Information: A Working Definition

By Kristen G. Ploeger.

Published by The Technology Collection

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Human beings uniquely determine the informational properties of any content. It is reasonable to suggest that information is that which is perceived to be useful by the recipient.

Keywords: Information vs data, Information defined, Information is perceived useful by the recipient, Information is an end user perception, Information is useful, Data are raw facts

International Journal of Technology, Knowledge and Society, Volume 1, Issue 4, pp.11-18. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 1.054MB).

Prof. Kristen G. Ploeger

Dr Floyd D. Ploeger completed undergraduate degrees in the sciences and graduate degrees in Science Education and Computer Science at the University of Texas at Austin, USA. He has been teaching in his current position since 1983. He has continuously updated the content and delivery of the junior level college core information systems course. He has served as an editor and reviewer for numerous information systems text books.


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