Category: Templates

  • Gemba Walk Template

    A Gemba walk is one of the most important Lean techniques to understand the current state of any process. The idea behind Gemba walks is going to the actual place and observing how the work is performed to identify potential areas for improvement. They allow you to make small improvements many times rather than pursue a […]

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  • 5 Whys Template

    5 Whys is one of the simple and widely used tools to solve everyday work-related problems. It is so simple that can be completed without the need for sophisticated statistics. It is often used by Six Sigma practitioners mainly in the Analysis phase of the DMAIC methodology. It is also used by Lean practitioners to identify […]

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  • PDCA Template

    PDCA is a four-step model that provides a simple and structured way for problem solving. It serves as an effective and practical tool to encourage continuous improvement and facilitate productivity and efficiency. It has an easy to remember four logical sequenced steps (Plan, Do, Check and Act). This template provides a simple way to plan and […]

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  • Fishbone Diagram Template

    A fishbone diagram is an effective tool to help presenting cause-and-effect in an easy and understandable format. It is also referred to as cause-and-effect diagram and Ishikawa diagram. This fishbone diagram template will help you add the potential causes for a specific effect or problem. You can then plan and implement actions to address the […]

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  • Time Value Map Template

    A time value map is a tool for representing the value-added and non-value-added time in a process. In a time value map, all activities are plotted as bars proportional to their time values along a horizontal timeline. Only value-added activities are plotted above the timeline and everything else is plotted below the timeline. This time value […]

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  • RACI Matrix Template

    A RACI matrix is used to clarify the connections between stakeholders and activities related to a project or process. It is widely used in project management and business process management. RACI stands for Responsible, Accountable, Consulted and Informed. A completed RACI matrix serves as the guiding document that every stakeholder will refer to when needed.

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  • SWOT Analysis Template

    The aim of SWOT analysis is to understand the internal and external factors influencing the performance of a business, now and in the future. SWOT simply stands for Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats. The outcome of any SWOT analysis workshop should provide the basis for further analysis and action. It should allow the business to capitalize […]

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  • PESTLE Analysis Template

    The aim of PESTLE analysis is to understand how macro-environmental factors affect the performance of an organization, then take appropriate actions to adapt to the changing environment. It brings together six external perspectives that serve as useful input into the strategic planning process of an organization. These six perspectives are: Political, Economic, Social, Technological, Legal, […]

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  • Affinity Diagram Template

    An affinity diagram is used in situations where you needed to organize many ideas or information to make sense of them. It is commonly used to capture and group the output of brainstorming sessions in order to organize the generated ideas. There are many applications and online services that allow the construction of affinity diagrams. […]

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  • Stakeholder Analysis Template

    Stakeholder analysis involves identifying and analyzing the stakeholders that are likely to affect or be affected by a particular company activity, then planning to communicate and engaging with them. It is widely used in project management to develop engagement and cooperation between project team and project stakeholders. Other applications include conflict resolution, organizational transformation and […]

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