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Run Chart -

A Run Chart is a time series plot that displays shifts and trends in data over time. This kind of chart can display continuous or discrete data and generally appears with a median or average line.

For a better understanding of Run Charts (aka Time Series Plots) and an overview of Lean Six Sigma, check out our Free Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Training, Green Belt Training or Lean Training.

Elisabeth Swan

Elisabeth is a Managing Partner at, the co-author of The Problem-Solver’s Toolkit and co-host of the Just-in-Time Cafe. For over 25 years, she's helped leading organizations like Amazon, Charles Schwab and Starwood Hotels & Resorts build problem-solving muscles with Lean Six Sigma to achieve their goals.