How to Make a Timeline
Timeline is a type of diagram which illustrates the series of events in a chronological order on a linear timescale.
How to make a timeline? It is convenient to use a modern powerful software. ConceptDraw DIAGRAM diagramming and vector drawing software extended with Timeline Diagrams solution from the Management area is exactly what you need.
Example 1. How to Make a Timeline
How to make a timeline in ConceptDraw DIAGRAM To make it quickly, follow the next simple steps:
- create new document,
- drag the required shapes from the Timelines and Milestones library and arrange them at your document,
- set your data and type text.
Example 2. Timelines and Milestones Library Design Elements
Timelines and Milestones library from Timeline Diagrams Solution contains all variety of predesigned vector objects needed for drawing timeline diagrams. Try create your own timeline diagram in ConceptDraw DIAGRAM and make sure that it is fast and easy!
Example 3. Timeline Diagram - Business Project Plan
The timeline diagrams you see on this page were created in ConceptDraw DIAGRAM software using the Timeline Diagrams Solution. They successfully demonstrate solution's capabilities and how to make a timeline using it. An experienced user spent 10 minutes creating each of these examples.
All source documents are vector graphic documents. They are available for reviewing, modifying, or converting to a variety of formats (PDF file, MS PowerPoint, MS Visio, and many other graphic formats) from the ConceptDraw STORE. The Timeline Diagrams Solution is available for all ConceptDraw DIAGRAM or later users.
TEN RELATED HOW TO's:
Stakeholders are the groups of people or organizations whose contribution matters to the organization's success, this can be labour participation, financial participation, dissemination of information about organization, etc. So, the employees of the company, its suppliers, customers, media, public organizations, state authorities, all they are stakeholders of the company.
ConceptDraw DIAGRAM diagramming and vector drawing software extended with Stakeholder Onion Diagrams Solution from the Management Area of ConceptDraw Solution Park is a powerful stakeholder mapping tool which allows easy create Stakeholder Onion diagrams and maps depicting the layers of a project, relationships of stakeholders to a project goal, and relationships between stakeholders.
Picture: Onion Diagram as Stakeholder Mapping Tool
ConceptDraw DIAGRAM software extended with Flowcharts Solution from the "Diagrams" Area is a powerful software that will help you design the flowcharts for any business and technical processes, and software algorithms thanks to the predesigned flow chart symbols. Flowcharts solution offers 2 libraries with large collection of vector flow chart symbols: Flowchart Library, Flowcharts Rapid Draw Library that you can use to create your flowcharts quick and easy. Flowchart Solution is number of diagraming stencils including special set of flow chart symbols such as: terminator, process, decision which indicates a decision points between two or more paths in a flowchart, symbol of delay. Major symbols includes symbol of data, document or multiple documents, subroutine, preparation for processing of documents. Also includes symbols: display, manual input, manual loop, loop limit, stored data,connectors and suming junctions, sort and merge operations, symbols of database and internal stor
Picture: Flow Chart Symbols
Looking for the line graph examples you can simply go to the Line Graphs solution of ConceptDraw STORE to get those which were previously created especially for the ConceptDraw DIAGRAM users in order to simplify their work of making such charts.
Picture: Line Graph
ConceptDraw DIAGRAM diagramming and vector drawing software offers the Business Process Diagram Solution from the Business Processes Area of ConceptDraw Solution Park with powerful tools to help you easy represent the business processes and create the business process diagrams based on BPMN 2.0 standard.
Picture: BPMN 2.0
While creating flowcharts and process flow diagrams, you should use special objects to define different statements, so anyone aware of flowcharts can get your scheme right. There is a short and an extended list of basic flowchart symbols and their meaning. Basic flowchart symbols include terminator objects, rectangles for describing steps of a process, diamonds representing appearing conditions and questions and parallelograms to show incoming data.
This diagram gives a general review of the standard symbols that are used when creating flowcharts and process flow diagrams. The practice of using a set of standard flowchart symbols was admitted in order to make flowcharts and other process flow diagrams created by any person properly understandable by other people. The flowchart symbols depict different kinds of actions and phases in a process. The sequence of the actions, and the relationships between them are shown by special lines and arrows. There are a large number of flowchart symbols. Which of them can be used in the particular diagram depends on its type. For instance, some symbols used in data flow diagrams usually are not used in the process flowcharts. Business process system use exactly these flowchart symbols.
Picture: Basic Flowchart Symbols and Meaning
Timeline is a powerful tool for project management and project scheduling, it is a convenient way to represent a chronological sequence of events and critical milestones along a time axis. Timeline allows quickly understand the temporal relationships and to see the progress of a project schedule.
ConceptDraw DIAGRAM extended with Timeline Diagrams solution from the Management area of ConceptDraw Solution Park is a powerful software for fast and easy drawing useful and great-looking timeline diagrams.
Picture: Timeline Diagrams
There are plenty of diagramming tools, the question is to choose the most suitable for your needs. For example, you can choose ConceptDraw DIAGRAM as organizational chart software and get fascinating results in a few minutes. An orgchart is useful for any corporation.
This is an example of a hierarchical organization scheme of the company. It has tree-like structure. Each middle manager is subordinated to a few employees, and he is accountable to one of the top managers. Every type of organizational composition of businesses may be presented in the view of an organizational chart that is supported by ConceptDraw Organisational Charts solution. There are number of ways of building a structure of business organization, establishing how it should function.
Picture: ConceptDraw DIAGRAM - Organizational chart software
To design line and scatter charts use ConceptDraw DIAGRAM diagramming and vector drawing software extended with Line Graphs solution from Graphs and Charts area of ConceptDraw DIAGRAM Solution Park. (Line chart, scatter chart, 2d chart).
Picture: Line Graph Charting Software
This sample was created in ConceptDraw DIAGRAM diagramming and vector drawing software using the Cross-Functional Flowcharts solution from the Business Processes area of ConceptDraw Solution Park.
This sample shows the Swim Lanes Flowchart of Identification and logging.
Picture: Swim Lanes Flowchart. Flowchart Examples
Use the set of special professionally developed swim lane flowchart symbols - single, multiple, vertical and horizontal lanes from the Swimlanes and Swimlanes BPMN 1.2 libraries from the Business Process Diagram solution, the Swim Lanes library from the Business Process Mapping solution as the perfect basis for your Swim Lane Flowcharts of processes, algorithms and procedures.
Picture: Swim Lane Flowchart Symbols