Local inward investment agency Business Birmingham has been working to support Digital Native
. Investment Director Wouter Schuitemaker said: "Digital Native
joins a group of specialist training providers across Birmingham which also work closely with industry partners to ensure the next generation have the skills they need to join the workforce.
, Digital Immigrants, Part Il: Do They Really Think Differently?
In many cases, though, Digital Natives
aren't just waiting around and watching the world change.
are already impacting business every day.
As a digital native
, Flores delivers on clients' expectations of instant gratification; the present is the only time she knows.
the librarian with glasses, bun and comfortable shoes hoarding her books and shushing people, the library is a vast repository of knowledge that can be delivered in ways in which the digital native
is used to using.
Despite being technologically proficient in terms of using the various devices, it would appear that security is of a periphery concern at best to the digital native
. Many of those surveyed assumed that their IT department handled, security at work, which might explain the sometimes reckless behavior of certain employees, including opening e-mails of unknown origins and clicking on suspect links; using work e-mail for online shopping; or registering to sites that require a login--all of which could lead to compromised security.
IT HAS BEEN ALMOST A DECADE since Marc Prensky wrote about digital natives
and digital immigrants (2001 a, 2001 b).
According to the authors of Born Digital." Understanding the First Generation of Digital Natives
, John Palfrey and Urs Gasser, there exist "Digital Natives
," "Digital Settlers," and "Digital Immigrants," and the gap between these three groups "breeds and reinforces fear of new technologies, rather than encouraging positive steps to figure out how to live our lives together in a digital era."
However, if you can keep in mind how the technologies meet the needs of the strategy framework, then you're well on your way to developing a great online presence for Digital Natives
that might cause a Digital Native
like Emma to text, "xlnt site i <3 my library." (Translation: Excellent website.
Visitors will be able to see four completely digitalized production processes across a digital native
press, equipped with water-based inks, a new world premiere UV/flexo hybrid printing machine and a DigiFlexo press.
If you are not a digital native
, you may remember a time when the phrase, "The customer is king," could be met with a measure of cynicism, if not outright derision.