Use Of Information Systems On The Life Of Data

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Use of Information Systems in the Life of Data Is there a way to differentiate between whether we know something presented in an Information System, whether we believe it, or simply have a piece of information. And further, is an information system a valid tool for moving our thinking up the hierarchy. Actions and decision are what matter most when you are traversing the DIKW hierarchy. There are many actions that can be taken, and decisions that can be made by information systems. In fact some might argue that certain decisions can only effectively be made with the assistance of technology. Humans have gone thousands of years without information systems and have derived knowledge out of practice and experience. The invention (discovery?) of Information Systems has only accelerated the speed and effectiveness of knowledge creation, transfer, and management. Decision Support Systems are prominent information systems used to aid in decision making within an organization. These systems take a variety of input and aid management in an organization in deciding between certain decisions. When there are conflicting results provided by both a decision support system and a human, you must make the decision as to which one is providing more credible results. HERE IS SOME MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THAT The tools we use today to aid in this conversion of data are extremely vast. Carvalho and Ferreira grouped these types of systems into 10 categories: Intranet-based systems,
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