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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

Swim Lane Diagrams

Swim Lane Diagrams are the kind of process flow diagrams and effective tool for documenting the business processes required for any business company for its productive work, for easy defining the weak points, reasons of defects, or delays during the process. Swim Lane Diagram is based on the IDEF3 standard and was developed primarily for using in projecting. Its name derives from the use of horizontal or vertical lanes. The blocks that denote the parts of the processes are arranged within definite lanes according to the belonging to responsible worker. So the process of any complexity is visually divided into the parts and represented with indication the responsibility for execution of each part. This significantly facilitates the comprehension of its work. Use the ConceptDraw PRO software and predesigned vector objects from the Swim Lanes library of Business Process Mapping Solution included to ConceptDraw Solution Park to easy develop Swim Lanes Flowcharts and Diagrams, for modeling and documenting the business processes in a simple and visual graphic form. 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

Work Order Process Flowchart. Business Process Mapping Examples

The business process is a set of actions or tasks which are undertaken by an organization for production some goods or services, they are then offered for the customers and are ordered by them. Process Flowcharts and Order Process Flowcharts are sufficiently prevalent, well known and actively used in variety of fields of life, business and science. They are constructed using the common standardized symbols, thus are clear and understandable for all. They help effectively represent the processes, determine the order in which the process activities happen, document the order processes, and also effectively analyze the processes with a goal to increase their efficiency. Create your own Process Flowcharts, Order Process Flowcharts, Cross-Functional Flow Charts representing the order processing steps using powerful drawing tools of ConceptDraw PRO software and variety of predesigned vector objects from the libraries of Business Process Mapping Solution from Business Processes area of ConceptDraw Solution Park. Read more

Professional Diagram and Flowchart Software

ConceptDraw PRO is a Mac OS X and Windows platforms professional software to draw your own business process diagrams and flowcharts. Read more

Business Diagram Software

When managing the projects, people, or networks, there are daily designed and used different types of Business diagrams, so the powerful drawing software will be very useful for this. ConceptDraw PRO with large quantity of business solutions will meet your needs and will help you convey your ideas successful and rapidly, no matter are you professional or beginner. It is the best choice for business specialists and technical professionals who need quickly and easily explore, visualize, and communicate information. ConceptDraw PRO business diagram software is the most powerful business software and relational charting software. Create advanced, completely customizable Business Process Diagrams, Business Flow Charts, Work Flow Diagrams, Organizational Charts, Audit diagrams, Marketing diagrams, Value Stream Maps, TQM diagrams, ERD diagrams, EPC diagrams, Cause and Effect diagrams, Infographics, Dashboards, and other Relational business diagrams from your data using the powerful drawing tools of ConceptDraw Solution Park. Read more
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How to Format a Mind Map on Mac

Using ConceptDraw MINDMAP formatting capabilities is useful for creating aesthetically appealing mind map which can be the key to effective presentation of your ideasБ. Read more

SWOT matrix template

SWOT matrix templates is part of SWOT Analysis solution from ConceptDraw Solution Park. Read more

Looking at ConceptDraw MINDMAP as a Replacement for Mindjet Mindmanager

The comparing of ConceptDraw MINDMAP to Mindjet Mindmanager allows to identify a lot of benefits. At first, the ConceptDraw MINDMAP has a lower price, the flexible licensing, the license is per-named-user, no charge for major product upgrades and no charge for support. ConceptDraw MINDMAP is effective for launching the stalled projects to new heights, it possess the excellent possibility of importing and exporting to other mind mapping program file formats. ConceptDraw MINDMAP easily integrates with wide set of programs, among them Evernote, Skype, Twitter, Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Project, Mindjet Mindmanager, ConceptDraw PROJECT, ConceptDraw PRO, with solutions from ConceptDraw Solution Park. Now you have a freedom to choose the best format for each your document, it is incredibly easy to make the Skype presentation, to take and share critical information, to send your Mind Map to Evernote, to import / export MS Word documents, MS PowerPoint presentations, the project data, open and save Mindmanager files, to map out the long-term Twitter messages and publish them to your Twitter account directly from a Mind Map. Read more

Learning with MindMap

Mind Maps are the simplest way to organize your ideas and information, that's why they are very popular in almost all areas of life and activity, particularly in education area. Learning with Mind Maps is easy, interesting and effective, they help lecturers and teachers to keep the attention of students, to make their lectures relevant and interesting. ConceptDraw MINDMAP 7 is an ideal software for the learning process. It contains great tools for all activities from the organizing to accomplishing the learning process. These tools will help you easy design the learning MindMaps, prepare different learning materials, lectures and lessons plans, make presentations and comprehensive visual illustrations that will provide better understanding and memorizing of new material by the students, provide trainings and brainstorming for effectively collecting and organizing ideas. Mind Maps are also useful and effective in self learning and organizing the distance learning for the team, they help in problem solving, in testing knowledge of students, and much more. Read more
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Agile Mind Maps: Exploring the User Wishes

Agile method advocate use cases and user stories, but there are no standard processes or guides available to help gather user requirements. That is why documenting user requirements can be challenging. Without strong communication experience the scrum process can collapse, leading towards unfruitful requirements and imperfect software. This article offers a path to overcome these hurdles through the simplicity and clearness of mind mapping. ConceptDraw Scrum Worflow solution lets explore the user requirements for your Agile development project before they are formalized. You can easily create professional Mind Maps that will effectively collect and structure the information on what a user actually wants, or the “User Wish.” Read more

Social Media Flowchart Symbols

Social media is a popular view of mass communication which allows people, companies and organizations create, share, discover, modify, access, comment, discuss and exchange information through the Internet. Social Media Response solution for ConceptDraw PRO provides collection of 10 libraries with diversity of predesigned vector social media flowchart symbols for fast and easy creating interactive Social Media Flowcharts, Response Charts and Action Mind Maps. Read more
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How to Use ConceptDraw Single User License

With ConceptDraw products it is possible to reassign a licenses Read more