Data, Information & Knowledge
Unit 1 - Examination Content
1. Evaluate data for fitness for purpose, accuracy and bias.
- that data consists of raw facts and figures e.g. readings from sensors, survey facts, etc
- that information is data which has been processed by the computer
- that knowledge is derived from information by applying rules to it
- the need for good quality data; G.I.G.O. (Garbage In, Garbage Out)