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Implementing Lean Six Sigma in 30 Days by Tanmay Vora, Gopal Ranjan

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Data representation (day 15)

The data that we collected in the previous steps needs to be represented in a meaningful way for an effective analysis. This depends on the following factors:

  • Type of data.
  • Variation over a period of time: The entire data for a period is collected and the variation in the data is studied. The different time intervals for this period are irrelevant from this perspective (population data).
  • Variation with time: This perspective involves looking at the data at different time intervals over a certain period (process data).

The following table provides a summary of the ways the different types of data can be represented.

Data representation (day 15)

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