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Basic Flowchart Symbols and Meaning

Basic Flowchart Symbols and Meaning

Flowcharts are the best for visually representation the business processes and the flow of a custom-order process through various departments within an organization. ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software extended with Flowcharts solution offers the full set of predesigned basic flowchart symbols which are gathered at two libraries: Flowchart and Flowcharts Rapid Draw. Among them are: process, terminator, decision, data, document, display, manual loop, and many other specific symbols. The meaning for each symbol offered by ConceptDraw gives the presentation about their proposed use in professional Flowcharts for business and technical processes, software algorithms, well-developed structures of web sites, Workflow diagrams, Process flow diagram and correlation in developing on-line instructional projects or business process system. Use of ready flow chart symbols in diagrams is incredibly useful - you need simply drag desired from the libraries to your document and arrange them in required order. There are a few serious alternatives to Visio for Mac, one of them is ConceptDraw PRO. It is one of the main contender with the most similar features and capabilities. Read more

Business Process Flowchart Symbols

Business process modeling is known in the corporate world as an excellent tool which can speak. Business process flowcharts, diagrams and maps are used to define the business processes in terms of inputs and outputs, to visually represent and effectively explain complex business processes of an enterprise, and also showcase decisions on a single piece of paper. The process of business process mapping supposes the use of special business process flowchart symbols predefined by Business Process Modeling Notation (BPMN) and taking their roots from the data processing diagrams and programming flow charts. In other words the BPMN standard notation is a common language used for business process design and implementation, that guarantees a clarity of designed Business Process Flowcharts for all business analysts, technical developers and business managers. The ability to create professionally-looking Business Process flowcharts, maps and diagrams, is provided by powerful ConceptDraw PRO software and the Business Process Mapping solution included to ConceptDraw Solution Park. Read more

Cross-Functional Flowchart

Use of Cross-Functional Flowchart is a clear way of showing each team member’s responsibilities and how processes get shared or transferred between different responsible people, teams and departments. Use the best flowchart maker ConceptDraw PRO with a range of standardized cross-functional flowchart symbols to create the Cross-Functional Flowcharts simply and to visualize the relationship between a business process and the functional units responsible for that process. To draw the most quickly Cross-Functional Flowcharts, Cross Functional Process Maps, or Cross Functional Process Flow Diagrams, start with a Cross-functional flowchart samples and templates from ConceptDraw Solution Park. The ConceptDraw Arrows10 and RapidDraw technologies will be also useful for you in drawing. ConceptDraw PRO supports designing both types - horizontal and vertical Cross-functional flowcharts. A vertical layout makes the accents mainly on the functional units while a horizontal layout - on the process. If you need a Visio alternative in Mac OS X, try ConceptDraw PRO. Its interface is very intuitive and it’s actually much easier to use than Visio, yet somehow it’s just as powerful if not more so. ConceptDraw PRO performs professional quality work and seamless Visio interaction. Read more

Flowchart Components

The ConceptDraw Flowchart component includes a set of samples and templates. This geathered as flowchart maker toolbox which focused on drawing flowcharts of any industry standards. Read more

Flowchart Examples

It’s very simple, convenient and quick to design professional looking Flowcharts of any complexity using the ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software extended with Flowcharts Solution from the "What is a Diagram" Area of ConceptDraw Solution Park which provides a wide set of predesigned objects, templates, samples and Flowchart examples. Read more

Flowchart Software

Flowchart is a simple diagram, map or graphical schematic representation the sequence of actions within a process. It is ideal for displaying how a process currently flows or can function ideally. The Flowcharts let define the steps and boundaries of a process, uncover problems or miscommunications. The Flowcharts are widely used in education, software development, business, economics, thanks to their visuality they are ideal for presentations, reports, for using on conferences to help the audience comprehend the content better, or easy find flaws in a process flow diagrams. ConceptDraw PRO is professional flowcharts software and feature-rich flowchart maker, which supports Mac OS X and Windows. It contains at ConceptDraw Solution Park a rich set of stencils and professional flowchart symbols for design. It lets create simply professional-looking Flowcharts based on thousand free flowchart templates, colored symbols and examples. ConceptDraw PRO is a 3 times cheaper alternative to MS Visio available for both Mac and PC. It’s is another full featured business and technical diagramming application that can easily take care of Visio files within OS X. Another bonus with ConceptDraw PRO – it's cross-platform. You can work on a document in both OS X and Windows, skipping Visio entirely. Read more

