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    Identify and discuss the evolution of Information Technology and the impact it has had on businesses. Please provide sources: 400 words. Thank you for your help.

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    Information Technology allows for the storing and retrieval of information and also allows for the manipulation of that data so as to extrapolate subsets or relationships in order to analyze, develop, report, and grow understanding of business. Other aspects of information technology include the hardware and software that allows for that date to be transferred or utilized. The management of information technology allows businesses large and small the opportunity to collect data on their products or services, maintain and update client and prospect lists, and also provide the means and interface to process orders, schedule services, control their finances, and manage their accounting. It has evolved from a Rolodex or a ledger on a desktop to a vast network of integrated servers mingled with a myriad of processors to help establish and grow a new world of business (Entrepreneur, 2016).

    The evolution of information technology began with new ideas of processing and storing data in a faster way. The first computer ever made was the ENIAC at the University of Pennsylvania. This machine required multiple operators to perform a ...

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    A brief discussion on the evolution of Information Technology and the impact it has had on businesses.

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