providing Appropriate Technology for Emerging Markets: Case Study on China's Solar Thermal Industry

Jianghua Zhou, Hao Jiao, Jizhen Li
2017 Sustainability  
Building on a case study of five Chinese solar thermal companies and one association, our study aims to understand how the innovator's choices regarding the use of technology and organizational practices  ...  Moreover, modular design and the building of a local supply system enhance the process appropriateness of technology.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su9020178 fatcat:bqxx7gzc6zd2xonoodjeczswpu

How TradeLens Delivers Business Value With Blockchain Technology

Thomas Jensen, Jonas Hedman, Stefan Henningsson
2019 MIS Quarterly Executive  
Proof-of-concept and prototype blockchain initiatives have been attracting widespread attention to the commercial use of this technology.  ...  Although TradeLens still has a long way to go, its vision to substantially improve global supply chains has kept participants engaged and committed to adopting and growing the ecosystem. 1,2  ...  Digitalization is the sociotechnical use of digital technologies to change businesses work processes, and possibly create new business models with new revenue and value-producing opportunities; it is the  ... 
doi:10.17705/2msqe.00018 fatcat:kfnqenzil5dk7elq4jmc77nip4

Critical success factors for e-tendering implementation in construction collaborative environments: people and process issues

Eric Choen Weng Lou, Mustafa Alshawi
2009 Journal of Information Technology in Construction  
The construction industry is increasingly engulfed by globalisation where clients, business partners and customers are found in virtually every corner of the world.  ...  This paper presents critical success factors for the implementation of e-tendering in collaborative environments with particular considerations given to the people issues and process factors.  ...  supply chain and poor industry standards for information interchange (Martin, 2003; Mould and Starr, 2000; Sulankivi, 2004) .  ... 
dblp:journals/itcon/LouA09 fatcat:rkg4ldqa6rgozgoqyy7h42beim

Understanding the Link Between Information Technology Capability and Organizational Agility: An Empirical Examination

Lu, K. (Ram) Ramamurthy
2011 MIS Quarterly  
We refine the conceptualization and measurement of IT capability as a latent construct reflected in its three dimensions: IT infrastructure capability, IT business spanning capability, and IT proactive  ...  The findings suggest a possible resolution to the contradictory effect of IT on agility: while more IT spending does not lead to greater agility, spending it in such a way as to enhance and foster IT capabilities  ...  We are also grateful to those executives who participated in this research and so generously supported this project with their views and time.  ... 
doi:10.2307/41409967 fatcat:h3dwufsvj5fedhgzyqi6g7ehd4

Re-reengineering the dream: agility as competitive adaptability

Allan McLay
2014 International Journal of Agile Systems and Management  
, resources and supply-chains (Tidd & Bessant, 2013) .  ...  Implicit in their construct of reengineering of contemporary industrial and business enterprises was the willingness and capability of an organisation to face endemic challenges and embrace radical change  ... 
doi:10.1504/ijasm.2014.061430 fatcat:bwbdsb5ocvejhfw5hy6q2orrwm
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