Setting a research question for data collection

November 2021

Defining a research question for data collection keeps the process on track and makes sure any data you collect is relevant to your business goals. Use our checklist to shape your thinking.

How it works

  1. Follow our checklist to set your research question

  2. Examine the limitations of your current data collection process

  3. Consider how company strategy and employee requirements fit in

This tool could help with…

  • How should I go about collecting data to improve my business?

  • How should I use the data I have to improve decision making?



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