ITcon Vol. 11, pg. 73-74,


submitted:March 2006
published:April 2006
editor(s):Ruikar K
authors:Kirti Ruikar, Dr.
Salford Centre for Research and Innovation (SCRI), University of Salford, UK
summary:Right from the onset e-commerce has divided the architectural, engineering and construction (AEC) industries. On the one hand, are the enthusiastic advocates, while on the other the doom-laden opponents. This contradiction, however, is not isolated to e-commerce. Any technology, whether new or old, undergoes such cycles of being in and out of favour. It is all a part of the evolutionary process. It is these issues, uncertainties, trepidations, contradictions and the quest to put them right that make the journey exciting and worth exploring. It is this excitement that has driven me to explore the world of e-commerce. This special issue is a milestone in this long journey…
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citation:Ruikar K (2006). E-COMMERCE IN CONSTRUCTION (EDITORIAL), ITcon Vol. 11, Special issue e-Commerce in construction, pg. 73-74,