Definition of information technology in English:

information technology

(also IT)

noun

  • The study or use of systems (especially computers and telecommunications) for storing, retrieving, and sending information.

    • ‘Computers and information technology were a particular focus of the stories elicited.’
    • ‘There is a clear need for better information systems and better use of information technology within the health service.’
    • ‘Kim did not try to quantify how much information technology contributed to that gain.’
    • ‘I know the school is bidding for specialist status in information technology and mathematics.’
    • ‘Primary and technical schools lack computers and access to information technology.’
    • ‘Table 10.1 shows some technological capabilities offered by information technology.’
    • ‘When they take industrial action, they intend to disrupt information technology systems.’
    • ‘Increasingly, information technology is seen as a cost of doing business.’
    • ‘The source of these changes is the telecom and information technology sector that is growing and evolving on Internet time.’
    • ‘Progress is especially rapid where information technology and molecular genetics are important.’
    • ‘I am probably one of the few people in the House with a degree in computer science and information technology.’
    • ‘The rapid expansion of information technology is also closely interwoven with transport systems.’
    • ‘Textiles, electronic goods, and information technology are the principal exports.’
    • ‘The National Computing Centre promotes the effective use of information technology.’
    • ‘There is also an obvious need for improvement and tighter controls in information technology systems.’
    • ‘Can multimedia and information technology come to the rescue of law and justice?’
    • ‘He administered and oversaw the telecommunications and information technology systems for the company.’
    • ‘What changes will the new genetics and information technology bring?’
    • ‘The information technology and booking systems will be upgraded.’
    • ‘These days Williamson is again on the trail of telecommunications and information technology.’

Pronunciation

information technology

/ˌinfərˈˌmāSHən tekˈnäləjē/