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How Technology can Transform the Workplace
Technology, at its most basic, enables employers and their employees to be more productive and efficient. Technology makes life easier, whether one is using a word processing program that allows one to edit with ease or an electronic bookkeeping system that pulls data at the touch of a keystroke.
Fremont, CA: Technology is such an integral part of the 21st-century workplace that any company that does not have some level of technical knowledge will most likely fail. It is that important. If one is intimidated by software, hardware, and the internet's interconnectedness, one might look for reasons to stay offline, but don't! This is why.
Becoming More Efficient
Technology, at its most basic, enables employers and their employees to be more productive and efficient. Technology makes life easier, whether one is using a word processing program that allows one to edit with ease or an electronic bookkeeping system that pulls data at the touch of a keystroke. One can schedule sales calls and appointments, track employee time, as well as complete many time-consuming tasks in minutes that used to take hours.
Ensuring Computational Accuracy
When it comes to business, one cannot stay in business if one's numbers are not correct. Modern spreadsheets, such as Excel, with their hundreds of computational formulas, aid in improving accuracy. Accounting software, such as QuickBooks, enables one to keep accurate inventory, make and record sales, manage and pay bills, and handle payroll. One should consider the time and money required to compile financial data. A company's books can now be kept up to date in a software program, and financial statements can be generated in seconds.
Regardless of the industry or profession, there is a technology that has been honed to make what one does easier. There are numerous technologies that protect patient privacy rights, save lives, and ensure providers are paid through insurance if you work in health care. If one is a farmer, engineering marvels and robotics will assist one in crop maintenance and yield improvement. Pro Tools, a digital audio recording system, is ideal for composers. A teacher who wishes to influence the next generation of great thinkers will be unable to do so without the use of technology.