IT management is the discipline whereby all of the information technology resources of a firm are managed in accordance with its needs and priorities. These resources may include tangible investments like computer hardware, software, data, networks and data centre facilities, as well as the staff who are hired to maintain them.
Managing this responsibility within a company entails many of the basic management functions, like budgeting, staffing, change management, and organizing and controlling, along with other aspects that are unique to technology, like software design, network planning, tech support etc.
An Information Technology (IT) Manager, also known as an IT Supervisor or an Information Systems Manager, is responsible for the supervision, implementation and maintenance of a company’s computing needs. You will ensure the secure and effective operation of all computer systems, related applications, hardware, and software used within a company. Monitor performance of information technology systems to determine cost and productivity levels, and to make recommendations for improving the IT infrastructure. Help define IT infrastructure strategy, architecture, and processes
IT managers are responsible for coordinating, planning, and leading computer-related activities in an organization. They help determine the IT needs of an organization and are responsible for implementing computer systems to fulfil the organization’s information systems requirements. The scope of an IT manager’s responsibilities varies.