Information Technology

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Information Technology

Three Torsos 2,500 Information technology employment expanded by 2,500 jobs in 2017
Up Arrows 7,800 tech businesses in TN

What do IT professionals do?

IT professionals are often involved in the design, development, support, and management of hardware, software, multimedia and systems integration services. Every company, small and large, uses technology to get their work done. With an education and career in IT, your possibilities are limitless.

What kind of skills are needed?

While it’s important to enjoy and understand technology and computerized systems, other skills are also important. To have a great career in IT, you’ll need to know:

  • Coding- Writing coding language requires logical thinking, problem-solving, integrating different technologies.
  • Communication- You’ll be working inside and across teams to being able to communicate well is important.
  • Lifelong learning- Technology is rapidly changing and you’ll need to keep up with the latest developments.

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