All posts tagged “information technology

What Makes Data Information

To paraphrase Peter Drucker, a database is not information, but the raw material from which information can be drawn. He says that to become information, data must be organized for a task, directed toward specific performance and applied to a decision. Let’s look at each… Read More

Making the Connection

I was showing the James Burke “Connections” TV show to my son when he asked what was the point. Was it the history of technology? Was it an explanation of how something he talked about in science worked? The overarching lesson from the show actually… Read More