From Data to Wisdom Communication Wisdom •Accountability •Foresight Repetition •Synthesis Intelligence •Decisions Understanding •SkillContext •Adaptation Knowledge •Trends Application •Generalizations •Beliefs Information •Patterns Analysis •Comparisons •Organization Data •Symbols Correlation •Metrics •Facts Complexity
Why Knowledge?Past FutureTangible Abstract Data Information Knowledge Intelligence Wisdom Knowledge is the point of transition
Organizational Use of KnowledgeKnowledge caters to the critical issues oforganizational adaptation, survival, andcompetence in the face of increasinglydiscontinuous environmental change...-Dr. Yogesh Malhotra of the BRINT Institute
Why Does This Matter?Knowledge provides the power for applyingthese attributes critically or practically tomake good decisions. It creates a balancebetween execution and uncertainty thatdrives up the probability of results.
“Productivity for the knowledgeworker means the ability to get theright things done. It meanseffectiveness. Knowledge work isdefined by its results.”--Peter F. Drucker
Individual Use of Knowledge Knowledge is used for solving problems, answering questions, making decisions, posing tasks to be accomplished and accomplishing the tasks, and so on. When a human does this, we talk about the level of skill and intelligence that the person has.