This essay INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY has a total of 373 words and 4 pages.
M Usama BS(IT) (17734)
Batch: Fall 2017
Information technology (IT) is the application of computers to store, study, retrieve, transmit, and manipulate data, or information, often in the context of a business or other enterprise.IT is considered a subset of information and communications technology (ICT).
History of Information Technology
Information technology has been around for a long, long time. Basically as long as people have been around, information technology has been around because there were always ways of communicating through technology available at that point in time
There are 4 main ages that divide up the history of information technology. Only the latest age (electronic) and some of the electromechanical age really affects us today, but it is important to learn about how we got to the point we are at with technology today.style.visibilitystyle.visibilitystyle.visibilitystyle.visibility
Information Technology is a developing technology that aims at obtaining the maximum information with minimum of resources, labour or time.
According to the dictionary, Information Technology is “the study or use of electronic equipment especially computers, for storing, analysing and distribution of information of all kinds, including words, numbers and pictures.”
Information Technology includes and encompasses within itself the whole technological, social and cultural phenomena that promise an excellent future for mankind.
The 21st century is a century of Information Technology. Just as steam engine emerged to be the technology of the 19th century and computer technology enhanced the capacity of human brain in the 20th century, Information Technology is the in-thing in the 21 century.
The technological progress during the past sixty years has brought about an explosion in knowledge. Today we have super computers imitating the human brain and even beating it in various fields like fast data processing, huge memory storage and quick retrieval capacity.
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In the field of the social and cultural development also, the Information Technology is fast showing its wonderful impact. Home shopping, Telebanking, Video conferencing, E-mail, Videophones etc. are bringing the peoples of the world closer together and ushering in an era of mutual goodwill, understanding and harmonious relationships.style.visibilitystyle.visibilitystyle.visibilitystyle.visibility