04 Info Quality

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Information Quality Concepts Text Chapter 2:  Bus. Processes,  Sections Q2-Q4  Skip Sections Q1, Q5, Q6
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Today’s Objectives Define data and information. Know the characteristics of good information. Understand how to be information literate. Explore ethical issues concerning the use of  misdirected information.
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What is Information? knowledge derived from data processed or aggregated data data presented in a meaningful context
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Output Input S t o r a g e Processing 10 5 Data 15 Information +
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Data vs. Information Example You are trying to decide whether or not to  drop this course. Your instructor tells you  that you answered question 47 incorrect on  Exam 1.  Is this data or information? A. Data B. Information
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You are trying to decide whether or not to  drop this course. Your instructor tells you  that you earned 98% on Exam 1 and your  performance on Exam 1 is a good indicator  of your final grade.  This is the only graded  assignment due prior to the drop date.  Is  this data or information? A. Data
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This note was uploaded on 11/21/2011 for the course ACIS 1504 taught by Professor Jmlacoste during the Fall '07 term at Virginia Tech.

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