From controlling the flight plan of a jumbo jet, to investigating microscopic genes, computers are constantly changing the way we live our lives. Computer and information scientists who conduct research are on the leading edge of these changes. Working in offices or laboratories, they are like explorers searching for new ways to use computers to meet needs. This work requires a great deal of knowledge about both computer theory and application
Computer and Information Systems Manager Job Description
Information is power. The more information a company’s employees have, the better decisions they can make. But for information to be useful, it must be accessible. That’s the job of computer and information systems managers. They’re often referred to as “I-T people,” for Information Technology. IT managers keep computer systems working properly and efficiently. They meet with employees to determine a company’s computer needs, and then work with senior management to put in place the resources to meet those needs.