The modern world is driven by technology and children, as the stereotype says, are driven by the technology. Generally, at home, when we face an issue with our computer or the mobile phone, what we tend to do is call the nearby kid to have it fixed. Does this mean children can use the technology the best way and use it in the betterment of others and themselves? The answer, sadly, is no! They are smart, but still are kids and technology is more powerful than they are.
Like they say about the brain that it is a great slave, but dangerous master, the very same principle applies to the internet. It is awesome until you use it for references and increase the knowledge base, but once it starts to control you, consider yourself doomed! The type and level of security depend upon the age of the kid, but it is very important to keep a check on the do’s of the children and keep an eye on the websites your children visit. Parental computer protection is as important as protecting your child offline. Continue reading
Technology is always changing and evolving, but most businesses can’t afford to keep pace with the latest trends. There is always something new in the market that companies can buy to leverage their systems and upgrade them. It is a dilemma but don’t haste on buying new technology right away, if you have built a good foundation of technology you are still on track.
Focus on laying a solid foundation for your business technology, with a plan and a budget for ongoing support, maintenance and replacement. It’s just as important to get the technology basics right as it is to have a strong financial or marketing plan. In this article, I share with you a touch on the ten technology basics that should be in place in your business to get it running in soid shape.
1. Hardware & Software – The most obvious technology components. To reduce problems, ensure that your hardware isn’t too old and always use legally licensed software. Continue reading
Technology is continually advancing allowing us to run our businesses better faster and cheaper than ever before. Quite often technology can be daunting to say the least. Technology is such a huge and diverse area. The following guidelines will help you take advantage of the latest advancements.
Look for ways of implementing new technologies that are relatively low risk. This will allow you to evaluate their effectiveness without tying yourself into a long term commitment and expense. It is quite common for companies to offer their products to you for a free trial period so that you can test and evaluate the product. Make use of this free trial and spend some time to evaluate the product to see if it will meet your requirements.
Don’t be afraid of using Technology, its there as a tool to help you improve the way you do things and should not be thought of as a barrier to getting things done. The best Technology companies will design their products to be as user friendly as possible and will provide support to you as you implement their products. Continue reading
Over the last century there has been exponential growth in technology. How able are we to predict the future of technology and what are the social effects of increased technology usage?
Technology and Transition
History and future trends:
The best summary of the history of information technologies is a graph that shows the calculations per second per $1,000 from 1900 to today. (Try googling calculations per second per $1,000) What we see when we look at these figures is exponential growth.
Up take of the printing press took hundreds of years; uptake of the radio and TV took decades; uptake of the computer and mobile phones took years. The kitsch and yet astonishing comparison that is usually trotted out in conversations like this is that there is over 100 times more computing power in our smart phone than there was in the Apollo Space Program.
Each time we reach the capacity of one technology, a new one appears that takes the technology to the next level. Vacuum tubes were replaced by transistors, which were replaced by chips, which will probably be replaced by 3 dimensional self-organising molecular circuits or perhaps even quantum computers. Continue reading
We often make smart decision of choosing technology to relish the advantages and to gain an edge over competitors, but we get disappointed amidst if we try to install a technology by ourselves and fail in doing so. A new technology set up could be very smooth and straightforward when completed within the circumspection of a skillful technology professional specialized in the technology to be implemented.
Every business is different and their requirements vary greatly depending on the type of the business, irrespective of that, information technology is one impressive selection for each type of venture. For your business, you may opt to start with a technology and you may be successful in only two cases, either you are well-informed about the technology or you got fortunate with it. It is thereby advised to consult with adept information technology service providers; they would not only assist in selecting and installing the right technology, but also if there is not an existing solution for your business they may as well design felicitous software for your business needs. Below listed are the steps explaining how to start and proceed while going for with a new technology or custom developed software solutions? Continue reading