Definition

Informal system

Informal Systems is the systems created by ad hoc, informal work groups to support information needs that cannot be met by formal systems. These are powerful systems that meet unique needs and thrive in many organizations.

Informal systems do not follow any formal or pre established rules for collecting, processing, storing, or disseminating data.

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