How to Simplify Flow Charting — Cross-functional Flowchart
Cross-functional flowcharts are powerful and useful tool for visualizing and analyzing complex business processes which requires involvement of multiple people, teams or even departments. These charts visibly represent a sequence of the process steps, the order of operations, relationships between processes, and the responsible functional units (such as departments or positions).
ConceptDraw DIAGRAM is a world-class diagramming platform that lets you display, communicate, and present dynamically. It′s powerful enough to draw everything from basic flowcharts to complex engineering schematics.
In ConceptDraw DIAGRAM it really is sp simple to draw even the most complex cross-functional flowcharts. Use the RapidDraw technology and Cross-Functional libraries in ConceptDraw DIAGRAM for the best results.
Video.1. How to Simplify Flow Charting
Result: All 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).
Pic.1. Cross-functional flowchart — Ordering process
Using this type of flowchart allows you to map a workflow across different divisions, tying together different functions of a business into an overall plan.
ConceptDraw DIAGRAM is a software for simplу depicting the business processes based on BPMN 2.0.
Business Process Diagrams Cross-Functional-Flowcharts, Workflows, Process Charts, IDEF0 and IDEF2, Timeline, Calendars, Gantt Charts, Business Process Modeling, Audit and Opportunity Flowcharts and Mind Maps (presentations, meeting agendas).
The first step to improve your workflow is to draw it down. When the workflow is visualised you are able to analyse it, to find excess or missing steps or relations. Changing the workflow on paper you can pass as many iterations as needed to get the optimal process, and then start implementing changes to the real process. The best software helps you with workflow is ConceptDraw DIAGRAM software extended with the Workflow Diagram solution. It contains all tools, features, samples and templates you may need during drawing workflow, analysis, and then presenting and implementing your results.
Picture: Tools and Software to Improve Your Workflow
Nowadays, it's easy to create any drawing with appropriate software tools. Special Seating Plan solution from Building Plans area has all the design elements possible to create any seating plan that you might need. It might be a plan of a theater, or a cinema or even a wedding plan.
A seating plan is an indispensable element of any public event organization. Well thought-out arrangement of seats, furniture and other items help making the event a successful and effective. If you are organizing a spectacular event in a big theater or in a banquet hall, ConceptDraw Seating Plans solution is the tool for you. Especially its library of graphic elements for large and small blocks of seats, stairs, sectors, stage and backstage - just 67 vector objects. The Seating Plans Solution is specially developed for seating plans easy construction. With the help of this solution you'll quickly sketched the seating plan for any event
Picture: Building Drawing Software for Design Seating Plan
Swim lanes are visual elements used in Business Process Maps, Process Flow Diagrams and Flowcharts.
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.
Local area network connects computers and other network appliances within an area, such as office building or a campus. It can be difficult to provide such network without a predesigned plan. For these purposes you can use network diagram software, which helps you to create LAN network diagrams and office network diagrams quickly and effortless. This will speed up your work and you can save the diagram for the future network improvements.
The following diagram illustrates a network topology of the small office. LAN configuration has a star topology. The local network joins 8 computers among which are several desktop PCs, laptop, two iMacs and iBook. The end-point devices are divided into three groups. Each group is connected to its hub. There is a network printer and a modem, which are interconnected with other devices through a network server. Each computer on the LAN can access the server through a corresponding hub.
This sample was created in ConceptDraw DIAGRAM diagramming and vector drawing software using the Flowcharts solution from the Diagrams area of ConceptDraw Solution Park.
This sample shows the Flowchart that displays the solid-state welding processes, the types of welding.
Acquaintance with flowcharting starts from getting into basic terms. First of all, flowchart definition is quite clear – a flowchart is a graphical representation of a process or an algorithm made of special symbols. Secondly, flowcharting is an irreplaceable tool for IT specialists, project managers, and anyone who wants a clear understanding of any imaginable process.