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7 Management & Planning Tools

7 Management & Planning Tools

The 7 Management and Planning Tools solution available from ConceptDraw Solution Park implements well-known methodologies and provides the comprehensive set of tools for problems' analysis and solving. Different products from multifunctional ConceptDraw Office suite may be used as a complete solution for any of methodologies offered by this solution and provide a visual communication during every stage of work. Use the MINDMAP 7 Management & Planning Tools for step-by-step identification and analysis the problems, for planning solving and corrective actions, and also countermeasures to address the risks. 7 Management and Planning Tools solution is perfect for managers in medium to large companies, who require effective tools to address the management issue, for business consultants, trainers and coaches to help visualize the problem's solving by using 7 MP Tools methodology, to structure the problem's affecting factors, analyze their root causes and cause and effect relations, to highlight drivers and indicators factors, to prioritize factors using ranking by criteria set. Read more

seven management and planning tools Seven Management and Planning Tools

seven management and planning tools
Seven Management and Planning Tools solution extends ConceptDraw PRO and ConceptDraw MINDMAP with features, templates, samples and libraries of vector stencils for drawing management mind maps and diagrams. Read more
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How to Manage Problem Solving Using Seven Management and Planning Tools

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The Sales Process

The Sales Process is a complex approach for selling a product or service which assumes many steps including the sales planning, realization of the sales marketing and management strategies, sales process analysis, etc. Now we have a ConceptDraw PRO software extended with unique Sales Flowcharts solution from the Marketing area of ConceptDraw Solution Park which ideally suits for the planning and realization the company's sales process. Read more

Affinity Diagram

The affinity diagram is a business tool used to organize ideas and data. It is one of the Seven Management and Planning Tools. But how design the Affinity Diagram quick and easy? ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software offers the Seven Management and Planning Tools Solution from the Management Area. Read more

Prioritization Matrix

You can design the Prioritization Matrix by hand on the paper, but we offer you the most easier way - to use the ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software extended with Seven Management and Planning Tools Solution from the Management Area. Read more

Risk Diagram (Process Decision Program Chart)

The risk is a probable event in result of which may occur the negative events and adverse consequences. The risk management is a very important process in any field, it is a process of making the management decisions aimed on the reducing the likelihood of appearing the unfavorable results and on the minimizing potential losses, as well as the implementation of these solutions. The main purpose of applying the risk management is increasing of enterprise's competitiveness with help of protection against the risks. ConceptDraw MINDMAP software is perfect for identifying the risks, analyzing and managing risks, for designing Risk Diagrams, for developing effective actions in response to circumstances and potential obstacles that were identified as risks. It is also the best for designing Process Decision Program Charts and representing the PDPC method, which is effective way of detailed planning and depiction the whole sequence of actions on the path from the formulation a problem to its solution. The PDPC lets determine the risks when corrective actions are not performed correctly and helps develop descriptions for preventive actions. Read more

Affinity Diagram

The Affinity Diagram, also known as a KJ diagram, is a business tool invented for organization the large quantity of ideas and data. It is a part of Seven Management and Planning Tools, it is usually used right after brainstorming to sort large numbers of ideas into the corresponding groups. The Affinity Diagram helps to represent in a better way the structure of large and complex factors which influence on a problem, divides these factors into the smaller and simpler structures, and helps team members to see the patterns and identify possible solutions to problems they have. The diagrams of this type don't show the causal relationships between the factors, but they are designed to prepare the data for holding further analysis of the cause-effect relationships. Another area of Affinity Diagram usage is contextual inquiry as a way to sort observations and notes from field interviews, support call logs, open-ended survey responses organizing, etc. ConceptDraw MINDMAP software offers you the tools for easy holding brainstorming, generation ideas and creation MINDMAP Affinity Diagram. Read more

Relations Diagram

Relations Diagram was first used in electronics industry with a goal to find the key words and phrases in a text, and now is used in variety of fields. Relations Diagram defines visually the complex relationships between different elements and uses the boxes to represent these elements and the arrows to show the links. Relations Diagram allows the most extensively consider the problems, to represent visually relationships between the factors, processes, areas. It can be effective in organizing the diversity of ideas generated during the brainstorming session, lets identify the causes factors called "Drivers" and effects factors called "Indicators", detect such important characteristics as Key Performance Indicators that help to monitor the changes and effectiveness of corrective actions in the process of problem solving. ConceptDraw MINDMAP and ConceptDraw PRO applications that are included to ConceptDraw suite, offer a lot of useful tools that help perform the brainstorm session and easy design Relations Diagram. To make effectively Relations Diagram simply identify the problem, capture the issues, draw the arrows and count the influencers. Read more

Root Cause Tree Diagram

The Root Cause Tree Diagram is a chart that helps determine the root causes of factors that influence the problem, to represent and analyze them. This diagram is constructed separately for each high priority factor. First it is needed to identify the root causes for a factor, display their structure and then propose the possible corrective actions. But how to create Root Cause Tree Diagram with the least efforts and time? ConceptDraw MINDMAP will effectively help you in drawing MINDMAP Root Cause Tree Diagram and Root Cause Analysis Tree Diagram used for further formulation of actions. The Root Cause Tree Diagram template, which can be opened at the program from the Input tab, supplies you with a basic mind map structure for your diagram. The central idea describes briefly a problem, the main topics represent the high-level causes of a problem, their subtopics give more details about the different parts of given causes. At the last level of tree are described the potential solutions to each of detailed parts of the causes. Read more