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DATA AND INFORMATION

What is data?, What is information?

Data

Data refers to raw facts yet to be processed. It is a fact, number or text that can be processed by a computer. Data has no meaning to the user unless processed to get meaningful information.

Source of data

Data can be obtained by any one or more of the following methods.

Counting
Observation of people, activities or event
Questionnaires result
Face to face interviews
Form filling
Test or examination scores, etc.

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INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY

365 ViewsINFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY ICT covers any product that will store, retrieve, manipulate, transmit or receive information electronically in…

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Information and Communication Technology (ICT)

1,185 ViewsInformation and Communication Technology (ICT) INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY (ICT): Information and Communication Technology is an umbrella term that…

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INFORMATION TRANSMISSION

Information transmission is the exchange of information from the sender to the receiver in any form, i.e through voice, data, text and image over any kind of media, hand written medium, etc.

There are two methods of information transmission namely: (i) Ancient methods of information transmission (ii) Modern methods of transmitting information

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INFORMATION EVOLUTION

INFORMATION EVOLUTION     

Evolution of information and communication technology (ICT) has passed through different stages, namely; invention of printing stage, invention of radio and television stage, invention of computer stage as well as linking up computers with information and communication technology (ICT).

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INFORMATION

430 ViewsInformation is processed data. Information is useful and meaningful to the users. Unprocessed information is called data. The singular…

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DATA AND INFORMATION

DATA AND INFORMATION
What is Data: Data is the raw material for data processing. It is a representation of unprocessed facts about people, places, events, objects, or transactions recorded from which information can be prepared.

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TECHNOLOGY OF DIFFERENT INFORMATION AGE

3,921 ViewsTECHNOLOGY OF DIFFERENT INFORMATION AGE   Technology is a term used to describe methods, means, materials and devices developed to…