Continuous and discrete


It is important to understand whether data is continuous or discrete as this determines which data tools to use to improve performance.

Consider using with

Tool name Description
Data collection plan Collect data
Frequency distribution Analyse variation
Pareto chart Attribute cause
Run chart Baseline performance
Y=f(X) Recognise variables

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Theresa May - 12/05/2009 10:32:44 4 out of 5
I thought the same as you alistair. However, the more confident I get at running RIW's using the 'process' tools I became aware how data can be used both to monitor performance and criticiacally - through defining suitable performance measures - can be us
Alistair Griffith - 12/05/2009 10:24:47 2 out of 5
I find the difference between the data types quite confusing. The description helps, but is it really important for workshop facilitators to understand this level of data?
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