One of the very first plots of a string of data is a simple run chart. The plot of the data over time. This plot provides information related to location, trends, patterns, anomalies, and more. A rather informative chart.
You have most likely constructed many run charts and if not, you really should. This short introduction to the run chart will cover creating and interpreting them, as well as a few cautions and tips, as well. [Read more…]