A technique that graphically depicts alternate decision paths and assigns probabilities to each path.
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An Agreement is a legal document which is signed between two parties, one party is called the Buyer and another party is called the seller. The Seller supplies the goods and Buyer pays the money in return. An agreement can be a contract, purchase order, understanding or undertaking. It should have legal remedies.
The seven basic quality tools, also known in the industry as 7QC Tools, are used within the context of the PDCA Cycle to solve quality-related problems. The Seven basic quality control tools are as follows -
• Tailoring is Selection of appropriate process, tools, inputs, outputs, techniques and lifecycle phase
The primary goals of the Inception phase are to achieve stakeholder consensus regarding the objectives of the project and to obtain funding.
A technique used to examine all the elements and factors that hinder an organization from achieving its objectives. The purpose of problem analysis is to reduce these constraints to the core problems and put aside the myriad details. There are numerous techniques which supplement the process, including Kepner-Tregoe (see Decision Making), Root Cause Analysis, Benchmarking, and Variance Analysis.
The affinity diagram is a convergent thinking tool used to organize or "cluster" ideas and data. It is one of the Seven Management and Planning Tools. People have been grouping data into groups based on natural relationships for thousands of years; however, the term affinity diagram was devised by Jiro Kawakita in the 1960s and is sometimes referred to as the KJ Method.
A technique for gathering information, often used for its powerful group dynamics.
Brainstorming Technique – SCAMPER - a divergent thinking tool to generate ideas
A divergent thinking tool for idea generation on a given subject in a limited period of time. Brainstorming is typically conducted in a facilitated session or workshop environment to stimulate creative thinking, to create novel or innovative solutions to a problem, and to introduce "controlled chaos" into the thought process. It is the most widely used technique to cultivate ideas. The objective is quantity, not necessarily quality and is based on the principle that "many brains are often better than one."