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Porter's Value Chain

ConceptDraw DIAGRAM diagramming and vector drawing software offers you the Matrices Solution from the Marketing Area with extensive drawing tools for creating the Porter's Value Chain diagrams.

Value Stream Mapping Symbols

VSM symbols are the best for a production process designing. The entire Value Stream Mapping method uses a graphical representation of the manufacturing process, factors' pros and cons, that all stakeholders can easily understand. Value Stream Mapping is a graphical technique that provides possibilities to improve analysis of a manufacturing process, at the stage of the transferring information or materials that required to deliver a product or service to the customer.
The vector stencils library "Shipping and receiving" contains 18 symbols of industrial shipping and receiving equipment.
Use the design elements library "Shipping and receiving" to draw factory warehouse equipment layout plans, floor plans of shipping and receiving centers with equipment for hauling, transporting, and distributing manufactured goods, freight, cargo, and stock from plants and industrial facilities using the ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software.
"Freight transport, or shipping, is a key in the value chain in manufacturing.
While all modes of transport are used for cargo transport, there is high differentiation between the nature of the cargo transport, in which mode is chosen.
Logistics refers to the entire process of transferring products from producer to consumer, including storage, transport, transshipment, warehousing, material-handling and packaging, with associated exchange of information.
Containerization, with the standardization of ISO containers on all vehicles and at all ports, has revolutionized international and domestic trade, offering huge reduction in transshipment costs. Traditionally, all cargo had to be manually loaded and unloaded into the haul of any ship or car; containerization allows for automated handling and transfer between modes, and the standardized sizes allow for gains in economy of scale in vehicle operation." [Transport. Freight.
This shapes library "Shipping and receiving" is included in the Plant Layout Plans solution from the Building Plans area of ConceptDraw Solution Park.
Shipping and receiving symbols
Shipping and receiving symbols, swing door, shipping container, security office, security barrier, roll-up door, oil tank, loading dock, loading bay, insulated door, gate, gas cage, dumpster, dock-side crane, dock leveller, container ramp, container crane, compactor,

Software for Creating SWOT Analysis Diagrams

SWOT analysis or alternatively SWOT matrix is a simple, but useful tool for auditing an organization and its environment, for analyzing its strengths and weaknesses, opportunities and threats that can appear. A SWOT analysis can be executed for an industry, product, place, or person. It is a first stage of planning which helps the marketing specialists to focus on the key issues. SWOT analysis includes the identification of objectives of the project or business venture, specification of internal and external factors favorable and vice versa unfavorable for achievement the designated goal. ConceptDraw DIAGRAM ector graphics software enhanced with SWOT and TOWS Matrix Diagrams solution from Management area of ConceptDraw Solution Park is a powerful software for creating SWOT analysis diagrams. Ready-to-use templates, samples and examples allow create your own TOWS and SWOT matrices in minutes. The integration between ConceptDraw MINDMAP and ConceptDraw DIAGRAM applications will be also helpful for easier drawing.

Integration Definition

Creation of various types of Integration DEFinition (IDEF) diagrams - IDEF0, IDEF1X, IDEF2, IDEF3 and many other is a sufficiently complex process that requires powerful automated tools. ConceptDraw DIAGRAM diagramming and vector drawing software offers you such tool - IDEF Business Process Diagrams solution from the Business Processes area of ConceptDraw Solution Park.

Competitor Analysis

Competitor analysis is a first and obligatory step in elaboration the proper corporate marketing strategy and creating sustainable competitive advantage. Use powerful opportunities of numerous solutions from ConceptDraw Solution Park for designing illustrative diagrams, charts, matrices which are necessary for effective competitor analysis.
"A value chain is a chain of activities that a firm operating in a specific industry performs in order to deliver a valuable product or service for the market. ...
The concept of value chains as decision support tools, was added onto the competitive strategies paradigm developed by Porter as early as 1979. In Porter's value chains, Inbound Logistics, Operations, Outbound Logistics, Marketing and Sales and Service are categorized as primary activities. Secondary activities include Procurement, Human Resource management, Technological Development and Infrastructure." [Value chain. Wikipedia]
This Porter's value chain matrix diagram example was created using the ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software extended with the Matrices solution from the Marketing area of ConceptDraw Solution Park.
Porter's value chain matrix
Porter's value chain matrix, value chain, Porter's value chain, value chain analysis,
Used Solutions

Best Value Stream Mapping mac Software

Create value stream maps - for value stream analysis and value stream management, material and information flow mapping, using our quick start templates included with ConceptDraw.

Business Process Modeling with EPC

Event-Driven Process Chain Diagrams for improvement throughout an organisation. ConceptDraw DIAGRAM - software that reduces the time needed to create a business process model.
This logistic flow chart sample shows the company's supply chain. It was designed on the base of the Wikimedia Commons file: A company's supply chain (en).png. [ wiki/ File:A_ company%27s_ supply_ chain_ (en).png]
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"A supply chain is a system of organizations, people, activities, information, and resources involved in moving a product or service from supplier to customer. Supply chain activities involve the transformation of natural resources, raw materials, and components into a finished product that is delivered to the end customer. In sophisticated supply chain systems, used products may re-enter the supply chain at any point where residual value is recyclable. Supply chains link value chains." [Supply chain. Wikipedia]
The logistic flowchart example "A company's supply chain" was created using ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software extended with the Logistics Flow Charts solution from the Business Processes area of ConceptDraw Solution Park.
Logistic flowchart
Logistic flowchart, users, supplier, roundrect, purchasing, production, distribution, circle, arrow right, arrow left,

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 DIAGRAM 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 DIAGRAM. It is one of the main contender with the most similar features and capabilities.
How to Build a Flowchart
How to Build a Flowchart