Create Flowchart

The Flowchart is a very popular type of diagram, it is widely used for analyzing, designing, managing and visualizing the business and technical processes, various software algorithms. But how to create Flowchart quick and easy? Flowcharts solution from the What is a Diagram area of ConceptDraw Solution Park helps you to design the professional looking Flowchart Diagrams quick and easy using the ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software. Read more

Flow Chart Symbols

The Flowcharts are incredibly useful and popular tool used in science, business, software development, analytics, engineering, marketing, manufacturing, administration, architecture, government, politics, and many other fields thanks to a variety of existing types of flowcharts. A Flowchart is a visual graphical representation of the process, algorithm, or the set of steps taken for problem's solution. Widely used for designing, visualizing and documenting simple and complex processes and programs, they effectively help to understand the process and to find easier the flaws if they are. Each flowchart type supposes the use of its own set of notations for drawing corresponding diagram, which includes the symbols of process, decision, data, document, data base, termination, initiation processes, processing loops, conditions, etc. It is easily design a Flowchart using the special professional flowchart maker - ConceptDraw PRO diagram software with numerous predesigned flow chart symbols grouped in libraries of Flowcharts solution from ConceptDraw Solution Park. Read more

Flow Chart Diagram Examples

Draw your own business process flowcharts using ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and business graphics software. Read more
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How to Create a Business Process Workflow Diagram Using ConceptDraw PRO

Any business process consists from a set of activities and tasks intended to accomplish a particular business objective. Making a business process workflow diagram is a visual way for business process analysis. Business process workflow diagram should show how various process participants interact with each other to accomplish business tasks and how the corresponding information flows through the business process stages. A business process workflow diagram can be in help when there is a need to improve the business process. It provides the clear vision on what steps, decisions or activities involved in a process need to be improved . The simplicity of business process workflow diagrams makes them useful tools for process communicating, documenting and guidance on how to do a particular work. ConceptDraw PRO, with the extended functionality of the Business Process Workflow Diagrams solution, is the ideal medium for creating designs of this type. Business Process The Workflow Diagrams solution contains the set of libraries that help to represent various steps and kinds of business processes. Read more

Selecting & Creating Flowcharts

ConceptDraw Flowcharts visualize a process or algorithm of program as step/operation blocks of various shapes connected with arrowed lines showed the process flow direction. They are used to visualize business or technical processes and software algorithms. Read more

Flow Chart Design - How to Design a Good Flowchart

Use ConceptDraw PRO business diagramming and business graphics software for general diagramming purposes, it inludes tousands colored professional flowchart symbols, examples and samples which saves time when you prepare documents, professional presentations or make an explanation of process flow diagram. Read more

The Best Flowchart Software Available

ConceptDraw gives the ability to draw Flowchart documents. Flowcharts solutionis a powerful tool that extends ConceptDraw application for drawing business flowcharts. ConceptDraw PRO vector diagramming and business graphics software enhanced with with templates, green and interactive flowchart makers, samples and stencil libraries from ConceptDraw Solution Park which all focused to help with drawing flowcharts, block diagrams, bar charts, histograms, pie charts, divided bar diagrams, line graphs, area charts, scatter plots, circular arrows diagrams, Venn diagrams, bubble diagrams, concept maps, and others. Read more
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The cross-functional flowchart example "Post Employment Committee recruitment flowchart" was created using the ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software extended with the HR Flowcharts solution from the Management area of ConceptDraw Solution Park. Read more
Cross-functional flowchart - part 1
Cross-functional flowchart - part 1, terminal point, survey, succession management, subroutine, predefined process, skill, schedule, calendar, run, recruitment, hiring, quality assurance, process step, person specification, off-page reference, meeting, mail room, job performance, job descriptions, interview, job interview, human resource, document, disciplinary procedures, decision indicator, yes, decision indicator, no, decision, checkbox, businessman, profession icon, blog, bank, analyze, accounting,
Cross-functional flowchart - part 2
Cross-functional flowchart - part 2, terminal point, synchronization, sync, survey, subroutine, predefined process, select staff, security, run, resume, receive, process step, problem solving, personnel, staff, employees, off-page reference, negotiation, job pricing, job offer, human resource, health plan, employee onboarding, organizational socialization, direct access storage, decision indicator, yes, decision indicator, no, decision, business conference,

Easy Flowchart Program and Standard Flowchart Symbols

Fast visualization of structured data is main capability of the ConceptDraw PRO. With numerous vector stencils and standard flowchart symbols from object libraries and the RapidDraw technology this program stands as the best professional flowchart software for drawing with type of flowchart symbols. ConceptDraw PRO also known as best flowchart maker. Read more