Communications of the Association for Information Systems


This paper reports on an ongoing case study of a mobile computing pilot project at Sweden's largest construction company, Skanska AB. The company has recognized the potential of a mobile computing platform based on the tablet computer user device for construction site management purposes. A global initiative within the company has started with the aim of improving information management and project communication at production site operations with the use of tablet computers. The paper portrays Skanska's ambition towards the creation of usefulness and benefit of the tablet platform for the mobile workforce in the initial development and implementation process.





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