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As we progress into the 21st century, our reliance on computer and information systems to facilitate business is greater than ever before. The global market is much too convoluted and relentless to be run on manpower and note-taking alone; software systems are crucial to a company when handling large amounts of data processing, customer transactions, or client databases. As such, their development and maintenance has become a key component in successful company operations.

To structure, plan, and control the development of these systems, a software development life cycle (SDLC) is developed and adhered to. Different methodologies have evolved to be applied for different purposes, based on technical, organizational, project and team needs, but generally all will use some combination of the following stages:

  • Problem analyzing
  • Market research
  • Requirements analysis
  • Design
  • Implementation (coding)
  • Testing
  • Deployment
  • Maintenance and bug fixing

How strictly this order is followed, and what level of planning and documentation is reached, will depend on the requirements of the business and capabilities of the software. A 'waterfall' approach to the SDLC would see each of these stages carried out in linear order, with detailed planning and risk assessment before coding is even begun. The 'extreme' approach involves a lot less planning and documentation, and focuses more on coding and continuous re-testing, ideal for a smaller system, or one where new components are being added as an ongoing process.

ConceptDraw DIAGRAM are primarily a macOS tool and you can use it to draw many UML diagram types.

How to do it?


Importing and Exporting MS Visio and ConceptDraw DIAGRAM Files


  1. To Import MS Visio Files to ConceptDraw DIAGRAM

    1. From the ConceptDraw DIAGRAM File menu, select Import.
    2. Select MS Visio VSDX.
    3. From the Open window, select the desired MS Visio file to be imported. Click Ok.


  2. To Export ConceptDraw DIAGRAM files to MS Visio:

    1. From the File menu, select Export.
    2. Select MS Visio VSDX.
    3. From the Open window, select the desired location folder. Click Ok.

Importing and Exporting MS Visio and ConceptDraw DIAGRAM Files

Pic. 1. Importing and Exporting MS Visio and ConceptDraw DIAGRAM Files


This sample was created in ConceptDraw DIAGRAM diagramming and vector drawing software using the UML Class Diagram library of the Rapid UML Solution from the Software Development area of ConceptDraw Solution Park.

The document of ConceptDraw DIAGRAM with UML Class Diagram is a vector graphic document and can be reviewed, modified or convert to a MS Visio format.

This sample shows the UML Class Diagram that was created in ConceptDraw DIAGRAM on the Mac and then was opened for editing in MS Visio.

This sample describes the trade relations and can be used in business, in commercial relations.

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Pic. 2. UML Diagram Visio & UML Diagram ConceptDraw

Using the 13 libraries of the Rapid UML Solution for ConceptDraw DIAGRAM you can create your own visual vector UML diagrams quick and easy.




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