Data processing

Data processing is the collection and manipulation of data to produce meaningful information.[1] Data processing is a form of information processing, which is the modification (processing) of information in any manner detectable by an observer.[note 1]

The term "Data Processing", or "DP" has also been used to refer to a department within an organization responsible for the operation of data processing programs.[2]


Share this article:

This article uses material from the Wikipedia article Data processing, and is written by contributors. Text is available under a CC BY-SA 4.0 International License; additional terms may apply. Images, videos and audio are available under their respective licenses.