IT Augmentation is the process of increasing a computer’s capabilities by using computers and software to substitute for human skills, abilities, insight, or judgment. According to Wikipedia, research shows that between 40-50% of the tasks most adults perform could be automated or at least partially automated with current technology. With this in mind, IT augmentation can provide benefits such as increased productivity and reduced costs for businesses, organizations, and consumers.
IT augmentation or human augmentation is the human-computer interface has been a challenge for scientists since the beginning of computing. According to The New York Times, humans think about one millionth as quickly as computers. Our eyes see about one million images per second, and computers see about one billion pixels per second. A computer can evaluate millions of data points in a second and design advanced strategies with ease; however, humans cannot do these things without technology to help us.