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Chapter I – THE PROBLEM AND ITS SETTING
Introduction (Present Tense) 2-3 pages
This section provides the reader an overview of the specific technology or field in the international or local setting. The information regarding the technology or field should be contemporary and not based on outdated sources. Discussion must not be too technical or too detailed.
This section ends with a discussion on the problem faced by or that still exist in the specific technology or field. The problem statement would lead to research objectives.
Researchers may include and discuss the following depending on your chosen topic within your introduction. Do note that composition of your introduction will depend on the subjects that make up your study.
Information and Communication Technology: Before – Now – Future. (Required) Researchers institute the focal point of their research opportunity through stating the significant contribution of Information and Communication Technology in the society, work place, and development as well. Compress it in one to three paragraphs.
Sample 1: Information technology (IT) is currently taking its center stage. The numerous advantages it has in easing the delivery of information around the world, as well as the central role of information in the new global society, means that information technology will shape the dynamics of the new millennium. `
Sample 2: The significance of IT can be seen from the fact that it has penetrated almost every aspect of our daily lives from business to leisure and even society. Today personal PCs, cell phones, fax machines, pagers, email and internet have all become an integral part of our very culture and play an essential role in our day to day activities. Machines have automated many of the crucial industrial processes. Machines are now taking up many of the mundane jobs that were once executed by human workers. Technology has evolved to an extent where machines can perform tasks that are physically inaccessible to man. The use of advanced technologies like robotics and artificial intelligence has proved helpful in life-risking tasks like mining and space exploration. Together with this constant change, IT is playing a crucial role in contemporary society. It has transformed the whole world into a global village with a global economy, which is increasingly dependent on the creative management and distribution of information. Globalization of world economies has greatly enhanced the values of information to business organizations and has offered new business opportunities.
Sample 3: Computers can store, organize and manage huge amounts of data. They can process large amounts of information. Computers have given rise to the software industry, one of the most progressive industries of the globe. Our world today has changed a great deal with the aid of information technology. Things that were once done manually or by hand have now become computerized operating systems, which simply require a single click of a mouse to get a task completed. With the aid of technology we are not only able to stream line our business processes but we are also able to get constant information in 'real time' that is up to the minute and up to date. Organization have greatly benefited for it simplifies information communication through computerized or automated system that are constantly growing popular to business today.
Sample 4: Computerization of system in various fields of work is becoming popular demand. Many industries are highly automated or use automation technology in some part of their operation. Automation is the system of manufacture designed to extend the capacity of...
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