Computers have become an important part of our life. We use them in our home, workplace, and at schools. Unfortunately almost every computer user encounters some type of problem. It could be the disaster of your hard drive crashing or even a forgotten password. The increased use of computers has created a high demand for computer technicians to provide help to users, day-to-day administration, maintenance, and maintenance of computer systems and networks. This is why I have chosen Computer Information Science as my major.
Computer and information systems managers coordinate the work of systems analysts, computer programmers, support specialists, and other computer-related workers. They plan and coordinate activities such as installation and upgrading of hardware and software, programming and systems design, and the development of computer networks. They are becoming more involved with the upkeep, maintenance, and security of networks. They analyze the computer and information needs of their companies and determine the immediate and long-range personnel and equipment requirements. They also assign and review the work of their subordinates and stay up to date with the latest technology to make sure the company does not lag behind competitors. Computer and information systems managers usually spend most of their time in an office environment. They typically work at least 40 hours a week and possibly work evenings and weekends to meet deadlines or solve unexpected problems. As networks continue to grow and more work is done remotely, computer and information systems managers must communicate with and oversee offsite employees using modems, laptops, e-mail, and the Internet.
Computer and information systems managers held about 280,000 jobs in 2004. About 9 in 10 computer managers worked in a service-providing industry, mainly in computer systems design and related...