information technology (IT)

  

Definition

Set of tools, processes, and methodologies (such as coding/programming, data communications, data conversion, storage and retrieval, systems analysis and design, systems control) and associated equipment employed to collect, process, and present information. In broad terms, IT also includes office automation, multimedia, and telecommunications.

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  • The data collection company executives knew they couldn't keep up with their competitors without upgrading their information technology sooner rather than later.

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  • When John was trying to get his business started up one thing that he overlooked was the value of information technology.

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  • The basis of the now generation of "Information Technology", a source we call the "computer", that can show you what information via tele- portal, scoping, wording calibration for transmitting throughout the world.

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