I am writing a report on the changing of technological advances in my country. I would like to get high marks for this report to passing the Examination. Sri Lanka is a rapidly developing country among Asia-pacific region. In the 21 century, have been many technological changes in the difference sectors in Sri Lankan society. I will discuss technological advances with major sections in the country, such as workplace, travel and the home (Figure 1). I have been used current comman situation and information in our society to explain for this report.
Structure of report Presently, all working places in country have been increasing use of teleworking and the implementation of new gadgets around the office and house, such as computers, telephone, Scanner, fax machines, which have made communication sectors. Those gadgets are appalling with any sectors and at home as a network, achieve benefits likes flexibility, team working, less distraction, time controlling and work speedily, proximity to home and family, less stress, more productivity, cost saving by organization as well as employees.
In figure 2 analysis of 2010 Survey data, national level 10 percent of the population is computer literate. Western province reported the highest computer literacy rate of 15.3 percent and the lowest percentage of 5 percent was reported from Uva & North central provinces. Figure 3 shown, availability of computers in households is highest in the Western province (8%) and this is followed by the Central and North provinces (3%). Uva province reported the lowest percentage of 0.4 percent (Department of Census & Statistics, 2011).
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Furthermore, Printers and CD drives are essential basic accessories of personal computers. CD drives, however are available in more urban households (67 percent) than in the rural households (59 per cent). The household having computers have internet facility is percentage between urban (25%) and rural (16%) sectors.
Figure 4 explain: only about 3 percent of the household population in the age group of 5 to 69 years can use Internet on their own. Another 7 percent are aware of Internet but they can use it only with the help of others. Strikingly the majority (90 percent) is even not aware about this facility. Nationally, 53 percent of households use their home computers for only 10 hours or less per week. In urban sector, about one fourth of housing units use their home computers over 25 hours per week and this percentage for the rural sector is 19 percent (Department of Census & Statistics, 2011).
Among the teleworking items, computer get first place in work place and home and it most...