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Knowledge management system in a construction company: A case study

PV Serra, FL Ribeiro, A Grilo, G Gudnason (ed.), R Scherer (ed.)

EWORK AND EBUSINESS IN ARCHITECTURE, ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION | CRC PRESS-TAYLOR & FRANCIS GROUP | Published : 2012

Abstract

In an increasingly global world, with great mobility, construction companies must be in permanent alert finding new solutions in order to be more competitive and innovative, reducing costs and response times. The construction company can be seen as an entity where the confidence is a key factor in the decision. Often the more decisive choice is the one that can get the most positive evaluations of previous clients, good price and service. The system ConstruKnowledge was created to be used by construction companies for their knowledge management process. One of the innovations of this system is the fact that, in a simplified form and without great effort, the users can start using the system ..

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