Our lives are highly reliant on the technology that has been developed. Technology has progressed during the years and it has changed the way that we communicate, the way we travel, the way we study and so many changes have happened because of technology always improving. As people’s life styles and needs change the demand for improving the type of technology is high.

Using mobile phones

All we needed with a mobile phone was to take calls and send messages. However now with the introduction of smart phones we can do all sorts of things with a mobile phone. This has had effects on the way we do business also. Ecommerce platforms have become more popular because of technological advancements. This is because you can use your mobile phone now to buy goods and services.

To create ecommerce website technological advancements were needed and also a market was created because of the technological advancements that have occurred.

Effects on medicine

Due to technology advancing science and medicine have gotten better. More information has been gathered because of this and also there has been an improvement in way things are done.

Effects on education

The way kids study now is mainly on tablets and laptops. There is no need to read textbooks extensively because you may get the same or better information online. The way kids are taught is also different. They are taught to think more freely and to adapt. This is because technology is always causing our world to change so it will be necessary to adapt to changes if you don’t want to be left behind. Due to technology we know more about the world and different cultures. People are not closed off anymore so kids will learn about different people and cultures and the different challenges that we will have to face.

More efficiency

Improving technology has reduced costs and improved time management. A lot more things are done in short amount of time now because of technology. Not only are things done faster but quality has also improved.

Small businesses

Due to the technological advances small businesses don’t only have to carter to a local market. They can now reach regional and even international markets. Also they don’t have to employee as much people so they can save money and increase profit.

Businesses using outsourcing

Businesses can now outsource their business functions to other national and international businesses. This will help businesses lower cost and work the business function that they do best. Customer service is a common function that is outsourced.