Information Systems And Data vs. Information



Information Systems:

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Generic Goal:
Transform Data into Information
At the Core of an Information System is a Database (raw data).




Data Processing:

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Recall that a basic system is composed of 5 components


Input, Output, Processing, Feedback, Control
Typically processing helps transform data into information.

Input                          OutPut
Processing
Processing








Data vs. Information


Data:
nraw facts
nno context
njust numbers and text


Information:
ndata with context
nprocessed data
nvalue-added to data
nsummarized
norganized
nanalyzed



Data vs. Information

nData: 51007

nInformation:
n5/10/07 The date of your final exam.
n$51,007 The average starting salary of an accounting major.
n51007  Zip code of Bronson Iowa.

Data vs. Information

Data         
n6.34                                                       
n6.45                                                             
n6.39                                                        
n6.62
n6.57                                               
n6.64
n6.71                                                      
n6.82
n7.12                                             
n7.06

Information

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