How Are Computers Used in Industry?

Businesses today have a wide range of uses for computers. This has been a necessity for industry as a way to utilize their resources more efficiently, as well as a way to reach a larger group of potential customers. As a result, IT jobs have been flourishing for some time due to industry's reliance on computers for their daily operations.

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How Are Computers Used in Industry?
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Inventory Tracking

Using spreadsheets or databases, most businesses utilize some sort of computer maintained inventory tracking system.

Payroll

From printing or depositing paychecks, to applying raises and bonuses, industries have become very reliant on computer management.

Payroll

From printing or depositing paychecks, to applying raises and bonuses, industries have become highly reliant on computer management.

Web Sites

All industries have been migrating towards the Internet over the past two decades, resulting in the need for maintained websites, requiring not only server space, but maintenance and updates to these sites as well.

Customer Databases

Customer databases are used not just to track order information for clients, but also to chronicle interactions to better serve clients in the future.

Cash Registers

Modern cash registers are often networked computer systems, allowing companies to maintain much more up-to-date and accurate transaction records, as well as real-time inventory tracking.