A system’s purpose.
Resources of the system.
Processes performed by the system.
Data, information, knowledge
Information, knowledge, data.
Knowledge, information, data.
Knowledge, data, information
The hardware and software resources of the system.
The resources available to the system.
Each of the information processes occurring within the system.
How scientific knowledge is applied to the solution of practical problems.
Managers, end-users, programmers, engineers and data entry operators.
Direct users, indirect users, managers and data entry operators.
Managers, direct users, system administrators, engineers and data entry operators
Managers, end-users, system administrators, network personnel and data entry operators.
A collection of connected sub-systems that work together to achieve a purpose.
Containing data, participants, information technology and information processes.
An organised assembly of resources and processes that interact to achieve a common purpose.
All the different types of organisms present in the environment that interact and are dependant on each others actions.
Is the reason for the system’s existence.
Is to fulfil some need or needs.
Should be clear and achievable.
All of the above.
Data is always digital whereas information is not.
Data is the raw material that is processed by information systems to create information.
There is no difference; they are interchangeable terms.
Data is individual characters or numbers, whereas information is words, sentences and charts.