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# 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 DIAGRAM diagramming and vector drawing software offers the Seven Management and Planning Tools Solution from the Management Area.

## Affinity Diagram

The Affinity Diagram shows the structure of large, complex factors that have an influence on a problem, and then divides them up into a smaller and simpler structure. The Affinity Diagram does not show a causal relationship between the factors. This diagram is designed to prepare the data for further analysis of the cause-effect relationships.
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## How To Create an Affinity Diagram Using Solutions

The affinity diagram is designed to prepare the data for further analysis of the cause-effect relationships. The Affinity diagram shows the structure of large, complex factors that have an influence on a problem, and then divides them up into a smaller and simpler structure. We recommend using a mind map for Brainstorming and collecting the factors affecting the problem. The ability to create an Affinity diagram from a mind map is supported by the ConceptDraw Seven Management and Planning Tools solution.

## Affinity Diagram Software

Affinity Diagram Software - ConceptDraw DIAGRAM is a powerful diagramming and vector drawing software that allows quick, easy and effective create the Affinity Diagrams.
Seven Management and Planning Tools solution from the Business Productivity area of ConceptDraw Solution Park provides templates, samples and ready-to-use vector stencils that will help you design the professional looking Affinity Diagrams in a few moments.

## Affinity Diagram

The Affinity Diagram shows the structure of large, complex factors that have an influence on a problem, and then divides them up into a smaller and simpler structure. The Affinity Diagram does not show a causal relationship between the factors.
This diagram is designed to prepare the data for further analysis of the cause-effect relationships. A typical size for an Affinity Diagram is approximately 40-50 topics in a chart.

## PROBLEM ANALYSIS. Identify and Structure Factors

Identify and Structure Factors. Use the Affinity Diagram to collect and structure factors that impact on a problem.
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.
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## Problem Analysis

ConceptDraw Office suite is a software for Problem Analysis. The Seven Management and Planning Tools are a set of such tools for investigating complex problems. These tools are exemplary at organizing research, parsing complex problems, providing a structure for the details, helping managers make decisions, and organizing effective communications in a visual manner that keeps everyone involved
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## Risk Diagram (Process Decision Program Chart)

Process Decision Program Chart (PDPC) is a commonly used technique that was designed in order to help prepare the contingency plans. The emphasis of the PDPC is identifying the consequential impact of failure on activity plans as well as creating the appropriate contingency plans in terms of limiting the risks. Planning to make the tree diagrams and/or the process diagrams can be extended by a couple of levels when the PDPC can be applied to the bottom level tasks on those diagrams.

## Pyramid Diagram and Pyramid Chart

Pyramid Diagram is very useful to illustrate the foundation-based relationships. ConceptDraw DIAGRAM, a business charting software, includes some build-in symbols for designer to draw all kind of the pyramid diagrams.

## Seven Management and Planning Tools

Seven Management and Planning Tools solution extends ConceptDraw DIAGRAM and ConceptDraw MINDMAP with features, templates, samples and libraries of vector stencils for drawing management mind maps and diagrams.

## Organizational Charts with ConceptDraw DIAGRAM

With ConceptDraw DIAGRAM, you can quickly and easily create any type of orgchart professional. ConceptDraw DIAGRAM includes numerous organizational chart templates for the simple to complex multi-page charts.

## PROBLEM ANALYSIS. Root Cause Analysis Tree Diagram

Root Cause Analysis Tree Diagram. Use the Root Cause Diagram to perform visual root cause analysis. Root Cause Analysis Tree Diagram is constructed separately for each highly prioritized factor. The goal of this is to find the root causes for the factor and list possible corrective action.
ConceptDraw Office suite is a software for problem analysis.
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## CORRECTIVE ACTIONS PLANNING. Risk Diagram (PDPC)

Risk Diagram (PDPC) - ConceptDraw OFFICE suite is a software for Risks Diagram making. This diagram identifies possible risks in accomplishing corrective actions. With the Risks Diagram, one analyzes each action separately in a tree of all actions and develops a preventive action in response of each potential obstacles or circumstances which may be a risk.
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## How To Create Onion Diagram

An onion diagram is a kind of chart that shows the dependencies among parts of an organization or process. The chart displays items in concentric circles, where the items in each ring depend on the items in the smaller rings. The Onion Diagram is able to show layers of a complete system in a few circles.
But how to create Onion Diagram? Now, it's very easy thanks to the ConceptDraw DIAGRAM diagramming and vector drawing software extended with Stakeholder Onion Diagrams Solution from the Management Area of ConceptDraw Solution Park.

## Decision Making

Decision Making - ConceptDraw OFFICE suite provides visual tools that are given support on the stage of the decision making.
The Seven Management and Planning Tools is a set for such diagrams: Affinity Diagram, Relations Diagram, Prioritization Matrix, Root Cause Tree Diagram, Involvement Matrix, PERT Chart, Risk Diagram (PDPC).