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Information technology
construction management
automation in construction
internet of things
advanced technology in construction management


The construction sector relies heavily on data, and the successful completion of its projects depends on adequate access to and automated management of the data. Therefore, it is crucial to manage information resources effectively in the building's field since it affects people's productivity, the completion of projects on time, and the cost-effective completion of projects. Although each step of the lifecycle has its data and is maintained separately, most data are typically shared throughout the project's phases to aid decision-making. In the past few years, information technology played a significant role in contemporary culture. As a result, many initiatives have been embarked on to pay extreme attention to creating efficient tools to handle a broad spectrum of responsibilities throughout the construction phase. Regardless, there are still multiple challenges to overcome before information technology concepts can be efficient within the project management framework for construction. In order to identify obstacles and prevent their use to highlight their effects on project stakeholders, this paper reviews the literature on information technology applications in the construction sector. It focuses on how these applications can improve visualization, data exchange, and productivity while increasing safety and sustainability.


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