# SnapSheets XL Software - Pugh Concept Matrix

SnapSheets XL Software includes Pugh Concept Selection and Generation functionality. Pugh Concept Generation and Selection is a tool used to evaluate potential solutions to a problem based upon a set of decision criteria. If properly executed, Pugh matrices can be used to generate new alternative solutions from existing concepts.

## Pugh Features

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• Create matrix with custom number of criteria and alternatives
• Grouping of decision criteria for ease of use
• Weight column provided to increase importance
• Add/Remove/Insert Groups, Decision Criteria, or alternatives
• Automatic calculation of the Sum, # Positive, and # Negative
• Pareto of alternatives by Sum
• Pareto by RPN, Severity, Occurrence, Detection, etc.
• Right click functionality to modify matrix
• Includes Quality Function Deployment (QFD) Features and Failure Mode Effects Analysis (FMEA) Features

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## Seamless Integration into Excel 2000 or later

Excel 2003 Integration (click to enlarge)

Excel 2007 Integration (click to enlarge)

# Pugh Examples

Creating a Pugh Matrix using SnapSheets XL is a snap. The wizard makes it easy to create a matrix with the number of alternatives, groups, and criteria you want.

SnapSheets XL creates blank template ready for you to edit
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Right click anywhere in the worksheet to Add/Remove/Insert/Hide Columns or Pareto the results. (click to enlarge)

Create a Pareto of the alternatives as compared to the baseline.

Communicate and come to concurrence with SnapSheets XL Pugh features.

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