information technology

noun
Updated on: 19 May 2018

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

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1978

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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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