The Information Age
On the information superhighway there will be few speed limits and no turning back Financial Times, 1994
Information is vital to modern business. Effective use of information is, at least, an issue of money; more often it is one of survival, and survival is not compulsory. The way in which information is generated, stored, transmitted and processed is changing in a way that will revolutionise many people’s work practices in the not too distant future. The end of the 20th century will be recognised as the dawn of the Information Age, as signiﬁcant a change as the earlier Industrial...