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Data And Information 2


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Data And Information 2

  1. 1. Data and Information Differences and Details
  2. 2. Data <ul><li>Raw facts and figures or a set of values, measurements or records of transactions </li></ul>
  3. 3. Information <ul><li>Information is data which has been processed into something that is meaningful. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Information . . . . <ul><li>Is (raw) data which has been: </li></ul><ul><li>Processed </li></ul><ul><li>Converted to give it meaning </li></ul><ul><li>Organised in some way </li></ul>
  5. 5. Methods of Processing Data <ul><li>Performing calculations </li></ul><ul><li>Sorting </li></ul><ul><li>Organising </li></ul><ul><li>Grouping </li></ul><ul><li>Making decisions </li></ul>
  6. 6. Quality of Information <ul><li>Accurate </li></ul><ul><li>Easy to understand </li></ul><ul><li>Relevant </li></ul><ul><li>Up to date </li></ul><ul><li>Reliable source </li></ul><ul><li>Complete </li></ul>