Value Chain Analysis

The value chain represents the activities that an organization performs to create a product or deliver a service. There are many different frameworks for value chain analysis. This template is a simple analysis tool where a chain of activities can broken down and the value factors for each activity identified. If changes can be made…

Process Improvement Framework

Process improvement is one of the most important aspects of obtaining and maintaining competitive advantage. This template is an excellent tool for breaking down a process into steps, determining if those steps can be improved and by how much, and determining how the improvement will be made. Users can go into more detail about the…

Simple Kanban Board

Kanban boards a simple visual tool that assists with project and process management. While they take many different forms, several of which are available as SolveBoard templates, this simple Kanban board sticks to the basics. Three segments represent the three phases of work. As work moves through a phase it can easily be moved to…

Kanban Board

Kanban is a work management method that seeks to optimize output without overwhelming workers. It is a great tool for process management as well as other areas like marketing, HR, project management, etc. The focus on visualization and collaborative viewing is a key feature with SolveBoard and as such, Kanban methods can benefit greatly using…

Concept Breakdown

Breaking down a concept into component parts can be a valuable tool when it comes to education, analysis, and training. This simple template gives you the opportunity to break a concept into three component parts which can then be broken down further into sub components. When layered this tool can be very effective in understanding…

Force Field Analysis

Force Field Analysis was a principle developed by Kurt Lewin and was meant to help users identify the factors which influence a situation or decision. It looks at the factors that act in favor of change and those that act against it. By clearly identifying such factors, you can weigh the alternatives against each other,…

Simple Process Chart

Process management is a core function of organizational management. The improvement of processes throughout an organization is key to achieving and maintaining competitive advantage. New technologies, evolving methodologies, etc., means that processes need to be continuously evaluated to root out inefficiencies and take advantage of innovative new opportunities. This simple process chart template is a…