IT business ideas

Before we look at it business ideas, lets first define what IT is. Information technology (IT) is the use of various technologies to manage information. The acquisition, processing, storage and dissemination of vocal, pictorial, textual and numerical information by a microelectronics-based combination of computing and telecommunications are its main fields.IT has a wide variety of areas/aspects that could serve as avenues for coming up with a great it business. These include:-

  • computer software
  • information systems
  • computer hardware
  • programming languages
Some of the modern and emerging fields of Information technology are
  • next generation web technologies
  • bioinformatics
  • cloud computing
  • global information systems
  • large scale knowledgebases
  • Computer graphics
  • Computer security and cryptography
The above areas offer you a choice on what to concentrate on in the information technology industry depending on various consideration like capital and knowledge. As a good entreprweneur, you may even decide to target a particular niche market for your information technology business. I have grouped some of the most niches into various sectors and all you need to do is be creative and come up with a good strategy of how to approach and conquer your target niche.

Primary Sector:Agriculture
Think of how your IT knowledge to build a business targeting various niches in the agricultural sector e.g

  • Horticulture
  • Animal husbandry
  • Fisheries
  • Educational research
  • Frontline application in the country
  • Water Resources
  • Environment
  • Weather and Forecasting
  • Seeds

Secondary Sector:Manufacturing
Niches include:-

  • Iron
  • Steel
  • Aluminum
  • Other Metal units
  • Oil
  • Oil
  • Natural Gas
  • Coal

Service Sector
Popular niches in service sector are:-

  • Health care
  • Insurance sector
  • Telecommunication
  • Transportation
  • Employment exchange
  • Defense Services

Leisure Sector
Niches in the leisure sector are:-

  • Media
  • Television
  • Newspaper
  • Literature
  • Books
  • Journals
  • Languages
  • Art and Culture
  • Games and Sports

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