AS ICT - 1. Data and Information

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Data, Info and Knowledge

Data - raw facts and figures which are yet to be processed, have no meaning or context

Information - organised facts and figures which has been processed and given a context

Knowledge - understanding and using information to make decisions

Data Sources

Direct - a data source which has been designed and used for a specific purpose

Indirect - a data source which is used for a purpose different from what it was originally intended

Quality of Information

  • Accuracy


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