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ERD Symbols and Meanings

Crow's foot notation is used in Barker's Notation, Structured Systems Analysis and Design Method (SSADM) and information engineering. Crow's foot diagrams represent entities as boxes, and relationships as lines between the boxes. Different shapes at the ends of these lines represent the cardinality of the relationship.
The Chen's ERD notation is still used and is considered to present a more detailed way of representing entities and relationships.
To create an ERD, software engineers mainly turn to dedicated drawing software, which contain the full notation resources for their specific database design - ERD symbols and meanings. CS Odessa has released an all-inclusive Entity-Relationship Diagram (ERD) solution for their powerful drawing program, ConceptDraw PRO.
How to Build an Entity Relationship Diagram (ERD)
How to Build an Entity Relationship Diagram (ERD)

Diagramming Software for Design UML Interaction Overview Diagrams

UML Interaction Overview Diagram schematically shows a control flow with nodes and a sequence of activities that can contain interaction or sequence diagrams.

Communication Diagram UML2.0 / Collaboration UML1.x

UML Communication diagramming software with rich examples and template. ConceptDraw is ideal for software designers and software developers who need to draw UML Communication Diagrams.

UML Class Diagram Tutorial

The Rapid UML Solution from the Software Development area of ConceptDraw Solution Park helps you to create the UML Class Diagrams quick and easy using ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software.

Cross-Functional Flowchart

Cross-Functional Flowchart - to draw cross functional process maps is by starting with a cross-functional flowchart samples and templates. Easy to draw sample cross functional Process Flow Diagrams. Using a Cross-Functional flowchart is a clear way of showing each team member’s responsibilities and how processes get shared or transferred between different teams and departments.
Use cross-functional flowcharts to show the relationship between a business process and the functional units (such as departments) responsible for that process. To create it use the best flowchart maker of ConceptDraw PRO.
How to Draw a Cross Functional Flowchart using visio alternative ConceptDraw PRO as visio for mac
How to Draw a Cross Functional Flowchart using visio alternative ConceptDraw PRO as visio for mac

UML Notation

Unified Modeling Language (UML) is a language of graphic description for object modeling in the field of software engineering. UML was created for definition, visualization, designing of software systems. UML is an open standard that uses graphic notations for creating visual models of object-oriented software systems.
Two types of diagrams are used in UML: Structure Diagrams and Behavior Diagrams. Behavior Diagrams represent the processes proceeding in a modeled environment. Structure Diagrams represent the elements that compose the system.

UML Sequence Diagram. Design Elements

UML Sequence Diagram shows object interactions arranged in time sequence, how processes operate with one another and in what order and illustrate the sequence of messages exchanged between the objects and classes involved in the scenario.

Swim Lane Flowchart Symbols

Use the set of special professionally developed swim lane flowchart symbols - single, multiple, vertical and horizontal lanes from the Swimlanes and Swimlanes BPMN 1.2 libraries from the Business Process Diagram solution, the Swim Lanes library from the Business Process Mapping solution as the perfect basis for your Swim Lane Flowcharts of processes, algorithms and procedures.

UML Activity Diagram. Design Elements

UML Activity Diagram illustrate the business and operational step-by-step workflow of components in a system and shows the overall flow of control.

Bar Diagrams for Problem Solving. Create event management bar charts with Bar Graphs Solution

Create bar charts for event management problem solving and visual data comparison using the ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software extended with the Bar Graphs Solution from the Graphs and Charts area of ConceptDraw Solition Park.