How do you pursue a Career in Information Technology?

I think Information Technology is a great Career option. Almost everyone seems to be talking about How to start a Career in Information Technology, while I want to first develop an understanding of What is a Career in Information Technology. It had been a while since I was researching about a Career in Information Technology, when I came across: Technology/Career-in-Information-Technology/english

Manish Prateek's professional point of view!

Manish Prateek has 22 years of professional experience in Information Technology. Manish Prateek has worked in Information Technology as Dean & Professor in UPES. In Manish Prateek's own words, this is how Manish Prateek got into Information Technology: "After completing my B Tech & M Tech in Computer Science Engineering from KURSK State Technical University, Russia, I did Ph D in Robotics. I joined Tirupati Enterprises as IT Manager in 2001. After working there for 4 years, I moved to academia with GRIET, Hyderabad. In 2010, I joined UPES. I am a Professor & Dean at UPES."

Career Video on Information Technology

In a video, Manish Prateek has talked about various aspects of a Career in Information Technology. Manish Prateek started by explaining Information Technology as: "Information technology is the use of computers to store, retrieve, transmit, and manipulate data, or information, often in the context of a business or other enterprise." It was an amazing video with great information.

In this video Education was discussed as theoretical topics needed to excel at Information Technology, and not as Qualifications needed to enter Information Technology. Manish Prateek touches upon these in the Education section of the Video:
  • Electronics
  • Mathematics
  • Automata Theory
  • Architecture of Operating System
  • Communications & Networking
  • Design & Analysis of Algorithms
  • Computers
Skills are the most important factor determining success in a particular Career.
Manish Prateek then explains why these Skills are essential for a Career in Information Technology:
  • Project Management
  • UI & UX Design
  • Team Work
  • Communication Skills
  • Coding Skills
Positives of any Career motivate one to work hard for the same.
Manish Prateek believes that the following are some of the Positives of a Career in Information Technology:
  • Global Village
  • Growing Scope
  • Growing IT Needs
Challenges are the other side of Positives and this Career is no exception.
And, Manish Prateek believes that one needs to prepare for following Challenges of a Career in Information Technology:
  • Lack of Right Workforce
  • Myths

In the final section of the video Manish Prateek talks about How a day goes in a Career in Information Technology. This video is by far the best video on a Career in Information Technology, that I have ever come across. To see the full Talk, one needs to install the LifePage Career Talks App. Here is a direct deep link of the Video:

Career Counseling 2.0

Having gained so much from a professional perspective on a Career in Information Technology, I wanted to learn about other Careers on LifePage. LifePage can help you find your Career Objective. LifePage is the world’s most evolved Career Platform. You can use LifePage to find your Career Objective. LifePage also offers the most comprehensive Career Planning process. You can use LifePage to explore more than a thousand Career Options. LifePage has the most exhaustive Career List. It is truly Career Counseling 2.0 LifePage has created the largest knowledge repository of Careers in the whole world. I salute the efforts of Team LifePage. I also encourage you to learn more about LifePage on:

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I continued with my research on LifePage and thoroughly studied these links to gain more perspective:

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