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Basic Flowchart Symbols and Meaning

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

Data Flow Diagram Model

Data Flow Diagram (DFD) is a technique of graphical structural analysis, describing the sources external to the system, recipients of data, also logical functions, data flows and data stores that are accessed. The DFD's goal is to show how each process converts its inputs into the outputs and to identify relationships between these processes, at this make the system's description clear and understandable at every level of detail. Historically happened that for describing Data Flow Diagrams are used two notations - Yourdon and Gane-Sarson that differ each from other by graphical representation of symbols. The DFD model, like most other structural models is a hierarchical model. Each process can be subjected to decomposition on the structural components, the relationships between which in the same notation can be shown on a separate diagram. Typically, several DFD models are built when modeling the system. ConceptDraw PRO software enhanced with Data Flow Diagrams solution ideally suits for creation DFD models and professional drawing Data Flow Diagrams. Read more

marketing diagram, marketing chart Marketing Diagrams

marketing diagram, marketing chart
Marketing Diagrams solution extends ConceptDraw PRO diagramming software with abundance of samples, templates and vector design elements intended for easy graphical visualization and drawing different types of Marketing diagrams and graphs, including Branding Strategies Diagram, Five Forces Model Diagram, Decision Tree Diagram, Puzzle Diagram, Step Diagram, Process Chart, Strategy Map, Funnel Diagram, Value Chain Diagram, Ladder of Customer Loyalty Diagram, Leaky Bucket Diagram, Promotional Mix Diagram, Service-Goods Continuum Diagram, Six Markets Model Diagram, Sources of Customer Satisfaction Diagram, etc. Analyze effectively the marketing activity of your company and apply the optimal marketing methods with ConceptDraw PRO software. Read more

How to Draw a Computer Network Diagrams

ConceptDraw PRO enhanced with popular Computer Network Diagrams solution from Computer and Networks area of ConceptDraw Solution Park is a powerful vector graphics and computer network diagramming software. It includes templates, samples and 7 libraries with predesigned vector objects of computer network devices, computer peripheral devices, network hardware, external digital devices, internet symbols, logical symbols, to help IT professionals easily visualize network equipment, to draft and present computer and network installations. It assists create easy and even instantly Computer Network Diagrams of various types and complexity, design Wireless Network Schemes, Network Topologies Diagrams, Computer Network System Designs. The list of five the most popular practical applications of Computer Network Diagrams solution includes documentation, presentations, training, workflows, education. A represented video How to Draw a Computer Network Diagram will help to realize effectively your computer network design process. Read more

draw pie chart, draw donut chart Pie Charts

draw pie chart, draw donut chart
Pie Charts are extensively used in statistics and business for explaining data and work results, in mass media for comparison (i.e. to visualize the percentage for the parts of one total), and in many other fields. The Pie Charts solution for ConceptDraw PRO v10 offers powerful drawing tools, varied templates, samples, and a library of vector stencils for simple construction and design of Pie Charts, Donut Chart, and Pie Graph Worksheets. Read more

Example of DFD for Online Store (Data Flow Diagram) DFD Example

Data Flow Diagram (DFD) is a methodology of graphical structural analysis and information systems design, which describes the sources external in respect to the system, recipients of data, logical functions, data flows and data stores that are accessed. DFDs allow to identify relationships between various system's components and are effectively used in business analysis and information systems analysis. They are useful for system’s high-level details modeling, to show how the input data are transformed to output results via the sequence of functional transformations. For description of DFD diagrams are uses two notations — Yourdon and Gane-Sarson, which differ in syntax. Online Store DFD example illustrates the Data Flow Diagram for online store, the interactions between Customers, Visitors, Sellers, depicts User databases and the flows of Website Information. ConceptDraw PRO enhanced with Data Flow Diagrams solution lets you to draw clear and simple example of DFD for Online Store using special libraries of predesigned DFD symbols. Read more
Steps to Creating a Sales Process Flow Chart
Steps to Creating a Sales Process Flow Chart
This value chain analysis diagram example illustrates value chain analysis. It was designed on the base of the Wikimedia Commons file: Typical-value-Chain.png. "Typical value chain of agricultural commodities. Belongs to The Organic Business Guide." [commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Typical-value-Chain.png]
This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license. [creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/deed.en]
"The agricultural value chain concept has been used since the beginning of the millennium, primarily by those working in agricultural development in developing countries. Although there is no universally accepted definition of the term, it normally refers to the whole range of goods and services necessary for an agricultural product to move from the farm to the final customer or consumer." [Agricultural value chain. Wikipedia]
The marketing chart example "Value chain analysis diagram" was created using the ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software extended with the Marketing Diagrams solution from the Marketing area of ConceptDraw Solution Park. Read more
Marketing chart
Marketing chart, process chart, step chart, step diagram block,

Metropolitan area networks (MAN). Computer and Network Examples

A Metropolitan Area Network (MAN) is a great computer network located on the large geographical area or region. It is a network bigger than Local Area Network (LAN), but territorially smaller than Wide Area Network (WAN), its diameter usually ranges from 5 to 50 kilometers. MAN usually includes several buildings or even the whole city (metropolis). It is based on high data rate compounds using the fiber channels and other digital data transmission channels. MAN includes a lot of communicating devices, for its construction are used multiple routers, switches and hubs. MAN can combine together several Local Area Networks or Campus Area Networks located in different buildings within a city and provides the Internet connectivity for them. Solutions included to Computer and Networks Area for ConceptDraw Solution Park are the real godsend for those who want design Computer Network Diagrams, and among others the Metropolitan Area Network Diagrams. They offer the libraries with ready-to-use vector design elements, professional-looking examples, samples and templates. Read more

Amazon Cloud Computing Architecture

The ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software provides the Cloud Computing Diagrams solution from the Computers and Network area of ConceptDraw Solution Park with powerful drawing tools and libraries containing large amount of predesigned vector objects for easy designing and displaying the structure of Amazon Cloud Computing Architecture. Read more