Information Technology

Updated Oct 1, 2020 · 2 min read

What is Information Technology?

Information technology (IT) is the use of computer networking, software, hardware, and the Internet to store, retrieve, transmit, and manipulate information. Many companies have or outsource IT departments that specialize in managing their computers, networks, and other technical areas.

IT departments can include computer engineers and programmers, front-end web developers, quality assurance (QA) specialists, network administrators, user experience (UX) designers, technical writers, and technical support leads.

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