Will the flow of networked information into and through organizations overwhelm them? Why?
Distinguish between the traditional ideas of “data”, “information”, and “knowledge”, explain how the internet is making these distinguishes increasingly unhelpful.
With the assistance of the following readings:
-Blair, A. (2010) Information Overload, Then and Now. The Chronicle of Higher Education Review.
November 28.Retrieved November 15, 2010 from http://chronicle.com/article/Information-Overload-Then-and/125479/?sid=cr&utm_source=cr&utm_medium=en
-Bellinger, G., Castro, D., & Mills, A. (2004) Data,
Information, Knowledge, and Wisdom. The Way of Systems. November 15, 2010 from http://www.systems-thinking.org/dikw/dikw.htm
-Green, P. (2010 ) Social Media Is Challenging Notions of the Data, Information, Knowledge, Wisdom (DIKW) Hierarchy.
CMS Wire. August 16. Retrieved November 25, 2010 from http://www.cmswire.com/cms/enterprise-20/social-media-is-challenging-notions-of-the-data-information-knowledge-wisdom-dikw-hierarchy–008320.php
-Marks, O. (2010) Information Clutter Busting & Organization. ZDNet: Collaboration 2.0. August 1. Retrieved November 25, 2010 from http://www.zdnet.com/blog/collaboration/information-clutter-busting-organization/1532