BARRIERS TO DIGITALIZATION IN THE NIGERIAN CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY

Ayobami Oluwaseun Idowu, Clinton Aigbavboa, Ayodeji Emmanuel Oke

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Abstract

Digitalization around the world is gaining much popularity and the Nigerian construction is not an exception. Digitalization has been faced with a lot of challenges over the years. This study seeks to identify the barriers to digitalization in Nigerian construction industry and assess the benefits of digitalization with a view of improving productivity. The result revealed that the major barriers to digitalization are resistance to technology by stakeholders, high cost of digital technology, inadequate power supply, difficulties in adapting to change, inadequate digital facilities. There is need to improve the awareness of stakeholders on the benefit of digitalization.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 2023 European Conference on Computing in Construction and the 40th International CIB W78 Conference
EditorsMohamad Kassem, Lavinia Chiara Tagliabue, Robert Amor, Marijana Sreckovic, Athanasios Chassiakos
PublisherEuropean Council on Computing in Construction (EC3)
ISBN (Print)9780701702731
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2023
Event2023 European Conference on Computing in Construction and Summer School 2023 CIB W78 40th International Conference and Charles M. Eastman PhD Award - Heraklion, Greece
Duration: 10 Jul 202312 Jul 2023

Publication series

NameProceedings of the European Conference on Computing in Construction
ISSN (Electronic)2684-1150

Conference

Conference2023 European Conference on Computing in Construction and Summer School 2023 CIB W78 40th International Conference and Charles M. Eastman PhD Award
Country/TerritoryGreece
CityHeraklion
Period10/07/2312/07/23

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Information Systems
  • Building and Construction

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