Re: Knowledge Databases LO1970

Jeff Kenyon (kenyonjh@ctrvax.Vanderbilt.Edu)
Thu, 06 Jul 1995 18:13:41 -0500 (CDT)

Replying to LO1888 --

Carole Anne Ogdin wrote:
>We operate from a less theoretical model that you, Michael. We
>use a four-level scale:
> Data "7"
> Information "Number of days in a week = 7"
> Knowledge "We have 7 days to complete this task"
> Wisdom Knowing whether you CAN or not

Just jumping into this thread and delighted to discover it. Carole, your
types of effective databases are intriguing. How is information archived
and accessed?

Also, Re: the above, I immediately thought of Russ Ackoff. Is that where
you got your four-level scale, and if so, are you using his approach to
systems thinking?


Jeff Kenyon


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