Information Technology and Office Automation: Introduction

IT and Office Automation

Information Technology

Information technology (IT) is the application of computers and telecommunications equipment to store, retrieve, transmit and manipulate data, often in the context of a business or other enterprise. (wikipedia). Information Technology and Office automation is the combination of both Information technology and Office automation study and information.

 

Similarly All such resources and methods by which we can collect, store, process and transmit data by electronic means to its end user is called Information Technology.  Similarly the term information means the processed form of Data while the Technology means all the resources and methods used to transform data into information from its source to target user.

 

Key Concepts in IT

 

  • Computer
  • Telecommunication equipment’s
  • Data and Operations on Data
  • Business or Enterprise

 

 

Examples

  • Preparing and emailing a resume using a word processor.
  • Moreover Preparing a balance sheet for in a spreadsheet software.
  • Publishing information on a website for end users.
  • Creating a database for an enterprise as a data source.
  • However Creating Presentations for different business and organization functions using softwares.

 

Office Automation

Office automation refers to the varied computer machinery and software used to digitally create, collect, store, manipulate, and relay office information needed for accomplishing basic tasks. Similarly  Raw datastorage, electronic transfer, and the management of electronic business information comprise the basic activities of an office automation system. Moreover Office automation helps in optimizing or automating existing office procedures.

 

Key Concepts in Office Automation

 

  • Software
  • Similarly the concept of basic information needs and tasks
  • Moreover Existing Office Procedures

 

 

Examples

 

  • Using a Word processor Preparation of  text and other documents.
  • Similarly Using Spreadsheet software, Preparation of different worksheets and lists.
  • Using Internet and its technologies, broadcasting information and reports
  • Moreover Using Database Management Systems, Creation and manipulation of Data sources.
  • However using IT infrastructure, handling manual office related tasks and fulfilling needs of a busines

Moreover all References are pasted below:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Information_technology

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Office_automation

Author: Habibullah Qamar

Its me Habib Ullah Qamar working as a Lecturer (Computer Sciences) in Pakistan. I have an MS(M.Phil) degree in computer sciences with specialization in software engineering from Virtual University of Pakistan Lahore. I have an experience of more than 15 years in the filed of Computer Science as a teacher. Blog Writing is my passion. I have many blogs, This one is special made with the aim of providing 100% Free online coaching and training to the students of under-graduate and postgraduate classes. Most of the students enrolled in computer sciences, information technology, software engineering and related disciplines find it difficult to understand core concepts of programming and office automation. They find difficult in understanding and solving their assignments.