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    What is IT?

    The term information technology, otherwise known as IT, is used in several ways. The IT industry is made up of the companies and individuals that provide computing products and services to other companies or individuals. The mission of the IT industry in general is to provide technology solutions to solve business problems. To design, develop and maintain for example, the financial, healthcare and manufacturing systems of the world, military command and control systems, and desktop computing applications. provide technological innovation to enable opportunity. To design, develop and maintain for example, the continual advances in communications systems, or the latest in multimedia and entertainment systems, such as virtual reality or that cool new “experience” they call a…

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    Is IT mostly about computer programming?

    No, but computer programming is part of IT. IT revolves around the development of computer systems to solve business problems or enable opportunity. Computers need computer programs. Think of it this way – a computer without software is like a tape player without a tape, like a Nintendo without a game cartridge, like a DVD player without a DVD – just a dumb box or board.┬áComputers without software are useless. Therefore, computer programming and software engineering is a very critical component of IT, but just one of many key components and aspects of the IT field. There are three sides to this house: the hardware side of IT – the design, manufacture…

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