Information Technology Advances And Organizations

This is transported by the revolution of technology over the years. The shift of organisational routines did transcend further than what has been thought by Bill Gates few years ago: “If the 1980s were about quality and the 1990s were about reengineering, the 2000s will be about velocity”. Indeed it is all about velocity yet the velocity of the digital automation has far gone from the initial notion he had. It is more that what he meant of the “velocity” he mentioned in his book. Information Systems now plays a very important role in all business models.

Organisations uses variety of systems that aids them organise information, to do processing, retrieval of data, communication and manage business transactions. Information is valuable to any business. Proper manipulation and storage of this is a real deal to the success of the organisation. With the advance of information technology, the paper-based office is now turned into a paperless office. Business transactions are rendered at a swift and fast trade. The digital automation is now being adapted by most organisations, seeing business goals be attained with no hassle.

Modern technology provides essential tools to help organisation succeed in meeting their objectives. This advancement in technology allows companies manage information effectively and efficiently. And seeing organisations functions in the global environment, technology mends the gaps between distant partners and overseas business dealings with Internet technology.

The presents of computer in organisations, in business environments, has changed the relationship between managers and employees. Managers are now computer users and constantly connected to manage corporate information needs. Centralisation of information system had made it more manageable and promotes structured transactions and departmentalisation of routines. With this, business faults can easily be controlled and corrected.

Training and education now occurs in automation with the aid of multimedia and digital publishers. Newly hired employees are now preferred with computer knowledge and still training is needed to introduce to organisation’s information system.