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) […]
The point to be made here is that neither the process of measurement, nor the device performing the measurement, is the process or event being measured; they are intrusive and will affect the reading. […]
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) […]
The improved operational performance promised by a seamless digital oil field is alluring, and the tasks required to arrive at a realistic implementation are more specialized than might be expected. (2-part series) […]