the development, implementation, and maintenance of computer hardware and software systems to organize and communicate information electronically.
the technology of the production, storage, and communication of information using computers and microelectronics IT
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.
- Information technology governance
business The structure, oversight and management processes which ensure the delivery of the expected benefits of IT in a controlled way to help enhance the long term sustainable success of the enterprise. (2009-04-27)
- Information warfare
noun 1. the use of electronic communciations and the internet to disrupt a country’s telecommunications, power supply, transport system, etc The use of information technology as an active weapon of war. This includes not only attempts to intercept, disrupt, and defend military-specific communications and information technology, but also attempts to gain access to and disrupt […]
noun 1. the mathematical theory concerned with the content, transmission, storage, and retrieval of information, usually in the form of messages or data, and especially by means of computers. noun 1. a collection of mathematical theories, based on statistics, concerned with methods of coding, transmitting, storing, retrieving, and decoding information information theory A branch of […]
[in-fawr-muh-tiv] /ɪnˈfɔr mə tɪv/ adjective 1. giving ; instructive: an informative book. /ɪnˈfɔːmətɪv/ adjective 1. providing information; instructive adj. “instructive,” late 14c., “formative, shaping, plastic,” from Medieval Latin informativus, from Latin informatus, past participle of informare (see inform). Related: Informatively.