Sage, Andrew P. School of Information Technology and Engineering, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia.
- Management information systems and decision support
- Systems integration
- Distributed collaboration
- Organizational challenges
- Decrease in costs
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The field of engineering involving computer-based hardware and software systems, and communication systems, to enable the acquisition, representation, storage, transmission, and use of information. Successful implementation of information technology (IT) is dependent upon being able to cope with the overall architecture of systems, their interfaces with humans and organizations, and their relationships with external environments. It is also critically dependent on the ability to successfully convert information into knowledge.
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