The techniques of managing all Information Technology (IT) resources geared toward a company's strategic goals and short-terms needs are generically known as IT management, which involves the decision making on the effective installations and coordination of hardware, software and data resources, human interventions, corporate policies and governance etc. To its brevity, the basic purpose of IT management is to add value to the organization through the use of technology so as to serve the best interest to the organization in operations. To get a better grasp of how to deal with today's information technology, people must first understand the evolution of IT management. There are many traditional approaches to IT management that become increasingly important as current IT operations and systems established and managed by IT managers getting more and more vulnerable to failure in meeting goals. The purpose of this study is to examine the various evolutionary stages of IT management with an emphasis on software applications and systems.