Information technology (IT) is the use of computers to store, retrieve, transmit, and manipulate data or information. IT is typically used within the context of business operations as opposed to personal or entertainment technologies. IT is considered to be a subset of information and communications technology (ICT).
Whether using computers or telecommunications, ‘information technology (IT)’ covers it all. It involves writing of programs, servicing, hardware, software, web development, networking and design. It is one of the fastest growing industries in the world.