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Visio

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Visio simplify and communicate complex information with data-linked diagrams that you can create in just a few clicks. Visio makes diagramming simple. Whether you want to quickly capture a flowchart that you brainstormed on a whiteboard, map an IT network, build an organizational chart, document a business process, or draw a floor plan, Visio helps you work visually.

Category

Business Process Management Software

Features

Create professional diagrams quickly
Bring diagrams to life with data linking
Communicate one version of truth visually

License

Proprietary Software

Price

Visio Standard 2016 - CAD$ 419
Visio Professional 2016 - CAD$ 879
Visio Pro for Office 365 - CAD$15.80/month, annual commitment
CAD$18.90/month ,monthly commitment

Pricing

Subscription

Free Trial

Available

Users Size

Small (<50 employees), Medium (50 to 1000 employees), Enterprise (>1001 employees)

Company

Visio

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Ease of use
9.2
8.6
Features & Functionality
9.3
8.5
Advanced Features
9.1
8.2
Integration
9.2
8.4
Performance
9.1
Training
8.4
Customer Support
9.3
8.4
Implementation
8.7
Renew & Recommend
8.3
Bottom Line

Visio easily let you to select set of pre-crafted starter diagrams and contextual tips and tricks. with templates and thousands of shapes that meet industry standards including Unified Modeling Language (UML) 2.4, Business Process Model and Notation (BPMN) 2.0 and Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) compliance.

9.2
Editor Rating
8.4
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Visio is a one-stop diagramming solution to simplify and communicate complex information. Visio helps the user work visually and produce diagram effortlessly.Visio simplify and communicate complex information with data-linked diagrams that you can create in just a few clicks. It does simplify and communicate complex information with data-linked diagrams that create in just a few clicks. Whether you want to quickly capture a flowchart that you brainstormed on a whiteboard, map an IT network, build an organizational chart, document a business process, or draw a floor plan. It brings diagrams to life with data linking. The user can connect data to the visualization of an organizational structure, IT network, manufacturing plant, or complex business processes to grasp performance in one glance. Visio shapes can be linked to multiple data sources including Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Excel Services, Active Directory, Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft SQL Azure, and Microsoft SharePoint Lists and Business Connectivity Services. With Visio, a consumer can communicate and share flow chart, timeline, process maps, organizational structure, IT architecture, or floor plan across the enterprise through a browser with Visio Services in Office 365 or SharePoint. As an underlying data refreshes, the diagram is refreshed in the browser. Users can work together on the same diagram at the same time and easily see reviewers' comments.

There are plans to choose from, the Visio Standard 2016, Visio Professional 2016 and the recommended one, Visio Pro for Office 365. Visio Standard is structured to easily create versatile diagrams using a rich set of new and updated shapes and stencils. While with Visio Professional, one can work as a team to easily create and share data-linked diagrams that simplify complex information. The Visio Pro for Office 365 is an up-to-date version of Visio Professional 2016.

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3 Reviews
  • Astrid
    March 2, 2017 at 4:25 pm

    One-stop diagramming solution to simplify and communicate information that is complex

    Company size

    Small (<50)

    User Role

    Consultant

    User Industry

    Pharmaceutical

    Rating
    Ease of use8.3

    Helps create and share simple, professional business and IT diagrams that meet industry standards and can be connected to data.

    Features & Functionality8.4

    Advanced Features8

    Integration8.6

    Training 8.6

    Customer Support8.6

    Renew & Recommend8.3

    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
    Visio- Creation of flowcharts, network diagrams, and organisation charts to increase productivity. Collaborate easily on process design and use built in templates that conform to industry standards. Communicate operational insights effectively by surfacing live data on top of real world processes and plans.

  • Jade
    June 13, 2017 at 3:26 pm

    The simple way to create and share diagrams in your favorite browser.

    Company size

    Medium (50 to 1000)

    User Role

    Consultant

    User Industry

    Transportion

    Rating
    Ease of use8

    Features & Functionality8.9

    Use the Asynchronous Message shape to show when an action might not happen immediately.Use the Loop fragment for a basic repeating interaction.

    Advanced Features8.4

    Integration8.9

    Training 8.9

    Customer Support8.9

    Implementation8.7

    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
    With Visio, start diagramming from anywhere in just a few clicks right in your favorite browser – there’s nothing to install. Visualize information using diagrams, graphs, matrices, hierarchies, and flowcharts. Create your diagram in Visio and save it to OneDrive for Business or SharePoint Online. Share the diagram as a link with stakeholders.

  • Lily
    September 2, 2017 at 4:25 pm

    Create new formatting options and effects that can be quickly accessed using themes.

    Company size

    Enterprise (>1001)

    User Role

    Consultant

    User Industry

    Pharmaceutical

    Rating
    Ease of use8.3

    Enables users combine colors, fonts, and effects in a unified and purposeful manner, whereby each theme gives the user's diagram a distinctive, vibrant, and cohesive visual.

    Features & Functionality8.4

    Advanced Features8.2

    Integration8.1

    Training 8.1

    Customer Support8.1

    Renew & Recommend8.3

    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
    The themes provide new variants that express a distinct look that adds flair while keeping the ethos of the user’s theme. The variants have their own color schemes and shapes designs, giving the user more choice to define their diagram’s visuals while retaining the essence of the original theme.

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