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Computers Will Meet the Expectations Of Small Businesses

When I was a kid in the 1960, I grew up watching Hollywood’s vision of a future computer. I used to see it with astonishment, since a television personality would feed a question on a computer and it would be an instantaneous and mysterious response. I remember playing “computer” with my friends at the neighborhood elementary school. I put a cardboard box on top of me with an electric light in the middle with a hole in the front. I ask my friends to write a question on a piece of paper and slide it and put it on. When I heard the noise of “sleeping” and “going”, I answered their questions about the universe, the best a child could do in an elementary school. I have finally surpassed Hollywood’s vision of computers, or at least, the vision of Hollywood computers in the future has become more realistic. Although the recurrent idea that computers will solve all our problems will not disappear. Recently, five or six years ago, I remember seeing a commercial advertisement that promoted the Internet and how all our problems would be solved magically, minus all the “bleeding”.

Expectations Of Small Businesses

And “zooping” I remember television when I was a child. Unfortunately, the promises of computers and the Internet lagged behind our expectations, especially the expectations of small businesses. While large multinationals have been able to afford IT departments that can create specific applications that fit their needs, many small businesses have been left in the cold during the “computer revolution”. If a small company needs specific requirements to automate its operation, the only option is to hire a computer consultant, which can take weeks, perhaps months, to write your program, and the cost is prohibitive for services.

Computers Will Meet the Expectations Of Small Businesses

Unfortunately, the reality is that most small businesses have left the same applications and programs that they have used in the last ten years. Small business computers resemble a typewriter of the past rather than a Hollywood image of a future computer. At best, some small businesses may have individual employees who can create detailed spreadsheets, but more often, the computer was perceived as misleading as elements of unfulfilled promises. The second advent of computers.

Computer Revolution

In the last four or five years, there has been another “computer revolution”. Unlike the “computer revolution” of the mid to late 1990s, which affected mainly consumers and large corporations, this revolution is aimed at small businesses. Until the late 1990s, innovators and visionaries experimented with the Internet as an integral solution to all the problems and problems of all with the promise of a “new economy” and wealth for all. Everyone was excited about the promise of computers, and everyone was eager to jump to the dot com. I’m sure that most people know someone who tried to make money from the Internet, from a cousin who tried to start a website, to a neighbor who had no experience and received technical training to learn about systems or systems management. A technical event occurred in 2000, when thousands of people who hoped to reach their goals abandoned computers and the Internet and found themselves unemployed and competing for jobs. In a few months, jobs that only received two or three resumes were suddenly flooded with biographies. Over the course of the months, I moved from the employee market to the employer market.

It was the tragic events of September 11 that put the computer industry in a state of chaos and opened the paradox of the possibility of a second “computer revolution.” While companies froze their budgets and killed projects, thousands of people found themselves unemployed. For almost a year and a half, the computer industry has been dying of karma and, as people begin to feel frustrated, they have begun to change careers again in the hope of earning income that can support their families and styles. of life. The percentage of people who abandoned a career in the IT industry decreased, and many programmers began looking for alternatives to use in the IT departments of large companies. Some of them were bitten by entrepreneurs and began writing programs for industries with which they were familiar in previous occupations. When new entrepreneurs started with budgets and limited resources, many of these programs were aimed at smaller companies.

Is there a limit for the affected industries?

Personally, I am used to consulting with Fortune 500 companies, and I have transferred my practice to small and medium companies. Since I did it, I was surprised by the evolution that I have seen in some of the most amazing industries. The most amazing industry is the pest control industry. I have an acquaintance who has pest control work. Basically, mice and mice are maintained for the food service industries. One day we were talking about a second “computer revolution” when he began to participate.

 

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