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1.3) Information processes


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1.3) Information processes

  1. 1. Intro to Information Skills & Systems1.3 Steps in the Information Process
  2. 2.  There are seven key information processes. They are:  Collecting  Organising  Analysing  Storing and Retrieving  Processing  Transmitting and Receiving  Displaying
  3. 3.  These seven processes are used together to create computer-based systems that meet the need(s) of the individual or group. Collecting is the process that defines the required data and identifies the source of the data. It also includes the determination of how the data will be gathered and the gathering of the data.
  4. 4.  Organising is the process where the format in which the data will represented is decided. Analysing is the process in which the data is interpreted and transformed into information. Storing and retrieving involves the saving of both data and information so that it can be used again at a later stage.
  5. 5.  The processing stage is where data and information are manipulated into a suitable form. Transmitting and receiving is concerned with the sending and receiving of data and information both within and beyond the specified information system. Displaying is where the form of information display is decided. Display devices can include screens, printers, speakers or data projectors.
  6. 6. Readand summariseCase Study –Woolworths (pp.16,17)