When a construction company commits to adopt a Web-based project management system, there are two possible strategies that the company can choose in developing the system: in-house development or outsourcing this activity to a professional consultant. Regarding the first option, construction firms that decide on in-house development should keep in mind the substantial financial, technical and human resources necessary to develop and to maintain the system. The second option, useful for companies with limited resources to develop their own Web-based project management systems, outsourcing strategies provide a variety of options.
Fact Sheet ID Number
Web-based Project Management
information service, communication, computing functionality, web technology, web-based project management system
Date of this Version
ECT Team, Purdue, "Features of Internet-based Services for Construction" (2007). ECT Fact Sheets. Paper 126.