What is Information Science?
Information Science and Engineering is a discipline which includes theories, standards, methods and innovations of various different domains like mathematics, cognitive science, information theory, etc to solve the complex IT problems. Information Science and Engineering focuses on collection, categorizations, strategizing, and storage of information as well how to analyze and interpret the raw data. It is an area of professional practice to address the effective communication between information in the context of social, organizational, and individual needs in order to build the software or embedded applications for societal benefit.
What does an IS professional do in the real world?
The Information Science and Engineering professionals will able to design, create and implement software applications to solve real-time problems. They use latest tools and technologies to meet the industry requirements. They can figure out how to evaluate the ethical, legitimate, proficient and social standards of engineering knowledge and practices. Information science engineering graduates will make a positive impact on all sectors of businesses and services. Information Science and Engineering professionals can contribute in IT and other sectors which include analysis, design, development, support, testing of software as well as embedded applications. IT professionals can also showcase their expertise in mobile and distributed application development, web/ecommerce development, database administration, computer hardware, networking, education and training and decision support systems using machine learning concepts with the help of latest tools and technologies.