Information Systems (IS) professionals apply and develop Information Technology (IT) in organizations, and comprise a significant portion of the IT labor market.
There are an estimated 3 million IS jobs in the U.S.
WHO ARE THESE PROFESSIONALS AND WHAT DO THEY DO?
- System and Business Analysts
- Application & Software Developers
- Data Analysts
- Chief Information Officers (CIO) & Chief Technology Officers (CTO)
They focus on technology and a domain of application and are experts in strategizing, developing, applying, modifying, and sustaining technology to leverage new IT enabled opportunities. IS professionals work with other business professionals and rely on computer scientists and engineers to create platforms and focus on understanding requirements and integrating technologies to design solutions that solve operational problems and increasingly, lead strategy and digital innovation.