5 Ways Technology Has Transformed the Private Sector

Three key focuses of my blog are Financial Literacy/Money, Business/Entrepreneurship and Technology. Technology has created changes in all aspects of world including business. It has transformed the private sectors in several key ways. The following contributed post is entitled, 5 Ways Technology Has Transformed the Private Sector.

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Technology has dramatically affected our daily lives from portable telephones to self-driving cars and even cashless systems. The relationship between technology and business is an ever changing phenomenon that is both interesting and intriguing. Through this relationship, companies have found new and improved ways of carrying out their activities. This article takes a look at five ways technology has transformed businesses in the private sector.

1. Reduction in costs

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Technology is an excellent investment for businesses, and these investments have created a phenomenon in companies known as business process automation. What this means is that human interference is not necessary for the processes and operations of the business. There are many software programs, machinery, and other tech solutions that help companies complete their tasks. These solutions are faster than humans and do not require much financial support- like wages (or an increase) and other forms of financial aid.

2. Improvement of communication

There are so many ways in which businesses can reach out to their current and potential customers. Social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram have all created features which can be favorable for companies, helping them improve their customer care service. There are also some tech solutions, like live chatbots on company websites, which allow many companies to be more responsive. For example, if you should have a flood disaster in your area, it may take a while for an ambulance to get to you. But, a commercial water damage company might be able to give quick response time due to their advanced communication technology.

3. Increase in efficiency and quality

Unlike human beings, technology allows for faster processing of data and easy retrieval of information. Humans make mistakes, even when performing repetitive tasks, and also tend to consume time. But these issues are removed when technology takes their place. Such a thing usually happens in the manufacturing business, and many factory hands are replaced by machines to improve the efficiency and the quality of the products made.

4. Improvement in security

Security is a vital component in the operations of businesses, and technology has played a crucial role in its improvement. Facial recognition systems, fingerprint scanners, retina scanners, and secure software algorithms are some of the developments technology has made in security for safety at the workplace. With these improved security systems, the business can run safely with little fear of experiencing a breach in security such as theft or a leak in sensitive information.

5. Increase in productivity

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Machinery does not necessarily have to replace humans for the business to be productive, but technology can help employees to be more productive. One of the significant elements of productivity is time management. With computers, data can be retrieved and processed faster, giving employees the time to work on other things- meaning that more tasks are done in a day. Alongside this, though, the right machines can also have a dramatic impact on productivity, with options like stainless steel fabricators making it much easier to work with challenging materials.

With technology, the private sector is experiencing a great advantage, and the improvements in the various components of business make technology a worthy investment to make.

With technology, the private sector is experiencing a great advantage, and the improvements in the various components of business make technology a worthy investment to make.

Author: anwaryusef

Anwar Y. Dunbar is a Regulatory Scientist. Being a naturally curious person, he is also a student of all things. He earned his Ph.D. in Pharmacology from the University of Michigan and his Bachelor’s Degree in General Biology from Johnson C. Smith University (JCSU). Prior to starting the Big Words Blog Site, Anwar published and contributed to numerous research articles in competitive scientific journals reporting on his research from graduate school and postdoctoral years. After falling in love with writing, he contributed to the now defunct Examiner.com, and the Edvocate where he regularly wrote about: Education-related stories/topics, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), Financial Literacy; as well as conducted interviews with notable individuals such as actor and author Hill Harper. Having many influences, one of his most notable heroes is author, intellectual and speaker, Malcolm Gladwell, author of books including Outliers and David and Goliath. Anwar has his hands in many, many activities. In addition to writing, Anwar actively mentors youth, works to spread awareness of STEM careers, serves on the Board of Directors of the Friends of the David M. Brown Arlington Planetarium, serves as Treasurer for the JCSU Washington, DC Alumni Chapter, and is active in the Dave Ramsey Financial Peace Ministry at the Alfred Street Baptist Church. He also tutors in the subjects of biology, chemistry and physics. Along with his multi-talented older brother Amahl Dunbar (designer of the Big Words logos, inventor and a plethora of other things), Anwar is a “Fanboy” and really enjoys Science-Fiction and Superhero movies including but not restricted to Captain America Civil War, Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice, and Prometheus. He is a proud native of Buffalo, NY.