Fishbone Diagram Template

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A causal model is an abstract concept, that describes the causal mechanisms of a system, by noting certain variables and their influence on each other, in an effort to discover the cause of a certain problem or flaw. This model is presented in diagram form by using a Fishbone diagram — also known as a Cause and Effect diagram, Herringbone diagram or Ishikawa diagram, the latter name referring to the inventor of the technique, Kaoru Ishikawa. The fish-themed names are used due to the visual arrangement of the numerous variables, designed to represent the ribs of a skeletal fish, so that arrow directs into a central spine whereupon the main problem is placed where the head would be.

Fishbone diagram shows factors of:

  • Equipment,
  • Process,
  • People,
  • Materials,
  • Environment,
  • and Management,

all affecting the overall problem in one drawing for the further analysis and problem solving.

ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software enhanced with Fishbone Diagrams solution from the Management area of ConceptDraw Solution Park helps you create business productivity diagrams from Fishbone diagram templates and examples, that provide to start using of the graphic method for the analysis of problem causes. Each predesigned Fishbone Diagram template is ready to use and useful for instantly drawing your own Fishbone Diagram.

Example 1. Fishbone Diagram Template

The Fishbone Diagrams Solution from ConceptDraw Solution Park extends ConceptDraw PRO software with the ability to draw easy Cause and Effect diagrams. It includes variety of templates for ConceptDraw PRO and also for ConceptDraw MindMap giving you wide opportunities for professionally brainstorming causes.

Templates let much simplify your work for drawing, but if you want to draw your diagram at new blank ConceptDraw document, you can also do this using the Fishbone Diagrams library of vector stencils.

Fishbone Diagrams

Example 2. Fishbone Diagrams

The Fishbone Diagram template and sample you see on this page were created in ConceptDraw PRO using the powerful tools of Fishbone Diagrams Solution. An experienced user spent 10 minutes creating each of them.

Use the Fishbone Diagrams Solution for ConceptDraw PRO Solution Park for fast, easy and effective drawing Fishbone Diagrams.

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 XML, and many other graphic formats) from the ConceptDraw Solution Browser v3. The Fishbone Diagrams Solution is available for all ConceptDraw PRO v9.5 or later users.

Use Product:

  • Cause and Effect Diagram Software
  • Management Diagrams Software
  • Marketing Charts Software
  • Business Diagramming Tool
  • Professional Technical Diagramming Tool
  • Professional Business Graphics Tool
  • For Mac® & Windows®
  • ConceptDraw PRO native Mac app
  • Easier to use than Microsoft Visio® and more powerful
  • With free support and thousands of templates
  • Brainstorming
  • Project planning
  • Meeting Management
  • Creating Presentations
  • Creating Reports
  • Communicating with Teams

Use Solution:

  • Design Fishbone Diagrams
  • Develop Ishikawa Diagram
  • Illustration causes and effects
  • Fishbone problem solving
  • Cause and effect analysis
  • Fishbone Diagram templates, samples and examples
  • Design elements for Fishbone Diagrams creating
  • Import/Export Microsoft Visio™
  • Export to graphics files and PDF
  • Export to PPT™
  • Make Presentation

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Compatibility: Apple® OS X 10.10 or later
Microsoft® Windows® 7/8.1/10

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