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Data Flow Diagram (DFD)

Data Flow Diagram (DFD)

A Data Flow Diagram (DFD) illustrates the flow of data through an information system, visualizes how the information is handled in terms of inputs and outputs, how the data enter to system and leave it. It is effective to use a Data Flow Diagram for creation the system's overview, to show the system's scope and boundaries. There are two different types of notations for DFDs: Yourdon-Coad and Gane-Sarson, which differ in visual representations for processes, data flow, data stores, external entities, etc. Thus, for example the processes are depicted as circles in Yourdon-Coad notation and as rounded squares in Gane-Sarson notation. Gane-Sarson notation is usually used for visualization information systems and Yourdon-Coad - for system analysis and design. The Data Flow Diagrams solution included to Software Development area of ConceptDraw Solution Park offers a lot of DFD templates, samples and examples, libraries of vector stencils for construction without efforts the DFDs according to both Gane-Sarson and Yourdon-Coad notations. Read more

UML Component Diagram

UML Component Diagrams are used to illustrate the structure of arbitrarily complex systems and illustrates the service consumer - service provider relationship between components. Read more

Tweet, twitter, mindmap, mind map, mindmapping tools, sending of Tweets, Effective Message with Twitter, solution park MindTweet

This solution extends ConceptDraw MINDMAP software with the ability to brainstorm, review and organize the sending of Tweets. Read more
Tweet, twitter, mindmap, mind map, mindmapping tools, sending of Tweets, Effective Message with Twitter, solution park
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How to Quickly Make a Project from a Mind Map

ConceptDraw MINDMAP allows you to view your mind map as a Gantt chart. You can do this by opening your map in ConceptDraw PROJECT. It is possible to proceed the same file in both ConceptDraw MINDMAP and ConceptDraw PROJECT. Read more

SWOT Analysis Solution - Strategy Tools

The condition and successful development of the company depends on how efficiently it is able to react on different outside influences. Analysis and interrelated consideration of external factors and the company's capabilities allow effectively solve appearing problems. One of the most common methods of evaluation together internal and external factors influencing the company's development is SWOT analysis elaborated for business and industry. It is a necessary element of researches and obligatory preliminary stage at the preparation of strategic and marketing plans of the company. Upon the results of SWOT analysis, we can assess does the company have the internal forces and resources to realize the existing opportunities and resist external threats, and what internal deficiencies require the prompt rectification. ConceptDraw PRO software enhanced with SWOT Analysis solution offers powerful drawing and strategy tools for effective execution the SWOT and TOWS analysis for your company with a goal of effectively realizing strategic planning and correct decision-making. Read more

SWOT analysis matrix diagram templates

SWOT analysis or SWOT Matrix is a structured method of the planning which is used to evaluate the S - Strengths, W - Weaknesses, O - Opportunities, and T - Threats involved in a business project or commercial venture. It was introduced at 1960s as a tool for learning the internal capabilities of large companies. A SWOT analysis includes the indication of the project's goal, specification the critical factors (internal and external) that influence on the achievement of company's business goal, that are conducive or adverse for this. SWOT analysis is effective way to successful business, to win in rivalry with competitors and become the best on your market. SWOT Analysis solution from Management area of ConceptDraw Solution Park makes the ConceptDraw PRO a powerful SWOT and TOWS analysis software. It contains a lot of vector design elements of SWOT and TOWS matrices, numerous examples and templates. The predesigned SWOT example or template is a fastest way of drawing professional-looking SWOT Matrix and presenting analysis results in just one click. Read more
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How to Make a Project Tasks Mind Map from Brainstorm

Start project with creating a mind map, structuring ideas captured during a brainstorming session. Read more

How to Create a Social Media DFD Flowchart

The use of social media in modern conditions helps the companies to be more effective in timely messaging - actively and rapidly response to a customer posts in social media, to find quickly the appropriate response to social media mentions, to save greatly the budget. Many companies even use the social media as a lead tool for promotion. But how to create a Social Media DFD Flowchart, Social Media Response Flowchart or Action Mind Map fast and easy? ConceptDraw PRO vector graphical software and Social Media Response solution included to ConceptDraw Solution Park assist greatly in their creation. This solution improves the quality of content in social media and helps to build an active customer community. The samples and examples included to Social Media Response solution are helpful for social media teams in developing a social media strategy, in refining and organizing the response process, in creation training materials by trainers and consultants for education the social media groups on how to accomplish the most effectiveness in their daily work. Read more
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How to Use Mind Map Exchange Solution

Tips on how to share mind maps among people uses different mind mapping software Read more
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How to Convert a Mind Map into MS Word Document

Mind maps are often used for structuring ideas, planning and organizing of various documents. ConceptDraw MINDMAP allows you transfer a mind map to MS Word format using its export facilities. You can convert a mind map to a MS Word outline using the set of standard templates, or even your custom template. Thus, your mind map will be transformed into the proper document format. Using a custom MS Word template allows you apply your individual style to each document, being exported from ConceptDraw MINDMAP. You can use a mind mapping to capture ideas and structure information. Then making a quick conversion to MS Word and you finally obtain a clean and stylish document. Read more
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How to Plan Projects Effectively Using Mind Maps and PM Easy Solution

The advanced data exchange capabilities of ConceptDraw MINDMAP and ConceptDraw PROJECT allows you to view your mind map as a Gantt chart. This way you are switching between views of the same file. Read more
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How to Work with Multipage Mind Maps

Creating a multipage mind map from separate mind maps Read more

Affinity Diagram

The Affinity Diagram, also known as a KJ diagram, is a business tool invented for organization the large quantity of ideas and data. It is a part of Seven Management and Planning Tools, it is usually used right after brainstorming to sort large numbers of ideas into the corresponding groups. The Affinity Diagram helps to represent in a better way the structure of large and complex factors which influence on a problem, divides these factors into the smaller and simpler structures, and helps team members to see the patterns and identify possible solutions to problems they have. The diagrams of this type don't show the causal relationships between the factors, but they are designed to prepare the data for holding further analysis of the cause-effect relationships. Another area of Affinity Diagram usage is contextual inquiry as a way to sort observations and notes from field interviews, support call logs, open-ended survey responses organizing, etc. ConceptDraw MINDMAP software offers you the tools for easy holding brainstorming, generation ideas and creation MINDMAP Affinity Diagram. Read more
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How to Convert a Mind Map into MS Project XML

The easiest way to start this project is to conduct a brainstorm session that identifies necessary tasks, then prepare a project schedule in the form of a Gantt chart and assign resources to tasks. With ConceptDraw MINDMAP, you can initiate a project using mind map to represent all critical and important tasks. ConceptDraw MINDMAP supports a mind map export to MS Project; it also allows import a project file from MS Project giving team members who use OS X or Windows a working visual map of a planned project. Read more
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How To Import Shape Data from Visio to ConceptDraw PRO

MS Visio has objects, that can contain data. When user select a shape, the data is shown in the Shape Data window. This is useful for providing additional information, for instance, about some details in a process steps or nodes of equipment in a network diagram without overloading the general diagram with text. ConceptDraw PRO supports the possibility to import MS Visio files including custom libraries, shapes and even the shape data. The Shape Data you have assigned to the shapes in Visio will be fully preserved when opening in ConceptDraw PRO. The following article describes how Conceptdraw PRO can be used as alternative to Visio, including the import of Visio files together with custom data assigned to shapes. Read more