IT tools and support for improved briefing
conference contributionposted on 31.07.2009 by Dino Bouchlaghem, Yacine Rezgui, Mahmoud Hassanen, Grahame Cooper, P. Barrett, Duncan Rose, Simon Austin
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The present paper gives a comprehensive overview of the CoBrITe1 project. First, the aims and objectives of the project are described, followed by a detailed definition and characterization of the briefing process. Then, an overview of the current technology implementations of the CoBrITe industrial partners is given. The paper also introduces five key areas that can promote effective briefing: Communication, Information capture, Information referencing, Information representation, and change management. Finally, the CoBrITe system architecture is presented. The project is ongoing and supported by the Link / IDAC program.
This research is funded by the UK government (EPSRC) and industry: AMEC Design and Management, W S Atkins, The Boots Company, BAA British Airport Authority, BDP Building Design Partnership, Currie and Brown, and Nuffield Hospitals.
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