Globalization describes an ongoing process by which regional economies, societies and cultures have become integrated through globe-spanning networks of exchange.
Globalization is a process of interaction and integration among the people, companies, and governments of different nations, a process driven by international trade and investment and aided by information technology. This process has effects on the environment, on culture, on political systems, on economic development and prosperity, and on human physical well-being in societies around the world.
Globalization expands and accelerates the movement and exchange of ideas and commodities over vast distances.
Globalization is the name for the process of increasing the connectivity and interdependence of the world's markets and businesses.
Email is essentially “Snail Mail” with users sending messages back and forth between one another
Google Wave integrates all of the original features of email, sending and replying to a message
But adds the feature of integrating a more conversational aspect to email messaging
All messages are saved
Outside contacts are easily added to the entire message without having to re-email the entire original email
Comments are easily added to specific parts of a message
Instant messaging allows users to easily chat with one another very quickly and efficiently
Allows users to see character by character as other users are typing messages
Allows users to efficiently concentrate on reading and writing without having to wait for others to finish typing
Sharing Photos and Videos
Sharing photos, videos, and any other attachments is very easily done through an easy Drag –and- Drop feature
Photos or any document can easily be shared with anyone in a wave by simply dragging the desired photo, video, etc. to the wave and dropping the attachment into the conversation and the file will be shared with the entire group in the conversation
Users no longer have to wait to upload an attachment to an email and can easily share attachments without having to worry about the time it takes to upload large files
Before, if a team is working on a project which multiple users needed to edit. The document would be emailed back and forth between co-workers
Now a single document can be edited as if was in a Wiki
Users can easily make changes or add comments for discussion to different sections of a document
These changes are highlighted for other users to easily recognize changes which other users made to the document
One of the best features of the program, co-workers can now easily edit the document without having to get caught up in an email maze between the numerous co-workers making changes
Updates made on a wave can be set to make the changes on a specific blog or forum
Easily monitor several different forums, wikis, discussion boards without having to go to ten different websites
Add comments or questions to the forums, etc without having to go to the actual sites
Easily invite multiple contacts to any event
Allows an easy way to plan out the number of attending guests along with the directions to a event
Google Wave allows easy integration of users mobile devices
Users will have the comfort of being able to control all of these communication devices through their cell phones
Will be able to communicate across all channels through their mobile device
Additional Applications and Extensions
Google Wave will leave their creation as an open source which will allow anyone with an idea in mind to create and share an excellent application with others
Rosy, is a very interesting and exciting extension with a wide range of uses not only for businesses but for everyday people. This is a key tool which can greatly help globalization
Rosy can translate up to forty languages, users set the languages which they will use, users can then begin typing and Rosy will translate the message into the specific language which was set
Spell checky, is also another interesting extension as it will not only correct incorrectly spelled words but also will look at the context of the word and will correct the word according to the context which it is in
There are numerous different ideas which can be thought of and developed
Will Google Wave have an Impact on Globalization?
Interaction and integration among the people, companies, and governments of different nations
Email and Instant messaging services
This process has effects on the environment, on culture, on political systems, on economic development and prosperity, and on human physical well-being in societies around the world.
Insuring regional economies, societies and cultures have become integrated through globe-spanning networks of exchange.
Translation devices cross country communication
Expands and accelerates the movement and exchange of ideas and commodities over vast distances.
Process of increasing the connectivity and interdependence of the world's markets and businesses.