Everyone is talking about IT, and when they do, they mean computers, servers, networks, and data services. Information Technology includes all that – and much more.
What exactly is Information Technology?
Information Technology is about the use of:
in technical equipment of all kinds:
In each device, there is a microcomputer somewhere – even if you cannot see it!
Society’s current challenges can only be managed with a broad application of information technology:
- For the turnaround to renewable energy in Germany, electrical power needs to be used intelligently through Smart Grids and an Internet of Things.
- In regard to new mobility concepts, hybrid vehicles and electromobility are being developed, which also requires a smart energy management.
- For our aging society, products of medical engineering, service robots and new assistance systems are being developed.