Pyramid Diagrams helps you to visualize the relationship building blocks as a triangle divided into horizontal slices, and may be oriented up or down. Labelled slices represent a hierarchy. Pyramids are used in marketing presentations to show and analyze hierarchy levels.
Five level pyramid model
A five level pyramid model of different types of Information Systems based on the information processing requirement of different levels in the organization.
- The first level represents transaction processing systems to process basic data .
- The second level represents office support systems to process information in office.
- The third level represents management information systems to process information by managers.
- The fourth level represents decision support systems to process explicit knowledge.
- The fifth level represents executive information systems to process tacit knowledge.
Example 1. Pyramid Diagram. 5 level pyramid model of information systems types
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Example 2. Pyramid Diagrams solution in ConceptDraw STORE
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Picture: Developing Entity Relationship Diagrams
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Picture: Energy Pyramid Diagram
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Picture: Flow Chart Symbols