Real-Time data is a challenge to any process-oriented operation. But the functionality of the data is difficult to describe in such a way that team members not well versed in data management. … (3-part series) […]
The Data-Information Hierarchy is frequently represented as
Data –> Information –> Knowledge –> Understanding –> Wisdom.
Or it is sometimes shortened to 4 steps, omitting Understanding. But, in fact, there are two predecessor steps: chaos and symbol. … (3-part series) […]
Data, as has been established is the organic, elemental source quantities. Data, by itself, does not produce cognitive information and decision-making ability. But without it, the chain Data –> Information –> Knowledge –> Understanding –> Wisdom is broken before it starts. … (3-part series) […]
originally posted on blogspot January 29, 2010)
I see much internet attention given to the data –> information –> knowledge –> understanding –> wisdom tree. Most will omit the step of understanding. Many will overlook data or wisdom. But all five stages are required … (3-part series) […]
Information is the core, the root, of any business. But exactly what is information? Many will immediately begin explaining computer databases. But only a small portion of information theory is actually computer databases. […]