HCI/520 DISCUSSTION QUESTIONS - 21211

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1)      We frequently hear the words data, information and knowledge used as if they are the same thing. When people confuse data with information, they can make critical mistakes. What is the difference between data, information and knowledge, and why would confusing these cause you to make a critical mistake?

2)      There are four structural types of database management systems: hierarchical, network, relational, and object-oriented. What database type do you think, or know, is used in your workplace? Why do you think that type of database is used?

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1)      We frequently hear the words data, information and knowledge used as if they are the same thing. When people confuse data with information, they can make critical mistakes. What is the difference between data, information and knowledge, and why would confusing these cause you to make a critical mistake?

According to Coronel, Moris and Rob (2011),