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The use of information technology in the processing and analysis of price lists of suppliers (competitors)

Information technology (IT, from the English information technology, IT) is a wide class of disciplines and fields of activity related to technologies for managing and processing data, including the use of computer technology.

Currently, information technology is most often understood as computer technology. In particular, IT deals with the use of computers and software to store, transform, protect, process, transmit and receive information. Computer technicians and programmers are often referred to as IT professionals.

According to the definition adopted by UNESCO, IT is a complex of interrelated, scientific, technological, engineering disciplines that study methods for the effective organization of the work of people involved in the processing and storage of information; computer technology and methods of organizing and interacting with people and production equipment, their practical applications, as well as the social, economic and cultural problems associated with all this. IT itself requires complex training, high initial costs and knowledge-intensive technology. Their introduction should begin with the creation of software, the formation of information flows in specialist training systems.

Information Technology Discipline

Broadly understood, IT covers all aspects of computing technology. IT as a discipline serves the organizational and social needs of users through the selection, creation, application, integration and administration of computing technologies.

Information technology industry

Engaged in the creation, development and operation of information systems.


The development began in the 60s of the XX century, along with the emergence and development of the first information systems (IS).

Investment in Internet infrastructure and services fueled the rapid growth of the IT industry in the late 1990s.

Industry structure

  • Informatics
  • Programming
  • Internet and World Wide Web
  • Web development
  • Data management
  • Data processing
  • RFID
  • Data Mining
  • Data storage
  • Database
  • Information architecture
  • Information Security
  • Cryptography
  • System integration
  • Artificial intelligence


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