MIS Homework 1r

2970 words 12 pages
Sara Al-Essa
ID: 201002374

QSet1.1- Week 1&2

1. What are data, information and knowledge? Provide an example of transformation of data to knowledge using as an example the Accounts Receivable (AC) in the accounting department or personnel data in the HR department.
Data: Consist of raw facts, such as an employee number, total hours worked in a week, inventory part numbers, or sales order.
Example: Calculations, For example: a compilation of sales invoices at the end of the day and see the numbers, types and sizes of goods sold.
Information: A collection of facts organized and processed so that they have additional value beyond the value of the individual
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