Analytics

The Data Driven Mindset

What is a Data Driven Mindset? Why does it matter to identify Data Driven concepts? Starting from the basics, Data Driven “means that progress in an activity is compelled by data, rather than by intuition or by personal experience. […]

Information Systems

The Data-Information Hierarchy, Part 3

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) […]

Information Systems

The Data-Information Hierarchy, Part 2

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) […]

Information Systems

The Data-Information Hierarchy, Part 1

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) […]