In relation to your current business environment (or one that you are familiar with), identify at least two different types of information technology that may be used when completing work tasks. I use emails to communicate with suppliers and customers and a Smartbook till system which is used to book parties on the internet, I also use word processor to create documents. 2. What are the benefits to businesses (and others) of using information technology for doing work tasks? The benefits of IT for work tasks is the ease of communication, many attendees at a meeting may be invited quickly and in one go rather than individually calling each person.
Unit 222 Communication in a business environment. 1.1 Explain why different communication methods are used in the business environment. Within business environments different methods of communications are used, this helps to make sure that important messages or information is sent and received effectively. We have verbal communication, which is either face to face with direct colleagues, patients or by phone conversations. Both are a quick way to make sure messages are received immediately.
Data on Fixed Line vs. Cellular Debate Good news is improved data communications lead to faster transfer of information within businesses and between partners and customers. For example, sales people can remotely check stock levels and prices whilst on sales calls. Because wireless technology enables the user to communicate while on the move, you are rarely out of touch - you don't need extra cables or adaptors to access office networks. Office-based wireless workers can be networked without sitting at dedicated computers, and can continue to do productive work while away from the office. This can lead to new styles of working, such as home working or direct access to corporate data while on customer sites.
Computing services are useful due to their expertise, they permit customers to use their website to view information and make purchases effectively in a safe and secure manner ensuring they are also protected when submitting bank details. By Tesco using proffesional computing services his ensure the company upholds their reputation of being an proffesional establishment, when ( in rare occasions ) Tesco’s computer system collapses it is back in action as soon as due to the expertise of their computing services meaning they do not lose out on a lot of
Unit 1: Communication in a Business Environment Introduction This unit is about developing the skills and knowledge of communication needed within a business environment. It explores the different methods of communicating with others, whether this be verbal or non-verbal, and how different methods of communication are used within a business. It also looks at how to use spoken language and body language appropriately, as in the tone of voice used when talking to a client on the phone or a smile when greeting visitors to the office. Lastly it looks at the language, content, structure and accuracy of information in written communications relevant to the role of Reception and Office Administrator within Crossroads Care South Central. 1 Understand the requirements of written and verbal business communications 1.1 Explain why different communication methods are used in the business environment There are various methods of communication that should be used within a business environment for it to run efficiently.
Another advantage is the accessibility of the records. Information can be accessed by the physicians remotely. It is easier to send electronic records from one doctor’s office to another. This is useful when a patient has to visit more than physician in the same hospital; one won’t have to wait long for their records to be transferred’ Electronic Health Records reduces the likelihood of errors. This is because there would be no illegible handwritings or spelling mistakes.
Technological resources would include things like Computers, photocopiers, Fax machine, Phones, interactive boards, projectors and security barriers. All of these different pieces of technology would help business improve performance because the photocopier allows the staff to copy multiple documents in short amount of time instead of having to write each pager. Computers allow staff to make documents like presentations, letters, spread sheet and database much more easily than writing each, which helps to saves the business time and more importantly money. Interactive boards would help improve a business’s performance because it would help during meeting by enabling staff to display what they want to their colleagues in a controlled and easy environment, instead of having to print out documents for everyone in attendance to have to read what he was
The software works on Iphone’s and Ipad’s. MediTouch allows physicians to order prescriptions for patients while in the room as well as document the patient’s medical history. By doing this a patient has more timely turn arounds with patient visits and less chart management and paperwork between visits. MediTouch’s wireless management enables the staff to work with patients in a faster
HARROW COLLEGE Department of Business, English and Media Studies ASSIGNMENT BTEC DIPLOMA LEVEL 3 IN BUSINESS UNIT 4 – BUSINESS COMMUNICATION Unit Overview Any profit-making business needs accurate and relevant information from internal and external sources in order to operate profitably. A proper gathering of data creates an environment where informed decisions can be taken for the benefit of the business. For a business to manage information effectively there must be good communication systems within the organisations. Employees must possess good verbal and written skills in order to communicate and share information. Business information enables a company to obtain competitive advantage and promote efficiency.
How do they improve operational efficiency and decision making? Nowadays, many people use iPhone and other mobile devices to conduct their business. A lot of applications have been created for managers to share information or to control the business processes. In this case we can see applications for social networking , sales force management, and tracking applications. IPhone’s applications are used by Doylestown Hospital to provide doctors with secure mobile access from any location in the world to the hospital’s Meditech electronical medical records system.