Root Cause Analysis Template and Examples
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Dig deep for the origins of a problem with Xtensio’s Root Cause Analysis template. Identify opportunities in preventing it from happening in the first place. Fill in your findings, move modules around, and collaborate live with others on this free template. Your finished analysis is shareable as a webpage, digital presentation or exportable PDF! Find tips on creating a strong root cause analysis in our How-To Guide >
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Companies, concepts, people, names below are imaginary. Designs and layouts are made for your inspiration. If you like these examples, you can add them to your dashboard with one click. And use them as a starting point for your company.
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What would I use the root cause analysis for?
The root cause analysis template allows you to dig deep into the origins of a problem and identify opportunities for preventing the problem from happening. This is a great exercise for startups, entrepreneurs and established companies looking for ways they can solve a problem in their industry.
Do you have any examples I can use?
Yes! We have a couple of root cause analysis examples above that you can use as a starting point for your own. If you find a style you like, use it for your inspiration. Just click on one of the examples further up on this page to save it as a folio and start editing with your own content.
What questions should I ask to find the root cause?
Once you’ve identified a problem, you can then start by asking ‘why’ this problem exists and naming symptoms. You’ll continue asking ‘why’ until you’ve uncovered insights that weren’t apparent to you before. You can follow along with the root cause analysis how-to guide for more tips.
Can I add colleagues to edit my root cause analysis?
Yes! You can invite as many people as you’d like to collaborate on your root cause analysis, ensuring your whole team is aligned. All of our plans, including your free account, allow you to add an unlimited number of collaborators. Here’s more on real-time collaboration.
How do I share my root cause analysis?
When you’re ready to share your root cause analysis, choose between presenting it as a full-screen digital slideshow, sending it as a responsive web link or exporting your analysis as a PDF or PNG. All of your share options are located at the top right of your edit screen. Learn more about the different ways to share your folios in this tutorial video.