Evolution of It Department

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  • First Computer

    First Computer
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  • Computer as a PC

    Computer as a PC
    The First Desktop.In the beginning it was very expensive, so only few big companies could afford it.
  • Availability of pc

    Availability of pc
    Computers available and affordable for few companies.
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    Stage 2: Expansion

    As a consequence, there is a rapid and unplanned expansion of IT applications without any seriou
  • Introducing the Internet to the world

    Introducing the Internet to the world
    Users could only visit web pages, but not contribute to the content on the pages.
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    Stage 3: Control

    In this stage things are going out of control and performance of IT infrastructure in not upto the mark, a system of control is established. It's now possible to review earlier plans and more and more managements are showing interests in the information system plans. By the end of the third stage users starts expecting from information systems flexibility and responsiveness to the changing needs.
  • Google

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    Stage 4: Integration

    In the fourth stage information systems are integrated. Databases are developed and designed. This databases enables the departments to communicate online with the clients and by this way meeting their needs much quickly. By the end of this stage users start realising the importance and advantage of IT infrastructure in improving communication within the enterprise.
  • Web 2.0

    Web 2.0
    The new generation of the world wide web allows the users to interact and collaborate in social media, like Wikipedia, blogs, forums, social networks
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    Stage 5: Data improvement

    Stage 5: Data administration
    Development of Databases for common use gives rise to the need for proper administration of Information system. By the end of this stage, information systems are fully integrated at the organisational level. By now on, organisational structures with clearly defined duties and responsibilities for the information function are drawn up.
  • Cloud Computing

    Cloud Computing
    The term became popular after Amazon.com introduced the Elastic Compute Cloud in 2006.Cloud-based apps can be up and running in days or weeks, and they cost less. With a cloud app, you just open a browser, log in, customize the app, and start using it. Businesses are running all kinds of apps in the cloud, like customer relationship management (CRM), HR, accounting, and much more. Some of the world’s largest companies moved their applications to the cloud with salesforce.com after rigorously te
  • Apple Smartphone 1

    Apple Smartphone 1
    Smartphone is a mobile phone built on a mobile operating system, with more advanced computing capability and connectivity than a feature phone. Companies start to motivate their employees to use smartphones for work environment.
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    Stage 6: Maturity

    In the last stage, Information is treated as a corporate resource. Informations systems is not see as a tool which facilitates procedures, anymore. Nowadays, it is seen as a tool which enables companies to create competitive advantages and to build customer long term relationships.