The paper "The Internet is Changing the World" is a great example of information technology coursework. With the advent of the Internet, it is increasingly changing the world. In the early years after the introduction of the Internet around the world, the Internet has only such limitations. It took a little while for the Internet to grow bigger and bigger. Microsoft Corporation is one big company that becomes an integral part of the internet age. Bill Gates, the founder of Microsoft Corporation, took the initiative and grab on to the opportunity and created an Operating System that would be used for the internet with such great ease and that too evolved (Cole, 2003). The creation of the Internet opened doors to a lot of people and companies.
It offers vast opportunities for people from all walks of life. Those people who have a disability can now communicate with other people around the world, which with their situation before they can never do in a lifetime. In the current time, these disadvantaged individuals have now ease and comfort in accessing information and communicating efficiently.
They can now do business wherever they are. They do not even have to exert effort in relocating or transporting to other places to do their business or everyday activity. The Internet also paved the way for micro, small and medium companies to tap a much bigger market. The market potential of these enterprises expanded as a result of the Internet usage and adaptation of these businesses. For instance, promotion of the company, product or services can be done through the Internet. Marketing which is the most difficult aspect of entrepreneurship can also be conducted through computers, network, websites, and others.
Even live one on one business matching can be done with the latest technology. With the emergence of the Internet, there are some companies, though they are not that technically inclined, that created to address certain requirements for website development that would attract the consumers (Gates, 2000). The Internet did not only pave the way for people to communicate with their loved ones. It also generated a new way of doing business. Thus, the birth of E-Commerce and E-Business.
According to Gefen (2000), E-Commerce or E-Business is facilitating entrepreneurial transactions and communication through the utilization of computers and networks (Javenpaa, et al. , 2000).
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