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ConceptDraw MINDMAP: Brainstorming, Mind Mapping for macOS and Windows

ConceptDraw MINDMAP: Brainstorming, Mind Mapping for macOS and Windows

ConceptDraw MINDMAP is a powerful business and personal productivity software application that provides visual organization and access to information for individuals and organizations. Read more

Affinity Diagram

The Affinity Diagram, also known as a KJ diagram, is a business tool invented for organization the large quantity of ideas and data. It is a part of Seven Management and Planning Tools, it is usually used right after brainstorming to sort large numbers of ideas into the corresponding groups. The Affinity Diagram helps to represent in a better way the structure of large and complex factors which influence on a problem, divides these factors into the smaller and simpler structures, and helps team members to see the patterns and identify possible solutions to problems they have. The diagrams of this type don't show the causal relationships between the factors, but they are designed to prepare the data for holding further analysis of the cause-effect relationships. Another area of Affinity Diagram usage is contextual inquiry as a way to sort observations and notes from field interviews, support call logs, open-ended survey responses organizing, etc. ConceptDraw MINDMAP software offers you the tools for easy holding brainstorming, generation ideas and creation MINDMAP Affinity Diagram. Read more

Product Overview

The role of ConceptDraw MINDMAP is to organize and plan idea development and communicate between process participants. Mind maps are convenient to prepare presentations for team and management and send task lists and related information. Read more

Affinity Diagram

The affinity diagram is a business tool used to organize ideas and data. It is one of the Seven Management and Planning Tools. But how design the Affinity Diagram quick and easy? ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software offers the Seven Management and Planning Tools Solution from the Management Area. Read more

Fishbone Diagram Example

Fishbone Diagram, also referred as Cause and Effect diagram or Ishikawa diagram, is a fault finding and problem solving tool. Construction of Ishikawa diagrams is quite complicated process and has a number of features. Fishbone Diagrams solution included to ConceptDraw Solution Park contains powerful drawing tools and a lot of examples, samples and templates. Each Fishbone diagram example is carefully thought-out by experts and is perfect source of inspiration for you. Read more

Program Evaluation and Review Technique (PERT) with ConceptDraw PRO

Program Evaluation and Review Technique (abbr. PERT) is a method developed by Ministry of Defense of the USA in 1958 for the project of creation the missile system Polaris. PERT diagram is one of the tools for project management that lets greatly simplify the planning and scheduling of large and complex projects. PERT diagram provides evaluation of project run-time and labor forces, it helps to analyze the time necessary for execution each of project tasks and the whole project, and to calculate the project critical path. PERT chart depicts the set of tasks connected each other in order of their execution and is constructed according to one of definite rules - AOA (activity on arrow) or AON (activity on node). It doesn't give you ready concrete decisions, but helps to find them. Design easy the PERT diagrams in ConceptDraw PRO software enhanced with Seven Management and Planning Tools solution from Management area of ConceptDraw Solution Park. You have a possibility to build the PERT chart of any type, but AON variant is easier for building and perception. Read more

How To Create an Affinity Diagram Using ConceptDraw Office

Affinity diagram is designed to prepare the data for further analysis of the cause-effect relationships.The Affinity diagram shows the structure of large, complex factors that have an influence on a problem, and then divides them up into a smaller and simpler structure. We recommend using a mind map for Brainstorming and collecting the factors affecting the problem. The ability to create an Affinity diagram from a mind map is supported by the ConceptDraw Seven Management and Planning Tools solution. Read more

Basic Flowchart Symbols and Meaning

Flowcharts are the best for visually representation the business processes and the flow of a custom-order process through various departments within an organization. ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software extended with Flowcharts solution offers the full set of predesigned basic flowchart symbols which are gathered at two libraries: Flowchart and Flowcharts Rapid Draw. Among them are: process, terminator, decision, data, document, display, manual loop, and many other specific symbols. The meaning for each symbol offered by ConceptDraw gives the presentation about their proposed use in professional Flowcharts for business and technical processes, software algorithms, well-developed structures of web sites, Workflow diagrams, Process flow diagram and correlation in developing on-line instructional projects or business process system. Use of ready flow chart symbols in diagrams is incredibly useful - you need simply drag desired from the libraries to your document and arrange them in required order. There are a few serious alternatives to Visio for Mac, one of them is ConceptDraw PRO. It is one of the main contender with the most similar features and capabilities. Read more
How to Build a Flowchart
How to Build a Flowchart

Organizational Chart

Organizational Chart is useful and perspective tool, which helps to illustrate the structure of an organization and relationships between personnel or departments. It is simple, but at the same time capacious graphical representation. ConceptDraw MINDMAP software is powerful in questions of brainstorming, designing Mind Maps and Organizational Charts, making professional presentations, building effective strategies, preparing documents and conducting meetings. ConceptDraw Office applications allow create Organizational Chart from your map in one click. Use numerous advantages of hierarchical tree structure of Mind Map when developing the organizational structure of your organization. Pay also attention on helpful Business Productivity solutions supported by ConceptDraw Solution Park, which assist managers and knowledge workers in making their jobs easier and save their time. The flexibility of ConceptDraw Office and the use of content that has already been developed and offered by ConceptDraw Solution Park as well as ability to repurpose it according to your requirements, help you effectively respond to any eventuality. Read more

Business Productivity - Management

The widespread of Mind Maps in the field of management is justified and very convenient. The managers and leaders work with large amount of information and data, and need the useful tools for its structuring and systemizing. They prefer to use the powerful Mind Mapping software that gives them a lot of benefits. ConceptDraw MINDMAP is professional software for management, business planning, strategic planning, business productivity and development. It provides the powerful tools which help managers to be effective and improve their productivity, supports them in easy visual documenting and communication the management information. Use ConceptDraw MINDMAP to build the Management Diagrams (Matrices, Organizational Charts, Deployment Charts, Timelines, Cause & Effect (Fishbone) Diagrams) and key management Mind Maps (SWOT analysis, problem solving, decision making, business planning, scheduling, thinking ideas, company organizing, preparing and holding the meetings and presentations) quickly and easily. Read more