Re: Seen the STC Survey on May 22? (Was: TC definition)

Subject: Re: Seen the STC Survey on May 22? (Was: TC definition)
From: Jay Maechtlen <techwriter -at- covad -dot- net>
To: Michael West <WestM -at- conwag -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 28 May 2008 14:01:52 -0700

Michael West wrote:
> Gene Kim-Eng wrote:
>> It would never occur to me to think of
>> desktop software as "within the IT industry."
>
> How bizarre this seems to me! It would never occur to me to think of
> software as anything *but* information technology. If computer software
> isn't information technology, then what is?
>
As others have pointed out, software might or might not fall within IT.
CAD/CAM software might be supported by IT, but not part of it.
Ditto game development, shrinkwrap desktop software development, and so
forth.
In fact, it seems to me that very little software would fall under the
IT category.
Cheers
Jay

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