|digitization, digitize||“Digitization is the process of converting information into a digital (i.e. computer-readable) format, in which the information is organized into bits. ” [A]
“is creating a digital (bits and bytes) version of analog/physical things such as paper documents, microfilm images, photographs, sounds and more” [B]
|digitalization, digitalize||en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Digital_transformation (no specific article on digitalization but this word actually redirects to digitization)
“In business, digitalization most often refers to enabling, improving and/or transforming business operations and/or business functions and/or business models/processes and/or activities, by leveraging digital technologies and a broader use and context of digitized data, turned into intelligence and actionable knowledge (remember DIKW?), with a specific benefit in mind.
It requires digitization of information but it means more and at the very center of it is data, nowadays lots of data and big data.” [B]
- [A] en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Digitization
- [B] Digitization, digitalization and digital transformation: the differences