The convergence of AV and IT has been a huge point of contention in the AV industry, but perhaps you should be thinking about the relationship between the two industries as more of a partnership.
AVDawn, a rAVe BlogSquad blogger, posted a great blog about how CompTIA (basically the InfoComm of the IT industry) cites InfoComm’s standards, practices and procedures as the way to do AV.
Here’s my take:
AVDawn’s blog post: https://www.ravepubs.com/
CompTIA Quick Start Guide – Audiovisual Integration Opportunities; A Practical Guide for Solution Providers: http://www.comptia.org/documents/MDOC_STORAGE/Quick_Start_Guide_Audiovisual_Integration_onine_2038-US.pdf