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Methods of Working

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Methods of Working by Helen Chau There are many ways of working with the use of information technology. Before the use of computers, many people had to do with just pen and paper. But now, due to the technology available to us, which is advancing everyday, many businesses have become more successful and environments are made easier to live in and better to work in. Multiplex cinemas depend very much on the use of technology. With the use of computers and their technology, mutiplex cinemas and many other businesses are working more efficiently than a few years ago. Ticket booking can be done over the phone which is a more convenient way of buying tickets without having to go out and be ...read more.

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Many people feel more secure and do not have to worry about taking out large amounts of money and losing it. Money can be conveniently be taken straight out of your account. ATMs' are in action, 24 hours a day, and money can be internationally transfered into different accounts over the internet. The methods of working in the 21st century have dratically changed from the 20th century. Computers are able to stored thousands of files in little space whereas before, files had to be stored on paper which may have taken rooms of shelves. Many major companies and businesses rely on computers to handle shareholders information or calculate the months spendage for example but if the main servers fail than the company could lose millions of pounds in just a few minutes. ...read more.

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In multiplex cinemas, nearly everything organsied using computers. A growing amount of cinemas are changing film formats from reeled films to films on disks, such as DVD format as they do not require staff to regularly check up on the film to see that it is running properly. But one disadvantage of having films on disk such as DVD is that, for example, a piece of hair may be stuck on the projector through out the whole film. Tickets can ordered online and paid for by credit card. This can be a 24 hour service which may be controlled by computers. Customers can chose what type of veiwing and ticket they want by chosing options by using their telephone key pad. Computers and information technology has changed society for the better creating more efficient and better running businesses also making more money. ...read more.

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