Challenges in Implementing Digital Transformation in Construction Projects

Digital Transformation in Construction

The main objective of this paper is to identify the challenges in implementing digital transformation in construction projects. Digital transformation is vital for construction projects due to its many benefits including increased productivity and an improved collaborative environment. A literature review was conducted to study the existing publications on digital transformation to identify the possible challenges and barriers that affect the construction industry transformation. Papers published from 2019 to 2021 were studied for this literature review with the objective of finding the latest knowledge on this topic. This paper identifies challenges and barriers in the construction sector as well as solutions to overcome the possible challenges. Digital transformation phases, processes, and resources are discussed in this paper. This study also identified gaps and future research areas to obtain more accurate data regarding the challenges in digital transformation in construction projects.

Challenges in Implementing Digital Transformation in Construction Projects is a research paper written by me as part of my Ph.D. program. It was published in the International Journal of Progressive Sciences and Technologies. Read the full text here.

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Amila Gamage

An experienced Contracts Engineer/ Trainer/ Quantity Surveyor with over 17 years of industry experience in both high rise buildings and civil engineering projects. She is the founder and contracts manager of Sihela Consultants.


  1. This is a topic that needs more attention, and I’m glad you’re shedding light on it. Your writing style is engaging, and you’ve made complex ideas easy to understand. I’ll definitely be sharing this with others.

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