This preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.
This preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.View Full Document
Unformatted text preview: knowledge? Data, information, business intelligence (BI), and knowledge are all components of a successful Management information system (MIS). Data, in its definition, are just pure and raw facts that explain a certain phenomenon such as the temperature or your age. Information builds upon this data; it is data that has a specific meaning with a specific context. Information is data that becomes specific to a certain situation. Business intelligence (BI) is collective information such as information about your customers, partners, and competitors. BI is what companies use to make strategic decisions. 4. How does the granularity of information change as it moves from lower to upper organizational levels? Granularity is finer at the lower organizational levels. It is coarser at the upper levels....
View Full Document
This note was uploaded on 02/29/2012 for the course CIS 220 taught by Professor Izen during the Spring '12 term at CUNY Baruch.
- Spring '12