IT in an extensive, and growing career path, having people of all ages joining in to the journey to the future.
Information technology, (IT) is the use of computers to store, retrieve, transmit, and manipulate data, often in terms of a business or other enterprise. IT is considered a sub set of information and communications technology (ICT).
Humans have been storing, retrieving, manipulating, and communicating information for thousands of years, the term “information technology” is just a modern sense that first appeared in a 1958 article by Harold J. Leavitt and Thomas L. Whisler. The two authors commented; “the new technology does not yet have a single established name. We shall call it information technology (IT)”.
-From “Information Technology” wikipedia page, read more at: Wikipedia/Information_Technology.