information technology

noun

Definition of information technology

: the technology involving the development, maintenance, and use of computer systems, software, and networks for the processing and distribution of data

Examples of information technology in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Darrin Johnson, leader of the cybersecurity team for the information technology company Progent, emphasized that hackers strike not only large companies but small- to medium-sized businesses. oregonlive, 30 June 2022 As dean at Carnegie Mellon, Dr. Bailey emphasized the importance of information technology in business, requiring students to use PCs and encouraging sometimes-reluctant professors to adopt an internal computer network to improve communication. Emily Langer, BostonGlobe.com, 31 Aug. 2022 As dean at Carnegie Mellon, Dr. Bailey emphasized the importance of information technology in business, requiring students to use PCs and encouraging sometimes-reluctant professors to adopt an internal computer network to improve communication. Emily Langer, Washington Post, 31 Aug. 2022 Kari Escobedo, Seattle Mariners SVP of information technology, thrives on that challenge. Noah Barsky, Forbes, 2 Aug. 2022 Error correction is one of the most fundamental concepts in information technology. Zaira Nazario, Scientific American, 1 May 2022 The chain offered technical training and degrees in business, computer engineering, information technology and cybersecurity, marketing itself to students looking for the flexibility to pursue an education while working their current jobs. Jonah Valdez, Los Angeles Times, 16 Aug. 2022 ValueAct, founded in 2000, has stakes in companies in sectors ranging from information technology and energy to financials and consumers. Stephen Nakrosis, WSJ, 11 Aug. 2022 The funding will go toward training for the manufacturing, health care, information technology and biomedical sectors. Erica E. Phillips, Hartford Courant, 3 Aug. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of information technology

1978, in the meaning defined above

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“Information technology.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/information%20technology. Accessed 29 Sep. 2022.

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information technology

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: the technology involving the development, maintenance, and use of computers and software for the processing and distribution of information

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