Strategies for fostering enabling technologies

James D. Lutz, Ossama M. Salem

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A comprehensive model has been developed for fostering innovation in the construction industry. Some of the mechanisms linking major parts of the innovation model include building technology forecast and evaluation, integration, constructability, product and process improvement, and strategic management. The developed model for fostering innovation in the construction industry is provided and described. Remaining barriers to innovation will be addressed and strategies for promoting the development and use of enabling technologies are discussed. Progress which has been made in implementing major parts of the model will be presented. Finally, the potential significance and benefit of the model in terms of development and exploitation of enabling technologies will be discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationASCE Construction Congress Proceedings
PublisherAmerican Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
Number of pages8
StatePublished - 1995
Externally publishedYes
EventProceedings of the 1995 Construction Congress - San Diego, CA, USA
Duration: Oct 22 1995Oct 26 1995


OtherProceedings of the 1995 Construction Congress
CitySan Diego, CA, USA

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Engineering


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