Outline of information technology
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Information technology (IT), as defined by the Information Technology Association of America (ITAA), is “the study, design, development, implementation, support or management of computer-based information systems, particularly software applications and computer hardware.”[1] IT deals with the use of electronic computers … Read More

IT governance
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Information Technology Governance, IT Governance or ICT (Information & Communications Technology) Governance, is a subset discipline of Corporate Governance focused on information technology (IT) systems and their performance and risk management. The rising interest in IT governance is partly due … Read More

Engineering Informatics
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Engineering Informatics is a discipline combining information technology (IT) – or informatics – with engineering concepts; It is an interdisciplinary scientific area focusing on the application of advanced computing, information and communication technologies to engineering. Engineering Technology Areas It emcompasses … Read More

Information technology
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Information technology (IT), as defined by the Information Technology Association of America (ITAA), is “the study, design, development, implementation, support or management of computer-based information systems, particularly software applications and computer hardware.”[1] IT deals with the use of electronic computers … Read More

Microsoft to buy Calista Technologies and join Citrix Systems for virtualization
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Microsoft intends to develop in the virtualization field, with a more extensive strategy that includes the relaxing of the licensing for its virtualization software and lower prices. Virtualization is a technique for hiding the physical characteristics of computing resources from … Read More

MySQL bought by Sun Microsystems
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A new try for Sun Microsystems to come back between the leaders of the IT industry, by buying the most popular open source database, for $1 billion. MySQL is a multithreaded, multi-user SQL database management system which has, according to … Read More

Outsourcing predictions for the new year 2008
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A high importance is given to the IT outsourcing industry. From this point of view, there are two special “destinations” for the corporations: India, and Eastern Europe. Phil Fersht suggests some trends for the new year: Offshoring panic will continue, … Read More