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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

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

Process Flowchart

The main reason of using Process Flowchart or PFD is to show relations between major parts of the system. Process Flowcharts are used in process engineering and chemical industry where there is a requirement of depicting relationships between major components only and not include minor parts. Process Flowcharts for single unit or multiple units differ in their structure and implementation. ConceptDraw PRO is Professional business process mapping software for making Process flowcharts, Process flow diagram, Workflow diagram, flowcharts and technical illustrations for business documents and also comprehensive visio for mac application. Easier define and document basic work and data flows, financial, production and quality management processes to increase efficiency of your business with ConcepDraw PRO. Business process mapping software with Flowchart Maker ConceptDraw PRO includes extensive drawing tools, rich examples and templates, process flowchart symbols and shape libraries, smart connectors that allow you create the flowcharts of complex processes, process flow diagrams, procedures and information exchange. Process Flowchart Solution is project management workflow tools which is part ConceptDraw Project marketing project management software. Drawing charts, diagrams, and network layouts has long been the monopoly of Microsoft Visio, making Mac users to struggle when needing such visio alternative like visio for mac, it requires only to view features, make a minor edit to, or print a diagram or chart. Thankfully to MS Visio alternative like ConceptDraw PRO software, this is cross-platform charting and business process management tool, now visio alternative for making sort of visio diagram is not a problem anymore however many people still name it business process visio tools. Read more

Business People Figures

Nowdays business people’s figures are most favourite vector illustrations among presenters and designers. It is easy to make them and use, but they can make your graphics look really good looking & eye catching. Just check ConceptDraw business perople figusers pictures, you will see all kinds of silhouetes: Staff, Employed workers, Persons and Groups symbols. Best popular vector pictures are: men, dancing people, business man. Use human contours wise and it will help you to tell main idea of your design message. Read more

IDEF1 standard

Use Case Diagrams technology. Using visual graphical objects IDEF1 standard allows to model information interrelations. Read more

Project management - Design Elements

These vector illustrations and cliparts are created using ConceptDraw PRO for drawing the Project management Illustrations and contain plenty of project management design elements. The clipart library Project management includes 35 icons. This symbols used by the best marketing project management software, typically by project management reporting software for presentation on project status and results. Read more

Currency - Design Elements

Take a look which samples and templates of currency (paper money and coins symbols and illustrations) we have prepared for you. Program libraries contain vector cliparts elements for drawing the Currency Illustrations and plenty pictures with Money thematics. Read more

Office - Design Elements

Designing a workspace or office involves careful consideration of form and function. Conceptdraw offers you all nessesary office design elements in one library. Combine, match, design and create! Read more

Concept Map

A concept map is a way of representing relationships between ideas, images, or words. How to draw a Concept Map quick, easy and effective? ConceptDraw PRO offers the unique Concept Maps Solution from the "What is a Diagram" Area that will help you! Read more

Advertising - Design Elements

Business and Finance solution from Illustration area of ConceptDraw Solution Park - use it to quick draw illustrations, diagrams and infographics for your advertising and marketing documents, presentations and websites. The vector clipart library Advertising includes 8 concept images. Read more

Emergency Plan

The Fire Emergency Plan illustrates the scheme of the building and location of the main and fire exits for a safe evacuation, and clearly defines directions to them on the plan. Fire Emergency Plans are constructed on the case of unexpected or emergency situations, fires, hazardous leaks, natural disasters, and other sudden events. They must to be obligatorily on the plain sight at every building and on each floor, at living houses and apartments, schools and universities, medical centers, clinics and hospitals, office buildings, banks, cafes, restaurants, and also at all other public buildings and institutions. The Evacuation plans and Emergency Plans preliminary designed in ConceptDraw PRO software help employees and family members when some emergency events happen and let avoid the accidents and sad consequences, prevent injuries and fatalities, allow reduce damages and speed the work resumption. Start drawing emergency blueprint from floor bounds, then add the inner walls and doors, and finally use bright arrows to visually show evacuation directions to fire exits. ConceptDraw is a serious alternative to Visio. It's a desktop based solution aimed at professional designers working in CAD environments. It is also a good option for those who work between Mac and PC because one license is valid for both. Read more

Software Diagram Examples and Templates

ConceptDraw Pro is a powerful tool for business and technical diagramming. Software Development area of ConceptDraw Solution Park provides 5 solutions: Data Flow Diagrams, Entity-Relationship Diagram (ERD), Graphic User Interface, IDEFO Diagrams, Rapid UML. Read more

Data modeling with ConceptDraw PRO

Data modelling will help you to study and analyze business processes in your organization for optimization and increase of effectiveness and production. Read more

Geo Map - Asia - Nepal

Nepal, officially the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, is a landlocked sovereign state located in South Asia. The vector stencils library Nepal contains contours for ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software. This library is contained in the Continent Maps solution from Maps area of ConceptDraw Solution Park. Read more

Entity-Relationship Diagram (ERD) with ConceptDraw PRO

Entity-Relationship Diagram (ERD) is applied for detailed description of structures and high-level (conceptual) design databases using the Chen's and Crow's Foot notations. An ERD represents a diagram constructed mainly of rectangular blocks (for entities, data) linked with relationships. The links between the blocks are used to describe relations between the entities. There are three types of relationships: one-to-one, one-to-many, and many-to-many. Use the specialized ERD software - ConceptDraw PRO to create the Entity-Relationship Diagrams (ERDs) of any degree of complexity with Chen's and Crow's Foot notations. Draw them easily applying the powerful built-in tools and libraries of predesigned ERD vector objects from Entity-Relationship Diagram (ERD) solution from the Software Development area of ConceptDraw Solution Park. You can also start with one of ready template or sample included to this solution. Designing the ERDs in ConceptDraw PRO you can easy move the objects within a diagram with saving the relationships between them. Read more