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    Knowledge Management and Data Information

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    How are data, information and knowledge related to the concept of knowledge management? How are they different? Please define each one: data, information, knowledge and KM.

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    DATA is raw information that exists in several forms. It is without any context and it may or may not be functional. The data can be any value or numbers. It could represent some figures for a particular field. The data can also be understood with the numbers mentioned in spread sheet. These numbers are data.

    INFORMATION on the other hand is the DATA that has been given some specific meaning. The numbers and set of data mentioned in a spread sheet ...

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    This solution defines data, information and knowledge, explains how they differ, and how they are related to knowledge management.