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Readiness Of Digital Transformation In Malaysian Construction Industry

Lee, Ke Bin (2020) Readiness Of Digital Transformation In Malaysian Construction Industry. Final Year Project, UTAR.

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    Abstract

    The Fourth Industrial Revolution has brought digital disruption to our daily life and workplace. The rapid increase in the advancement of artificial intelligence, big data and connectivity empowered all industrial sectors to change the ways it operates. The construction industry is not an exception. Will the digital transformation improve the efficiency in delivering and operating of the built environment? Are Malaysian construction players able to cope with the disruption from digital transformation? These are the research questions that this study intended to answer. The research objectives of this study included reviewing the essential elements of digital construction in construction industry; exploring the awareness of digital construction and analysing the readiness of the practitioners in the Malaysian construction industry. Quantitative analysis is adopted in this research. Literature related to the application, maturity level and lesson learnt in digitalisation in the construction industry has been consulted in order to develop a theoretical framework. The theoretical framework is subsequently used as a blueprint to develop the questionnaire for the field survey. The targeted respondents were the Malaysian construction industry practitioners. Data collected from 104 respondents are analysed and presented descriptively for plain data interpretation and inferentially for generalisation. This research will broaden the knowledge of digital application in the construction industry. It is expected to beneficial to the Malaysian construction industry so that practitioners are able to embrace the emerging changes of the industry revolutionary, resiliently and robustly.

    Item Type: Final Year Project / Dissertation / Thesis (Final Year Project)
    Subjects: T Technology > TH Building construction
    Divisions: Lee Kong Chian Faculty of Engineering and Science > Bachelor of Science (Hons) Quantity Surveying
    Depositing User: Sg Long Library
    Date Deposited: 09 Jul 2020 16:19
    Last Modified: 09 Jul 2020 16:19
    URI: http://eprints.utar.edu.my/id/eprint/3730

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