the development, implementation, and maintenance of computer hardware and software systems to organize and communicate information electronically. Abbreviation: IT
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the technology of the production, storage, and communication of information using computers and microelectronicsAbbreviation: IT
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
The technology involved with the transmission and storage of information, especially the development, installation, implementation, and management of computer systems within companies, universities, and other organizations.
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