Category Archives: Data Collection Templates

Data Collection Plan Template

The main reason behind the Data Collection Plan is to provide a focused approach to data collection for any given study or project. It helps specifying the objective of the data collection, what data do we need, how are we going to collect it, and who is going to collect it. The goal is to answer questions such as whether the process is stable and capable, and whether the measurement system is accurate and capable.

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Audit Checklist

An audit checklist is a set of questions that must be answered to verify requirements or standards are being met. It compensates for the limitation of human memory and helps the observer to ensure that nothing is missed or left behind. It enables the observer to better address compliance gaps and provides an opportunity for continuous improvement. Common examples of checklists are: to-do lists, preventive maintenance schedules, safety checklists and 5S checklists.

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Questionnaire Analysis Report

After collecting the answered questionnaires from your respondents, you have to analyze the data and report the results. This template is used to analyze the collected qualitative data from a large number of individuals and summarize the results in a report. It consists of two worksheets; one enables you to enter the data of your respondents, and the other is the interpretation of your data in a scorecard format. Further statistical analysis, conclusions and recommendations can be added to the report as needed.

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Visual Management Checklist

Visual Management is a technique that uses information displays, visual controls, labels and signs, color coding and other markings instead of written instructions. This Visual Management Checklist will help in detecting abnormalities and reinforcing standards, ensuring stability and safety remain a top priority. It also provides an opportunity for performance review and promotes continuous improvement.

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Benchmark Analysis Template

Benchmarking is a process that measures how a company is performing against those of world-class performance. It is used to better understand how outstanding companies perform, then helps your company develop plans to adapt specific best practices. This template allows to conduct benchmarking studies to compare the performance of your processes and activities against top performers in a very simple manner.

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5S Checklist Template

5S is a Lean technique that involves activities designed to create and maintain a disciplined workplace. It helps create a better working environment and can be implemented to eliminate waste and improve the flow of work. A 5S checklist is often used to evaluate the performance of 5S implementation in any workplace. This tool will help ensuring that 5S standards and workplace organization are being met. It enables the observer to better address compliance gaps and provides opportunities for continuous improvement.

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