Information Technology [in-fer-mey-shuhn – tek-nol-uh-jee]
1. 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.
2. Information Technology refers to an entire industry. IT is based on using computers and software to manage information. It performs complex functions required to supply information to various departments.