What is it?

A Tallysheet (or checksheet) is an example of one of many types of forms for recording data - usually numerical in nature.

When to use it

  • Gathering data

What does it achieve?

Data must be collected carefully and accurately for results of analysis to have any meaning. Data without a clear purpose, or unreliable data are worth nothing.

Tallysheets are a simple way of obtaining data in such a form that permits easy analysis.

Key steps

  • Decide data required
  • Devise appropriate data gathering
  • Test Model
  • Review and revise
  • Design master
  • Gather Data

Typical Tallysheet