Use a Fishbone Diagram to Attack Complex Problems

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Any project is a complex system which rarely goes without some problems, even the most minor. But the success of the project mostly depends from the ability effectively solve appearing problems. There are many methods for problem solving, one of the most effective is the use a Fishbone diagram to attack complex problems. This methodics is also called as cause and effect, emphasizing the basic idea that each problem has a lot of interrelated causes and also effects.

Fishbone problem solving lets visually represent the problem, all categories of causes - actual and potential, explore and analyze them, and to make the right decision.

Use ConceptDraw PRO diagramming software with Fishbone Diagrams Solution to attack any complex problems with fishbone diagrams graphic method. Construct Fishbone diagram to help users brainstorm and break down a complex problem.

Example 1. Use a Fishbone Diagram to Attack Complex Problems

Fishbone Diagrams Solution for ConceptDraw PRO and its Fishbone Diagrams library will help you construct and use a Fishbone diagram to attack complex problems. First, draw the long horizontal arrow, you can use the predesigned object from the library. Then define the causes using brainstorming session (it is convenient to use ConceptDraw MindMap application for brainstorming) or any other way, combine them into categories and represent on the diagram as "fish bones". Then analyze and sort defined causes, visualize relationships between causes and effects, and now easy find solution of considered complex problem.

Fishbone Diagrams Library Design Elements

Example 2. Fishbone Diagrams Library Design Elements

You can also create professional Fishbone diagrams using software templates. To help you with analisys and troubleshooting, we created Fishbone, Cause and Effect fishbone, Ishikawa diagram examples and many more.

Fishbone Diagrams to Attack Complex Problems

Example 3. Fishbone Diagrams to Attack Complex Problems

The samples you see on this page were created in ConceptDraw PRO using the Fishbone Diagrams Solution and illustrate the use a Fishbone Diagram to Attack Complex Problems. An experienced user spent 10 minutes creating each of these samples.

Use the Fishbone Diagrams Solution for ConceptDraw PRO Solution Park to solve problems using the cause-and-effect diagrams fast and easy.

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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