Swim lanes are visual elements used in Business Process Maps, Process Flow Diagrams and Flowcharts. Parallel lines which can be arranged horizontally or vertically divide the diagram into lanes. Processes and decisions are visually grouped in these lanes, the arrows between them can be used to represent how information or material is passed between the subprocesses of a business process.
ConceptDraw DIAGRAM diagramming and vector drawing software extended with Business Process Mapping Solution from the Business Processes Area of ConceptDraw Solution Park is ideal for drawing Business Process Maps and Swim Lanes Flowcharts.
Example 1. Swim Lanes Flowchart in ConceptDraw DIAGRAM
It's incredibly convenient to develop Swim Lanes Flowcharts in ConceptDraw DIAGRAM using the predesigned vector objects offered by 3 libraries of Business Process Mapping Solution:
- Business Process Flowcharts library
- SIPOC Diagrams library
- Swim Lanes library
Example 2. Business Process Flowcharts Library Design Elements
All that you need is simply choose the needed objects from the offered, drag them from the libraries to your document and place in desired order.
You can create your diagram from the beginning in new document or use as the base one of the professionally designed samples offered by Business Process Mapping Solution in ConceptDraw STORE.
Example 3. Swim Lanes Flowchart - Approvals
The sample you see on this page was created in ConceptDraw DIAGRAM software using the tools of Business Process Mapping Solution and demonstrates the Swim Lanes Flowchart. This sample was included in Business Process Mapping Solution and is available from ConceptDraw STORE. An experienced user spent 10 minutes creating this sample.
Use the Business Process Mapping Solution for ConceptDraw DIAGRAM software to design your own Swim Lanes Flowcharts, Business Process Maps and SIPOC Diagram fast, easy and effective.
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 Business Process Mapping Solution is available for all ConceptDraw DIAGRAM users.
TEN RELATED HOW TO's:
This sample shows the Workflow Diagram that clearly illustrates stages a BPM consists of and relations between all parts of business. The Workflow Diagrams are used to represent the transferring of data during the work process, to study and analysis the working processes, and to optimize a workflow.