In almost every sphere of life and work the people time to time are faced with the fact that on their way there are certain obstacles and problems. But it is not always possible to identify the true cause of particular problem. To understand the basic causes of problems and eliminate them, it is convenient to use the chart of Kaoru Ishikawa - the technique specially designed for this.
ConceptDraw DIAGRAM diagramming and vector drawing software extended with Fishbone Diagrams solution from the Management area can help you with construction the Fishbone Diagram also known as Ishikawa Diagram.
Ishikawa Diagram shows factors of
all affecting the overall problem in one drawing for the further analysis. It is a well effective way to analyze the business problems you must identify and solve.
Example 1. Ishikawa Diagram - Factors Reducing Competitiveness
Fishbone Diagrams Solution from ConceptDraw Solution Park contains the Ishikawa Diagram examples, samples and templates which provide quick start to use this graphic method for analysis of problem causes. All they are available from ConceptDraw STORE.
Example 2. Fishbone Diagrams Solution in ConceptDraw STORE
Fishbone Diagrams Solution contains also the Fishbone Diagrams library with variety of predesigned vector symbols. They can help to draw the Ishikawa Diagram of any complexity in minutes.
Example 3. Ishikawa Diagram Symbols
All these design elements are vector objects, you can resize them without loss of quality, change their color to make your Fishbone diagrams more interesting, bright and attractive.
Example 4. Ishikawa Diagram - Fishbone Variance Diagram
The Ishikawa Diagram samples you see on this page were created in ConceptDraw DIAGRAM using the Fishbone Diagrams Solution for ConceptDraw DIAGRAM Solution Park. An experienced user spent 20 minutes creating every of these samples.
Use ConceptDraw DIAGRAM enhanced with Fishbone Diagrams solution to draw your own Ishikawa Diagram for 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.
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Fishbone Diagram is another name for the Cause and Effect Diagram or the Ishikawa Diagram which got its name from the fact that it looks like a fish skeleton. Developed by Kaoru Ishikawa in 1968, a Fishbone Diagram is effectively used for a cause and effect analysis which allows to consider all possible causes for a certain problem or event.
ConceptDraw DIAGRAM supplied with Fishbone Diagrams solution from the Management area is the best software for fast and easy drawing professional looking Fishbone Diagram.
Picture: Fishbone Diagram
ConceptDraw DIAGRAM enhanced with Seven Basic Tools of Quality solution from the Quality area of ConceptDraw Solution Park is an ideal software for fast and easy drawing professional looking quality diagrams, including a Fishbone diagram.
Picture: Seven Basic Tools of Quality - Fishbone Diagram
Sometimes it’s quite useful to look on a problem from another view. To gain insight into an obstacle you should use SWOT analysis, and this will help you to see the whole situation. When composing a SWOT matrix, you divide your problem onto four elements - strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats and place them into matrix.
This sample SWOT analysis matrix of the athletic shoes producing company was designed on the base of template provided by ConceptDraw SWOT and TOWS Matrix Diagrams solution. It delivers number of easy-to-use templates and samples of SWOT and TOWS matrices for ConceptDraw DIAGRAM. Applying one of these templates, enables to quickly find out Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats. After creating a list managers can consider methods the business can use to amplify strengths and to decrease weaknesses; realize opportunities; and avoid threats.
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The Cause and Effect diagram introduced by Kaoru Ishikawa in 1968 is a method for analyzing process dispersion. It can help you to dive into a problem and find an effective solution, identify and represent the possible causes for an effect, analyze the complex business problems and successfully solve them.
You can design your Cause and Effect diagram on a paper, but more effective way is to use specific software - ConceptDraw DIAGRAM is a powerful Cause and Effect Diagram Software. It helps you create Cause and Effect diagram known also as Fishbone diagram or Ishikawa diagram from templates and examples.
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ConceptDraw MINDMAP supports exporting to many Microsoft Office products, including Word, PowerPoint and Project, as well as exporting to Evernote, Apple iCal, PDF, HTML and graphic format files.
Picture: ConceptDraw MINDMAP Export Capabilities
Fishbone Diagram, also referred as Cause and Effect diagram or Ishikawa diagram, is a fault finding and problem solving tool. Construction of Ishikawa diagrams is quite complicated process and has a number of features.
Fishbone Diagrams solution included to ConceptDraw Solution Park contains powerful drawing tools and a lot of examples, samples and templates. Each Fishbone diagram example is carefully thought-out by experts and is perfect source of inspiration for you.
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Cause and Effect diagram (Ishikawa diagram or Fishbone diagram) software helps you to show in one diagram the factors of Equipment, People, Process, Environment, Management and Materials, which all in general affect the overall problem and gives the base for the further analysis. ConceptDraw DIAGRAM is perfect software for designers and software developers who need to create Fishbone diagrams. You will get a simple problem-analysis tool - Fishbone software tools for design element to easy construct specific diagrams and identify many possible causes for an effect to attack complex problem solving.
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The Total Quality Management Diagram solution helps you and your organization visualize business and industrial processes. Create Total Quality Management diagrams for business process with ConceptDraw software.
Picture: Total Quality Management Business Diagram
ConceptDraw DIAGRAM diagramming and vector drawing software extended with Total Quality Management (TQM) Diagrams solution from the Quality area of ConceptDraw Solution Park perfectly suits for development and visually representing a Quality Management System.
Picture: Quality Management System