This is the age of technology. Computer plays an important role in it. Now-a-days, the most common word that we can hear all time is none other than “Information Technology.” It first heard in a modern sense in the year 1958 inside a magazine, named Harvard Business Review. Its author said that, “the new technology does not yet have a single established name. We shall call it information technology.” The processing, acquisition and storage of any kind of written, vocal and numerical information by a micro-electronic gadgetis called information technology.
IT is the area of managing technology and spans wide area related to computer software, information system, computer hardware, programming language etc. Anything related with data management are covered by IT.
An IT professional performs various types of functions those begin from installation of application to designing complex networks. Such other duties which perform by an IT professional are data management, engineering, hardware as well as management of entire IT system and whole industry also. Today it is not only using as a computer related term but its scope spreads too many other electronic devices also. It’s now gives a deep impact in our society. It is now used in cell phone, television, automobile and many more which increases it demand day by day.
These days IT is used as a subject of education in degree course. It is now create a position as a distinct field of study compared to Computer science and Information System. IT now looks like radar of this dynamic society. Today, any development in our civilization without IT, is seems to be a ship without its radar.