DATA TO WISDOM

Our definition of knowledge is based on the data to wisdom cycle.

 

Data is raw numbers, words, images that are collected to better understand a particular issue.

 

Information is data that has been organized to give it meaning.

 

Evidence is information that has been assessed for credibility. It is derived from many sources including research, evaluation, experience, and context.

 

Knowledge is acquired through experience. It generated when people use information and evidence

Wisdom reflects strategic application of knowledge.

Learn more about the data to wisdom continuum.