Corporate portals as extranet support for the construction industry in Hong Kong and nearby regions of China

Hon Wan Edwin Chan, Cutson Liu

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Abstract

This paper presents the corporate portals for the construction industry with an aim of solving the collaboration problem in the construction industry in Hong Kong and nearby regions of China. Customized and personalized corporate information, search service, collaboration tools and web services are provided for achieving such an aim. Discussions are provided as to how corporate portals can be used as extranets to support the construction industry. A questionnaire survey with local construction professionals was conducted. From this research result, it is realized that the corporate portals will particularly fit to the needs in the construction industry. In addition, the requirements of the corporate portals are identified. The design and setup of the corporate portals for construction industry are proposed. We believe that the corporate portals are particularly effective and useful for the construction industry in Hong Kong and nearby regions of China.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)180-192
Number of pages13
JournalElectronic Journal of Information Technology in Construction
Volume12
Publication statusPublished - 1 Mar 2007

Keywords

  • China
  • Construction industry collaboration
  • Corporate portal
  • Extranet

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Civil and Structural Engineering
  • Building and Construction
  • Computer Science Applications

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