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Disadvantages of Ict

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  • Submitted: 16/06/2007
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GCSE ICT Systems and Application

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The Disadvantages of ICT

With all of the advantages that come with computer technology in present day the future, but with advantages there are many disadvantages. Most companies in some way depend on computers for their business. There's a problem though, computers are disadvantage is the cost of not only buying the computer equipment and software but more hiring those few who do understand computers. Not only are computer experts needed to manage and maintain networks but also needed as trainers. As new software as well as hardware are introduced to companies, the employees must know how to operate all of it. This means that the company must take time out to train their employees and, as technology evolves, retraining of how to operate these programs and equipment. All of these training costs quite a bit of money in training and equipment, many employees are fired each year.

Some other factors which show disadvantages of ICT include:

- Machines work on electricity, and if you get a power cut you would be lift stranded and can't do any work.

- Computers are machines, like if you get a stroke sometimes you loose your memory, in

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