Information Technology Basics

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What is the primary focus of information technology (IT)?

In what year did the term 'information technology' first appear in its modern sense?

What does an information technology system (IT system) generally include?

Who commented that 'the new technology does not yet have a single established name. We shall call it information technology (IT)'?

What are the three categories of the definition provided by Harold J. Leavitt and Thomas L. Whisler for information technology (IT)?

What is an IT project usually referring to?

What is the term commonly used as a synonym for computers and computer networks?

Which phase of IT development covers the period from 1840 to 1940?

Which branch of computer science can be defined as the overall study of procedure, structure, and the processing of various types of data?

Who were considered some of the major pioneers of computer technology in the mid-1900s?

What is generally considered the earliest known mechanical analog computer?

When did electronic computers, using either relays or valves, begin to appear?

What is considered one of the first machines that could be considered a complete computing machine by modern standards?

'Computer science were first mentioned before the 1950s under which institutions?'

What began to be brought up as Turing was beginning to question such technology of the time period?

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Test your knowledge of information technology (IT) basics, including computer systems, software, programming languages, and data processing and storage. Learn about information and communications technology (ICT) concepts and IT systems.

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