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Total Quality Question: How does data become information at an organization?

How does data become information at an organization?

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Let me give you an example. A number of years ago, I was working in a biotechnology firm working on the "human genome" project. I was the bioinformaticist. That's just a fancy word for a scientist who sits in front of a computer all day and analyzes sequence and structural data from proteins and DNA. If we think of DNA as a language, it is made up of four letters. That's it. But, the interesting part is how those four letters are strung together ...

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This is two paragraphs and gives you an example to help you discern the difference between data and information.

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