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Types of Flowcharts

Types of Flowcharts

A Flowchart is a graphical representation of process, algorithm, workflow or step-by-step solution of the problem. It shows the steps as boxes of various kinds and connects them by arrows in a defined order depicting a flow. There are twelve main Flowchart types: Basic Flowchart, Business Process Modeling Diagram (BPMN), Cross Functional Flowchart, Data Flow Diagram (DFD), IDEF (Integrated DEFinition) Flowchart, Event-driven Process Chain (EPC) Diagram, Influence Diagram (ID), Swimlane Flowchart, Process Flow Diagram (PFD), Specification and Description Language (SDL) Diagram, Value Stream Mapping, Workflow Diagram. Using the Flowcharts solution from the What is a Diagram area of ConceptDraw Solution Park you can easy and quickly design a Flowchart of any of these types. This solution offers a lot of special predesigned vector symbols for each of these widely used notations. They will make the drawing process of Flowcharts much easier than ever. Pay also attention for the included collection of ready Flowchart examples, samples and quick-start templates. This is business process improvement tools. If you are looking for MS Visio for your Mac, then you are out of luck, because it hasn't been released yet. However, you can use Visio alternatives that can successfully replace its functions. ConceptDraw PRO is an alternative to MS Visio for Mac that provides powerful features and intuitive user interface for the same. 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

Seven Basic Tools of Quality - Quality Control

ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software extended with Seven Basic Tools of Quality solution from the Quality area of ConceptDraw Solution Park provides effective tools for quality control and helps design any types of quality-related diagrams. Read more

Seven Basic Tools of Quality - Pareto Chart

Pareto Chart design is now easier than ever thanks to the ConceptDraw PRO software and powerful drawing tools, 9 libraries with numerous vector objects, collection of professionally designed and well thought-out samples offered by Seven Basic Tools of Quality solution from the Quality area of ConceptDraw Solution Park. Read more

Quality Control Chart Software — ISO Flowcharting

Quality Control Chart Software (ISO Flowcharting) - ConceptDraw PRO extended with Total Quality Management TQM Diagrams Solution from the Quality Area is the best diagramming and vector drawing software that allows you to draw the quality control charts quick and easy. The quality control chart is a graphic that illustrates the accordance of processes or products to the intended specifications and degree of differences from them. Depending on what type of data you need analyze, there are used different types of quality control charts: X-bar charts, S charts, Np charts. Read more

In searching of alternative to MS Visio for MAC and PC with ConceptDraw PRO

Undoubtedly MS Visio is a powerful and multifunctional tool, but however at times occur the instances, when it turns unable of meeting certain users' requirements. At this cases you may need to use an alternative program software, preferably it will be simple, convenient, and at the same time powerful and professional. In searching the alternative to MS Visio for MAC and PC we recommend you to pay attention for ConceptDraw PRO software, which was developed to satisfy all your drawing needs and requirements. It is a fully-functioned alternative product to MS Visio for both platforms. ConceptDraw PRO software has many advantages, the main among them are the cross-platform compatibility, a reasonable price, widespread ConceptDraw Solution Park with huge variety of different solutions that offer numerous libraries of specialized vector objects, useful examples, samples, and quick-start templates, extensive import / export capabilities, built-in script language, MS Visio support and certainly free technical support. Read more

Organizational Structure Total Quality Management

The Total Quality Management Diagram solution helps you and your organization visualize business and industrial processes. Create Total Quality Management diagrams for business process with ConceptDraw software. Read more

Total Quality Management Business Diagram

The Total Quality Management Diagram solution helps you and your organization visualize business and industrial processes. Create Total Quality Management diagrams for business process with ConceptDraw software. Read more

Flow chart Example. Warehouse Flowchart

Warehouse Flowcharts are various diagrams that describe the warehousing and inventory management processes on the warehouses. Typical purposes of Warehouse Flowcharts are evaluating warehouse performance, measuring efficiency of customer service and organizational performance. This type of Workflow diagrams can be used for identifying any disconnection between business activities and business objectives. They are effectively used by warehouse-related people and organizations, manufacturers, wholesalers, exporters, importers, transporters, and others. Standard Warehousing process flow diagram and standard Workflow diagram are used for process identification for further evaluating effectiveness and profitability of overall business process. Use the ConceptDraw PRO vector graphic software extended with Flowcharts solution to design your own professional-looking Workflow diagrams and Flowcharts of any types, including the Warehouse flowchart, Process flow diagrams which depict in details all steps of Warehouse packages flow. Microsoft Visio, designed for Windows users, can’t be opened directly on Mac. But fortunately, there are several Visio alternatives for Mac which will help Mac users to work Visio files. With ConceptDraw PRO, you may open, edit and save files in Visio format. Read more

ConceptDraw PRO 9 Comparison with Omnigraffle Professional and MS Visio

ConceptDraw PRO comparison with Omnigraffle Professional and MS Visio shows you the significant benefits of ConceptDraw PRO, which offers varied useful drawing tools, the capability of creation multi-page documents, wide export / import capabilities in graphic formats, integration with Visio and Microsoft Office applications, availability of built-in scripting language and ConceptDraw Solution Park with numerous solutions, vector objects libraries, templates and samples. Business today is conducted with incredible rate and dynamic presentations become very popular. Sometimes while conducting the business, may happen that you can't describe some situation, state, or process with only words. In these cases it is convenient to include graphics and diagrams associated with the text. This guarantees successful communication with other stakeholders and team members, and faultless understanding the information by them. The combination of words and graphics is ideal combination, it improves the clarity and removes any doubt. ConceptDraw PRO helps you easy create any kinds of diagrams and dynamic presentations too. Read more