Information and Communication technologies (ICTs) comprise of tools and resources related to information technology, like computers, storage, networking and other physical devices, infrastructure used for communicating, creating, disseminating, storing, securing, managing and exchanging all forms of electronic data and information. ICT includes products that store process, transmit, convert, duplicate, receive electronic information by using electronic textbooks, instructional software, email, chat and distance learning programmes.
As early as 1991, the concept behind blockchain technology was pronounced when research scientists Stuart Haber and W. Scott Stornetta presented an applied solution for time-stamping digital documents in order that they might not be backdated or tampered with.
In the current scenario, internet has become an inseparable part of most of the humans prevailing in the world. There has been noted a considerable increase in the number of people joining internet in the last decade.
In today’s world of modern communication technology, mobile phone is a device to enable to remain united with the world. With advancement, smartphones equipped with Google’s Android, Apple’s IOS mobile operating system etc. have brought in integrated services of computing, voice communication, mobile based apps (Facebook, TikTok, YouTube), online purchasing and web browsing etc. Smartphones thus have become technology oriented companion for all age groups.
It has four componenets- task, people, technology and structure. According to the Leavitt’s model, if any change is encountered then all the four components must be changed simultaneously. This is helpful for task arrangement of people and implementing some specific structure.
This alignment involves the assessment of implementing chosen business strategy through appropriate IT strategy and the articulation of the required I/S infrastructure and processes. In contrast to that strategy execution logic, this perspective is not constrained by the current organization design but instead seeks to identify the best possible IT competencies through appropriate positioning the IT market place as well as identifying the corresponding internal I/S architecture. The strategic management process also defines the changes in the I/S infrastructure that were necessary to execute this technology strategy. Continue reading “Business Strategy As The Driver: Perspective – technology transformation”
With an increasingly digitalised world, it is imperative that businesses adapt to changes in order to remain competitive. Transforming business processes and making them digital results in changes to how the business operates and delivers value to customers. It is important to remember that complete digital transformation also involves a cultural change within the organisation. Furthermore, the organisation should be comfortable with experimenting, and possible failure. Continue reading “Why Digital Transformation Matters in SMEs”
If your company is growing, it’s only normal to face more demands when it comes to your Information Technology infrastructure and capabilities. If you want to be prepared for this kind of adjustment, you need to take the necessary steps. And one singular but necessary step is to take advantage of cloud computing. Cloud computing is already being utilized by thousands of companies across the globe, and you should too if you want to stay productive, secure, and competitive. Let’s take a look at some reasons why it makes complete sense to take advantage of cloud computing for your enterprise.
More businesses now use the cloud to store their customers’ data. As with all new technologies though, hackers will look to exploit any security vulnerabilities they can find. Furthermore, a number of high profile attacks have taken place against cloud storage systems in recent years.
In this article, Head of Operations at payment gateway and merchant services provider Total Processing, David Midgley, examines why businesses have moved to cloud storage options, why cloud storage have been vulnerable to attack and how to make cloud storage more secure going forward. Continue reading “CLOUD STORAGE: HOW THEY BECAME A TARGET FOR HACKERS”
More and more companies are moving towards the cloud. This is especially true for SMEs and SMBs with enterprise system requirements. There is a reason for this trend. Continue reading “Cloud Computing is for real”