Identify and Structure Factors
Management and Planning tools
ConceptDraw OFFICE suite is a software for identify and structure factors with affinity diagram. This is a grouping and structuring of factors that impact on a problem. Affinity diagrams show the structure of large, complex factors that impact the problem, dividing them into smaller and simpler pieces. This chart is designed to prepare the data for further analysis of cause-effect relationships.
Pic.1 Identify and Structure Factors. Affinity Diagram — Implementing Continuous Process Improvement
The Affinity Diagram shows the structure of complex factors that have an influence on a problem, and then divides them up into a smaller and simpler structure. This diagram is designed to prepare the data for further analysis of the cause-effect relationships.
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The Event - driven Process Chain ( EPC ) allows managers visually present business process models for making decisions for business processes improvement.
Event-Driven Process Сhain Diagrams for improvement throughout an organisation.
Picture: EPC (Event-driven Process Chain) Flowcharts
ConceptDraw DIAGRAM diagramming and vector drawing software extended with Seven Basic Tools of Quality solution from the Quality area of ConceptDraw Solution Park provides effective tools for quality control and helps design any types of quality-related diagrams.
Picture: Seven Basic Tools of Quality — Quality Control
UML diagrams of business processes. The Rapid UML solution provides diagram examples, templates and vector stencils libraries for quick and easy drawing all types of UML 2.x and 1.x diagrams: UML activity diagrams, UML communication (collaboration) diagrams, UML component diagrams, UML composite structure diagrams, UML deployment diagrams, UML interaction overview diagrams, UML object diagrams, UML package diagrams, UML sequence diagrams, UML state machine diagrams, UML timing diagrams, UML use case diagrams.
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Event-Driven Process chain Diagrams for improvement throughout an organisation. Best software for Process Flow Diagram. The Event-driven Process Chain (EPC) Diagrams allows managers to plan processes and resources.
Picture: Business process Flow Chart — Event-Driven Process chain (EPC) diagrams
An organizational chart is a diagram that shows the structure of an organization and the relationships of its parts. ConceptDraw DIAGRAM extended with Organizational Charts Solution from the Management Area is powerful Organizational Chart Software.
Picture: Organizational Chart
To design a good workflow you have to focus on process analysis, not using the a drawing tool. This is more possible with ConceptDraw DIAGRAM software that brings the most natural drawing manner you have ever tried. First, define steps and procedures using simple rectangle shape, then select all shapes and click the Chain button to connect all shapes just in one click. After that you are able to modify some relations if needed.
Picture: How to Design a Good Workflow
Understanding the connections between an organization department might take some time. If you are a newcomer to a company, an orgchart would help you if don’t know who to call when questions appear. This scheme usually is printed on one of the walls in the office.
This template of orgchart is supplied with the ConceptDraw add-on containing solutions for making organizational charts. You can use it to depict an organizational structure of your company. The only you need is - open this template and alter it to cover an organizational features of your business. It is easy to rearrange the orgchart structure by dragging the elements by mouse. Finally fill the template with particular positions of your company's staffing table.
The "7 Management and Planning Tools" solution implements well-known methodologies for problem analysis and solving. Different products from the ConceptDraw Office suite can be used as a complete solution for any of the methodologies in this solution. ConceptDraw Office provides visual communication during every stage of work.
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The Venn diagram example below shows sustainable development at the confluence of three constituent parts.
Create your Venn diagrams for problem solving in environmental social science using the ConceptDraw DIAGRAM diagramming and vector drawing software extended with the Business Diagrams solution from the Management area of ConceptDraw Solution Park.
Picture: Venn Diagram Examples for Problem Solving. Environmental Social Science. Human Sustainability Confluence
When we start to speak about databases, we must always mention database structure visualization. One of the most common ways to do it is to create an entity relationship diagram, and to put appropriate symbols on it. It is important either for database projecting and for its' future maintenance.
Entity Relationship Diagram describes data elements and their relationships within a database. There are a set of special symbols that depict each element of an entity relationship diagram. Entities - represents some stable components such as supplier, employee, invoice, client, etc. Relation symbols show how the entities interact. Attributes define characteristics of the relationships. Attributes can be one-to-one or many-to-many. Physical symbols is used in the physical models. They represent items such as fields, tables, types and keys. ERD physical symbols are the building material for the database. Notation lines are used to illustrate the relationships. The most common method is Crow’s Feet notation. You can use ConceptDraw Entity-Relationship Diagram (ERD) solution to represent a database using the Entity-Relationship model.
Picture: Entity Relationship Diagram Symbols