In the past few decades, there has been a revolution in computing and communications, and all indications are that technological progress and use of information technology will continue at a rapid pace. Accompanying and supporting the dramatic increases in the power and use of new information technologies has been the declining cost of communications as a result of both technological improvements and increased competition.
Utilizing technology as a competitive weapon allows you to differentiate from your competitors in the marketplace. Technology helps profits to increase, by reducing expenses and errors, while customers are delighted with the product and ‘wowed’ by service, sharing its benefit with others.
The age of modern day learning has arrived. It is no longer a matter of whether we want to integrate technology and education; it is a necessity. The reality poses an immense problem and threat to the longstanding educational institutions that have for the most part remained unchanged for nearly a century.