Chapter 8

Information Technology Basics




This chapter introduces the reader to Information Technology (IT). Information technology is the combination of information and technology. IT comprises telecommunications and computers for obtaining, processing, storing and communicating information in various forms to different persons and places. This chapter begins with the discussion on information and technology and how these two unite to present information technology. The chapter describes the impact of IT in various areas such as business, education, defence, public sector, and media. The chapter concludes with a discussion on various job ...

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