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The user requirements for building maintenance management systems in Malaysian public universities

Zakiyudin, Mohd. Zulakhmar and Fathi, Mohamad Syazli and Rambat, Shuib and Tobi, Siti Uzairiah and Rajab, Nor A’ini (2015) The user requirements for building maintenance management systems in Malaysian public universities. In: The Second International Conference on Construction and Building Engineering (ICONBUILD2015), 11-13 August, 2015, Indonesia.


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Representing almost 50% of the total turnover of construction activities, building maintenance investment is huge all over the world. In facilities management activities, building maintenance is also regarded as a common function. This paper emphasises the current user requirements for building maintenance management in Malaysian public universities. Starting with semi-structured interviews, information gathered focuses on different aspects of building maintenance practice to identify the main user requirement issues. The areas of study are to justify the objectives of maintenance departments and examine the processes of maintenance reporting and verification and other associated tasks. In this study the applications and contributions of Information Technology (IT) facilities in maintenance practices are reviewed. Finally, the development of user requirements by using the interface design concept is explored. It is envisioned that, in the future, good building maintenance practices will become the norm in Malaysia so that users will extract maximum benefits from their buildings and facilities.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords:building maintenance, user requirements
Subjects:T Technology > TH Building construction
Divisions:Razak School of Engineering and Advanced Technology
ID Code:62156
Deposited By: Fazli Masari
Deposited On:30 May 2017 01:08
Last Modified:30 May 2017 01:08

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