information technology (IT) (also information technology) is the today common generic term for the information - and data processing as well as the hardware needed for it. The term „information technology “comes from the English and is (according to Duden) the correct translation of the English term information technology.
Itdevices and procedure for the processing of information and data (data processing technology) describes, in addition, the range of telecommunications. The term IT and/or. Information Technology is also often used nowadays as designation of the EDP department of an enterprise, thus the department, itself with thatDevelopment and support of the enterprise-internal computer infrastructure (administration, Intranet,…) concerned.
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in the German linguistic usage controlled the English expressed abbreviation IT [aɪ tiː] the media, thanaround the turn of the century a general Boomen „of the IT-industry “connected with a scarceness „IT-specialists “on the job market existed on. In this connection by the initiative D21 also to Germany the concept of the Green Card was transferred. However is in the last years by the recession alsoin the IT-industry unemployment strongly risen and the demand for workers broken in. Only 2004 and 2005 a noticeable stimulation appeared and it could new jobs be created.
the advancements of the IT has all areas of life in the last decadesto change and/or. to coin/shape begun, beside the economy also the science and many further areas of life. Therefore it becomes ever more important, both the software development processes and the processes the contribution of IT-services (English.To improve IT-services). Here it became increasingly relevant, realizations thatto include critical research for people computer interaction.
Special work areas are IT-industry, IT-services, IT-consultation, IT-management consultation.
- to data processing technology
- electronic data processing (EDP)
- computer science
- information and communication
- of IT-occupations
- communication technology
- medical technology
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|Wikibooks: EDP - Learning and teaching materials|
- Sascha Kersken: Manual of the information technology.(Openbook: EDP bases,Programming, medium organization)
- Phenomenological Approaches ton of information Technology and Ethics. Entry (English) in the Stanford Encyclopedia OF Philosophy (inclusive Literature data)