Information Technology and Its Impact on Society

Information Technology is basically used to store, manipulate, distribute or create information. It can be in the form of any type of electronic data. The technology is capable of processing the data and it is widely known to perform a calculation of any type manually is very complicated and time consuming. But with the use of the development of efficient programs written in many languages and get them thoroughly tested for every function before use could save a lot of efforts and time.

Impacts of Information Technologies on Society

From the last few years there has been a rapid revolution in computing and communication, and all indications are that technological progress and use of information technology will continue at rapid race. Rapid development in the power and use of new information technologies has been reducing the cost of communication as a result of both technological improvements and increased competition. Latest innovations in information technology are having wide-ranging effects across numerous domains of society, and policy makers are acting on issues involving economic productivity, intellectual property rights, privacy protection, and affordability of and access to information.

The most significant impact of the progress of information technology is electronic commerce over the internet, which is a new way to conduct business. Though only a few years later, but in future, it may radically change, economic activities and the social environment. It already affects the large sectors as communications, finance and retail trade and might expand into areas such as education and health services.

With the development of computer industry all the things have changed and global communication has reached an unprecedented heights.

Computers and other communication technologies allow people to communicate with one another in different ways like face to face, telephonic, and written mode. They enable collaborative work involving distributed communities of actors who seldom, if ever, meet physically. By reducing the cost of employment, widespread telecommuting should make it easier for peoples to work on schedule, to work part time and to share jobs.

In other words, we can say the impact of technology on society in this new century has many advantages in trade, work, school life or private life.

Wikki Verma is an founder and president of Livingston Technology Solutions who aware the people with the latest techniques of information technology to make a successful communication.

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