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How important Information Technology nowadays?

In terms of information and communication, how is technology becomes very helpful in this ever changing world?

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    Jun 27 2012: For someone like me it is crucial, Joanne. Although I do not consider myself very proficient in its use, I love what it does for humanity. Before computers, fewer people and thus ideas and opinions had a chance to participate. Now when computers do the analysis (with the help of the really mathematically literate) we can all bring our ideas to the table and seeing the problem from differing angles is helping the scientists too.
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    Jun 27 2012: though the IT developed later, the whole world is almost running on this. everything on earth is now related to the IT... so the its every thing but the infrastructure should not be neglected because the hardware stands first than the software..
  • Jun 27 2012: Information technology is constantly changing and improving nowadays. How important it is shown by the ever growing number of computer and cellphone users. Technology allows us to be accessible with almost everything. Information is easy shared, process, handled and manipulated at any single time. This gives everyone of us a so called power over the information available. Read this interesting thread related to the topic : http://www.techyv.com/questions/information-and-communication-technology-it-helpful