DICK and DICKS concept by Anand

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DICK and DICKS concept by Anand
I found out about this easy to remember acronym: the DICK model by Sanjay Anand. It highlights 4 evolutionary steps in knowledge creation and sharing:
1. Data - Collection or compilation of disorganized and possibly unrelated facts and/or figures.
2. Information - Adding context to data and organizing it so that it is usable, yields information.
3. Content - Interpreting and collaborating on information produces content (online or offline).
4. Knowledge - The highest form gained through experience, interpretation and extrapolation. Knowledge acquisition involves complex cognitive processes including learning, perception, communication, association and reasoning, all of which are not mandatory at other levels.
DICKS is a variant in which the S stands for
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Knowledge may not be the highest form...
Kenny cheah, Principal, Malaysia, Member
Knowledge may not be the highest form. Consider also
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DEPLOYMENT of Wisdom is Important
Jagdish B Acharya, Consultant, India, Premium Member
We must keep in mind difference between approach and deployment. Approach is the way in which the right decision is arrived at. The right approach wit...Sign up

Putting wisdom before Knowledge
Anthony Belon, Entrepreneur, Malaysia, Member
Both Kenny and Jagdish B Acharya put wisdom before knowlegde appropriately. For knowledge to be positively effective, it must be driven by wisdom - su...Sign up

Einstein: Imagination is More Important than Knowledge
Shahzad Ali Khan, Pakistan, Member
As very rightly pointed out by Einstein, I still believe that although knowledge is important and wisdom is proving your knowledge by you actions and ...Sign up

Explicit and Tacit Knowledge
Audrey Veldman
Wisdom aside, what I miss in this discussion is the difference between explicit knowledge (knowledge that can be transferred) and Sign up

Data, Information, Knowledge and Wisdom
Let me put it this way:
- Data is not information, the latter is superior to the former.
- Information is not knowledge, the latter is super...Sign up

Knowledge and Imagination are Both Needed
Sajjad Hussain, Teacher, Pakistan, Member
@Shahzad Ali Khan: I think of knowledge as a science and imagination as an art. Knowledge leads you through the push...Sign up

Users of Data, Information, Knowledge: Occupations
Jaap de Jonge, Editor, Netherlands
Its also interesting to consider what PROFESSIONS or OCCUPATIONS are typically using the various information categories of the DICK concept in organi...Sign up

DIKAP Model and Wisdom
Lloyd Lawrence, Manager, Australia, Premium Member
Hi All, just to throw another angle in here, I was introduced by Michael Hill of the US Navy to the DIKAP Model, embracing Dr. Nissen's Princip...Sign up

Wisdom by Sharing Lessons Learnt
Lloyd Lawrence, Manager, Australia, Premium Member
I heard something on the radio just the other day about wisdom... And just maybe it gives us a better understanding in relation to knowledge.
Acc...Sign up

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