Impact of Technology
Developments in information technology,
vast amounts of information,
These four areas dealing with information are the four areas in which societies perception of information has changed. As communication and information technologies have been developed, the various elements that makeup society, whether they be individuals or organisations, expect to be able to use information in ways that were not possible thirty years ago. Society expects to be able to store more than was previously conceived. to be able to manipulate the information they have for their benefit, to increase understanding and discover new relationships. to be able to distribute information quickly, efficiently and cheaply.the creation of new information to be facilitated by these new technologies.