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Information Technology Management (IT Management)

Definition - What does Information Technology Management (IT Management) mean?

Information technology management (IT management) is the process whereby all resources related to information technology are managed according to an organization's priorities and needs. This includes tangible resources like networking hardware, computers and people, as well as intangible resources like software and data. The central aim of IT management is to generate value through the use of technology. To achieve this, business strategies and technology must be aligned.

Techopedia explains Information Technology Management (IT Management)

Information technology management includes many of the basic functions of management, such as staffing, organizing, budgeting and control, but it also has functions that are unique to IT, such as software development, change management, network planning and tech support.

Generally, IT is used by organizations to support and compliment their business operations. The advantages brought about by having a dedicated IT department are too great for most organizations to pass up. Some organizations actually use IT as the center of their business.

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