Cause and Effect Analysis
When you have some problems you need first to explore the reasons which caused them. Cause and Effect Analysis is a perfect way to do this. It is a diagram-based methodology developed by Kaoru Ishikawa in 1960s as a quality control tool. This methodic connects Brainstorming with a Mind Mapping, it lets to identify all possible causes of a problem, define bottlenecks and represent all this on the Ishikawa (Fishbone) diagram which looks like the fish skeleton.
ConceptDraw DIAGRAM software enhanced with Fishbone Diagrams solution from the Management area of ConceptDraw Solution Park gives the ability to draw fast and easy Fishbone diagram that identifies many possible causes for an effect. Causes can be derived from brainstorming sessions, further they are often categorized and can show relationships among various factors. Causes are usually grouped into major categories to identify the sources of variation.
Example 1. Cause and Effect Analysis
Fishbone Diagrams Solution extends ConceptDraw DIAGRAM ector graphics and diagramming software with the ability to visualize cause and effect analysis thanks to the Fishbone Diagrams library with numerous ready-to-use vector objects.
Example 2. Fishbone Diagrams Library Design Elements
Fishbone Diagrams Solution provides also collection of different Fishbone Diagram samples and quick-start templates. All they are available for viewing and editing from ConceptDraw STORE.
Example 3. Fishbone Diagram - Inability to Meet Project Deadlines
The samples you see on this page were created in ConceptDraw DIAGRAM using the tools of the Fishbone Diagrams Solution. An experienced user spent 10 minutes creating each of these samples.
Use the Fishbone Diagrams Solution for ConceptDraw DIAGRAM Solution Park for easy and effective cause and effect analysis.
All source documents are vector graphic documents. They are available for reviewing, modifying, or converting to a variety of formats (PDF file, MS PowerPoint, MS Visio, and many other graphic formats) from the ConceptDraw STORE. The Fishbone Diagrams Solution is available for all ConceptDraw DIAGRAM or later users.