Industrial IT is the integration of Automation and Information Systems across the business. You could say Industrial IT is use of IT in industrial applications, everything from Process Control Systems, Sensor Technology, Data Acquiring, Data Logging and Monitoring and Software and Systems Engineering. You need to have knowledge of Data Acquisition, Database Systems, Data Communication and Networks, Automation and Control, etc. Terms such as Internet of Things (IoT), Smart Technology, Cloud Computing and Industry 4.0 are very popular these days.
Industrial IT and Automation Overview (PowerPoint, PDF)
For an overview of different topics within Industrial IT and Automation, you may read the following Textbook (PDF):
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