COMPUTER AND TECHNOLOGY TODAY
You would be amazed at just how important the computer has come to be in our ives. It has become more than a machine or a gadget and has now become a salient part of our lives we almost cannot do without. The computer plays a major role in our lives daily from the office, to schools and of course our homes. The twenty first century has been the era that birthed a lot of technological advancements targeted at improving the quality of lives, making life more exciting and making living worth it. The computer has also been found to help improve deliverables and also make people more productive at work.
Let us now see just how much of a role the computer and its technological advancement plays in different sectors:
Technology has really improved our quality of living, making life easy and more comfortable and this can be seen in, our banking operations. In the past, important information on customers were manually saved and retained. But then today, all the information you need on a customer can be pulled up with just one click.
Now with one click, all you need to know about a customer, is placed before you. costumers also are now kept abreast all of their banking account transactions by simply logging on to the bank's website. It is also possible to perform heavy transactions like bank loans
by logging also to the bank's website.
It is no news that technology has made its way into the food industry. From automation of reports like sales and revenue, to inputing and documentation. The computer has become a must have asset for all those in the food industry.
However computers in this particular industry are experiencing a level of risks as these machines are used in aquaphillic environments. A little water is all it takes to destroy a system and that is why there has been more demand for water proof systems that wouldn't be at risk even when used in the production unit.
Hospitals have become over dependent on computers for a lot. From the Employee payment, to accounting and even the stock system . Computers are also used for registering patient's bio data. So it is actually a fact that hospitals have become more computerized in recent times that they ever were.
Even for information on organizational capacity of the hospital, like the different medicines administered and to whom. Computers have also been known to aid diagnostics. How this happens is quite simple.
All you have to do is to type the patient's symptom and viola! Hospital laboratories also make use of various computers for procedures like "blood Test" and many more.
The Agricultural sector also now relies on the use of computers for its major transactions. Reports from a few years ago, showed over 30% of farmers in the agricultural sector employ the use of computers . The report also showed a significant rise in these modern technology farmers compared to what we had in the past. With the inclusion of the internet, farmers have now started tilting towards new technology for communication and some transactions like disseminating information and also as a research tool for retrieving information. Recent studies also revealed that over 70% of farmers have access to the internet.
This is one sector that has felt the full wave of globalization. With globalization came new trends and so it became important to however equip students with 'Information technology know how.' Due to the relevance of IT globally, these students are being subconsciously equipped to take on the future of information technology. Saying that the quality of our lives have experienced tremendous improvement would be stating lightly the impact of computers and technology in our lives. It has also found a way to connect all the different countries globally making the world a global village.
Although, there are a few problems posed by the internet and technological advancements like viruses , to mention but a few. But then, there has also been the development of antivirus apps to combat these types of problems. Let us just crown it all by saying that today's success in the various sectors can be greatly attributed to computers.