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Root Cause Analysis


A technique used to identify the conditions that initiate the occurrence of an undesired activity or state. Once the root causes are identified, steps to eliminate them can be determined. The result of this technique can be summarized using Ishikawa Diagrams. The key to applying the technique is to take problems expressed by the customers (not perceived problems) and determine if the statement sounds like an effect, a problem, or a cause. Remedies should be aimed at the root causes and not the problems or the effects.

Business Analysis 2017: Root Cause Shouldn’t Hurt Like a Root Canal

by Rich Larson
November 08, 2017 | 61:00 | Views: 27,269 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.38 / 5

Needs are arguably the most important input to any business analysis effort. It is the “anchor’ domain in PMI’s The Guide to Business Analysis (Includes the Standard for Business Analysis), providing inputs to every other domain.

Root Cause Analysis for PMs: Looking Back to Go Forward

by Duke Okes
February 08, 2013 | 60:17 | Views: 495 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.10 / 5

Root cause analysis (RCA) is a logical process for discovering the underlying causes for variances. It can be applied for both single events and to identify patterns behind multiple issues over time. This webinar will present how to organize a RCA, such as who to involve, the process to follow, and how to document findings. Key tools for the analysis as well as the critical role of the project manager in establishing a learning environment will also be discussed.

Successful Problem Solving

by Rod Baxter
May 24, 2016 | 60:01 | Views: 6,629 | PDUs: 1.00 | Rating: 4.32 / 5

This webinar will introduce problem solving by category of complexity and discuss techniques and methods used for each category. We will discuss and describe the phases of basic problem solving, including developing a problem statement, SMART goal, root cause analysis, and implementing sustainable solutions. Tools and techniques used and proven to ensure successful outcomes and sustainable solutions for problem solving will be discussed and defined.

Building a Solid Business Case

by John Galyon

A solid business case is one of the fundamental building blocks of project management. The goals and objectives of any given project, at a high level, are simple—we must be good stewards of our limited resources to ensure long-term competitive edge for the business. This article provides a seven-step process to help.


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