Quality Engineering Diagrams

Create Quality Engineering Diagrams (value stream maps) - for value stream analysis and value stream management, material and information flow mapping, using our quick start templates included with ConceptDraw.
This step chart sample shows engineering value chain. It was designed on the base of the Wikimedia Commons file: The engineering value chain.png. "The engineering value chain (EVC) refers to a series of engineering activities and capabilities contributing to value creation encompassing essential elements such as idea generation & selection, design & development, production & delivery, service & support, and disposal & recycling for example." [ wiki/ File:The_ engineering_ value_ chain.png]
This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license. [ licenses/ by-sa/ 3.0/ deed.en]
The diagram example "Step chart - Value chain" 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.
Marketing diagram
Marketing diagram, process chart, step chart, step diagram block,

Business Process Flowchart Symbols

Business process modeling is known in the corporate world as an excellent tool which can speak. Business process flowcharts, diagrams and maps are used to define the business processes in terms of inputs and outputs, to visually represent and effectively explain complex business processes of an enterprise, and also showcase decisions on a single piece of paper. The process of business process mapping supposes the use of special business process flowchart symbols predefined by Business Process Modeling Notation (BPMN) and taking their roots from the data processing diagrams and programming flow charts. In other words the BPMN standard notation is a common language used for business process design and implementation, that guarantees a clarity of designed Business Process Flowcharts for all business analysts, technical developers and business managers. The ability to create professionally-looking Business Process flowcharts, maps and diagrams, is provided by powerful ConceptDraw DIAGRAM software and the Business Process Mapping solution included to ConceptDraw Solution Park.

Swot Analysis Examples

SWOT analysis is an advanced plan making methodology for detection the Strengths and Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats, that are involved in a project. SWOT analysis possesses a wide variety of real and potential applications and is a key part of any business planning and analysis. SWOT analysis uses as a visual tool the SWOT diagrams and SWOT matrices. ConceptDraw DIAGRAM software with SWOT and TOWS Matrix Diagrams solution provides a lot of SWOT analysis examples and samples, and also numerous collection of built-in SWOT templates, which will be the good start in your self-depending drawing and the perfect source of inspiration. You can always start to design your SWOT diagrams from the blank sheet using the included predesigned vector objects, but in many cases to save the time and efforts for SWOT diagramming would be preferable to use the ready example the most appropriate to your needs. Customizing the proposed SWOT diagrams you will achieve a great success in drawing SWOT matrices of any style and complexity.

SWOT Sample in Computers

SWOT analysis is an effective method of making the plan for evaluation the Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats that are involved in a project. It is actively applied in business sphere and helps define the objective of the project. It lets detect and represent the external and internal causes for the accomplishing the project goals and business purposes, and also plays important role in formation successful and perspective business. ConceptDraw DIAGRAM is a perfect diagramming software which nicely suits for SWOT analysis and representation its results in the form of SWOT diagrams of different complexity and design, thanks to the included SWOT and TOWS Matrix Diagrams solution from Management area of ConceptDraw Solution Park. This solution contains a lot of specially designed SWOT templates, SWOT matrix samples (SWOT analysis sample, SWOT sample in computers, SWOT matrix for business sphere, SWOT matrix educational, and many others), and also ready SWOT matrix objects that allow users create their own SWOT diagrams in minutes.

Best Flowchart Software and Flowchart Symbols

For many years ConceptDraw Solution Park delivers a great quantity of high-quality business process flowchart and flow diagram solutions, which are turned the ConceptDraw DIAGRAM into the most comprehensive and powerful software. Now it is an example of the best professional flowchart software available with extensive set of solutions, including the Flowcharts solution. The ConceptDraw solutions contain thousands of standard basic and creative flowchart symbols and other design elements, numerous quick-start templates, samples and examples. ConceptDraw DIAGRAM diagramming and vector graphics software includes specific drawing tools that you need to easily design the flowcharts and diagrams of any complexity and degree of detailing. Use ConceptDraw DIAGRAM to draw your own diagrams, charts, graphs and flowcharts for graphic communication, simple visual presentation of complex structures, numerical data and logical relations, explanation business and personal ideas and concepts, representation step-by-step flows of actions or operations, etc.

Feature Comparison Chart Software

An example of marketing analysis diagram, can be used to analyse product market and define marketing strategy. This sample shows the Feature Comparison Chart of the digital scouting cameras. It can be useful for digital cameras production field, marketing, sales, etc.

Entity Relationship Diagram Symbols

The semantic modeling method nowadays is successfully applied in database structure design. It is effective method of modeling the data structures, which is based on the meaning of these data. As a tool of semantic modeling, there are used different types of Entity-Relationship Diagrams. Entity Relationship Diagram (ERD) is applied to visually and clearly represent a structure of a business database. The main components of ERDs are: entity, relation and attributes. An entity is a class of similar objects in the model, each entity is depicted in the form of rectangle and has the name expressed by a noun. Relation is shown in the form of non-directional line that connects two entities. There are several notation styles used for ERDs: information engineering style, Chen style, Bachman style, Martin Style. The Entity Relationship Diagram symbols used for professional ERD drawing are predesigned by professionals and collected in the libraries of the Entity-Relationship Diagram (ERD) solution for ConceptDraw DIAGRAM software.

Physics Symbols

ConceptDraw DIAGRAM diagramming and vector drawing software extended with Physics solution from the Science and Education area is a powerful software for creating various physics diagrams. Physics solution provides all tools that you can need for physics diagrams designing. It includes 3 libraries with predesigned vector physics symbols: Optics Library, Mechanics Library and Nuclear Physics Library.