They have grown from simple calculators to machines with many functions and abilities. Computers have become so common that almost every home has at least one computer, and schools find them a good source for information and education for their students. “Computers have created new careers and eliminated others and have left a huge impact on our society. The invention of the computer has greatly affected the arts, the business world, and society and history in many different areas, but to understand how great these changes are, it is necessary to take a look at the origins of the computer.” (Colton and Bruchey 29) the over use
Effects of Technology on the Accounting Profession Paper ACC 340 March 16, 2015 The Effects of Technology on the Accounting Profession Technology has changed the face of accounting over the years, from manual to automation, hence has also changed the way accounting practices are performed. Currently, accounting information is processed via computer through various networks. With the growth of technology, automated processes have increased the speed of information input and output, increased its accuracy, and the timely manner of which information is processed. On the contrary, confidentiality of the accountant is to the trust of the employer. As these technical advances may be an asset to an organization, it is also a liability to an organization's accountant.
This has allowed them to be very flexible in developing new products as they have complete control over the software and hardware. Apple’s strategy is still evolving in an effort to keep up with evolving technology. They originally focused on the computer industry. They continued to introduce innovative products in the computer industry. Recently they have focused a great deal of strategic attention and resources on entering into the digital electronics and computer markets.