Data, Information, Knowledge in FUTÁR: Case Study of a Public Transportation Information System
Science Journal of Business and Management
Volume 3, Issue 1-1, February 2015, Pages: 66-72
Received: Nov. 30, 2014; Accepted: Dec. 15, 2014; Published: Jan. 19, 2015
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László Tóth, Keleti Faculty of Business and Management, Óbuda University, Budapest, Hungary
Péter Szikora, Keleti Faculty of Business and Management, Óbuda University, Budapest, Hungary
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Abstract
Data is not information, and even information is far from knowledge. On the one hand organizations tend to gather large amounts of data just for the sake of collecting it, without a clear plan, or even concept on of how to use them in the future generating information overload. On the other hand in most of the situations, besides having overload from irrelevant data, crucial information might be missing which makes optimal decision impossible. Present paper endeavors to introduce and analyze a system – namely that of the FUTÁR project – that is well equipped for collecting data and has a well-functioning inner logic to create information from the assembled data. What is lacking is the understanding of the possibilities this system is providing to its users, and the realization of ideas – the application of knowledge – for which it has been established.
Keywords
Information, Information System, Knowledge, Public Transport
To cite this article
László Tóth, Péter Szikora, Data, Information, Knowledge in FUTÁR: Case Study of a Public Transportation Information System, Science Journal of Business and Management. Special Issue: The Role of Knowledge and Management’s Tasks in the Companies. Vol. 3, No. 1-1, 2015, pp. 66-72. doi: 10.11648/j.sjbm.s.2015030101.21
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