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Data, information and knowledge are all very different things that work in conjunction with one another to create an effective Information System within an organization. According to Rainer and Turban, "data are a collection of facts, measurements, and statistics; information is organized or processed data that are timely and accurate. Knowledge is information that is contextual, relevant, and actionable" (Rainer & Turban, 2009, p. 123, Para. 5). Knowledge Management Systems benefit an organization by making best practices easily accessible to more users of the company's systems; this allows employees to be better organized
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Unformatted text preview: and increase overall performance. Other benefits of Knowledge Management Systems include better customer service, development of products and employee morale (Rainer & Turban, 2009). A Knowledge Management System can enhance productivity by allowing more employees access to all knowledge that is located within the system; thereby increasing access to the best practices for productivity (Rainer & Turban, 2009). Reference Rainer, R.K., Jr., & Turban, E. (2009). Introduction to Information Systems (2nd Ed.). Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons....
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