With the introduction and commercialization of the Internet during the early years of the 21tst century, the world has also evolved and expanded to a virtual one. Most of the people around the world use the Internet for many reasons – may it be personal or business-related. In fact, the Internet World Statistics website reported that there are currently 2.4 billion users of the Internet in 2012. Out of these users, almost half of the population came from Asia which is seconded by countries found in Europe.
These data are being used by companies who create Internet applications. These internet applications are Web-based interactive services that can be used to help individuals, companies and organizations around the world to accomplish tasks over the internet. Even if they are less powerful compared to its software counterparts, Internet applications enable you to do your job and business whatever device you use or wherever you may be so long as there is an internet connection.
One example of this is the RIAs or Rich Internet Applications. Many companies and organizations around the globe use this to deliver information from a wide range of sources and systems to different departments, mobile systems and units. Here are the following benefits that can be derived in using RIAs.
Many business enterprises nowadays employ multiple modules and systems to monitor vital functions and processes in their operations. This includes management, quality control and also material management. If you are involved in managing a wide range of operations, it will be very hard to compress and gather all these information so that they can be analyzed and interpreted for decision making.
With the help of Rich Internet Applications, the gathering of these data from various data warehouses is faster and easier. You can also filter these data and only pick those who are necessary for the management’s decision making.
Improved Data Presentation
People tend to digest information more effectively when it is presented or displayed in a graphic manner. The use of graphs, tables, pictures and animations are far more engaging in real time compared to a series of numbers and text displayed. Companies who use RIAs were able to improve decision making and also cut costs in its operations.
Convenient access to information
With the inception of mobile devices in the market, there is no more need for managers and supervisors to stay in their static work stations just to retrieve the information that they need. With the help of these internet applications, managers can optimize the functions of their mobile device by updating information, monitoring and locating materials and inventory and also easily detect problems surrounding the business.