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A four level pyramid model of different types of Information Systems based on the different levels of hierarchy in an organization. The first level represents transaction processing systems for workers. The second level represents management information systems for middle managers. The third level represents decision support systems for senior menegers. The fourth level represents executive information systems for executives.
"The "classic" view of Information systems found in the textbooks in the 1980s was of a pyramid of systems that reflected the hierarchy of the organization, usually transaction processing systems at the bottom of the pyramid, followed by management information systems, decision support systems, and ending with executive information systems at the top. Although the pyramid model remains useful, since it was first formulated a number of new technologies have been developed and new categories of information systems have emerged, some of which no longer fit easily into the original pyramid model.
Some examples of such systems are:
data warehouses,
enterprise resource planning,
enterprise systems,
expert systems,
search engines,
geographic information system,
global information system,
office automation." [Information systems. Wikipedia]
This diagram was redesigned using the ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software from Wikimedia Commons file Four-Level-Pyramid-model.png. [ wiki/ File:Four-Level-Pyramid-model.png]
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The triangle chart example "Information systems types" is included in the Pyramid Diagrams solution from the Marketing area of ConceptDraw Solution Park.
Pyramid diagram
Pyramid diagram, pyramid, triangle,
This example of automated payroll management system UML activity diagram was created on the base of figure on the webpage "Automated payroll management system" from
"In the Philippines and in other foreign countries the government has a trend to embrace automation for process efficiency. One of the processes that are being automated is the payroll process. Payroll is the total amount required to pay workers and employees during a week, month or other period.
One of the government offices that desires to automate their payroll system is the NSO Camarines Sur which is located 2nd Floor MMCN Building, Panganiban Avenue, Naga City. The National Statistics Office (NSO) envisions to be recognized as a world-class provider of statistical and civil registration products and services and lives with its mission to produces and provides quality statistical and civil registration products and services. ...
The project seeks to create an Information System Plan for an Automated Payroll Management System. ...
The creation of the Information System Plan will benefit the accounting section of the organization. Specifically it is significant to:
1. Administrative Assistants. It will help to lessen time and effort in preparing and computing the salary of the employee.
2. NSO. It will help the organization to be more productive and efficient."
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This UML activity diagram example modeling the automated payroll management system using automated teller machine (ATM) was created using the ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software extended with the ATM UML Diagrams solution from the Software Development area of ConceptDraw Solution Park.
UML activity diagram of automated payroll management system using ATM
UML activity diagram of automated payroll management system using ATM, vertical swimlanes, activity partition, activity group, initial node, activity final node, activity edge, object flow edge, action,

UML in 10 mins

It’s very simple and quick to create the UML Diagrams using the Rapid UML Solution for ConceptDraw PRO. This sample was created in 10 minutes.
This sample describes the credit card processing system. It’s a UML Class Diagram with generalization sets. This sample can be used by the banks, business and financial companies, exchanges.

Basic Flowchart Symbols and Meaning

Flowchart Symbols and Meaning - Provides a visual representation of basic flowchart symbols and their proposed use in professional workflow diagram, standard process flow diagram and communicating the structure of a well-developed web site, as well as their correlation in developing on-line instructional projects. See flowchart's symbols by specifics of process flow diagram symbols and workflow diagram symbols.
How to Build a Flowchart
How to Build a Flowchart

business process flow diagram, business process optimization, business process workflow diagram Business Process Workflow Diagrams

business process flow diagram, business process optimization, business process workflow diagram
The Business Process Workflow Diagrams solution enhances the ConceptDraw PRO v10 functionality with predesigned examples, samples and a numerous collection of predesigned vector objects of workflow chart elements, icons, arrows, connectors, and varied wor

How To Create a Workflow Diagram

A workflow diagram is less general notation than a process flow diagram. Workflow as a term can apply to organizational process which involves people, resources, documents, sort of data, for instance; whereas a process is general collection of steps occuring in any sort of activity. That is why process flow diagram can be used as workflow diagram to describe business process, data flow or department interactions.

The fastest way to create a workflow diagram is using pre-designed workflow template. ConceptDraw PRO with the Workflow Diagrams solution delivers rich set of workflow diagram templates you may start from.

