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(computer science) a rule stating that the quality of the output is a function of the quality of the input

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With our fresh pre-conversion perspective in place, many GIGO pitfalls readily suggest themselves.
Assigning a predetermined BAN score to the pipeline management will ensure that you are not plagued by GIGO (Garbage In, Garbage Out).
Chapter 8 considers issues of data gathering and the concept of GIGO (Garbage in Garbage out).
The Right, Correct Data: The old GIGO adage-Garbage In, Garbage Out-certainly applies here.
Without highly specialized knowledge of insurance policy language, database construction can easily fall victim to the GIGO (garbage in, garbage out) phenomenon.
This is one aspect of the GIGO (Garbage In Garbage Out) principle.
Computers may appear to be intelligent, but they are really inert, and subject to the laws of GIGO (Garbage In, Garbage Out) and WYSYWYG, pronounced wizziwig, which is, What You See Is What You Get.
Compare the following terms: vaporware, word processors, DOS, GIGO, Internet, Fortran, Centromine with paradigm shifts, RHIOs (regional health information organizations), technology-driven transformation, resistance to change, outcomes, recent initiatives, incentivize, neu-rotechnology, and interoperability.
Integration is only as good as the quality of what is being integrated: according to the acronym of computer programmers, GIGO ("garbage in, garbage out").
But this kind of survey is particularly susceptible to the computer programmer's GIGO effect: "garbage in, garbage out.
Computer programmers have long used GIGO (Garbage In, Garbage Out) as a code for human input problems inherent in computing and GIGO has cousins.