Application of Computer


1. Business 

A computer has high speed of calculation, diligence, accuracy, reliability, or versatility which has made it an integrated part in all business organizations. 

Computer is used in business organizations for: 

 Payroll calculations  Budgeting 

 Sales analysis  Financial forecasting 

 Managing employee database 

 Maintenance of stocks, etc.

2. Banking 

Banking is almost totally dependent on computers. Banks provide the following facilities: 

 Online accounting facility, which includes checking current balance, making deposits and overdrafts, checking interest charges, shares, and trustee records.

  ATM machines which are completely automated are making it even easier for customers to deal with banks.

3. Insurance

companies are keeping all records up to-date with the help of computers. 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 

 Bonus

4. Marketing:

In marketing, uses of the 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. 

 Home Shopping - Home shopping has been made possible through the use of computerized catalogues that provide access to product information and permit direct entry of orders to be filled by the customers.

5. Engineering Design 

Computers are widely used for Engineering purpose. One of the major areas is CAD (Computer Aided Design) that provides creation and modification of images. 

Some of the fields are: 

 Structural Engineering - Requires stress and strain analysis for design of ships, buildings, budgets, airplanes, etc. 

 Industrial Engineering - Computers deal with design, implementation, and improvement of integrated systems of people, materials, and equipment. 

 Architectural Engineering - Computers help in planning towns, designing buildings, determining a range of buildings on a site using both 2D and 3D drawings. 

6. Military 

Computers are largely used in defence. 

Modern tanks, missiles, weapons, etc. 

Military also employs computerized control systems. 

Some military areas where a computer has been used are: 

 Missile Control 

 Military Communication 

 Military Operation and Planning 

 Smart Weapons

7. Government 

Computers play an important role in government services. 

Some major fields in this category are: 

 Budgets 

 Sales tax department 

 Income tax department

 Computation of male/female ratio 

 Computerization of voters lists 

 Computerization of PAN card 

 Weather forecasting.

                                To be Continued.........

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