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2.01 vocab

Criticism the expression of disapproval of someone or something based on perceived faults or mistakes
Analytical information Analyzes and interprets facts to form an opinion or concluded.
Factual information Indisputable answers to specific questions
Disciplines Industries or Topics
Formality of information Written as a paper, book, blog on the internet, or newspaper article
Dissertations Written by doctors about specific topics
Scholarly or Professional Journals Publications on academic study approved by experts in the field
Primary Information First Hand Accounts; interviews, autobiographies, historical documents
Secondary Information Second Hand Accounts; biographies and books
Current Information Recent
Historical Information Older
Periodicals Newspapers, magazines, journals
Validity Relate to research
Reliability Trustworthy and reputable source
Accuracy Information based in facts and data that is true
Timeliness Recent information; correct time period
Bias For or against information for any reason
Outline Information is laid out in a logical sequence
Drafts Get all information on paper
Storyboard A series of drawings; useful in the development process of a commercial or movie
Proposal Written document to inform people about your project and gain approval/assistance
Summaries Used to describe research briefly along with any relevant details
Quoting- Use information gathered to determine what your product will cost you to make and what others are willing to pay for similar products. You can then give a potential customer a quote, or estimate, of what the product will cost.
Summarizing- Briefly summarize your product for your customer. For example, create an advertisement, pamphlet, or even a book to inform your customer of your product(s).
Copying- Use similar product features that you know consumers are attracted to.
Manipulating- Change several features of a product to update it. Car Companies, Phones (iPhone 5 vs. iPhone 6)
Documentation- If held liable, or holding someone else liable, for any reason a company has proof of their ownership of information.
Audit trail- If a company is audited it is able to show proof of what money has been used for.
Personal files- Includes things like papers, photographs, movies, etc. that someone may want to use in the future.
Heritage preservation- Companies, along with individuals, like to look back on “where they came from”. Keeping files, documents, pictures, etc. will ensure they are able to look back and see progression.
Obsolescence of format or medium- For example if your information is held on a floppy disk you will no longer be able to access this information because computers no longer have floppy disk drives, instead they have CD/DVD Drives or USB Ports.
Security of information- When information is stored there is always a threat of that information being stolen.
Recordkeeping- Determining who will keep the records, and when they will be kept.
Storage space- Whether information is digital or hard copy it takes up space. Digital information takes up space in Bytes- Ex. Megabytes (MB), Gigabytes (GB) Hard Copy information takes up physical space in files, file cabinets, store rooms, etc.
Filing Systems Filing systems- Alphabetical, Numerical, Color, or Special Combination Systems Which software to use (Ex. Microsoft Excel/Access)
Employer analysis- How will the information be analyzed in a way that is relevant and timely?
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