A nice and simple definition of information is the following one:
Data that are meaningful or useful to the recipient
Source: Management Information Systems, Davis en Olson, 1985
According to this definition:
Remarks 1 and 2 are about the type of data, while 3 and 4 refer to form and distribution. Different formats of presentation at the right time in the right place can far more easily be obtained in this era of fast internet and fancy graphical tools compared to only ten years ago.
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