Use of computer is inevitable in every field of life since its invention. Computer uses, of course, save lots of lots of time and man powers thus reducing the cost. Various kinds of software and programs are available to ease up and boost the process in each and every industry. Rapid development is not possible without uses of computer.
Today banking is almost totally dependent on computer. Banks provide following facilities:
- Banks provide online accounting facility, which includes current balances, deposits, overdrafts, interest charges, shares, and trustee records.
- ATM machines are making it even easier for customers to deal with banks.
Insurance companies are keeping all records up-to-date with the help of computers. The insurance companies, finance houses and stock broking firms are widely using computers for their concerns. Insurance companies are maintaining a database of all clients with information showing
- Procedure to continue with policies
- Starting date of the policies
- Next due installment of a policy
- Maturity date
- Interests due
- Survival benefits
The computer has provided a lot of facilities in the education system.
- The computer provides a tool in the education system known as CBE (Computer Based Education).
- CBE involves control, delivery, and evaluation of learning.
- The computer education is rapidly increasing the graph of number of computer students. 15
- There are number of methods in which educational institutions can use computer to educate the students.
- It is used to prepare a database about performance of a student and analysis is carried out on this basis
In marketing, uses of computer are following:
- Advertising – With computers, advertising professionals create art and graphics, write and revise copy, and print and disseminate ads with the goal of selling more products.
- At Home Shopping – Home shopping has been made possible through use of computerised catalogues that provide access to product information and permit direct entry of orders to be filled by the customers.
Computers are widely used in engineering purpose. One of major areas is CAD (Computer aided design).that provides creation and modification of images. Some fields are:
Requires stress and strain analysis for design of Ships, Buildings, Budgets, and Airplanes etc
Computers deal with design, implementation and improvement of integrated systems of people, materials and equipment.
Computers help in planning towns, designing buildings, determining a range of buildings on a site using both 2D and 3D drawings.
Computers are largely used in defense. Modern tanks, missiles, weapons etc. Armed forces use computer based defense system.
Uses of computers in defense system are very common now a days.
- Missile Control
- Military Communication
- Military Operation and Planning
- Smart Weapons.
Communication means to convey a message, an idea, a picture
or speech for clear understanding. Some main areas in this category are:
- Video conference.
Computers play an important role in government. Some major fields in this category are: · Budgets · Sales tax department
- Income tax department
- Male/Female ratio
- Voters lists
- Driving licensing system
- Computerization of PAN card
- Weather forecasting