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Pros and Cons of Technology

Pros and Cons of Technology
Technology at work is both a blessing and a curse - so to speak. Technology has improved performance at work with faster communication via email, video conferencing, the telephone etc. As a teacher, I can post grades that are available immediately for parents to view, track student performance on State testing and look up ideas for lesson plans using technology. Transactions for trillions of dollars can be made with the stroke of a key using technology. Employees sometimes have no privacy, for example, when we provide information about ourselves on the web then it's public knowledge. Again, the flip side is that I can access information about situations and people at any time. Not sure where we're all headed with this but it's going to be vastly different than we can expect.

The Pros and Cons of New Technology | Computers | Tech The Advantages of New Technology in Your Business Reduced Waste will lead to lower costs. Increased Productivity where properly assessed, increased production, through efficiency and better planning, can also result from the introduction of new technology. Less Workforce may be needed if jobs that previously required personnel can now be automated, further reducing costs. Higher Profits due to the increased efficiency which produces less costs. A Higher Income can be yours if your business is making more profit. Advanced Communications such as the use of e-mail, computer networks and mobile phones allow information to be sent/received instantly. More Competitive as you can afford to lower the price of your product/service if your profit levels increase, without lowering your standards. The Disadvantages of New Technology in Your Business The Management of new technology can be extremely difficult. New Skills Maintenance of the technology will be required to keep it efficient. Costs Time Summary

Pros and Cons of Technology | HC Consulting Group The Pros and Cons of Technology… Yeah, there are quite a lot of them. I find myself using technology on a daily basis. It makes my life easier. Heck, I run a technology company and create technology and software services such as Daily Deal Software, CRM Software, Social Networking Platforms, School Platforms, etc. Our software makes life easy for many people :: and that is cool. I also find myself screaming “I hate technology” on a semi-regular basis… We are going to uncover just a few of the pros and cons that technology brings us in the 21st century… Increased Productivity PRO – The use of technology, specifically smart phones and mobile devices has dramatically increased productivity. CON – Although our productivity has seemingly dramatically increased, we have become reliant on on technology to accomplish certain tasks. Less Workforce & Higher Profits Communication & Sharing CON – I am quite sure you have been in my same shoes when you get the feeling that you are way to connected.

Pros/Cons lists comparing two methods/technologies/etc. Constructive or not Pros and Cons of Social Media in the Classroom Social Media | Feature Pros and Cons of Social Media in the Classroom By Karen Lederer01/19/12 There’s an ongoing debate about the role social media should play in education. Advocates point out the benefits that social media provides for today's digital learners while critics call for regulation and for removing social media from classrooms. Finding a middle ground has become a challenge. As an educational tool, social media enriches the learning experience by allowing students and teachers to connect and interact in new, exciting ways. Despite these benefits, critics argue that there are serious risks to using social media in the classroom. Educational Tool Today’s students arrive on campus, fluent in Web and social networking technologies. Enhance Student Engagement Social media is an effective way to increase student engagement and build better communication skills.

Pros and Cons of technology in education | Aroofoverourheads's Blog contributors: Rannah Dabiri, Noosha Deravi, Ahmed El Tamami, Erin Hong, Jack Percival, Kevin Torres, Max Weinberg, Katie Yeung, Brandon Zelner We were unable to partner with Habitat For Humanity for this month’s Service Learning. Instead, we remained on campus, researching technology use in education and learning. This is an issue that has risen to prominence in conjunction with the widespread adoption of cell phones, smart phones, social media, and various other things associated with digital information and entertainment. After spending the morning researching and reading we summarized our findings, presenting them as short articles of pros and cons, found below. Pros of Technology In the 21st century, technology has become an increasing crucial part of everybody’s life – whether they admit it or not. In recent years, the cell phone has become a minimized laptop which has allowed people to utilize even the smallest windows of time. Attached to Technology and paying a price Works Cited

Pros and Cons of Technology