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2.0 Compare and contrast the positive and negative use of the Internet to businesses and society.
3.0 Discuss the threats faced by organizations and society when using the Internet and identify the measures of security and privacy that should be taken when Internet applications or services are used online.
4.0 Select any two different unified communications providers to compare and contrast their features, applications and discuss their suitability for businesses.
Internet or simply called ‘Net’ is the electronic communication network which links different computer networks as well as several facilities related to organizational computer in the world. Nowadays, business organizations and society conduct a number of activities through the internet. According to Castells (2018), the internet helps society and business in different ways and also makes activities easy and simple to do. This report focuses on some key parts. Firstly, this report compares and contrasts both the positive and negative sides of using the internet for business and society. Secondly, this report discusses different threats that are faced by both organizations and society while using the internet. In addition, this report also identifies the key measures of security and privacy which should take while using internet applications or services. Thirdly, this report selects two unified communication providers and compares or contrasts their key features, applications, and suitability for the businesses.
2.0 Compare and contrast the positive and negative use of the Internet to businesses and society
The positive and negative impact of the internet on business
The Internet has become a significant factor for businesses to improve business operations as well as to improve the interactions between people. The Internet has both positive and negative impacts on a business. The positive impacts of the internet on business are explained as follows:
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Improved communication: Different types of communication tools are presented over the internet and so using the internet in business is the key reason to improve business operations and interactions as the internet makes business communication easier and faster (Heath, 2017). The key tools for business communication are websites, e-mail, social media, different mobile chat applications including IMO, Viber, and WhatsApp help to pass important files or messages to the customers, employees, and other business associates. Such as, there is a delay of deliver one product and in this case, if the retailer or business will alert the customers quickly who interested in that particular product, then customers will be satisfied with the business operation. This also develops good communication between the employees and other business associates with the customers.
Easy marketing and advertisement of products or services: This is very easy for businesses to market their different products or services by using the internet (Heath, 2017). For example, through the business website, a business can market or advertise their products easily and can section for comments and reviews from that the business can easily know what the demands of the customers and the complaints of the customers that need to be improved.
Better collaboration: This is easy by using the internet to get in contact with other business professionals as well as different business associates who are successful in business. Heath (2017) said that nowadays, through the internet different seminars are held known as webinars which is an easy process to collaborate with successful business professionals and get in touch with them to share ideas or thoughts………