The new age of digital

A lot of traditional media have moved to the space of digital.

A lot of traditional media have moved to the space of digital.

Over the years, the communication process of the world has gone from one on one, until it has evolved to going beyond borders. Thanks to the invention of the digital sphere, it has given a whole other meaning to what communication is.

Digital transformation talks about the changes that go with the application of digital technology in different aspect in the society of human. It can also be seen as the third stage of embracing digital technology. First we get to know digital competence, then level-up to digital literacy and evolve to the last step of digital transformation. In the last step, we talk about the usages of digital that creates new types of innovation and creativity in a certain output or domain, and not just simply enhancing and supporting the traditional types of methods.

People can process their government forms online.

People can process their government forms online.

Digital transformation in a nutshell can also mean going paperless. Ever since digital has been utilized in societies, we get to experience a paperless environment. Instead of letters being delivered out, we just send emails via our mobile phones, tablets and laptop computers. Aside from jotting down notes using paper and pen, we simply take photos and screenshots of whatever we may see. Even artists are creating their work in their technological gadgets to avoid wasting paper. Traditional media has also evolved and widen their scope by tapping into digital. Newspapers, magazines and tabloids have put up website and e-books on their daily posts for users to subscribe to.

Digital transformation affects different sectors in society, mainly the businesses, government, mass communication, art, medicine and science. For the government, a lot of their services can be found in the web. People can inquire certain requirements of government services online. With just a few clicks, you can already save a lot of time, aside from lining up their offices. Digital has improved the system, most especially of the government side.

 

Photos from http://www.engadget.com/2011/07/18/cnn-starts-streaming-24-hours-of-news-online-and-on-your-iphon/ and http://gadgets.ndtv.com/internet/news/japan-considering-response-to-surging-cyber-attacks-on-government-sites-556783