Archive for the ‘Information Society’ Category
The dynamics of the information broadcast using the technology will bring managers to propose new policies, orders and laws regarding the regulation of actions which can affect individuals and measure the parameters that the information should have. It should design a set of ethical corporate policies for each of the moral dimensions. This was done to help individuals make the right decisions, the policy areas are:
A. – Property Rights: intellectual property, intellectual property is considered an intangible property created by individuals or corporations that are subject to protections under the law.
Secret: Any work or intellectual product developed for business purposes, provided that is not based on public domain information. The limitation of protection of trade secrets is that while virtually all software programs which use complex containing unique elements of some kind, it is difficult to prevent the ideas of the work falling into the public domain when the software is distributed widely.
Copyright: Concession granted by law to protect creators of intellectual property against copying by others for any purpose, for a period of 28 years.
Patent: A legal document that gives the holder for 17 years, an exclusive monopoly on the ideas on which an invention. It is designed to ensure that inventors of machines or new methods are rewarded for their work, while their product is widely used.
B. – Quality systems: data quality and system errors can be held responsible individuals and organizations for avoidable and foreseeable consequences if their obligation is to see and correct.
C. – formal responsibility, legal responsibility and control: The new information technologies are challenging existing laws regarding liability and social practices, to force individuals and institutions accountable for their actions.
D. Quality of life, equity, access, boundaries. The negative social costs of introducing information technologies and systems are growing along with the power of technology. Computers and information technologies can destroy valuable elements of culture and society, while providing benefits.
E. – Information Rights: Privacy and Freedom in an information society, technology and information systems threaten the privacy of individuals. For this you have to take into account ethical, social and political.
The Information Society, in addition to its clear “green” component, discussed below, is responsible for the slow but inexorable disappearance of physical borders, the emergence of new business, the conversion of all markets in markets Overall, unlimited access to information, but not always guaranteed quality-of profound change in the concept of privacy, improved productivity …
However, in the current context of changing economic model, there permanently sustainable development objective is closely linked to the responsible management of scarce resources and ICTs as a fundamental instrument for its attainment. Energy is the indispensable resource for development and proper management of any alternative paradigm which purports to be viable in the search for a new model of sustainable economics.
In this sense, we should remember that there are three pillars of energy policy the European Union: sustainability, competitiveness and security of supply. The measures are in place should help to achieve the goal of “three 20″ which has raised the Union for the year 2020: 20% reduction in emissions of greenhouse gases, a 20% share of renewable energies in final consumption and a 20% savings in future energy demand by 2020. Another priority, which today comes, unfortunately, most important, is energy security.
The European Projects Department of the Institute of Educational Technology (ITE) shows a document that shows a series of indicators and data from Information Technology and Communication in education in Europe and in Spain in 2009 and 2010.
For the analysis at the European level with Euro stat data, which offer the most current values in order to make an international comparison between Member States? Drawing on several reports of the National Observatory for Telecommunication and Information Society (ONTSI) are compiled from the Ministry of Education and the National Statistics Institute
(INE) for the case of Spain and it’s autonomous.
And in a society with an increasingly widespread presence of Technologies of Information and Communication Technology (ICT), is a priority to analyze the availability and use of equipment and Internet in all contexts. In this particular case, in educational implementation of ICT is necessary, inter alia, for the acquisition of competence in information processing and digital competence as one of the eight core competencies to be acquired students.
Over 90% of large enterprises and medium enterprises and almost 40% of micro interact with government via the Internet. The two main reasons for the interaction are to obtain information and download forms. The most notable growth in SMEs and large enterprises has been observed in the full electronic management, which has increased by 5.2 points over the previous year.
Reports prepared by the Spanish Observatory of Telecommunications and Information Society (ONTSI) under the Ministry of Telecommunications and Information Society at the Ministry of Industry, Tourism and Trade based on data from Survey on ICT usage in enterprises, carried out by the INE (Spanish National Statistics Institute), and states that 100% of large companies have computers, Internet access and email. It also notes that mobile phones and computers were available in 2 out of 3 small businesses in the first quarter of 2010.
In Spain, 94.3% of micro enterprises with Internet access through connection (fixed or mobile) broadband. 93.7% of them connected via fixed broadband (ADSL or cable) and 18.7% connect through mobile broadband. At the same time, 98.7% of SMEs and large enterprises with Internet access to connect via broadband (98.2% with fixed broadband and 36.7% mobile broadband).