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Managing Data and Information

1. How are data and information used within the human services organizations to support organizational planning?

2. Why are integrated information management systems important in human service organizations? Give an example to support your answer.

3. What are the top ten considerations for developing an integrated information management system for a human services organization?

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Managing data and information
1. How are data and information used within the human services organizations to support organizational planning?

Wisdom we have lost in knowledge?"
-R.L.Stevenson
An appendage to this could be to add, "Where is the knowledge we have lost in data?" Truly with the explosion of IT the amount of data at one's disposal is enormous and the challenge is now to harness the power of knowledge hidden in the collage of data. Thus without data and information there will be inadequate planning. Information systems provide right kind of data which is used to make important decisions. Human services organizations are one that is organized and operated solely for religious, charitable, scientific, public safety, literary, or educational purposes. Goals of these firms are outlined in the firm's ...

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This solution answers 3 questions on managing data, addressing human services organization, integrated information management and considerations.

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