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Exploitation of cloud computing in management of construction projects in Slovakia

Tomáš Mandičák
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  • Technical University of Košice, Faculty of Civil engineering, Vysokoškolská 4, 042 00 Košice, Slovakia
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Published Online: 2017-03-14 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/otmcj-2016-0014


The issue of cloud computing is a highly topical issue. Cloud computing represents a new model for information technology (IT) services based on the exploitation of Web (it represents a cloud) and other application platforms, as well as software as a service. In general, the exploitation of cloud computing in construction project management has several advantages, as demonstrated by several research reports. Currently, research quantifying the exploitation of cloud computing in the Slovak construction industry has not yet been carried out. The article discusses the issue of exploitation of cloud computing in construction project management in Slovakia. The main objective of the research is to confirm whether factors such as size of construction enterprise, owner of construction enterprise and participant of construction project have any impact on the exploitation level of cloud computing in construction project management. It includes confirmation of differences in use between different participants of the construction project or between construction enterprises broken down by size and shareholders.

Keywords: cloud computing; exploitation; management of construction projects


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About the article

Received: 2016-10-17

Accepted: 2016-12-24

Published Online: 2017-03-14

Published in Print: 2016-12-01

Citation Information: Organization, Technology and Management in Construction: an International Journal, Volume 8, Issue 1, Pages 1456–1463, ISSN (Online) 1847-6228, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/otmcj-2016-0014.

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