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Information
Technology


Information Technology?

“The study, design, development,
implementation, support or management of
computer
-
based information systems, particularly
software applications and computer hardware.”




IT deals with the use of electronic computers &
computer software to convert, store, protect,
process transmit & securely retrieve information.


Information

Technology

is

one

of

the

most

important

industries

in

the

Indian

economy
.



The

IT

industry

of

India

has

registered

huge

growth

in

recent

years
.

India's

IT

industry

grew

from

150

million

US

Dollars

in

1990
-
1991

to

a

whopping

50

billion

UD

Dollars

in

2006
-
2007
.




In

the

last

ten

years

the

Information

Technology

industry

in

India

has

grown

at

an

average

annual

rate

of

30
%
.



Information technology, and the hardware and
software associated with the IT industry, are an
integral part of nearly every major global
industry.



Unlike most of the industries, the IT industry is
knowledge
-
based.



Effective utilization of skilled manpower in the IT
sector can help an economy achieve a rapid pace
of economic growth.



The

IT

industry

has

become

an

integral

part

of

any

business

automating

man

driven

process

such

as

general

accounting

&

other

files

&

folders
.



IT

&

ITES

has

been

one

of

the

major

contributor

to

GDP
.



Young

Indian

IT

professionals

in

India

earn

more

than

200

per

cent

the

average

salary

any

other

profession

earns
.


Government of India’s (
GOI
)measures for
‘India IT Industry’
.




Electronics and hardware manufacturing.


R&D.


Increase PC penetration.


Increase utilization of Internet.


Domestic software market.


Development of local language software's.


Use of IT to increase productivity.


Use of IT as a means of generating employment.


Availability of technical work force.


Number and quality of training facilities

Areas of Specialization


Data warehousing &
Data Mining


E
-
Business


Embedded Systems


Enterprise Java


ERP


ITeS


IT in Insurance


IT n Banking






Accounting &
Finance


Multimedia
Applications


Cyber Law


Software Project
Management


Web Technology


Gaming Industry


Career

In order to enter this field, in addition to a basic
degree in computer science/engineering one
must have sound knowledge of software used
in the front end such as
Java, DHTML, Visual
basic

etc.


The backend which is generally databases such
as
Oracle and SQL server

as well as
networking
and web server maintenance.



In addition an
understanding of business
transactions

is also essential.


Career


After completing MCA, there is a glut of opportunities

1.
Work as a System Analyst in a big company

2.
Develop software for companies like Microsoft

3.
Work as a Systems Manager in a big corporate

4.
Work as an Internet Expert, Web Designing
Specialist

5.
Work as an entrepreneur

6.
Take up a career in computer education

7.
Work as a consultant

8. Go for Consultancy and Computer Education

9. Participate in Systems Development

10. Join Internet based companies and do Web
Designing

11. Provide solutions to your clients and design
-


customized software

12. Develop Platforms for Software / Server based


companies

13. Work as a troubleshooter for some top
-
notch


computer companies

14. Design vast networks for clients like Indian
Railways

Career

Other

areas

include




E
-
commerce



Finance

Sector


ITES

Sector


Supply

Chain

Management



Customer

Relationship

Management

Companies


Programmer


Hardware

and

software



Government

Undertaking


Research

etc
.