Problem Solving Methods

  • 15% Solutions
  • 5 Why
  • 5S tools to reveal problems
  • 7QC tools
  • 8D Report
  • A3 problem solving
  • A3 Report
  • Agreement-Certainty Matrix
  • Brainstorming
  • Charting software
  • Concept maps
  • Corrective Action
  • Corrective Action Preventive Action (CAPA)
  • Design Sprint 2.0
  • Discovery & Action Dialogue
  • DMAIC tools
  • Dotmocracy
  • Eight Disciplines of Problem Solving (8D)
  • Eight Disciplines Problem Solving
  • Experimental Action Plan
  • Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA)
  • Fishbone Analysis
  • Fishbone Diagram
  • Fishbone diagrams
  • Flip It
  • Flowcharts
  • Four-Step Sketch
  • GROW model
  • Hansei Lean Thinking
  • Hive mind
  • How to Solve It
  • How-Now-Wow matrix
  • Idea maps
  • Impact Effort Matrix
  • Improved Solutions
  • Is Is Not Analysis
  • Journalists
  • Kaizen tools
  • Lateral thinking
  • Layered process audit software
  • Lean Kata
  • LEGO Challenge
  • Lightning Decision Jam
  • Mental maps
  • MindManager
  • Mindspin
  • OODA loop (observe, orient, decide, and act)
  • Open Space Technology
  • Pareto Chart
  • PDCA (plan–do–check–act)
  • PDCA template
  • Plan Do Check Act (PDCA)
  • Problem Definition Process
  • Problem Tree
  • Root cause analysis
  • RPR problem diagnosis (rapid problem resolution)
  • Scatter Diagram
  • Six Thinking Hats
  • Speed Boat
  • SQUID
  • Strategy maps
  • SWOT Analysis
  • System dynamics
  • The 5 Whys
  • The Creativity Dice
  • The Journalistic Six
  • TRIZ (in Russian: Teoriya Resheniya Izobretatelskikh Zadach, “theory of solving inventor's problems”)
  • What, So What, Now What?
  • World Cafe