Sunday, 14 October 2012

What is information technology?

Definition of Information Technology:

According to Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) IEEE Computer Society, information technology can be label into two meaning. 

     I. In the broadest sense, information technology is often used to refer to all of  
    II. In academic, it refers to undergraduate degree programs that prepare 
        student to meet the computer technology needs of business, government, 
        healthcare, schools and other kinds of organizations.

According to Oxford Learner's English
     -The study or use of electronic equipment, especially, computers, for storing and analyzing information.  

According to Kamus Dewan Edisi Keempat
        -melalui penggunaan komputer dan dalam bidang telekomunikasi.


      From end of last century, information technology has been emerged into our society which change our society experienced from industrial society to an "information society". 

      Computing has become the defining of technology of our ages, it changing how we live and work. Such as, we using information technology to find information and finish our task. Other than that, we are using social media such as Facebook to communicate each other through internet. 

     Computer are integral to modern culture because it can fulfill task easily and are a primary engine of the world's economic and social change.  


Information technology (IT)have a wide advantage of utilize in education today. IT not only means computer and their networks, which IT can means other technologies help to move information around from one place to another.

By learning IT,we can allows us to grow-up and become computer literate adults and helps young adults to obtain work in a wide variety of field.

It also will allows us to be more common place for the students. Students who embrace information technology during their education grow up to become adults who embrace information technologies in their homes and workplaces. This will helps us to create a nation which is educated and successful.

By: Eric Low Lik Yuen

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