Also often called ICT (Information and Communications Technology) and C & IT (Communication and Information Technologies). The broad subject concerned with all aspects of managing and processing information, on databases or in libraries, especially within a large organisation or company. Because computers are central to information management, computer departments within companies and universities are often called IT departments. Some companies refer to this department as IS (Information Services) or MIS (Management Information Services).
sector of the economy that encompasses electronic hardware and software for purpose s of transmit ting and receiving information. [D02853] RMW Any equipment, or interconnected system(s) or subsystem(s) of equipment, that is used in the automatic acquisition, storage, manipulation, management, movement, control, display, switching, interchange, transmission, or reception of data or information [D03514] GAT specific area of project management application ( APMA). [D04843] RMW