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Chapter 1- data, information and knowledge
Raw facts and figures that on their own, have no meaning
Can be alphanumeric characters i.e. text, numbers and symbols
Data into information
To achieve its aims the organisation will need to process data into
Data needs to be turned into meaningful information and presented in its
most useful format
Data must be processed in a context in order to give it meaning.
Data that has been processed within a context to give it meaning
Data that has been processed within a form to give it meaning
Knowledge is the understanding of rules needed to interpret information.
List of numbers with no context- 51, 77, 88, 67, 30
List is students test scores
Teacher can work out an average to see what score students should get by
calculating an average, and then see who needs the most help.