Information Systems Have Changed the Way We Collaborate and Work in Significant Ways

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Nowadays, the change of the social life is inseparable from the contribution of social science and technology. Information systems as a dominant force generated by the Information Science and Technology are the leading factor in the advanced modern science and technology system. The power of information has quickly changed the society, has influenced people's ways of living and ways of working. Modern information system relies on technical part including information technology and information contents such as people's activities including decision making, management and support operations. The information system promote efficiency of work and improve quality of life. This article will address the information systems that have changed the…show more content…
Printing press can also help people to change their work status. Printings promote the spread of education and the promotion of knowledge. when book's price is cheap, people can afford to buy and therefore acquire knowledge, thus affecting their life and view of world. Books boost people’s literacy rate high. In return, this stimulated the requirement for more books. In addition, handicraftsmen could make them a fortune by selling early printed manuals and advertising. Printing press helps some humble people to improve their social status. Such as in the immediate the Church Reformation in Germany. There was a priest and pastor born from a shoemaker and blacksmith family. This demonstrates that the printing press can provide the opportunity to improve the social status of those from lower class. Printing press helped in the revival of cultural, and religious reform. With the printing press, the cooperation among the people becomes more convenient, the way people work has changed fundamentally and thus speed up the spread of knowledge and information.

By the end of 1950s, with the development of the computer technology and increasing popularization word wide, the information society as a whole showed its impact to society gradually. The amount of information, dissemination of information, the speed of information processing and the extent of the application of information are all increasing with high speed. Mankind enters into the information age.
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