Using computer-based technology

Developing use of computers
Using computers
Computer-based technologies initiated irreversible changes in the contents and organization of the production process in western market economies. Industries based on economies of scale have been replaced by industries based on economies of scope organizing in a way which allows the production of small batches of widely varying products according to customer's specifications. New industries are quality- and customer-oriented and have a high conceptual component. They rely on services such as design, marketing, advertising and after-sales services, which are an increasingly important and integral part of manufacturing. The conventional division between services and manufacturing has become blurred, as a significant and growing part of the valued added in manufacturing consists of services.
Computer obsession
Type Classification:
C: Cross-sectoral strategies
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 1: No PovertyGOAL 2: Zero HungerGOAL 3: Good Health and Well-beingGOAL 4: Quality EducationGOAL 5: Gender EqualityGOAL 6: Clean Water and SanitationGOAL 7: Affordable and Clean EnergyGOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and InfrastructureGOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and CommunitiesGOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and ProductionGOAL 13: Climate ActionGOAL 14: Life Below WaterGOAL 15: Life on LandGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong InstitutionsGOAL 17: Partnerships to achieve the Goal