Data Collection & Organization Tools
Before you can solve a problem, you need to know what the problem
is! It sounds obvious, but more often than not, we are
addressing symptoms of problems and never getting to the root cause
of the problem. The result is inevitably the problem comes
back because it still exists.
The first step to finding the root cause of a problem is
understanding the problem and for that you need data. Data
comes in many forms ranging from hard numbers to the collective
experience of people working in the process.
Whether dealing with hard cold numbers or the results of a
brainstorming session, data needs to be organized in order for it to
Here are key tools for collecting and organizing data.