Jacobson Use Cases Diagram

The vector stencils library UML Use Case contains specific symbols of the UML notation such as actors, actions, associations and relationships for the ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software. This library is contained in the Rapid UML solution from Software Development area of ConceptDraw Solution Park.

event-driven process chain diagram, EPC diagram, process chain flowchart Event-driven Process Chain Diagrams

event-driven process chain diagram, EPC diagram, process chain flowchart
Event-driven Process Chain (EPC) Diagram is a type of flowchart widely used for modeling in business engineering and reengineering, business process improvement, and analysis. EPC method was developed within the Architecture of Integrated Information Systems (ARIS) framework.

Cisco Network Diagram Software

ConceptDraw PRO is the best network diagram software. To design the Cisco Network Diagrams and visualize the computer networks topology use ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software extended with Cisco Network Diagrams solution for ConceptDraw PRO Solution Park.

Workflow Diagram

Workflow diagram visually describes an repeatable pattern of organizational activity powered by resources. Workflow diagram explains and document the process flow which needs to be organized or exists and needs to be learned and executed. Workflow diagram can be part of project documentation, company policies or sertification process to comply a standard.

The workflow represents the transferring of data, documents or tasks during a work process. To make it easier to study and analyze working processes, and to present them in a simple visual manner, workflow diagrams are used. To create these diagrams professional use workflow diagram maker software ConceptDraw PRO.

Business Process Workflow Diagram

Business Process Workflow Diagram is a professional visual tool that is widely applied for business development, business analysis, business process optimization and documenting business processes. Business Process Workflow Diagram lets depict in details the steps of business processes and flow of tasks between them, the execution of business processes, transfer of data and documents.
The workflows on the Business Process Workflow Diagram are represented using the set of common symbols which let easy illustrate business processes and process flows, depict the start, all major steps and end of the process, what data are used by the process, how the data flow through the business areas within scope of our project, how the tasks are executed and by who, and how workers interact with each other.
How to Draw Business Process Diagrams
How to Draw Business Process Diagrams
"Microsoft SharePoint is a Web application platform developed by Microsoft. First launched in 2001, SharePoint has historically been associated with intranet, content management and document management, but recent versions have significantly broader capabilities.
SharePoint comprises a multipurpose set of Web technologies backed by a common technical infrastructure. By default, SharePoint has a Microsoft Office-like interface, and it is closely integrated with the Office suite. The web tools are designed to be usable by non-technical users. SharePoint can be used to provide intranet portals, document & file management, collaboration, social networks, extranets, websites, enterprise search, and business intelligence. It also has system integration, process integration, and workflow automation capabilities.
Enterprise application software (e.g. ERP or CRM packages) often provide some SharePoint integration capability, and SharePoint also incorporates a complete development stack based on web technologies and standards-based APIs. As an application platform, SharePoint provides central management, governance, and security controls for implementation of these requirements. The SharePoint platform integrates directly into IIS - enabling bulk management, scaling, and provisioning of servers, as is often required by large organizations or cloud hosting providers." [Microsoft SharePoint. Wikipedia]
The AWS architecture diagram example "SharePoint server reference architecture for public-facing website scenario" was created using the ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software extended with the AWS Architecture Diagrams solution from the Computer and Networks area of ConceptDraw Solution Park.
AWS architecture diagram
AWS architecture diagram, virtual private cloud, users, server contents, object, internet gateway, instance, generic database, client, availability zone, VPC subnet, Elastic Load Balancing, DB on instance, AWS cloud,

Work Flow Process Chart

Workflow Diagram - workflow process diagram is a visual representation of a organizational process flow. Often it used as the same visual notation as process flow diagram. Visualising business processes using workflow diagram (workflow process diagram) allows estimate business process efficiency, analyse and optimize the process itself. Workflow diagram helps get focusing on each step and relations between workflow steps. ConceptDraw PRO is software for making workflow diagram. It contains specific designed graphics to draw workflow diagrams effectively. This is workflow diagram maker which do your work process effective.

cross-functional flowchart template, flowchart, example business process flow Cross-Functional Flowcharts

cross-functional flowchart template, flowchart, example business process flow
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. They let clearly represent a sequence of the process steps, the order of operations, relationships between processes and responsible functional units (such as departments or positions).

Types of Flowchart - Overview

When designing a process or an instruction in clear way, you should consider creating a flowchart. A Process Flow Diagram is the method. You can avoid wasting a lot of time understanding complex concepts as they get clear with different diagrams.
How to Simplify Flow Charting
How to Simplify Flow Charting