Essays about: "information technology Construction management"

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  1. 1. Can Smartphones be used as an information delivery tool in post-conflict context? : exploring possibilities of using smartphones to deliver agricultural advisory services in Afgooye district -Somalia

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Abdikadir Jimale; [2020]
    Keywords : agricultural advisory service; farmers; information and communication technology; post-conflict; security; smartphone; vegetables; Somalia;

    Abstract : In areas where reaching out to rural farmers is difficult, Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs), such as mobile smartphones may offer an opportunity to share timely information on weather, markets, farm inputs, and research results to the farmers. Access to this type of information could potentially enhance farmers' farm productivity and their ability to make crucial decisions related to farm management in the face of climate variability. READ MORE

  2. 2. Towards improved construction logistics- BIM opportunities

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för samhällsbyggnad och naturresurser

    Author : Sanar Behnan Elias; [2020]
    Keywords : BIM; construction logistics; Just In Time; waste; supply chain management; BIM; bygglogistik; Just In Time; slöseri; supply chain management;

    Abstract : Common problems at the construction site are logistics problems regarding material delays, handling and transfers. At present, there is a very low use of digital tools in the construction industry. READ MORE

  3. 3. Milk as a Service : Exploring the Concepts of Servitization and Digitalization in the Business Model of an Incumbent Manufacturing Firm

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM); KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM)

    Author : Matilda Furberg; Anna Naumburg; [2019]
    Keywords : Servitization; Digitalization; Business Model Innovation; Value Creation; Tjänstefiering; digitalisering; affärsmodellsinnovation; värdeskapande;

    Abstract : Due to digitalization as a technology shift, many incumbent manufacturing firms face challenges to maintain their position on the market. One solution to tackle this technology shift is by servitization, which has shown great opportunities for value creation in various industries. READ MORE

  4. 4. Critical factors when implementing Lean practices and Lean distribution for a micro company in the start-up phase

    University essay from Mälardalens högskola/Akademin för innovation, design och teknik; Mälardalens högskola/Akademin för innovation, design och teknik

    Author : Amanda Ivars; Mathias Lundberg; [2019]
    Keywords : Lean; Micro Company; Start-up; Distribution Strategy; Implementation of Lean; SME; Logistics; JIT;

    Abstract : The aim for this study is to identify the critical factors for an implementation of Lean for a micro company in the start-up phase, as well as to identify which Lean practices that are most applicable for a distribution strategy in a micro company. The aim was divided into two research questions: • RQ1: Which factors of a Lean implementation is critical for a producing micro company in the start-up phase? • RQ2: How applicable are lean tools and practices for a micro company’s distribution strategy? The research approach used to answer the aim and research questions were a literature review and a case study. READ MORE

  5. 5. Integration of LCA into the building design process

    University essay from KTH/Hållbara byggnader

    Author : Adeline Jerome; [2019]
    Keywords : Life Cycle Assessment; LCA; environmental data; tool;

    Abstract : The required estimation of performances of a building cannot be limited to its energy efficiency anymore. Environmental issues are rising concerns into national policies. READ MORE