Scroll Mouse: This type of mouse replace the middle buttom of the three –button mouse with a smaller roller . When the user moves the roller forward and backward the screens moves in downwards and upwards directions.
Cordless Mouse : Cordless mouse isn't physically connected with the computer , Instead it relies on infrared or radio waves to communicate with the computer .
A cordless mouse is more expensive than both the three- button and scroll mouse , but it does eliminate the cord, which can sometimes get in the way
Scanners : Scanners is a device that can transfer typed or handwritten text , graphs , diagrams and photographs to the computers .
They are two types of Scanners
Desktop Scanner: are used for scanning important documentations or images etc.
Handheld Scanners: are used in medical science and departmental stores for reading the codes pertaining to product information's like data of manufacturing , expire data price etc.
Light Pen : light pen is an input devices that utilizes a light – sensitive detector to the object on a display screen . Light pen is similar to a mouse excepts that you can directly move the pen pointer to the objects on the display screen to select them.
Serial Port : A serial Port is a general –purpoose interface that can be used for almost any type of device, including modems , mouse and keyboards. Most PC are fitted with two serials ports. The connector used for serial port
Parallel Port: The parallel port is usually used for connecting the computer to a printer very often it is referred to as the printer port.
Finance : For storing the information's about the Holdings, Sales Purchases of financial information's Such as Stocks, Bonds, Share and also storing real – time market data to enable on line trading by customer and automated trading by the firm.
P ressures : The Business environment in the information Age Places many Pressures on Companies . Organizations may respond reactively to a Pressures already in existence or Proactively to an anticipated Pressure.
Company responses are typically facilitated by Information's Technology which in a Board sense is a collections of the individual technology components that are typically organized into computer – based information's system,
Global Competitions for trade and labour: In a global trade is much less constrained by traditional barriers such as borders, language , currency, or politics, Goods and Services are Produced Profitably as dictated by competitive advantages that any nations might hold. Advanced telecommunication networks helped facilitated the creations of a global economy.
labour costs differ widely form one country to another . While the hourly industrual wages rate is over 15 $ in Western Countries , it is 1$ to 2$ in Many Developing Countries.
Need for Real Time Operations: In olden days , in order to transfer information's form one Place to another, it would take months because of communications was done through post , telegram etc. In today's modern age everyone wants things to happen very fast , so by the introductions of Interne, information's can be transferred very quickly and also business transactions between companies can be done very fast.
Changing Workforce : The workforce particularly in the developing countries, is changing rapidly and becoming more diversify, An increase number of females , single parents, minorities and physically challenged persons work today in all types of positions. More employees than ever before prefer to retirement . IT is easing the integrations of these various employees into the traditional workforce. In additional as more organizations become transnational , managerial complexity accompanies growing cultural complexity.
Customer Orientations: Customer Sophistications and expectations increase as customer becomes more Knowledgeable about the availability of the quality of the products and services . they are also more knowledgeable about competing the products. These expectations translate into the need for organizations to demonstrate a customer orientations.
Technological Innovations : Pressure to produced the goods and services efficiently cause organizations to look for technological brake thought that will give then an advantages over the competitors.
Information Overload: The internet and other telecommunication networks increase the amount of information's available to organizations and individuals .
The amount of information's available on the internet more than the doubles every year , the most of its is free. The information's and knowledge Generated and stored inside organizations are also increasing exponentially.