Computers and other technology have surely revolutionized business organizations and their operations. While employers and employees used to deal with a havoc situation in writing down files and reports with an additional worker to manage the file, the current revolutionized business environment just saves important documents and files in a hard drive. This has not only been beneficial in terms of ease, but also in terms of accessibility, communication, streamlining and efficiency (Sheoran, 2012). Leaving aside such basic aspects of technological evolution, the entire business workplace has turned to be a fluid notion as work can be performed from almost any place until or unless one has a relevant device and internet connection.
Technology can be identified as a reliable support for business organization. In short, it can be stated that “The paperless office will arrive at the same time as the paperless toilet”.Considering this background, this essay will conduct a critical discussion on how technology has contributed in revolutionizing the way work is done in business organizations. This discussion further focuses on identifying the practical implications for current businesses. For the purpose of this discussion, an analysis will be conducted for two concepts and how they impact businesses and their activities. The two concepts selected for this analysis are Global Virtual Teams and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP).