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An Integrated Information System for Monitoring Construction Works


  • Alexander Maravas

    (National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece)

  • John-Paris Pantouvakis

    (National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece)

  • Sergios Lambropoulos

    (National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece)


There is a global tendency towards implementing centralized project monitoring with the use of advanced information systems in large projects. This trend is mandated by issues such as the geographical dispersion of projects, the number of contractors and the total amount of works. In this respect, the integrated information system that has been utilized to monitor the construction works of the Egnatia Motorway project in Greece is presented. Reference is made to the software, hardware, information technology architecture, quality procedures and personnel training for the successful implementation of the system. Special mention is made to the data structures that are utilised (enterprise project structure, organizational breakdown structure, resource breakdown structure, and work breakdown structure). In addition, comments are made from the experiences drawn from the implementation of the system. Overall, it is concluded that the integrated system constitutes a central focal point for corporate scheduling and cost control.

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  • Alexander Maravas & John-Paris Pantouvakis & Sergios Lambropoulos, 2014. "An Integrated Information System for Monitoring Construction Works," International Journal of Information Technology Project Management (IJITPM), IGI Global, vol. 5(1), pages 33-44, January.
  • Handle: RePEc:igg:jitpm0:v:5:y:2014:i:1:p:33-44

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