IT – Information Technology
Information Technology (IT) is a collective term for the opportunities created by advances in computer technology and telecommunications. IT training college level, usually to a systems, Civil- or Bachelor, is now a regular feature at technical colleges and universities. The concept was established in the industry years 1992-1994 in response to new possibilities to manage communications, images and sound with computer. ADB is an old Swedish concept for IT, for example, ADB / AU-business changed its name to IT operations, Alternatively, multimedia.
Today the concept data swelling in meaning of the data, Information and Technology, and has become so commonplace that it has lost its meaning. As an expression, it has increasingly become a word that communicates what industry you work in, and not specifically with the.
“When you combine computers and various computer technologies, the result is simply, IT. Most common is probably that, as a whole, associated it with the right Computers and Information”.
I Nationalencyklopedin [ NE ] The following formulation: “Information Technology, IT, really the science of information technology (IT). The term is, however, very often synonymous with information technology, i.e.. as an umbrella term for computer technology and telecommunications in collaboration.”
Source: Information Technology.
Information technology, is “the study, design, development, implementation, support or management of computer-based information systems, particularly software applications and computer hardware.” IT deals with the use of electronic computers and computer software to convert, store, protect, process, transmit, and securely retrieve information.