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Fishbone Diagram

Identify the root causes of quality issues with Fishbone diagram. Because Fishbone diagram is hierarchical it is well-suited for capturing in a mind map for reviewing process towards proving which branch is the real root cause of an issue.

When To Use a Fishbone Diagram

Fishbone diagrams work for most entrepreneurs and almost any industry or person having a problem. Professional diagramming software may help you create Fishbone (Cause and Effect or Ishikawa) diagrams. When people are unclear about what is causing an issue, ConceptDraw PRO will be your lifesaver.
When to use a Fishbone diagram? Originally developed as a quality control tool, you may find a Fishbone diagram helpful when used in many cases, such as to analyze a complex problem when there are many causes, for identifying all possible root causes for an effect or a problem, when you need different point of view to look on a problem, to uncover bottlenecks and identify where and why a process doesn't work, for acceleration a process when traditional ways of problem solving consume many time.

How to Create a Fishbone (Ishikawa) Diagram Quickly

A Fishbone (Ishikawa) diagram is also called cause-and-effect diagram. Fishbone diagram is often used in business to determine the cause of some problem. The diagram illustrates the main causes and sub-causes leading to an event. The main goal of the Fishbone diagram is to illustrate in a graphical way the relationship between a given outcome and all the factors that influence this outcome. The complete diagram resembles a fish skeleton as its name implies. The ability to create a Fishbone Diagram is supported by the Fishbone Diagram solution. Use ConceptDraw MINDMAP for structuring data and then ConceptDraw PRO for generating a Fishbone Diagram from mind map structure.

Communication Tool for Remote Project Management

Communication is the main challenge and the key success factor for remote project management. Communicating visually via Skype you bring all team and customers onto the one page.
Remote Presentation for Skype solution for ConceptDraw MINDMAP helps communicate with remote team and customers in visual manner on wide range of issues. Using this solution for regular status meetings allows you to push your team on tasks and keep task statuses up to date.

8 Step Problem Solving

This mind map shows 8 steps approach to solving any kind of product or service problems.

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.

Think and act effectively

Many people who use mind mapping software for personal organizing find ConceptDraw MINDMAP sufficiently useful mind mapping tool in their business and daily life. Especially many positive responses receive ConceptDraw MINDMAP as cross platform tool to mind maps for Macintosh and Windows.

Root Cause Tree Diagram

Analyze the root causes of factors that influence the problem. A diagram is constructed separately for each high priority factor. Identify the root causes for a factor and then propose possible corrective actions. The diagram displays the structure of causes for a factor and possible corrective actions. The Root Cause Analysis Tree Diagram is used for further formulation of actions.

Business Productivity - Management

To support you in your tasks you can use the power of ConceptDraw PRO providing
intelligent vector graphics that are useful for management diagramming and
ConceptDraw MINDMAP for key management mind maps.

Think. Act. Accomplish.

ConceptDraw MINDMAP is ready to provide you with mind mapping tool which can serve as comprehensive productivity tool for your business.