VH Build.Com: A web based system for managing knowledge in projects
Emerald Group Publishing Limited
Business and Public Management
Large‐scale projects involve many organizations coming from different geographical locations. The task of coordination and information sharing/exchange therefore becomes very challenging. Recently, Web‐based project management systems have been developed and applied in construction project management. Presents an intelligent Web‐based project management system, called VHBuild.com, developed by the authors, which integrates project management, knowledge management and artificial intelligence technologies. First, discusses the advantages of using VHBuild in project management, which is followed by an in‐depth discussion on a number of artificial intelligence techniques. With the intelligent supports embedded in the VHBuild, the decision‐making procedure will no longer appear to be a blind‐searching process and project managers will not only be better informed, but also be given more efficient tools in tackling problems in managing large scale projects.