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The Importance of Information Technology

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Domenica Cresap says the world of IT is constantly growing and evolving; the next decade will surely bring a host of new changes, too.

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The Importance of Information Technology

  1. 1. theimportanceof information technology
  2. 2. InformationTechnology(IT) isn’t justforcomputernerdsanymore. Nolongeraretheletters“IT” associatedwiththecomputer whizwhoyoureachviayour employer’shelpdeskwhenyour computerisactingwonky.
  3. 3. Thesedays,“accuratebusiness planning,effectivemarketing,global sales,systematicmanagement,real timemonitoring,instantcustomer supportandlongtermbusiness growthcannotbeachievedatthe optimumlevelwithoutIT,” writes AbidAfzalButt,aUK-based researcherandITconsultant.
  4. 4. Buttandotherresearchersattestthatwhen companies“investintechnologyandchoose thepathofinnovation,” theysetthemselves uptobemorecompetitiveandhaveagreater marketshare.“Informationtechnologyisthe onlytechnologywhichprovidesyouthe opportunitytoanalyzespecificdataandplan yourbusinessjourneyaccordingly,” writes Buttin“TheRoleofInformationTechnology inBusinessSuccess.”
  5. 5. ITislargelyabout problem-solvingto achievebusiness goals,whether that’smanaging (andpromoting) businessgrowthor utilizingsoftware entities,cloud computingorthe varioustoolsof modern communication thattechnology affords.
  6. 6. But“modern communication” also appliestofacilitating internalcommunication andprocesseswithina company.“Itisveryhard forthetopmanagement tomanageallthe resourcesmanually,” writesButt.So,IT resourcesbolsterthe effortsofhuman resources,financialand employeeservicesand othertangiblefunctions thatkeeporganizations runningsmoothly.
  7. 7. Theemergingtrendspredictafuturewhere ITwillcontinueweavingitswayintothe fabricofourincreasinglyplugged-inand virtually-computingworld.Whilethoseofus whoworkdirectlywithITdepartmentscan seethesetrendsandchangesupcloseand personal,theconsumerizationofITwill encouragemoretechnologiestobewidely adopted.
  8. 8. TheworldofITisconstantly growingandevolving; thenext decadewillsurelybringahost ofnewchanges,too. factslides.com/s-New-York

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