ABSTRACT: It is widely recognised that construction ...

It is widely recognised that construction is an information intensive and complex industry. Traditional
computational techniques have faltered due to the sheer number of information interfaces and complex
relationships. The proliferation of mega projects that transcend traditional boundaries, cultures, and
disciplines warrants the need of a rigorous system in evaluating and managing construction projects.
The present trends towards multi-participant mega projects have heightened the need for an effective
and efficient evaluation and monitoring by the stakeholders. Effective, systematic monitoring and
control of information flow is a critical ingredient through the life-cycle of construction projects. For
instance, the control of information to describe the required work, support decision making and
analyzing the physical progress. This chapter focuses on the issues of evaluation and monitoring of
construction project and developing a systematic model considering the Malaysian construction
industry's view point.