Data Conversion

  • Data conversion is the conversion of computer data from one format to another. Throughout a computer environment, data is encoded in a variety of ways.
  • There are many ways in which data is converted within the computer environment.
Instance:
  • PDF TO Word
  • PDF TO Excel
  • XML TO Excel Version
  • HTML TO XML Version
  • SGML TO HTML Version
  • CAD Designs TO MDB Data
  • Catalogue TO Text File
  • Scanned Books OR Pages TO RTF File

Data Processing

  • Data processing is, generally, “the collection and manipulation of items of data to produce meaningful information.” In this sense it can be considered a subset of information processing, “the change (processing) of information in any manner detectable by an observer.”
  • The term Data Processing (DP) has also been used to refer to a department within an organization responsible for the operation of data processing applications.
Instance:
  • Data Entry
  • Data Cleaning
  • Data Coding
  • Data Translation
  • Data Summarization
  • Data Aggregation
  • Data Validation
  • Data Tabulation
  • Statistical Analysis
  • Computer Graphics
  • Data Warehousing
  • Data Mining