Impact of Information Technology for the Success of Construction Sector of Sri Lanka, Especially during the COVID-19 Pandemic

  • Suharda P. Ranasinghe
  • Shakila Pathirana

Abstract

The ongoing global pandemic of the COVID-19 which was first identified in Wuhan, China, has impacted many sectors due to country lockdowns, travel restrictions, etc. Many health regulations have been presented by the Ministries of Health on how to conduct work safely. The construction sector in Sri Lanka is one of the major industries that have been impacted by the pandemic. This study was conducted to understand the impact of IT on the success of the construction sector in Sri Lanka, especially during the pandemic. The research was conducted as a qualitative data collection approach, where the researcher collected data from a group of sector professionals. The study revealed some of the important aspects and uses of IT in the construction sector in Sri Lanka and the same were justified by using secondary data.     Keywords: Information technology, Construction Sector, Sri Lanka, COVID-19 pandemic 
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