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Information Age“…the increasing emphasis on the production, storage, and distribution of information as it’s major activity.” (Dizard 2) The search engine Google consists of rooms of servers where information is stored for anyone who is willing to search through their search portal
“The computer’s ability to provide low-cost, high-speed processing and transmission of digital data will transform the conventional communication devices in our homes and offices. (Gates 23)
Project America provides data showing the steady increase in homes with computers and homes with internet access from 1998-2007 “Fig. 1. Percentage of Computers and Internet Access for US Households 1998-2007, Project America. http://www.project.org/info.php?recordID=15.”
Help DeskA customer service center established to assist customers with problematic devices
Problems + Help Desk=Solutions Blue Screen of Death Computer Frozen Up Cannot Connect to Internet Setting Up E-mail Client
Works CitedDizard, Jr., Wilson P. The Coming Information Age, An Overview of Technology, Economics, and Politics. New York: Longman Inc., 1982.Gates, Bill. Business at the Speed of Thought. New York: Warner Books, Inc., 1999.Gates, Bill. The Road Ahead. New York: Penquin Books, 1996.Leigh Business Enterprises Ltd. 31 August 2010. 31 August 2010 <http://www.helpdesk- system.com/>.Thornberry, Suzanne. Members discuss the pros and cons of outsourcing. 10 September 2010. 31 August 2010 <http://articles.techrepublic.com.com/5100-10878_11- 1054529.html>.