No one can rule out the growth and impact of information technology. However, the various ways and the speed in which technology changes have been happening have considerable implications on both the global and local economies, as well as in institutions and communities. Furthermore, the convergence of information technology with both science and industry is, therefore, prone to result in complications in connection to the future of the present day generations. As such, it is justified to perceive its information technology as an extremely dynamic field that is highly volatile about changes. Frequent changes are realized more often and within shorter durations. According to Kumar and Svensson ( 2015), with the fact that the global economy is dependent on knowledge, its effectiveness is largely reliant, to a great extent, on the ability to acclimatize, share and broadcast information. The above areas are amongst the many that have realized robust and far-reaching changes within the field of information technology.
In connection, the various developmental advancements associated with the changes in the field of information communication technology have significantly affected information patterns, therefore, improving the ability to adapt, share and transmit information. About that, the transformations in technologies, methods and data are rebuilding communities, value chains and places of work tremendously. In other ways, over and above enshrining the extant digital economy with the aptitude for both transformative and innovative applications, universal interconnectedness, as well as the materialization of trade in tasks by enhanced engagement and networking. Regarding that, it is an area that no one can overlook its impact at any particular day, whatsoever. The impacts are real in every information sector, and it will continue affecting connection patterns all the times.
On the same case, the highly inevitable changes realized through technology advancement have in turn paved the way of increased globalization of both manufacturing and work besides the fragmentation of several economic activities between various countries through aspects such as outsourcing and maximizing productivity. Such emergent changes in the field of information technology have also exhibited the potential to bring down the control and command structures, along with the complicated structures that have for long defined and have been conventionally linked to public organizations and institutions (Kumar & Svensson, 2015).
As aforementioned, and with issues concerning collaborative governance, an increment in the calls for the improved participation in the decision-making process have been made to play a key role in the resolution of intricate and horizontal policy matters. However, to realize it, there need to make the use of effective interactions besides the convening of divergent points of views and interests. In relation, the rapid progress of information technology and influence in occupations remain a critical aspect that every generation should try to figure out. It is also evident that just as the case is in the present day, automation will continue replacing humans in many job situations. Indeed, there are several jobs that information technology changes have rendered obsolete, and soon they will require no personnel. Case examples include call center workers and accountants due to the function of accounting software.
Above all, accessibility through capitalization on a novel and giving way for information technologies to function offers a chance for value addition to many public services and policies by the citizens. Consequently, trade-offs will still be prevalent between privacy and openness, and propriety and protection of information that have to be tackled, even though there exists an increased comprehension that the probable advantages of opening up governing through information technology are prone to overshadow the costs involved (Kumar & Svensson, 2015). As such, the requirement to create trust and establish the best manner through which the open system allows flow is essential, with the increment in the degree of challenges calling for the attention that crosses boundaries increases. The frequent changes in information technology will, therefore, necessitate the challenges that have been brought by the digital divide in relation to the divergent populations and locations. All in all, technological innovations not only transform the nature of work but decrease the amount that is available for human beings.