Excel template for Matrix Chart or Matrix Diagram
A matrix diagram is a popular lean sigma tool
to visually depict relationships between 2, 3, or 4 groups of information.
The matrix template and the checklist template
are the most popular types of template to use a starting point
to create your own tools from scratch — for a wide variety of creative purposes.
How to create your own matrix template
Start with either the Blank template, or any existing Systems2win template
that already closely matches the type of matrix chart template that you want to create.
(See list of idea starters below)
No matter which template you start with...
follow the instructions for how to create your own personalized templates
with all the familiar features you've come to expect
from every one of your standard Systems2win templates.
Rather than just words...
perhaps provide your users with a Legend to explain the meaning of symbols.
Perhaps use Styles to divide your matrix into sub-sections.
Perhaps define your own dropdown lists.
Matrix Chart — Types
Use an L-Shaped Matrix to compare 2 groups.
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Sample L-shaped Matrix Chart example
You have many Systems2win templates to choose from
to use as idea starters to design your own custom L-shaped Matrix Diagram template
- Blank template
- Training and Skills Matrix
- TPM Preventive Maintenance Checklist
- Quadrant Chart template
- Is – Is Not Matrix (as part of your 8D Problem Solving template)
- Check Sheet
- FMEA Control Plan
- PFMEA Characteristic Matrix
- Operational Definitions
- Voice of the Customer Matrix
- Measurement Selection Matrix
- Process Observation Worksheet
- Standard Work Audit
- Process Engineering Matrix and Jobs Design Matrix
- Product Family Matrix
- Change Management template
- Kaizen Action List
- Kaizen Audit
- Process Analysis
Other popular uses of an L-shaped matrix template
Use a T-Shaped Matrix to compare 3 groups.
Michigan Plant X X Indiana Plant X X Product 1 Product 2 Product 3 Customer A X X Customer B X X
Sample T-shaped Matrix Diagram example
Use an X-Shaped Matrix to compare 4 groups.
X Michigan Plant X X Indiana Plant X Carrier X Carrier Y Product 1 Product 2 All Customer A X X most low-volume Customer B X
Sample X-shaped Matrix Diagram example
The most popular X Matrix template
is used for Hoshin Kanri Policy Deployment for strategic planning.
Other types of Matrix Diagram templates
Excel's PivotTable features turn any of the above matrix templates
into a multi-dimensional 3D matrix.
The House of Quality QFD Matrix template has a Roof Matrix
that required a lot of special programming.
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