MEASURING TOOLS FOR DIFFERENTIATING INFORMATION FROM KNOWLEDGE include the following:
Meaning: – Information is when the facts obtained are systematically presented in a given context.
While Knowledge refers to the relevant and objective information gained through experience.
Description i.e. (What is it?):- Information means processed/refined data.
While Knowledge means useful/purposeful/ reasonable information.
Combination of Data and context: – Information describes the act of informing.
While Knowledge means experience and intuition.
Processing: – Information improves representation.
While Knowledge increases consciousness of being aware of something.
Outcome/End Result: – Information simply means comprehension.
While Knowledge means deep understanding of something.
Transfer: – Information is easily transferable
While Knowledge requires learning to transfer to another person.
Reproducibility/ Duplicability: – Information can be reproduced.
While For gaining knowledge, identical reproduction is not possible.
Prediction: – Information alone is not sufficient to make predictions.
While Prediction is possible if one possess required knowledge.
One in other: – Not all information is knowledge.
While All knowledge is information.