technologie de l'informatique vs. tech. de l'information

English translation: computer/computin technology versus information technology

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French term or phrase:technologie de l'informatique vs. tech. de l'information
English translation:computer/computin technology versus information technology
Entered by: Elisa Capelão

07:52 Feb 2, 2001
French to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
French term or phrase: technologie de l'informatique vs. tech. de l'information
Does anyone know the distinction between these 2 terms? I thought they were the same thing: information technology. They're listed as two different industries that a venture capital firm focuses on. Thanks, Karen
Karen Tucker
United States
Local time: 11:00
computer/computing(computer science) technology versus information technology
Explanation:
information technology doesnt apply solely to computer unlike computer technology

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Elisa Capelão
Local time: 16:00
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Thanks for the clarification! Karen
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Summary of answers provided
nainformation technology; computer technology/data technology
Yolanda Broad
nacomputer technology / information technology (IT)
David Meléndez Tormen
nacomputer/computing(computer science) technology versus information technology
Elisa Capelão


  

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5 mins
computer/computing(computer science) technology versus information technology


Explanation:
information technology doesnt apply solely to computer unlike computer technology

Hope it helps


    own experience
Elisa Capelão
Local time: 16:00
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in pair: 37
Grading comment
Thanks for the clarification! Karen
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19 mins
computer technology / information technology (IT)


Explanation:
Computer technology is related to hardware development, whereas Information technology has to do with processing information. Se below:

Information technology:
"Short for Information Technology, and pronounced as separate letters, the broad subject concerned with all aspects of managing and processing information, especially within a large organization or company. Because computers are central to information management, computer departments within companies and universities are often called IT departments. Some companies refer to this department as IS (Information Services) or MIS (Management Information Services)"

(http://webopedia.internet.com/TERM/I/IT.html)


Computer technology. Example:

"Use of Computer Technology
The use of advanced computer technology can be one of the ways to enrich elementary school teachers' geographic knowledge and to facilitate teachers' geographic instruction. Theoretically, the presence of increasingly sophisticated computer technology in the field of education provides teachers with an intellectual tool and offers teachers a new opportunity to improve the quality of education (Solomon, 1986). Realistically, more than two million microcomputers have entered American schools, and the national ratio of student to computer has changed from 125:1 to 16:1 within the past decade. In addition, more than 10,000 educational software programs have become available for teacher and student use in the schools (Kinnaman, 1990; ASCD, 1990; Electronic Learning, October, 1993)"

(http://personal.atl.bellsouth.net/mia/d/a/dawiz/elem_compute...

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David Meléndez Tormen
Spain
Local time: 17:00
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
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26 mins
information technology; computer technology/data technology


Explanation:
Hi Karen,

Here's what Termium has--it seems to me that the important distinction lies in the "domains" of each:

(1) English:Artificial Intelligence
information technology s CORRECT
IT s CORRECT
DEF - The acquisition, processing, storage and dissemination of vocal, pictorial, textual and numerical information by a microelectronic-band combination of computing, telecommunication and video. s
CONT - The four major areas ripe for research in advanced information technology ... were software engineering, man-machine interfaces, intelligent knowledge-based systems, and VLSI. s
EX - Information technology is already at a stage where it can change education significantly. s
PHR - World-class information technology s
1998-10-20

( 2) French:Informatics
Foreign Trade
techniques de traitement des données s FEM
techniques informatiques s FEM
technologies informatiques s FEM
English:Informatics
Foreign Trade
data technologies s
1996-06-02

I've also seen "technologie informatique" translated as "computer technology" -- not just data handling, but anything related to running computers.

Cf:

Starling - Conception de pages Web accessibles: Les pages ...
... Le Centre de technologie informatique adaptée. The Adaptive Computer Technology Centre. La technologie informatique adaptée permet aux personnes handicapées ...
www.starlingweb.com/acc/aclan-f.htm

Starling - Accessible Web Page Design: Bilingualism.
... Adaptive Computer Technology Centre. Le Centre de technologie informatique adaptée. Adaptive computer technology enables computing access by compensating for ...
www.starlingweb.com/acc/aclan.htm

Le Ouaibe de Philippe Sarcher : Comptrendre la technologie ...
Understanding Windows Computer Technology (Comprendre la technologie informatique). Philippe Sarcher, Home Page, Dernière modif : 22 Juillet 1998. philippe.sarcher.org/computer.html

COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY IN THE CLASSROOM
COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY IN THE CLASSROOM. New Paradigms! New Designs! Better Software? I. Introduction ...
cs.nmhu.edu/personal/curtis/comptch.htm

Suggested Terminology for XIV INCOSAI
... informático. Computer technology, Technologie informatique,
Computertechnik, Tecnología informática. Computer ...
www.intosai.org/2_TERMIe.html

Here's some stuff on information technology/information de la technologie:

Visual Information Technology -Technologie de l'information ...
www.vit.iit.nrc.ca/

L'École d'ingénierie et de technologie de l'information / ...
... Contactez: L'École d'ingénierie et de technologie de l'information / Contact: School of Information Technology and Engineering Copyright 2000 University of ... Description: Située à Ottawa, l'EITI propose des cursus d'ingénieurs en informatique et génie électrique.... Category: World > Français > ... > Electronique, Informatique, Télécommunications www.site.uottawa.ca/


Le Conseil des usagers d'OCLC discute de l'avenir de l' ...
... Information, a prononcé un discours intitulé Information Technology and Evolving Library Futures [La technologie de l'information et l'évolution future des ...
www.oclc.org/oclc/uc/fr981027a.htm


    Reference: http://www.termium.com
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Yolanda Broad
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Local time: 11:00
Native speaker of: English
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