What is ICT?


 

Information Processing:**
The organisation, manipulation and distribution of information

Information Technology: **
The application of appropriate (enabling) technologies to information processing and includes computing, telecommunications and digital electronics.

Information and Communication Technology:
The input or collection of data which is processed or manipulated and organised. The data and information is stored and may be transferred before it is output as information.

 

**Definitions from:

British Computer Society: The BCS Glossary of ICT and Computing Terms.

11th ed. Harlow: Pearson Education, 2005.