Implementation of VR systems: a comparison between the early adoption of CAD and current uptake of VR
Whyte, J. (2002) Implementation of VR systems: a comparison between the early adoption of CAD and current uptake of VR. Construction Innovation: Information, Process, Management, 2 (1). pp. 3-13. ISSN 1471-4175
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Use of new technologies, such as virtual reality (VR), is important to corporations, yet understanding of their successful implementation is insuf. ciently developed. In this paper a case study is used to analyse the introduction of VR use in a British housebuilding company. Although the implementation was not successful in the manner initially anticipated, the study provides insight into the process of change, the constraints that inhibit implementation and the relationship between new technology and work organization. Comparison is made with the early use of CAD and similarities and differences between empirical . ndings of the case study and the previous literature are discussed.